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Barnum, Margaret (Marcie) J.

Barnum, Margaret (Marcie) J.

Chief, Business Development, Education
517-336-5724
  • Manages business relationships, sponsorships and grants for the education department
  • Medical Office Staff courses
Barrera, Dara J.

Barrera, Dara J.

Manager, Practice Management & Health Information Technology
517-336-5770
  • MSMS Subsidiaries
Ben Hamza, Marianne

Ben Hamza, Marianne

Chief, Physician Education
517-336-7581
mbenhamza@msms.org
  • Assists Department staff in preparing for conferences 
  • Assists registrants for all MSMS conferences 
  • Keeps schedule of Senior Director/MSMS Foundation Director 
  • Staffs CME Programming Committee 
  • Co-Staff for Planning Committee for the MSMS Annual Scientific Meeting

Bigelow, Bruce J.

Part-Time Facilities Assistant
517-337-1351

 

Blake, Rebecca J.

Blake, Rebecca J.

Senior Director, Health Care Delivery and Education/MSMS Foundation Director
517-336-5729
rblake@msms.org
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) 
  • Education Programs 
  • Bioethics 
  • End-of-life care 
  • Medical Economics and Health Care Delivery 
  • MSMS Foundation

Brenton, Diane L.

Part-Time Receptionist
517-337-1351

 

Dingwell, Hannah R.

Dingwell, Hannah R.

Membership Data Coordinator
517-336-5762
  • MSMS dues billing
DuBois, Olga V.

DuBois, Olga V.

Manager, Finance Operations
517-336-5771
odubois@msms.org
  • Finance Department
Dutcher, Susan P.

Dutcher, Susan P.

Membership Consultant
517-336-5776
  • Meet and Greet Members 
  • Explain Membership Benefits 
  • Work with County Medical Executives 
  • Promote MSMS
Elliott, Beth A.

Elliott, Beth A.

Sales Support Specialist, MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency
517-336-5789
  • Assists PIA Sales Agents
  • Data/Clerical Support for the Sales Department
Finney, Jennifer L.

Finney, Jennifer L.

Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer
517-336-5735
jfinney@msms.org
  • Keeps Schedule of Chief Executive Officer
  • Travel programs
  • Officer Schedules
  • Staff to MSMS Board
Ford, Colin J.

Ford, Colin J.

Senior Director, State and Federal Government Relations
517-336-5737
cford@msms.org
  • State Legislation 
  • Federal Legislation 
  • State Political Issues 
  • Federal Political Issues 
  • Medicaid Regulations 
  • Licenser Issues 
  • Public Health Issues
Fox, David K.

Fox, David K.

Senior Director, Federation Relations
517-336-5731
dkfox@msms.org
  • Coordinates AMA and County Medical Society Activities
      Staffs:
  • AMA Delegation 
  • IMG Section 
  • Young Physician Section 
  • Resident & Fellows Section 
  • Student Section
Gibson, Virginia K.

Gibson, Virginia K.

Senior Director, Subsidiary Services
517-336-5730
  • Association Management, Physician Services, Inc. 
  • Practice Partners Program 
  • New Business Development 
  • MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency
  • Human Resources & Facilities
Guastella, Tammy E.

Guastella, Tammy E.

Association Executive, Association Management Department
517-324-2505
tguastella@msms.org
Provides executive management services to medical societies that contract with MSMS Physician Services including:
  • Bay County Medical Society
  • Michigan Allergy & Asthma Society 
  • Michigan Association of Medical Examiners 
  • Michigan Rheumatism Society
  • Michigan Society of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons
  • Northern Michigan Medical Society
Hamilton, Heather A.

Hamilton, Heather A.

Key Account Agent, MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency
517-336-7577
  • Responsible for Key Accounts & New Business
  • Sells Insurance Products for Agency
Hettiger, Stacey P.

Hettiger, Stacey P.

Director, Medical and Regulatory Policy
517-336-5766
shettiger@msms.org
  • Liaison between physicians and health plans
  • Reimbursement and policy issues related to health care
  • Third party payer issues, including workers' compensation
Huyge, Gary A.

Huyge, Gary A.

Membership Consultant
517-336-7587
ghuyge@msms.org
  • Meet and Greet Members 
  • Explain Membership Benefits 
  • Work with County Medical Executives 
  • Promote MSMS
Japinga, Steven D.

Japinga, Steven D.

Chief, Public Policy & Legislative Affairs
517-336-5781
  • Advocacy
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Public Policy
Keast, Trisha L.

Keast, Trisha L.

Chief, Meeting Planner and Foundation
517-336-5723
  • Provides support to department staff   
  • Provides support for the MSMS Third Party Payer Committee
Kemppainen, Angela M.

Kemppainen, Angela M.

Association Executive, Association Management Department
517-336-7586
Provides executive management services to medical societies that contract with MSMS Physician Services, Inc., including:
  • Ingham County Medical Society & Alliance 
  • Michigan Society of Addiction Medicine 
  • Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons 
  • Michigan Dermatological Society 
  • Michigan Thoracic Society
Lividini, Denise B.

