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
Senior Vice President, Universal SmartCorp

American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCI)

Carol Swirsky, MS
URAC Treasurer
Director, Travelers Insurance

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

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

Maribeth Martinez Bettarelli, PharmD
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
Senior Consultant, Cartesian Solutions Inc.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)

Vincent Nelson, MD
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs


Kathryn Creech

Winifred Hayes, PhD, ANP, RN

Alan B. Rosenberg, MD

Bruce Scott, RPh, MS, FASHP


National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

Marianne Fazen, PhD
Member (Public Representative)
Executive Director, Dallas/Fort Worth Business Group on Health

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