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UHMS Board of Directors


The UHMS is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall consist of the elected officers of the Society as described in Article VI, the two (2) most recent past presidents of the Society, and two representatives of the Associate members, one of whom shall be a Corporate Associate member. The Associate members of the Board of Directors shall be elected to staggered two-year terms by the Associate membership. The President of the Society shall serve as the Chair of the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors shall comprise the elected officers of the Society. The Board of Directors shall represent the Society in the conduct of all scientific and business affairs, subject to the applicable provisions of the By-Laws. The Executive Director shall attend the meetings of the Board of Directors as an Ex-Officio member without voting privileges. The process for transition to constitutionally approved changes in the size, makeup and membership of the Board of Directors shall be the responsibility of the Board of Directors.

Any member of the UHMS wishing to attend a Board of Directors meeting can do so with the permission of the Chair (the President). This request must be submitted in writing at least 14 days before the meeting. The decision of the Chair is final. In addition, the Chair may invite any individual to report or join in discussions at a specific meeting of the Board of Directors.

Contact information for the Board of Directors:

President (2026)

(R) Owen J. O'Neill, MD

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Vice President (2026)

Phil Bryson, MBBS


President-Elect (2026)

(R) Sandra Wainwright


Past President (2026)

(RG) Pete Witucki, MD

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Treasurer (2027)

(R) Helen Gelly, M.D


M-A-L (2025)

(R) Peter Lindholm, MD, PhD

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M-A-L (2026)

(R) Frauke Tillmans, PhD


M-A-L (2027)

(R) Micah Siegel, MD


M-A-L ADM (2026)

(RG) Brian Keuski, MD

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Associate Nurse Representative (2026)

(A) Elizabeth "Liz" Smykowski, RN

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Associate Technologist Representative (2025)

(A) Geness Koumandakis, CHT

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Associate Technologist Representative Elect (2025) (non-voting)

(A) Daniel Hyun, EMT, CHT

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Associate Nurse Representative Elect (2026) (non-voting)

(A) Brooke Cobb, RN


Executive Director (non-voting)

John Peters, MBA, FACHE

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