Be the Change
..is a 501c(3) charitable nonprofit organization that designs solutions for improving the capacity of certified PAs to impact quality and accessibility of health care delivery. The Foundation is a supporting organization to the NCCPA. The generous support of donors enables the Foundation to empower patients and physician assistants to improve health.
Our vision is to improve the public's health and access to affordable care.
Our mission is to advance the role of certified PAs to improve health.
Promotes the PA profession by valuing the critical role of certified PAs in helping assure the best possible patient outcomes and building a health care system that is fair, just, and equitable.
Benefits patients by respecting the patient’s central role in our work as the recipient of care.
Collaborates with partners by recognizing the importance of interprofessional teams to expand access and promote safe and effective practice.
Our Board Members
The nccPA Health Foundation is led by a Board of Directors:
Todd Allen, MBA, MMS, PA-C, Idaho, Chair
Beverly Black, MHSA, CAE - Tennessee
Amber Danielecki Buzzi, MSPAS, PA-C, Florida
Erin C. Crown, MHS, PA-C, Pennsylvania
Kathy Ehrhardt, MMS, PA-C, Pennsylvania, Secretary
Cynthia Flournoy, MBA, MS, FACHE, Georgia, Immediate Past Chair
Wanda C. Gonsalves, MD, Kentucky
Nelae Keene, MPAS, PA-C, California
Dawn Morton-Rias, EdD, PA-C, Georgia,
President/CEO, NCCPA & Foundation
Rick C. Rohrs, PA-C, DFAAPA, SFHM, Maryland, Treasurer
Benjamin J. Smith, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA – Florida
Zeno W. St. Cyr, II, MPH - Maryland
Steve L. West, PhD, CRC, Tennessee
Get Involved with the Foundation
The foundation offers grant opportunities, videos, and other tools and references to support the work of certified PAs, PA students, and interprofessional champions. Find the latest information and available resources on our website at www.nccpahealthfoundation.net.
nccPA Health Foundation
12000 Findley Road, Suite 100
Johns Creek, GA 30097