Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of R-AHEC, which is responsible for making policy, approving budgets, and carrying out our mission. Board of Directors Officers include the President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

R-AHEC is able to run smoothly with the guiding influence of our Board of Directors. The R-AHEC Board is composed of up to 13 members from a variety of health and healthcare-related organizations, including: hospitals, public health, clinicians, rural health networks, educational institutions and the community-at-large. Members represent our 12-county catchment in Western New York. R-AHEC By-Laws are in compliance with New York State registry as a non-profit organization.

2022  Board of Directors:

Betty Lapp, MSRN Board President

Stuart Hempel
Board Vice-President

Michael Corcimiglia Wyoming County Community Hospital Board Secretary








Heather Aldrich Community Bank Board Treasurer

Tiffany Yerico, RN Brooks Memorial Hospital

Dr. Nicholas Apostoleris
Tri-County Family Medicine







Donna Kahn, SHRM Southern Tier Health System

Dr. Donald Rowe






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Interested in serving on our Board of Directors?

Our Board meets on a quarterly basis with an annual face-to-face lunch meeting at our main office in Warsaw in May of each year. Board members are asked to attend the face-to-face meeting and at least two thirds of the remaining scheduled meetings, plus participate in at least one board committee. Committees include the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Investment Committee, and Membership Committee.

If you would be interested in serving on our Board of Directors please contact our Executive Director, Melanie Rhodes at or by calling 585-786-6275