Member-at-Large, MAFP Board of Directors

Members-at-large serve as directors on the MAFP Board of Directors. The board must be composed of a minimum of eight, and a maximum of 11, directors. Up to six directors are elected by the membership at the MAFP Annual Meeting. Members-at-large/directors serve two-year terms; they may be re-elected for two additional two-year terms for a maximum of six years.

Directors must:

  • Attend the majority of meetings of the board
  • Serve on any committee(s) to which they are appointed and attend the majority of the committee meetings

Member-at-large/Director, 2021-2022 MAFP Board of Directors


Dr. Amy Keenum served as chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015-2020. Most of her career was teaching residents and student at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. In addition to a clinical practice at the academic sites, she has been a physician in several rural sites.

Dr. Keenum earned her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a family medicine residency at Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, North Carolina.

A career highlight was teaching family medicine as a Fulbright scholar, at the University of Malawi College of Medicine, now the Kamuzu University of Health Sciences.

Dr. Keenum's clinical interests include rural health and health literacy.