Education Committee

Committee Chair
Teresa Huskey, FACHE

Committee Vice Chair
Ekta Pathare, FACHE, MBA, OTR, CHT

Committee Secretary
Jacqueline Wagner
Business Manager Perioperative Services
TX Health Presbyterian Hospital


Board Liaison
Tom Peck, FACHE
Tom Peck Communications

Board Liaison
Nancy Vish
Baylor Heart & Vascular Hospital

Saria Almaktabi
Program Manager of Business Development
Texas Health Resources

Fatima Altakrouri 

Daffodil Baez, MPH, MBA
Clinical Practice Manager
UT Southwestern Medical Center

DeAnna Bokinsky, FACHE
Vision Point Partners, LLC

Andrew Casserly
Senior Manager

Kyllan Cody, FACHE
Cook Children’s Northeast Hospital

DeAnn Copeland

Juan “Al” Cordova
Management Strategies Consulting Group, LLC

Sanali Dabarera
Program Manager
North Texas Speciality Physicans

Jamie Davis

John DuBard
Boulder Associates Architects

Eli Hernandez, MS, SHRM-SCP 
Organizational Development Mgr
PhysAssist Scribes

Tina Hicks, FACHE
Perioperative Business Operations Manager
Texas Health Resources Fort Worth

Marilyn Jones
Texas Health Resources

Nick Kagal, FACHE
Senior Region Director
Premier Inc

Tina Larsen, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP
Corgan Associates, Inc.

Scott Manis, FACHE


Maria Murray, MHA, BSN, RN, FACHE
Texas Medical Consulting, LLP

Katie O’Neal
Regional Sales Manager

Trinette Pierre, DHA, MHA, BSN, RN, FACHE
Adjunct Prof/MICU PCU Unit Mgr
Parkland Health & Hospital System

Leticia “Letty” Ramirez, FACHE
Strategy Resource Group

Andre Storey, FACHE
Dir of Hospital Operations
Baylor University Medical Center

Yuquan Wen
Baylor University Medical Ctr

Peter William

Committee Responsibilities

The Education Committee Member provides assistance to the Education Committee Chair in planning, developing and implementing programs for the educational and professional development of its Chapter members. Committee members assist with program management by actively participating in the planning and execution of chapter education events.

Committee Member Responsibilities:

  • Develop an annual calendar of education programs with no less than 12 face to face credit hours offered annually.
  • Collaborate with other professional organizations to establish mutually beneficial opportunities.
  • Continually explore opportunities to enhance Chapter education programs.
  • Give adequate time and energy to the duties of being a committee member.
  • Research sites for events and follow through on all of the obligations of the contract made with the site at which the program will be held
  • Select, invite, and follow up with faculty to ensure participation in programs.
  • Coordinate education needs portion of chapter survey.
  • Revise promotional pieces to publicize events.
  • Provide quarterly committee updates (promotions, articles, recognition, etc.) to the newsletter editor

Meeting Requirements:

  • Attend quarterly meetings called by the Chair.
  • Actively participate in meetings conducted in person or through virtual efforts
  • Assist in the planning and execution of no less than one (1) program annually


  • Committee members are primarily supported by the Chair and fellow committee members.
  • Additional guidance and resources can be found on the Chapter’s 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