Steering Committee

Steering Committee

Members of the Region IV PHTC Steering Committee represent a diversity of perspectives throughout public health across HHS Region IV, including local, state, and federal public health and academia. In addition to the Central Office staff and LPS directors, other members of the Steering Committee include:

Betty Dixon, RN
Clinical Supervisor
Coastal Health District
Georgia Department of Public Health

Harrell French
Senior Project Coordinator
Emergency Management
United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc.

Denise Kornegay, MSW
Executive Director
Georgia Statewide AHEC Network
Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Georgia Regents University


CAPT Arlene Lester, DDS, MPH
Regional Minority Health Consultant (Region IV)
Office of Minority Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Gary D. Nelson, PhD
Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Cynthia S. Selleck, PhD, RN, FAAN
Alabama Statewide AHEC Network
School of Nursing
University of Alabama at Birmingham