Meet URAC's Board of Directors

URAC is a unique independent third-party accrediting organization where patients, providers and payers all have a seat at the table in regard to establishing what constitutes best practice. Our board of directors reflects this melding of stakeholders and approves the creation of all our programs.

American Health Quality Association (AHQA)

Harry M. Feder, MPA
URAC Board Chairperson
Chief Operating Officer, IPRO

American Association of Payers, Administrators and Networks (AAPAN)

George Furlong
URAC Vice Chair
Chief Strategy Officer, Accūrō Solutions

American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCI)

Carol Swirsky, MS
URAC Treasurer
Director, Travelers Insurance
Workers Compensation Product Development

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

Elizabeth Goodman, DrPH, MSW, JD
Executive Vice President of Government Affairs & Innovation

Maribeth Martinez Bettarelli, PharmD
Senior Director, Quality and Accreditation at CVS Caremark

American Hospital Association (AHA)

Lois Elia, MBA
System VP, Advocate Aurora Health

American Medical Association (AMA)

Peter Lund, MD
Immediate Past Chairperson
Urologist, St. Vincent's Allied Urology

American Nurses Association (ANA)

Mary (Mel) Callan, RN, MS, FNP


American Psychiatric Association (APA)

Roger Kathol, MD, CPE
Senior Consultant, Cartesian Solutions Inc.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)

William A. Breskin
Senior Vice President of Government Programs for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association


Kathryn Creech

Winifred Hayes, PhD, ANP, RN

Vincent G. Nelson, MD, MBA, FASA

Bruce Scott, RPh, MS, FASHP, URAC Secretary


National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

John R. Miller
Executive Director, MidAtlantic Business Group on Health

Case Management Society of America (CMSA)

Col. Melanie Prince (Ret),
President, Case Management Society of America

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

Commissioner Kathleen A. Birrane
Maryland Insurance Commissioner

You've met our board, now meet our leadership team