Council Members

Craig H. Blakely, PhD, MPH
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Sharonda Wallace, PhD, MPH, RDN
Dean, MPH Degree Program
Chamberlain University
Chicago, IL

Elizabeth M. Altmaier, PhD
Professor Emeritus
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Eldonna Chesnut, MSN, RN
Division Director of Child Care Licensing
Johnson County Department of Health and Environment
Gardner, KS

Jason Coleman, PhD, MSPH
Director, School of Health and Kinesiology
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Omaha, NE

Sondos Islam, PhD, MPH, MS
Chair, Department of Urban Public Health
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Los Angeles, CA

Tiffany Hill, JD
Owner, TH Legal Consulting, LLC
Edmond, OK

Mary-Katherine McNatt, DrPH, MPH
Chair, Public Health
AT Still University
Kirksville, MO

Tricia Penniecook, MD, MPH
Interim Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Thomas Quade, MA, MPH, CPH
Senior Director of Health Programs
Special Olympics International, North American Region
Akron, OH

Bethany Rainisch, PhD, MPH
Public Health Program Director
CSU Northridge
Northridge, CA

Katherine Sutkowi, MSW
Director of Strategic Planning and Operations
Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Queens, NY

Kristine Tollestrup, PhD, MPH
Director, Graduate Education Programs
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

Deanna Wathington, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Medical Director
Volusia Volunteers in Medicine
Daytona Beach, FL