NSH Leadership

Board of Directors

The NSH Board of Directors is committed to being accountable for the resources entrusted to us. We are here to serve at the direction of the NSH members, to ensure a strong and sustainable future for the National Society for Histotechnology.

Diane Sterchi Diane Sterchi


Diane Sterchi, HT/HTL(ASCP), Electron Microscopist (MSA)

Independent Consultant, New Palestine, IN

Michelle_Coker.jpgMichelle Bell


Michelle Bell, HT(ASCP)

Clinical Pathology Support Manager, Clinical Pathology Associates, Buda, TX

Luis_Chiriboga.jpg Luis Chiriboga

Region I Director 

Luis Chiriboga, PhD, HT(ASCP), QIHC(ASCP)

Director Ex-Path IHC Laboratory, NYU Langone Hospital , NYC, NY

Schneider_Dawn.jpg Dawn Schneider

Region IV Director 

Dawn Schneider, HT (ASCP)

Lead Histotech, Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff, WI

andre.jpgAndre Zamorano

Region VII Director 

Andre Zamorano, MS, HT(ASCP) QIHC

Histology Manger, Roche Tissue Diagnostics, Tucson, AZ

Mr. Zamorano specializes in histology and immunohistochemistry with an emphasis in research and product development. He holds a BS in Public Administration from Nothern Arizona University and an MS in Biomedical Diagnostics from Arizona State University.

Mr. Zamorano is a member of the National Society of Histotechnology (NSH) and Arizona Society of Histotechnology (ASH).

Mr. Zamorano enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and photography.

Hector Hernandez

President Elect 

Hector Hernandez HT(ASCP)


Liz_pic__002_.jpgLiz Chlipala 


Liz Chlipala, BS, HTL(ASCP), QIHC(ASCP)

Manager, Premier Laboratory, Longmont, CO

Michelle Hart Michelle Hart

Region II Director 

Michelle Hart, MS, HT(ASCP)

Histology Supervisor; Education Clinical Coordinator- Histotechnician Technology Program, Christiana Care Health Services, Newark, DE

 Colleen Forster

Region V Director 

Colleen Forster, HT(ASCP),QIHC(ASCP)

Scientist, University of MN, Minneapolis, MN

Jeremy Johnston Jeremy Johnston

Region VIII Director 

Jeremy Johnston, HT(ASCP)QIHC

Laboratory Manager, Northwest Pathology, Bellingham, WA

Mr. Johnston specializes in histology, immunohistochemistry, molecular and lab management. He received his BS in Chemistry from George Fox University and is a member of the National Society of Histotechnology (NSH), American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Washington State Histology Society (WSHS), California Histology Society (CSH), Texas Society of Histotechnology (TSH), College of American Pathologists (CAP), International Society for IHC and Molecular Morphology (ISIMM). Jeremy is married to Sara and they have three beautiful kids (Sadie, Micah, and Tessa). Jeremy enjoys hanging out with his family and playing soccer in his spare time.

Beth SheppardBeth Sheppard

Past President 

Beth Sheppard, MBA, HT(ASCP)

Head Global Market Access, Roche Tissue Diagnostics, Tucson, AZ

Joanna BartonKonnie Zeitner

Speaker of the House 

Konnie Zeitner HT (ASCP), HTL (ASCP)


Susan Clark Susan Clark

Region III Director 

Susan J. Clark, HT/HTL(ASCP)QIHC, MT

Pathology Manager, Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC

Donna Willis Donna Willis

Region VI Director 

Donna Willis, HT(ASCP)HTL

Anatomic Pathology Manager, Baylor Scott & White Health Baylor University Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX 

Vern HurstNadia Gale

Region IX Director 

Nadia Gale

Anatomic Pathology Technical Practice Lead, Vancouver Coastal Health