Board & Staff


Scott W. Brown, MD, FACEP (2021)
Cary, NC

Jennifer Casaletto, MD, FACEP (2021)
Mount Holly, NC

Thomas Bernard III, MD (2021)
Cary, NC

Immediate Past President
Sankalp Puri, MD, FACEP (2021)
Charlotte, NC


Leon Adelman, MD, MBA, FACEP (2022) – Raleigh, NC
Melanie Artho, MD (2021) – Weddington, NC
Jill Benson, MD, FACEP (2022) – Cary, NC
Todd Listwa, MD, FACEP (2021) – Charlotte, NC
Joshua Loyd, MD, NRP (2022) – Charlotte, NC
John Mearns, DO (2022) – Wilmington, NC
Madjimbaye (Madji) Namde, MD (2022) – Cary, NC
Brandon Smallwood, MD, FACEP (2021) – Wilmington, NC
Brad Watling, MD, FACEP, FAAEM (2021) – Mooresville, NC

Resident Board Members:
Christopher Benton, DO, Voting Resident Member (Campbell/Cape Fear)
Sara Gonzalez, MD (Duke)
Jacob Leedekerken, MD (Atrium)
Byron Parker, MD (UNC)
Zachary Smith, MD (WFU)


Tommy Bernard, MD (2021) – Cary, NC
Scott Brown, MD, FACEP (2021) – Cary, NC
Gregory Cannon, MD, FACEP (2022) – Cary, NC 
Jennifer Casaletto, MD, FACEP (2021) – Mount Holly, NC 
Charles Henrichs, MD, FACEP (2021) – Hendersonville, NC 
Tommy Mason, MD, FACEP (2022 )- Cornelius, NC  
Eric Maur, MD, FACEP (2021) – Hickory, NC
Abhi Mehrotra, MD, MBA, FACEP (2022) – Durham, NC  
Bret Nicks, MD, MHA, FACEP (2022) – Winston-Salem, NC  
Sankalp Puri, MD, FACEP (2021) – Charlotte, NC
Stephen A. Small, MD, FACEP (2021) – Charlotte, NC


Executive Director/Lobbyist
Colleen Kochanek
PO Box 1038
Wake Forest, NC 27588
(919) 809-5618

Assistant to the Executive Director
Elizabeth Taylor
Advertising and Event Opportunities
PO Box 1038
Wake Forest, NC 27588
(919) 809-5611