Membership and Networking Committee

Committee Chair
Priti Jain
Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Committee Vice Chair
John Carter
Patient-Physician Network

Committee Secretary
Lance Ruland
NTT Data Services

Board Liaison
Carolyn Hunter
Medical City Las Colinas

Belal Abuharb
UT Southwestern Medical Center

April Audain, FACHE
Parkland Health & Hospital System

Andrew Behan

Shane Brumitt
Compass One Healthcare

Mathews Campan
US Renal Care

Jennifer Conrad
EYP Architecture & Engineering

Robyn Cooper
Centre for Neuro Skills

Corey Cotton
Texas Hospital Association

Emily Delgado
Texas Health Resources

Neha Dugal
Batson Cook Construction

Gaston Eymard


Quintin Ficklin
Methodist Health System


Jerika Flowers
Baylor Scott & White Health

LaDessa Forrest
Encompass Health

Jason Fry
Parkland Health & Hospital System

Kimbra Gibbs
Texas Health Dallas Presbyterian

Jenny Givens
Gray Reed & McGraw, LLP

Neldon Hadfield

Scott Hurst, FACHE
Patient-Physician Network

Shane Jones
LINET Americas

Hamza Kachwala
Parkland Health & Hospital System

Jared Lange
Parkland Memorial Hospital

Clayton Lawrence, FACHE
Sound Physicians

Laura Parsons-Yanez
Texas Intraoperative Monitoring, Inc.

Niyati Patel
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Brandon Rule
Acclaim Physician Group, Inc. – JPS Health Network

Angela Smith
Arbor Diagnostics

Daniel Utech
Parkland Health

Edward White, FACHE

Committee Responsibilities

The Networking & Membership Committee Member provides support to the committee chair in analyzing and developing strategies for meeting new, potential, and existing member’s needs. This includes the development of member recruitment and retention activities, member recognition, orienting members, meeting annual membership goals, evaluating member satisfaction, and helping to organizing social events to assist in these areas.

Committee Member Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate annual membership drive
  • Disseminate a member survey as needed
  • Promote the chapter and ACHE to area healthcare executives
  • Promote the chapter and ACHE to area graduate programs
  • Promote Leader-to-Leader program
  • Committee representation at all chapter events
  • Promotion of chapter awards and identification of recipients
  • Work with education committee to develop programs to attract new members
  • Organize at least six (6) events annually
  • Promote networking within the chapter
  • Provide quarterly committee updates (promotions, articles, recognition, etc.) to the newsletter editor

Meeting Requirements:

  • Quarterly (4) meetings annually. Additional as needed.
  • Actively participate in meetings conducted in person or through virtual efforts
  • Attend no less than two (2) Chapter events annually as a Committee Champion to assist with registration and welcoming attendees.


  • Committee members are primarily supported by the Chair, Board Liaison 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