NSH Leadership

NSH 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.  Looking for Committee Chairsclick here


Jerry Santiago

Jerry Santiago, PhD, HTL(ASCP), QIHC
Professor of Histology/HT Program Director, Jacksonville, FL


Joanna Barton

Joanna Barton, HT(ASCP)HTL
Histology Supervisor, Experimental Pathology Laboratories, Inc, Durham, NC

Immediate Past President 

Hector Hernandez

Hector Hernandez, HT(ASCP)
San Antonio, TX


Michelle BellMichelle Bell, HT(ASCP)
Clinical Pathology Support Manager, Clinical Pathology Associates, Buda, TX


Liz ChlipalaLiz Chlipala, BS, HTL(ASCP)QIHC
Manager, Premier Laboratory, Longmont, CO

Speaker of the House 

Konnie ZeitnerKonnie Zeitner, HT(ASCP)HTL
Bellevue, NE

Region I Director 

Luis ChiribogaLuis Chiriboga, PhD, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Director Ex-Path IHC Laboratory, NYU Langone Hospital , NYC, NY

Region II Director 

Michelle HartMichelle Hart, MS, HT(ASCP)
Histology Supervisor; Education Clinical
Coordinator-HT Program, Christiana CareHealth Services, Newark, DE

Region III Director 

Susan ClarkSusan J. Clark, HT/HTL(ASCP)QIHC, MT
Pathology Manager, Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC

Region IV Director 

Dawn SchneiderDawn Schneider, HT(ASCP)
Lead Histotech, Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff, WI

Region V Director 

Colleen Forster
Colleen Forster, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Scientist, University of MN, Minneapolis, MN

Region VI Director 

Shameika WinfreyShameika Winfrey, HT(ASCP)
Anatomic Pathology Speicalist, Baylor Scott & White Health Baylor University Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX 

Region VII Director 


Region VIII Director 

Jeremy JohnstonJeremy Johnston, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Manager Anatomic Pathology, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, Lake Stevens, WA

Region IX Director 

Nadia GaleNadia Gale
Anatomic Pathology Technical Practice Lead, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC Canada