Board of Directors

CHAIR

Ralph Carpenter

Ralph J. Carpenter
Chair

Director, Special Investigations Unit
Aetna

OFFICERS

Kathy Leff

Katherine M. Leff, RN, AHFI ALHC, CLU
Chair-Elect

Director, Special Investigations Unit
CareSource Management Group

Messuri

Nicholas Messuri, Esq.
Vice Chair
Director, Fraud Prevention & Recovery
Tufts Health Plan

Rick Munson

Richard E. Munson, AHFI
Treasurer

VP, Investigations
UnitedHealthcare/Public & Senior Market Group

Dave Popik

David S. Popik, CFE
Secretary

Senior Director, SIU
Florida Blue

Alanna Lavelle

Alanna M. Lavelle, AHFI, MS, CPC
Immediate Past-Chair

Director, Special Investigations
WellPoint, Inc.

Louis Saccoccio

Louis Saccoccio
Ex-Officio

Chief Executive Officer
National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association

AT-LARGE MEMBERS

Allen_F

Flora Allen, AHFI
Corporate Director, Special Investigations
Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield

Chris Ferrara

Christopher J. Ferrara, AHFI
Past Chair

Supervisor, Financial Investigations Department
Medical Mutual of Ohio

Hixson

Tom Hixson
Audit Director
CIGNA

Langlois

Darrell Langlois, AHFI, CPA, CIA
Past Chair

VP Compliance, Privacy & Fraud
BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana

Jean Sexton

Jean L. Sexton, AHFI
Area Director, SIU
Humana

Purnell

Roger I. Purnell, AHFI, CFE
Manager, SIU
BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina

Mindy Stadel

Mindy L. Stadel, AHFI
Past Chair

Vice President, Claims
IHC Health Solutions

Sally Walker

Sara A. "Sally" Walker, Esq.
Associate General Counsel
BlueCross BlueShield of Massachusetts

LAW ENFORCEMENT LIAISONS

Clark Ted1

Theodore K. Clark
Director, Anti-Fraud Division
Kansas Insurance Department

Jennifer Trussell

Jennifer Trussell
Director, Investigations Unit
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services-OIG-OI

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