NEMEP Unveils New Board of Directors & Virtual Meeting Agenda

The new event takes place Sept. 28-Oct.2 and will be provided free of charge for members and non-members. The new board includes varied members from across the region.

Northeast Medical Equipment Providers (NEMEP) has announced that it will take its 2020 annual meeting virtual and that it has a new board of directors.

The state association will host its annual meeting, originally slated for April, on Sept. 28 to Oct. 2, and the event will provide education and networking opportunities entirely virtually.  

The full agenda is available online and includes speakers such as Jeff Baird, JD of Brown & Fortunato, David Chandler of the American Association for Homecare, and Mark Higley, Ronda Buhrmester and John Gallagher of VGM.

“While NEMEP members enjoy meeting in person, this year, we are presented with challenges beyond expectations,” a statement from the association explained.

NEMEP will provide all the sessions at no charge, and extended the offer to members and non-members.

New Board

Additionally, NEMEP announced a new board of directors. Complete details on the new board are available online, but the new board includes:

President - John Quinlan, Quinlan’s Pharmacy & Medical Equipment
President-elect - Patty Reni, McKesson Homecare
Treasurer - Michael Grabko, Dynamic Healthcare Services
Secretary - Kathy Sircovitch, At Home Medical (Atlantic Health)
Director - Brian Clayback, People First Mobility
Director - David Ferguson, At Home Medical (Atlantic Health)
Director - John Gallagher, VGM & Associates
Director - Irene Magee, Northeast Home Medical Equipment
Director - Vikram Patel, DeRosa Pharmacy and Home Health
Director - Erin Weiman, Nunn’s Hospital Supplies
Director - David Chandler, AAHomecare
Director (new) - Wendy Connor, Community Surgical
Director (new) - Donald Downey, Millennium Respiratory Service
Director (new) - Seth Lane, RRT, MBA, Phoenix Medical Equipment
Director (new) - Casey Toomajian, Hometown Healthcare, Inc.


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