Lividini, Denise B.

Coordinator, Finance Services
517-336-5710
  • Assists the Chief Financial Officer
  • Pension Administration
  • Payroll Administration
Louagie, Benjamin J.

Louagie, Benjamin J.

Chief Operating Officer
517-337-1351 ext. 527
  • Membership
  • Human Resources & Facilities
  • Information Systems
  • Integrated Physician Advocacy   
  • Responsible for overseeing the operations of subsidiary and related companies
  • MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency
  • Association Management
  • Practice Partners
  • Wealth Management
MacGregor, III, Lauchlin W. S.

MacGregor, III, Lauchlin W. S.

Chief Financial Officer
517-336-5782
lmacgregor@msms.org
  • Finance Department
  • Data Operations Department
Marenich, Brenda J.

Marenich, Brenda J.

Director, Physician Education and Leadership
517-336-7580
bmarenich@msms.org
  • CME Accreditation
  • CME Joint Sponsorship
Markzon, Caryl S.

Markzon, Caryl S.

Manager, Transformation Education and Physician Leadership
517-336-7575
cmarkzon@msms.org
  • Coordinates MSMS educational offerings
  • Staffs MSMS Educational Courses
Marzette, Anne'ka B.

Marzette, Anne'ka B.

Coordinator, Government Relations
517-336-5736
amarzette@msms.org
  • Provides Administrative Support for the State and Federal Government Relations Department
McFatridge, Kevin M.

McFatridge, Kevin M.

Director, Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations
517-336-5745
 
Michael, Amira M.

Michael, Amira M.

Information Systems Coordinator
517-336-7604
  
Neller, Joseph M.

Neller, Joseph M.

Director, Integrated Physician Advocacy
517-336-5775
  • Staffs and Coordinates Activities of MSMS PO Council
  • Recruits POs for Membership
  • Staffs the Organized Medical Staff Section
Novak, Julie L.

Novak, Julie L.

Chief Executive Officer
517-336-5768
jnovak@msms.org
  • Chief Staff Executive of the Michigan State Medical Society
  • Chief Staff Liaison for the MSMS Board Officers
  • Maintains effective relationships with other organizations
  • Administers implementation of MSMS Board policies
Ozbun, Julie A.

Ozbun, Julie A.

Insurance Agent, Professional Liability
517-899-1457
jozbun@msms.org
  • MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency

Pauli, Jamie L.

Part-Time Receptionist
517-337-1351

 

Pratt, Heather L.

Pratt, Heather L.

Membership Coordinator
517-336-5719
  • Member Services
  • Membership Retention
Richards, Jr., Carl J.

Richards, Jr., Carl J.

Director, Information Systems
517-336-7604
  • Systems Administrator
  • Hardware/Software
Richmond, Joshua C.

Richmond, Joshua C.

Director, Membership & Political Fundraising
517-336-5788
jrichmond@msms.org
  • Lead Membership staff
  • Grassroots Political Development
Roe, Trina

Roe, Trina

Chief, Accounting Services
517-336-5751
troe@msms.org
  • Accounting Services
Rosier, Yvette A.

Rosier, Yvette A.

Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer
517-336-5711
  • Coordinates schedule of the COO
  • Assists with MSMS Board staffing
Saylor, Stacie J.

Saylor, Stacie J.

Manager, Reimbursement Advocacy
517-336-5722
ssaylor@msms.org
  • Liaison between physicians and health plans
  • Reimbursement and policy issues related to health care
  • Third party payer issues, including workers' compensation
Schepers, Andrew R.

Schepers, Andrew R.

Chief, Grassroots Development & Legislative Policy
517-336-7579
aschepers@msms.org
  • State government relations
  • Federal government relations
Schultheiss, Lee M.

Schultheiss, Lee M.

Database Analyst/Website Administrator
517-336-5712
lschultheiss@msms.org
  • Reports from Microsoft CRM membership system
  • MSMS, MDPAC, PIA website administration

Thiel, Anna C.B.

Part-Time Receptionist
517-337-1351

 

Vaupel, Cheryl L.

Vaupel, Cheryl L.

Manager, Business Development
517-336-5787
  • Manages sales staff of MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency
  • Marketing for insurance products
  • Promotion of MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency
Vaupel, Wayne C.

Vaupel, Wayne C.

Insurance Agent, Professional Liability
517-285-0086
  • MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency
Wheeler, Carrie J.

Wheeler, Carrie J.

Health Care Delivery Coordinator
517-336-5723
  • Provides support to the Senior Director, Health Care Delivery & Education Departments/MSMS Foundation
  • Provides support to Health Care Delivery Department staff
  • Assists in distributing legal and regulatory resources

 

Wheelock, Diane D.

Wheelock, Diane D.

Retention Agent, MSMS Physicians Insurance Agency
517-336-7591
  • Responsible for Retaining Accounts
  • Customer Service