2018 Board of Directors

The NAACOS Board of Directors operates to advance the core mission of NAACOS, which focuses on fostering the growth of the ACO model of care. Board members represent a diverse range of ACO interests and help shape NAACOS priorities such as educating ACOs in operational and clinical best practices, advocating on behalf of ACOs with Congress and the executive branch, and educating the public about the value of accountable care. Board members serve three-year terms and 1/3 of the committee is comprised of newly elected members each year. Within the Board of Directors, there are three key committees: an executive committee, a policy committee and a governance committee. 

Gary Albers
Imperium Health
Louisville, KY
Stephen Nuckolls
Chief Executive Officer
Coastal Carolina Quality Care, Inc.
New Bern, NC

Randy Cook
ACO Executive
AmpliPHY of Texas ACO, LLC
Columbia, TN

Denise B. Prince
Senior VP and Chief Operating Officer
Mt. Sinai Health System
New York, NY

Robert Fields, MD
Medical Director
Mission Health Partners ACO
Asheville, NC

Anthony Reed
Chief Administrative Officer
Keystone ACO
Danville, PA

Clif Gaus, ScD*
President and CEO
Bradenton, FL
Michael Rossi, MD
Chief Physician Executive, Chair, LVHN ACO Board of Managers
Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, PA
Mark Girard

President, Steward Health Care Network
Executive Vice President
Steward Health Care System
Boston, MA

Devdutta Sangvai, MD
Executive Director
Duke Connected Care
Durham, NC

Peter Gross, MD
Chair, ACO Board of Managers
HackensackAlliance ACO
Hackensack, NJ

Katherine Schneider, MD
President and CEO
Delaware Valley ACO
Radnor, PA

Kimberly Kauffman
Chief Value Based Care Officer
Summit Medical Group
Knoxville, TN

Jeffrey Spight
Collaborative Health Systems, a WellCare Health Plans/Collaborative Health Systems Company
Houston, TX

Thomas Kloos, MD
Executive Director, Atlantic MSO
Optimus Healthcare Partners and Atlantic Accountable Care Organizations
Warren, NJ

Barbara Walters, DO
Executive Vice-President and Chief Population Health Officer
Livonia, MI

Jennifer Moore
Chief Operating Officer
MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization
Portland, ME
Debbie Welle-Powell
Chief Population Health Officer 
Essentia Health
Duluth, MN
Ex Officio:  
Bruce Merlin Fried, General Counsel
Dentons US LLP 
Washington, DC

*Designates Corporate Officer and NAACOS Board Executive Committee