The Board of Advisors shall be between nine and seventeen voting members. Members of the Board of Advisors shall be representatives from OMNEE members that have at least one operational residency program.

The Board of Advisors shall consist of persons knowledgeable in osteopathic medicine, education, health care, research, and legal academic matters. The Board of Advisors shall be composed of the Dean or his/her designee of each COM and the Vice-Dean or his/her designee from any additional campuses. Hospital/health care facility Board of Advisors membership will be drawn by the COM affiliation. COMs with one to seven operational* residency programs shall appoint one representative from affiliated base institutions. COMS with eight to fifteen operational residency programs will appoint two representatives from base institutions, and COMs with sixteen or more operational residency programs will appoint three representatives from affiliated base institutions. Advisors are appointed by the affiliated COM and serve until they are removed by the institution/COM they represent.  Additional non-voting members may be added from time to time for the benefits of expertise.

*The number active residency programs shall be determined based on the number of programs that enter either the NRMP or NMS match and as a result expect to have residents on July 1 in the calendar year immediately following the match.


Ward Stevens, FACHE, OMNEE Executive Officer

Chief Academic Officer
John M. Kauffman, Jr., DO, OMNEE Chief Executive Officer

Mark Hamric, MBA, CPA, VCOM Chief Financial Officer


Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Partners and Member Hospital Representatives

Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
Oliver Hayes, DO, Associate Dean Clinical Affairs

Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lillington, North Carolina
Matthew Huff, MBA, Director of Clinical Affairs and Graduate Medical Education
Donald Maharty, DO, Director of Medical Education, Cape Fear Regional Medical Center; Fayetteville, North Carolina

Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (all campuses)
Mark Hamric, MBA, CPA, Chief Financial Officer (ex-officio)
Timothy Kowalski, DO, Vice Dean, VCOM–Carolinas Campus
David Plundo, DO, Associate Dean for Post-Graduate Affairs, VCOM-Auburn Campus
Paul K. Switzer, MD, DHA,  Associate Dean for Post-Graduate Affairs, VCOM – Carolinas Campus
Jan Willcox, DO, Vice-Dean, VCOM -Virginia Campus
Peter Recupero, DO, Director of Medical Education, LewisGale Hospital Montgomery; Blacksburg, VA
Hospital Member, TBA

Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (proposed) at Idaho State University, Meridian, Idaho
Robert Hasty, DO, FACOI, FACP, Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer

Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lynchburg, Virginia
David F. Klink, DO, Interim Dean

University of the Incarnate Word, School of Osteopathic Medicine, San Antonio, Texas
Thomas Mohr, DO, FACOI, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Professor of Internal Medicine