COLORADO FEDERAL EXECUTIVE BOARD
COMMUNICATION | COORDINATION | COLLABORATION
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CFEB New Executive Committee Members 2022 – 2023
The CFEB would like to introduce its new Executive Committee members for FY 2023 (Oct-Sep) and thank them for volunteering their time and expertise to the federal community.
- CHAIR: Mark Stevenson (DoD Defense Health Agency)
- FIRST VICE CHAIR: Cindy Terwilliger (DOT/FTA)
- SECOND VICE CHAIR: Julie Bednar (DOI/IBC)
- IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR: Cheryl Kennedy (USDA/FNS) (S)
- Erik Amundson (HUD)
- Dr. David Bowling (NTSB)
- Howard Cantor (DOI/ONRR)
- Katherine Fox (S) (FEMA Region 8)
- Penny Grout (S) (GSA Region 8)
- John Hannigan (HHS/CMS)
- Molly Kocialski (USPTO)
- Mary Lisa Lewandowski (SSA)
- Kimberly Rice (USDOJ)
- Dr. Chris Sigle (NOAA)
- Paul Sherbo (VA)
- Jon Smart (S) (DoD, NORAD/NORTHCOM J4)
- Doug Whiles (S) (DHS/FPS)
- Fred Eidson (S) CFEB Executive Director
(S) = Indicates a Standing Seat
COLORADO BASED FEDERAL AGENCIES AT A GLANCE – New
Introducing | DoD Defense Health Agency
The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency that enables the Army, Navy, and Air Force medical services to provide a medically ready force and ready medical force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime. The DHA uses the principles of Ready Reliable Care to advance high reliability practices across the Military Health System (MHS) by improving its system operations, driving innovative solutions, and cultivating a culture of safety.
What We Do
The DHA’s global workforce of almost 140,000 civilians and military personnel is committed to medical excellence, health care improvement and ensuring military personnel are ready to perform combat operations and humanitarian missions at home and abroad.
- Lead Health Care Markets to manage military hospitals and clinics
- Provide Combat Support to Combatant Commands
- Deliver the TRICARE Health Plan to 9.6 million beneficiaries worldwide
- Deploy MHS GENESIS, the new electronic health record, to military hospitals and clinics
- Offer Education and Training to MHS providers to ensure a medically ready force
- On October 1, 2018, began a four-year transition to assume authority, direction and control of the DOD’s more than 400 clinics, hospitals, and medical centers worldwide.
- Manages procurement and distribution of an $11 billion a year medical supply chain including about 560,000 medical devices, for the Joint Force.
- Enables a global network of military and civilian health care professionals to provide care to 9.6 million service members, retirees and family members.
- Colorado-based DHA activities include DHA Aurora (TRICARE contracting, contract law, Program Integrity, Medical Benefits & Reimbursement (policy), Appeals & Hearings, TRICARE Health Plan, TRICARE Overseas Program, Records Management, Contract Resource Management/Purchased Care Budget, Procurement Policy & Acquisition, Health Plan Operations Support, Claims Collections, Claims Audits, Cost Assessment & Program Evaluation, Managed Care Support, TRICARE for Life Contract, Dental Contracts, Pharmacy programs); 460th Medical Group (MDG), Buckley Space Force Base, Aurora; Evans Army Community Hospital (EACH), Fort Carson, Colorado Springs; 10th MDG USAF Academy, Colorado Springs; 21st MDG, Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado Springs; Schriever Medical Clinic, Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado Springs; and Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DoDMERB), Colorado Springs.
DHA is committed to ensuring uniformed service members are healthy and safe from potential health threats, and health care professionals who provide care for our forces, receive optimized training, education, and relevant clinical settings to build skills for deployment. Without our people, the MHS cannot deliver the optimal care our beneficiaries expect and deserve.
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