The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy has named Louise Haberman vice president of information and research. Haberman, who works from NASBA's New York office, oversees the association's conference content and edits its monthly newsletter. She was previously director of information and research.
Scripps Networks has added Jennifer Leitman as senior vice president of marketing and creative services at Great American Country. Jessica Nicholson and MusicRow.com have more here.
Bass Berry & Sims Partner Cindy Reisz has been elected to the board of the American Health Lawyers Association, becoming the first attorney from the firm to do so. Reisz has been with Bass since 1986 and is a member of its health care and corporate/securities practice groups.
Reisz has served in several previous roles with the AHLA. She is the past chair of the association’s Physician Organizations Practice Group and was the chair of the Planning Committee for the 2013 AHLA Physicians and Physician Organizations Institute. Reisz also co-chaired an AHLA task force that wrote a handbook on representing physicians in 2006 and continues to serve as an editor of subsequent editions.
TriStar Centennial Medical Center has announced several changes — including a new chairperson and a well-known new vice chair — to its 20-member board of trustees.
They include the following:
Juli G. Horton, M.D., (pictured on the right), infectious disease physician at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, has been named chair.
Arthur B. Laffer, (photo on the left), founder and chairman of Laffer Associates and Laffer Investments, has been named vice chair.
Joe F. Alexander, associate dean at the Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business at Belmont University; Michael S. Murphy, founder and president of Dominic & Irvine Research; and David R. Spigel, M.D., medical oncologist at TriStar Centennial, have been appointed as board members for three-year terms through Dec. 31, 2015.
William H. Polk Jr., thoracic surgeon at TriStar Centennial, has been appointed as a member for a one-year term through Dec. 31.
Marilyn Kaye Orange, a registered nurse at TriStar Ashland City Medical Center and the 2011 Frist Humanitarian Employee Award recipient, has been appointed as a non-voting member for a term of one year through Dec. 31.
Michael J. Stabile, vice president of the medical staff; and Jeffrey Guy, M.D., chief medical officer at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, also have been appointed as ex-officio members of the board.
Patricia P. Stokes, president and CEO of the Urban League of Middle Tennessee, has been reappointed to a second term through Dec. 31, 2015.