2018-2019 Governance & Leadership

A modernized governance structure was implemented in the Summer of 2018 and will gradually evolve as the Association adapts to it.

ORA MEMBERS

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS

ORA President

Henry Averns

Secretary & Treasurer

Nikhil Chopra

VP Adult Rheum

Philip Baer

VP Pediatric Rheum

Deborah Levy

Past President

Arthur Karasik

DIRECTORS

Directors at Large

Imtiaz Khan
Vandana Ahluwalia
Tom Appleton
Vinod Chandran
Rick Adachi
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BOARD COMMITTEES

Finance

CHAIR: Nikhil Chopra

Nominations

CHAIR: Arthur Karasik

Board Education

CHAIR: Vandana Ahluwalia

Fundraising

CHAIR: Imtiaz Khan
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Sandy Kennedy (Program Manager), Denis Morrice (Executive Director)

PROJECT & OPERATIONAL COMMITTEES

Informatics

CHAIR: Tom Appleton

Communications & Member Engagement (ORADE)

CO-CHAIR: Felix Leung & Arthur Karasik

Access (EAP, Private Payers)

CHAIR: Jane Purvis

Workforce (e.g. RheumPower, Young Members, OSCE)

CO-CHAIR: Jane Purvis & Thanu Ruban

Stakeholder Relations (Pharma & Non-Pharma)

CHAIR: Carter Thorne

Annual Meeting

CHAIR: Janet Pope

Therapeutics

CHAIR: Janet Pope

OMA

CO-CHAIR: Julie Kovacs & Philip Baer

Special Projects (AHPA, Uveitis)

TBC