Sponsorship Committee

Committee Roster

Committee Chair
April Audain, FACHE
Dir Finance & Financial Planning
Parkland Hospital & Health System

Committee Vice Chair
Sean Dyer
IT Practice Leader

Board Liaison
Jennifer Conrad
Director of Business Development – HC
EYP Health

Stacy Bello
Program Coordinator
Children’s Health

Angel Benschneider
Senior Managing Director
CBRE, Inc.

Jovan Chapman
Director of Healthcare Programs and Operations
PREMIER Management Corporation

Jon Darnell
Radiology Director
Texas Health Resources

Omar Elsehety

Larry Hughes
Division Administrator
UT Southwestern

Seetha Modi
Director of Population Health
OZ Systems

Nico Nguyen
Director of Population Health

Bernie O’Donnell
Lead Consultant & CEO
Performisys LLC

Adam Panter
Inceptive Group

Litty Pappachen
National Dir/ Health Systems
Medigram Inc

Kristen Pierce
Medical Records Coder
Health Texas Provider Network

Jeff Siegel
Director of Operations & Finance
Tenet Healthcare

Ariana Tajahmadi
McKesson Corporation

Julissa Tellez, AIA Assoc., EDAC
Director of Project Development
E4H Architecture

Michelle Underwood
Vice President Emergency Services

Elizabeth Wellborn
Senior Associate
Chartis Group

Committee Responsibilities

The Sponsorship Committee provides support to the sponsorship chair in raising funds from various companies and institutions to support the education programs, networking events, membership activities and for ACHE Congress scholarships.

Committee Member Responsibilities:

  • Secure sponsors.
  • Promote the chapter and ACHE to area companies and institutions.
  • Develop acquisition and relationship management program.
  • Develop a sponsorship flyer with events and sponsor levels.
  • Set annual sponsorship goals.
  • Collect sponsor logos.
  • Provide sponsors with advertising specs for newsletter and other marketing purposes.
  • Assist in editing the Chapter Newsletter to ensure visibility.
  • Coordinate with Education Program chair and Networking Chair to ensure sponsorship flyer is up to date to attract new sponsors.
  • Promote sponsorship opportunities in Oct/Nov for following year to allow sponsors to budget for expense. (Use prior year’s flyer until new flyer is created)

Meeting Requirements:

  • Actively participate in quarterly committee meetings conducted in person or through virtual efforts


  • Ability and comfort level in asking for sponsorship dollars.
  • Marketing capabilities.
  • Goal setting, organizational, and administrative skills.
  • Member in good standing with the chapter.