2023 Board of Governors

The 20-member board represents the interests of medical school graduates, residents, fellows, and students. The board serves as the official vehicle for alumni to maintain personal and professional relationships with the school. The board works to support the school’s mission, provide governance of the Alumni Society, and receive information of importance from SIU School of Medicine for the professional well-being of the alumni membership.

SIU School of Medicine Alumni Society Board of Governors

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Richard Austin, MD '14
Emergency Medicine
(Vice President 2020-2023)

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Beason Austin

Austin Beason, MD '17
Ortho Surgery (Term Expires 2025)

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Elizabeth Collins

Elizabeth Montgomery Collins, MD, MPH, DTM '96
Pediatrics/Global Health
(Term Expires 2025)

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Nicole Florence

Nicole Florence, MD '96
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics 
(Term Expires 2023 w/ renewal 2026)

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Jason Gillihan

Jason Gillihan, MD '06
Anesthesiology
(Term Expires 2025)

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Dr. Breck Jones

Breck Jones, MD '15
Neurological Surgery
(Term Expires 2023 w/ renewal 2026)

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Renee Mueller, MD '01
Colon and Rectal Surgery
(Term Expires 2026 w/ renewal 2029)

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Amanda Mulch, MD '03
Obstetrics and Gynecology 
(Term Expires 2026 w/ renewal 2029)

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Michael Pick

Michael Pick, MD '76
Rheumatology
(Term expires 2024 w/ renewal until 2027)

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Stephen Raben

Stephen Raben, MD '90
Family Medicine
(Term Expires 2024)

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Susan Reeder

Susan Reeder, MD '85
Internal Medicine
(Secretary 2020-2023)

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Mark Schmelzel

Mark Schmelzel, MD '79
Surgery
(Term Expires 2024)

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Thomas Selby, MD '13
Residency (Dermatology)
(Term Expires 2026 w/ renewal 2029)

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Diane Hillard-Sembell, MD '86
Orthopedic Surgery
(Term expires 2024 w/ renewal until 2027)

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David Skillrud

David Skillrud, MD '79
Pulmonary/Sleep Medicine
(Term Expires 2025)

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Stephen Soltys

Stephen Soltys, MD '80
Psychiatry
(Term Expires 2023 w/ renewal 2026)

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Christine Todd, MD '93
Internal Medicine 
(Term Expires 2025)

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Elizabeth Valencia, MD '09
Radiology - Diagnostic
(Term Expires 2026 w/ renewal 2029)

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Lisa Wichterman

Lisa Wichterman, MD '81
Radiology
(Treasurer 2020-2023)

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Matt Winkleman, MD '02
Family Medicine
(President 2020-2023)

Board of Governors Ex Officio

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Wendi El-Amin, MD
Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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Haneme Idrizi, MD '03
Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Jerry Kruse, MD, MSPH
Dean and Provost

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Cassie Mattson

Cassie Mattson, CMP
Director of Alumni Affairs

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Executive Director Hal Smith

Hal Smith, MPA
Executive Director of Development/Foundation

Medical Student Representatives

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Emilee Gibson 
Class of 2023

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Joey Maiocco
Class of 2024

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Molly Smith

Molly Smith
Class of 2025

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Madison Stacey
Class of 2026

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Madison Nelson

Madison Nelson
Class of 2024
Lincoln Scholars Program

Staff

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Katie Oxby
Administrative Aide

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Kate Moore
Program Coordinator

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Cathy Gobleman
Extra Help/Secretarial