MCMS Committees

Bylaws Ad Hoc Committee
                Keeps MCMS governing documents updated and in conformity with the Society’s current needs and activities.
                Co-Chaired by Michael Miltich, MD and William K. Poston, Jr., MD; Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.

Child Health Committee
                Directs Medical Society activities regarding the health of children in Mecklenburg County.
                Chaired by Jessica Schorr Saxe, MD; Staffed by Stephanie Smith.

Community Intern Program Ad Hoc Committee
                Advises and assists in conducting the annual Community Intern Program.
                Co-Chaired by James B. Hall, MD and Jeremiah H. Holleman, Jr., MD; Staffed by Trisha Herndon.

Community Medical Preparedness Ad Hoc Committee
                Works with various disaster planning agencies to ensure that medical rescue and ambulance services meet

                community needs, and addresses issues of bioterrorism preparedness. 
                Chaired by Stephen R. Keener, MD; Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.

David G. Welton, MD Society Committee
                Plans bi-annual luncheons for MCMS Emeritus members.
                Chaired by C. Robert Ruppenthal, MD; Staffed by Trisha Herndon.

Editorial Board
                Reviews and approves all articles published in Mecklenburg Medicine, the MCMS magazine published ten times

                per year.
                Co-Chaired by James B. Hall, MD and Mark E. Romanoff, MD; Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.

Elections Committee
                Recommends nominations for elective positions in accordance with the MCMS Constitution and Bylaws.
                Chaired by Janice E. Huff, MD; Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.

Finance Committee
                Advises the MCMS on all financial, personnel and audit issues.
                Chaired by JP McBryde, MD; Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.

Meck PAC Board
                Determines support or opposition for targeted local, state and federal legislation and promotes greater

                involvement of the local medical community in the political process through a county-directed Political

                Action Committee.
                Chaired by Christopher G. Ullrich, MD; Staffed by Trisha Herndon.

Media & Public Relations Committee
                Functions as a liaison between the media and the public, providing credible and accurate health information.
                Co-Chaired by Thomas N. Zweng, MD and Katherine J. Pierce, MD.  Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.
               
Medical/Legal Committee
                Works with the legal community to foster better relations between the two professions.
                Chaired by Sam R. Fulp, MD; Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.

Membership Committee
                Promotes MCMS membership and encourages non-members to join. 
                Co-Chaired by Lloyd L. Bridges, MD and Jonathan Buice, MD; Staffed by Trisha Herndon.

Member Services Ad Hoc Committee
                Develops and implements benefits and services for members.
                Co-Chaired by Lloyd L. Bridges, MD and Jonathan Buice, MD; Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.

Public Health Ad Hoc Committee
                Directs Medical Society policies and programs regarding public health issues.
                Co-Chaired by Maeve E. O'Connor, MD and Lawrence Raymond, MD; Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.

Scholarship Ad Hoc Committee
                Reviews applications and disburses scholarship awards as merited.
                Chaired by Michael J. Kennelly, MD; Staffed by Trisha Herndon.

Smith Arthritis Fund Ad Hoc Committee
                Reviews annual grant applications and disburses awards as merited.
                Chaired by Janice E. Huff, MD; Staffed by Stephanie Smith.

UNCC-TV Program Ad Hoc Committee
                Plans bi-annnual taping of the Medicine & Society TV show featuring MCMS members as panelists,

                broadcast on UNC-Charlotte Cable Channel 22.
                Chaired by James B. Hall, MD; Staffed by Sandi Buchanan.

Women Physicians Section Steering Committee
                Plans yearly events of the Women Physicians Section, including fashion event to benefit the Clyde and Ethel

                Dickson Domestic Violence Shelter.
                Co-Chaired by Katherine J. Pierce, MD and Nancy L. Teaff, MD; Staffed by Stephanie Smith.

MCMS Committee Select Form