Committees


Listed below are the various committees of WISCPHR. Members are encouraged to share their expertise and join a committee. Time involvement varies, but is generally less than a few hours a month. Click on each committee heading below to view each committee or to contact a committee member or Board member for more information. Interested in serving? Contact us!


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Education

Members: Tiffany Green, Abby Ryskey, Kim Beyer, Kim Radtke, Beth Salko, and Tierney Ballweg

Description:  The Education committee is responsible for promoting educational opportunities to WISCPHR and other like organizations through the Annual Conference, toolkits, webcasts, student involvement and grants.
Education Grant Application (printable version)
Education Grant Application (online version)

Annual Conference Planning Committee

Chairs:


Members: 
Anna Wargowsky, Ashley Stanke, Bonnie Anderson, Rebecca Blake, Dawn Hoff, Dianne Menor, Heidi Grafft, Heather Grant, Jenna Green, Joy Haese, Julie Lee, Jill Kahler, Kim Beyer, Lance Maerz, Lisa Michaels-Bilgrien, Megan Justman, Paula Zelhofer, Samantha Rank, Shana Steele, Tammi Smith, Tammy Riebe, Tammy Thompson, Thorne Wittstruck, Tiffany Green

Description:


Program Support


Members:
Cindy Ostrem, Abby Ryskey

Description:  The Program Support committee is responsible for working towards promoting support for Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation programs through increasing referrals, increasing administrative support, advocating for data driven programming and working with American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).



Delivery of Care

Chairs:


Members:
Kim Beyer

Description:  The Delivery of Care committee is responsible for working towards improving value based care in Cardiopulmonary programs by expanding technology trends, advocating on Day on the Hill (DOTH), working with AACVPR and CMS, expanding data driven programming, and promoting best practice models for cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation and supervised exercise therapy (SET) peripheral artery disease (PAD) programs.

Sustainability

Members: Samantha Rank, Beth Salko, Nick Thielke, and Thorne Wittstruck


Description:
The Sustainability committee is responsible for working towards WISCPHR's sustainability by increasing membership, improving resource stewardship, working with AACVPR and other organizations, and promoting leadership throughout WISCPHR.

Telecommunications

Chairs:


Members:
 Shana Steele, Anna Wargowsky, Tierney Ballweg, Lisa Michaels-Bilgrien, Heather Grant, Tammy Riebe, Lance Maerz, and Kelly Shields


Description: 
The Telecommunications committee is responsible for distributing and networking information to cardiopulmonary programs throughout Wisconsin via website, social media, newsletters, webinars, and teleconferencing.

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