Communication Committee

Committee Roster

Committee Chair
Naveena Reddy, MBA, MS, RD, LD
Palmarius Consulting

Committee Vice Chair
Chris Grossnicklaus

Board Liaison
Benjamin Isgur, FACHE
Director, Health Research Institute

Newsletter Editor
EVP & System Chief Nursing Executive
Texas Health Resources

Mike Belkin, FACHE
Divisional VP
Merritt Hawkins

Ed Bittner, FACHE
Client Solutions Director

Matthew Cowley
Admin Resident
Texas Health Resources

Beau Gee
Director of Laboratory Operations

Ron Goodstein, FACHE, CPHIMS
EMR Systems Manager
JPS Health Network

Marty Heath, FACHE
Director of Marketing
Evolution Health

Jungchan Hsieh

Salah Jamal, MHA, MBA
Texas Health Resources

Sahar Kuzbari
Project Manager
Baylor Scott & White Health

Matt Malinak, MBA, MHIIM
Associate Administrator
Texoma Medical Center – UHS

Puja Patel
Senior Manager of Hospital Accreditation
American Heart Association – National Center

Thomas Peck, FACHE
Tom Peck Communications

Craig Premo
Vice President of Marketing

Clinton Sanders
Senior Director, Support Services
Texas Health Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital Fort Worth

Melinda Schmidt
Senior Healthcare Specialist
HP Inc.

Audrianne Schneider, FACHE
Senior Director, Brand Experience
Texas Health Resources

Byron Westbrook
Quality Assurance Coordinator
UT Southwestern Medical Center


Committee Responsibilities

The Communications Committee Member provides support to the Committee Chair in promoting and maintaining communications among Chapter members through print and electronic mediums to ensure effective and timely communication among the Chapter members.

Committee Member Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the activities of the communications committee as outlined below.
  • Website Subcommittee: Continual enhancement and maintenance of the chapter website through content development as appropriate
  • Executive Connection Newsletter: Identify story ideas, write content as appropriate, identify sources for feature articles.
  • Social Media Subcommittee: Support the chapter’s online presence by building community and connectivity and enhancing outreach and branding.
  • Serve as a liaison to an assigned chapter committee to gather and provide content for the Chapter’s weekly emails, website, social media pages, and newsletter.
  • Submit relevant and timely articles to the newsletter, website, or social media subcommittees
  • Committee representation (2-4 members) at all chapter events for event write-ups, member spotlight interviews and photographs for the newsletter and social media posting


Meeting Requirements:

  • Attend quarterly (4) meetings. Additional as needed.
  • Attend a minimum of two (2) events annually as a Committee Champion to take event pictures, write event summaries and conduct member spotlight interviews.



  • Committee members are primarily supported by the Chair and fellow committee members.
  • Additional guidance and resources can be found on the Chapters Shared Drive.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • ACHE member in good standing
  • Organizational, time management and administrative skills
  • Willingness to be engaged in the Committee’s projects and deliverables