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Annual Spring Conference 2018

61st National Annual Conference (2017)





Annual Spring Conference 2018


Executive Board Meeting




Saturday Educational Sessions


Pamela Blankenship

Oral Health and Chronic Disease

Shanna Harris, CPNP

Breast Feeding

Break with Vendors


Dr. Joseph Dalton

Varicose Veins and Treatment Options


Sponsored by Bryant and Stratton College

Virginia Beach Campus


AAMA Representative

Deborah Novak, CMA (AAMA)

Credentials Desk

Annual Business Meeting

Door Prizes and Drawings for Vendor Prizes



Margaret “Maggie” McCauely

Nightingale Air Ambulance

Installation of Officers

Mary Schuknecht, CMA(AAMA)

New Officers L - R

President, Dr. Nina Beaman, CMA(AAMA)

Vice President, Deb Benson, CMA(AAMA), CPC, CCVTC, CGSC
Debby Houston, CMA (AAMA), CPC standing in for Deb Benson)

Secretary, Dee Zachau, CMA(AAMA)

Treasurer, Tanisha Farissier, CMA(AAMA), CPT

Gifts presented to outgoing President,
Karen Nichols-Skoff, CMA (AAMA)

2017 -2018 officers receive gifts from Karen



Sunday Educational Sessions

Dr. Nina Beaman, CMA(AAMA)

What Language does your Patient Hurt In?


How to do an Active Shooter Drill

Sharon Smith



 VSMA Service Project (Spring 2018)

The Rescue Mission of Roanoke, Virginia

The VSMA collected $380.00 in addition to food and supplies.


AAMA 61st Annual Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio


Welcome Party



(L-R) Nina Beaman, Karen Nichols-Skoff, Tanisha Farissier, Barbara Helbert, Charlene Couch(TX)

Debby Houston (VA) & Monica Case (TN) leading the line.




House of Delegates ~ Virginia Delegates




President's Luncheon


Head Table ~ Board of Trustees


Rebecca Surratt, Sue Hawes, Deborah Novack, Debby Houston,
Aimee Wicker, Frank Favata III, Virginia Thomas



Walk of State Presidents


Karen Nichols-Skoff, CMA(AAMA)
President, VSMA