Advancement Committee

Committee Roster

Committee Chair
Tina Hicks, FACHE
UT Southwestern Medical Group

Committee Vice Chair
Brandon Goertz
Texas Health Resources

Committee Secretary
Day-Vene Gilliam

Board Liaison
Mary Wylie, FACHE
BSW Medical Center Plano

Lee Ann Benson
Children’s Health

Patrick Brown, FACHE
Methodist Charlton Medical Center

Tia Caesar
Texas Health Resources

Chaz England
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

Marva Goins, FACHE
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hosp-SW Fort Worth

Carlous Ivey
Southwestern Health Resources

Nick Kagal
SpinSci Technologies

Lacy Matsler
UTexas Southwestern Medical Ctr

Warren Poquiz

Eric Stephens
GI Alliance

Committee Responsibilities

The Advancement Committee Member provides support to the committee chair in identifying members who are eligible to advance to Fellow, coordinating educational activities, identify educational resources, and evaluate member satisfaction to achieve annual advancement goals.

Committee Member Responsibilities:

  • Promotion of the Fellow Credential to eligible healthcare executives.
  • Recognize individuals who have achieved Fellow status in the Quarterly Newsletter and local website
  • Serve as a reference for eligible Fellow candidates
  • Coordinate annual programs to prepare members for the Board of Governors Exam
    • Face-to-face seminar
    • 10 Week Webinar
  • Determine creative marketing initiatives that encourage eligible candidates to complete the application and take the BOG exam
  • Work with ACHE National for resources and guidance to achieve established national goals
  • Provide quarterly committee updates (promotions, articles, recognition, etc.) to the newsletter editor

Meeting Requirements:

  • Attend quarterly committee meetings
  • Assist with the webinar as needed


  • Committee members are primarily supported by the Chair, Board Liaison and fellow committee members
  • Additional guidance and resources will be provided through the Chapter Shared Drive


  • Familiar with ACHE Fellow requirements, databases, and resources
  • Member in good standing with the chapter