Committee Chairs

   

CME 1 Committee Chair

Gibson, Heather
cme1chair@tgcpaa.org

   

CME 2 Committee Chair

Chirdo Taylor, Jayne
cmemember@tgcpaa.org

   

Professional Development Committee Chair

Schweitzer, Brooke
pdcchair@tgcpaa.org

Brooke is a graduate of Des Moines University with a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Her undergraduate degree was completed at Nebraska Wesleyan University in Biology, with minor degrees in Chemistry and Psychology. Upon graduation, Brooke practiced Emergency Medicine at a critical access hospital in Kansas. There, she also covered the family practice clinic, two nursing homes, and patients on the ward. She then moved to Houston and began working at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery where she currently works. She is a PA preceptor for the Baylor College of Medicine physical diagnosis classes, PA preceptor for students on surgical rotations, and helps teach suture workshops at MD Anderson and TAPA. She is an active member of TGCPAA, TAPA, AAPA, and is a member of the Pi Alpha National Honor Society for Physician Assistants.
   

Membership Committee Chair

Geppner, Alexis
membershipchair@tgcpaa.org

Alexis received her Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from Stony Brook University in 2005. She worked as a Medical Laboratory Scientist at Stony Brook University Medical Center from 2005-2009 in Chemistry and Hematology, spending the latter 2 years at the Stony Brook University Cancer Center. In 2011, she received her second Bachelor’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Long Island University- Brooklyn Campus. She began her career as a physician assistant at MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Department of Leukemia in October 2011. For the last 6 summers, Alexis has volunteered at the Arthur C. Luf Children’s Burn Camp in Union, Connecticut; an all-expenses paid camp for children with burn injuries. She has been an active member of AAPA since 2009, TGCPAA since 2013, and TAPA since 2014.
   

Publicity Committee Chair

Vo, Namphuong
publicitychair@tgcpaa.org

Angela completed a Bachelor of Science in psychology with a minor in biology from the University of Houston in May 2011. After completing this program, she went on to attain her Master of Physician Assistant Studies in December 2014. During her schooling, Angela completed clinical rotations in Pediatrics, Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and OB/GYN. She joined Kelsey-Seybold in May 2015. Angela is a native Houstonian who loves exploring the city’s restaurants. She also enjoys running along Allen Parkway, weight training, cooking healthy meals, spending time with family, and being a mentor for other aspiring physician assistants.
   

Social Committee Chair

Gibbons, Jamie
socialchair@tgcpaa.org