Board of Directors

We are grateful to have a strong leadership team that is dedicated to providing a pathway for family medicine physicians to learn and teach scholarly activity and EBM concepts. At FPIN, we are represented by a diverse and experienced board of directors. Our board members consist of chairs, program directors and faculty leaders at various residency programs across the country. Our board is comprised of seven Founding Member programs and four Membership-at-Large Directors. 

We are always looking for candidates interested in leadership positions at FPIN. Individuals are welcome to complete this FORM if interested in any opportunities. We are also happy to provide job descriptions for different positions, as requested.

Board Officers

Founder
Bernard Ewigman, MD, MSPH
The University of Chicago

Chairman
Corey Lyon, DO, FAAFP
University of Colorado

President
Christine Jacobs, MD, FAAFP
Saint Louis University

Vice President of Publications
Timothy Mott, MD, FAAFP
South Baldwin Medical Center

Vice President of Membership
Laura Morris, MD, MSPH
University of Missouri Columbia

Vice President of Finance
Linda Montgomery, MD
University of Colorado

Vice President of Nominations
S. Whitney Courtney, DO
United Hospital Center Family Medicine Residency Program

Treasurer 
LuShawna Gerdes
Family Physicians Inquiries Network

Secretary
Adelina Colbert, BSJ
Family Physicians Inquiries Network

Founding Board Members

The University of Chicago

  • Bernard Ewigman, MD, MSPH - Director/Voting Seat
  • Emily White VanGompel, MD

University of Colorado

  • Frank deGruy, MD, MS  - Director/Voting Seat

University of Missouri - Columbia

  • Jim Stevermer, MD, MSPH  - Director/Voting Seat
  • Nikole Cronk, PhD

University of Washington

  • Nancy Stevens, MD, MPH - Director/Voting Seat
  • Chris Vincent, MD

University of Wisconsin

  • Jonas Lee, MD - Director/Voting Seat

University of North Carolina

  • Anne Mounsey, MD - Director/Voting Seat

Membership-at-Large Board Members

Montana Family Medicine Residency

  • Mike Geurin, MD, FAAFP - Director/Voting Seat

Texas Tech Family Practice at Lubbock

  • Jamie Haynes, MD - Director/Voting Seat

Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency

  • Sarah Daly, DO, FAAFP - Director/Voting Seat

Committees

Membership Committee. The Membership Committee is responsible for assessing and communicating to the Board the satisfaction levels of new and current members in order to maintain relationships and develop new growth strategies. The Membership Committee is responsible for tracking and disseminating annual data to the Board of Directors regarding membership recruitment and retention.

  • Laura Morris, MD, University of Missouri Columbia - Chair
  • Corey Lyon, DO, University of Colorado
  • Linda Montgomery, MD, FAAFP, University of Colorado
  • Timothy Mott, MD, FAAFP, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center FMR
  • Michelle Roett, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Georgetown University
  • Nancy Gray Stevens, MD, MPH, University of Washington
  • Christine Jacobs, MD, FAAFP, Saint Louis University
  • Jeffrey Quinlan, MD, University of Iowa

Nominations Committee. The Nominations Committee is responsible for the recruitment and nomination of Board Officers, Membership-at-Large Directors, Vice Presidents and committee members. The Board of Directors must vote to approve each board officer, Membership-at-Large Director, and Vice President.  The committee is also responsible for recommending amendments and repeals to the Articles or Bylaws with subsequent Board approval. 

  • Whitney Courtney, DO, West Virginia United Hospital Center Program - Chair
  • Paul Crawford, MD, Nellis AFB
  • Christine Jacobs, MD, FAAFP, St Louis University School of Medicine
  • Linda Montgomery, MD, FAAFP, University of Colorado
  • Laura Morris, MD, University of Missouri
  • Timothy Mott, MD, FAAFP, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center FMR

Finance Committee. The Finance Committee is responsible for the financial oversight of the organization. This is done through the development of an annual budget which is presented at the beginning of each fiscal year, which runs January through December. This annual recommended budget will include membership fees, editorial compensation, organizational expenses, and other income opportunities, etc. The Finance Committee will recommend changes to the budget and ask the Board of Directors to approve the revised budget at each board meeting. The Finance Committee will also take responsibility for determining the amount of funds needed for reserves and make recommendations to the Board of Directors for developing additional streams of revenue to ensure that the organization remains sustainable.

  • Linda Montgomery, MD, FAAFP, University of Colorado - Chair
  • Corey Lyon, DO, University of Colorado
  • Timothy Mott, MD, FAAFP, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center FMR
  • Paul Crawford, MD, Nellis AFB
  • Mike Geurin, MD, FAAFP, Montana FMR
  • Christine Jacobs, MD, FAAFP, Saint Louis University
  • Cortni Cross, Chief Operations Officer for Girl Scouts of America
  • Michelle Curry, Treasury Management Officer for Commerce Bank