Board and Committee Leadership

Championing the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians’ (GAFP) advancement of family medicine are physician leaders who inspire and mount initiatives, education, resources, and advocacy efforts in service to fellow physicians and Georgia families.

Board of Directors – 2017

Chair: Mitzi Rubin, MD
President: Eddie Richardson, MD
Vice-President: Susana Alfonso, MD
President-Elect: Loy “Chip” Cowart, MD
Secretary: Audra Ford, MD
Treasurer: Jeff Stone, MD
Speaker: Donald Fordham, MD
Vice Speaker: Samuel “Le” Church, MD


District Directors and Alternates – 2017


Resident Board of Directors – 2017

Director: Sarah Codrea, DO
Director: Monique Merritt-Atkins, MD
Alternate Director: Jessica Brumfield, DO
Alternate Director: Joshua Koerner, DO


Student Board of Directors – 2017

Director: Chivon Brown-Stubbs
Director: Alayna Dukes
Director: Daryl Singleton
Alternate Director: Alcha Strane
Alternate Director: Dontre’ Douse
Alternate Director: Daniel Kim


GAFP Committee Leadership – 2017

Education and Research
Chair: Theresa Jacobs, MD
Vice Chair: Ken Howard, MD
Chair: Jeff Stone, MD
Vice Chair: Sharon Rabinovitz, MD
Co-Chairs: Bruce LeClair, MD

Rick Wherry, MD

Tom Fausett, MD
Vice Chair: Ivy Smith, MD
Practice Management
Chair: Jairaj Goberdhan, MD
Vice Chair: Michael Satchell, MD
Public Health
Chair: Jay Floyd, MD
Vice Chair: Sherma Peter, MD
Student and Resident Recruitment
Chair: Julie Dahl-Smith, DO
Vice Chair: Kevin Johnson, MD