Volunteer Leaders Guide Work of Supporting Members and Advancing the Specialty

September 3, 2021—Now underway is the 2021-2022 service year of the MAFP Board of Directors, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan Board of Trustees, Family Medicine Political Action Board of Directors, and six committees. All board and committee meetings are being held virtually through Dec. 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The MAFP Board of Directors is led by Srikar Reddy, MD, FAAFP, who was installed as president during the annual membership meeting on Jul. 24. Mary Marshall, MD, RN, FAAFP is leading the Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan Board as president. Elizabeth Pionk, DO, FAAFP is chairing the Family Medicine Political Action Committee Board.

“With sincere appreciation, I thank our nearly 80 volunteers for their leadership and expertise related to governance, policy, and finances, especially during this new world shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you, also, to our committees for continuing their work to support our family medicine community and advance the specialty. Our sights are focused on the year ahead and the robust agenda before us,” said MAFP Chief Executive Officer Karlene Ketola, MSA, CAE.

Board and committee service is open to all members in good standing, including practicing physicians, life members, family medicine residents, and medical students. It provides members with opportunities to help shape their Academy and work collaboratively with colleagues on issues of interest that are impacting their family medicine practices, profession, and patients.

The applications for MAFP, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan, and Family Medicine Political Action Committee leadership positions is always open at mafp.com/get-involved/mafp-committees—2022 board applications are due by Mar. 1 and committee applications are due Apr. 1.