Communications Committee

Chair: Martin Laskey, DO, FAOCA

Jordan Jones
Grace Liu, DO, FAOCA
Nitesh Mody, DO, FAOCA
Christina Parducci
Robert Vandergraaf, DO, FAOCA

Strategy: Engage 
AOCA builds dynamic, engaged, and inclusive membership which sustains the growth and reflects the values of the College.

Committee Mission: Engagement

  • Oversee communications from the AOCA committees to the AOCA membership
  • Email
  • Social media
  • Annual Report
  • Website Repository
  • Review and choose the content to be used to highlight 


  • Strong interest in helping to create AOCA publications
  • Collaborative approach to secure articles, resources, and other items of interest to AOCA members
  • Interest or experience in writing, reviewing and editing content for newsletters, annual report and website
  • Strong willingness to help promote AOCA on its social media platforms
  • Desire to advance the mission of AOCA

Time Commitment 
Committee members serve a one-year term (renewable for up to three additional one-year terms) and are expected to fully participate in meetings and conference calls as scheduled-typically 4 calls per year. This committee meets year-round and their work is conducted via email and conference call. This committee also conducts two in-person meetings (one at the Mid Year Seminar and one at the Annual Convention). Attendance is essential and expected of all committee members.  Attendance at the Mid Year Seminar and Annual Conference strongly encouraged.