Regional Chapter Officers

Each Ohio Academy of Family Physicians regional chapter is organized based on the needs of the individual chapter, with positions varying from region to region, each being led by a board of directors.

Regional chapters are divided into seven major regions centered around Ohio’s seven medical schools:

Northwest Ohio Academy of Family Physicians
(Counties: Allen, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood, and Wyandot)

President
Linda Speer, MD, Toledo
P: 419.383.5578
President-Elect
Vacant
Treasurer
Carl Wehri, MD, Delphos
P: 419.692.1055
Regional Director
Kathleen Meehan-de la Cruz, MD, Norwalk

Northeast Ohio Academy of Family Physicians
(Counties: Ashland, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Lake, and Lorain)

President
Sheng Liu, MD, Cleveland
P: 216.778.5731
Secretary/Treasurer
Past President
Patricia Kellner, MD, Cleveland
P: 216.291.5454
Regional Director
Patricia Kellner, MD, Cleveland
P: 216.291.5454

Miami Valley Academy of Family Physicians
(Counties: Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Green, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby)

President
Annette Chavez, MD, Kettering
P: 937.643.3083
Vice President
Warren Ljungren, MD, Dayton
P: 937.208.7599
Treasurer
Kathy Wittberg, MD, Dayton
P: 937.836.5171
Secretary
Mary Buchwalder, MD, Dayton
P: 937.229.3131
Regional Director
Teresa W. Zryd, MD, Dayton
P: 937.734.6848

Central Ohio Academy of Family Physicians
(Counties: Crawford, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway, Richland, Ross, and Union)

President
Linda Post, MD, Westerville
P: 614.410.7924
President-Elect
Brandon Crouch, MD, Columbus
Past President
Melissa Jefferis, MD, Columbus
P: 614.566.5414
Treasurer
Sarah Sams, MD, Grove City
P: 614.566.9000
Regional Director
Bryan W. Ghiloni, MD, Gahanna
P: 614.855.4878
Executive Assistant
Christine McWherter, Hilliard
P: 614.327.3412

East Central Ohio Academy of Family Physicians
(Counties: Ashtabula, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, and Wayne)

President
Jim Johns, MD, Canton
P: 330.455.0800
Treasurer
Todd Zeiger, MD, Sharon Center
P: 330.239.4455
Secretary
Gregory A. Haban, MD, Canton
P: 330.494.7099
Regional Director
John A. DiSabato, MD, Akron
P: 330.375.7778

Southwest Ohio Society of Family Physicians
(Counties: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren)

President
Will Sawyer, MD, Cincinnati
P: 513.769.4951
Vice President/Past President
Philip Diller, MD, Cincinnati
P: 513.853.4350
Treasurer
Vacant
Regional Director
Willliam P. Sawyer, MD, Cincinnati
P: 513.769.4951

Southeast Ohio Academy of Family Physicians
(Counties: Athens, Belmont, Gallia, Guernsey, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pike, Scioto, Vinton, and Washington)

President
Stephen Ulrich, MD, New Lexington
P: 740.342.5158
Vice President
Mike Brockett, MD, Marietta
P: 740.374.4273
Treasurer
Stephen Ulrich, MD, New Lexington
P: 740.342.5158
Regional Coordinator
Cindy de Santos, Athens
P: 740.593.2672
Regional Director
Stephen C. Ulrich, MD, New Lexington
P: 740.342.5158