Board of Directors

Officers

Chair (WNC)

William McLean, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Practice: MAHEC

Vice Chair

Katie Dunlap, MD

Specialty: Psychiatry

Practice: Cherokee Indian Hospital

Treasurer

Bronwyn Burleson

CPA

Burleson & Earley, P.A.

Secretary

Kathleen Rodberg

Attorney

McGuire, Wood & Bissette Law Firm

Directors-at-large

Vice Chair elect 1 (WNC)

Rachel Keever, MD

Specialty: Cardiology

Practice: Asheville Cardiology Associates (Rutherford)

Vice Chair Elect 1

Aimee Riley, DO

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Practice: Emerge Ortho (Buncombe) 

Past Chair (WNC)

Rivers Woodward, MD

Specality: Family Medicine

Practice: Blue Ridge Community Health Services

Past Chair

Carol Coulson, MD

Specialty: Ob/Gyn

Practice: MAHEC Ob/Gyn Specialists (Buncombe)

Past Chair

Susan McDowell, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Practice: MAHEC Family Medicine (Buncombe)

Past President (WNC)

Richard Bunio, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Practice: Cherokee Indian Hospital

Past President

Mark McNeill, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Practice: Trillium Family Medicine (Buncombe)

Director at Large (WNC)

Abdalla “AB” Abu Baker, Rph, MBA

Market Health and Wellness Director, WalMart

Director at Large

Leslie Lake

CME Marketing & Sales Manager, MAHEC Continuing Education

Director at Large

David May, MD

Gastroenterologist at Digestive Health Partners (Buncombe)
 

Director at Large

Suzette LaRoche, MD

Practice: University of North Carolina

Director at Large (WNC)

Melissa Robinson, MD

Family Medicine at Hot Springs Health Program (Madison)

Director at Large

Carolina Perez

Practice: Buncombe Sheriff's Department

Director at Large

Jennifer Abbott, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Practice: WNC Community Health Services (Buncombe)

Director at Large

Shannon Alejandro, MD

Practice: EmergeOrtho (Buncombe)

Director at Large (WNC)

Tracy Bell, PA-C

Specialty: Psychiatriy

Practice: Western North Carolina Veterans Affairs, Charles George Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Buncombe) 

Director at Large (WNC)

Sarah Cash, MD

Specialty: Dermatology

Practice: AdventHealth Dermatology (Henderson)

Director at Large (WNC)

Pam Della Valle, MD

Pardee OB/GYN (Henderson)

Director at Large (WNC)

Jeffrey Garris, MD

Specialty: Urogynecologist & Pelvic Surgeon

Practice: AdventHealth (Henderson)

Director at Large

Kate Graeme, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine

Practice: North Buncombe Family Medicine (Buncombe)

Director at Large

Raymond Thertulien, MD

Specialty: Hematology & Oncology

Practice: Asheville Hematology & Oncology (Buncombe)

Director at Large

Sharon West, Ph.D.

Community Member

Ex-Officio Non Voting

WCMS Staff

Elisa Quarles

CEO

Western Carolina Medical Society