March 29, 2015

ABHES staff is here to provide assistance and guidance.  Below is a staff list, including primary responsibilities, not all inclusive.  Due to the high level of staff travel, it is normally most effective to use e-mail to contact staff.

Florence Tate

Executive Director

India Y. Tips
Assistant Executive Director
●Annual Calendar
●Annual Conference
●Initial and Renewal Application Process


Christy Baily-Byers
Manager of Training & Distance Education Development
●Evaluator Training (Live and Online)
●Distance Education Delivery (application required)
●Expansion of Distance Education Delivery (application required)

Tammy Bridgeman
Manager of Operations
●Expense Reimbursements

Eileen M. Brennan
Director of Accreditation
●Accreditation Management System
●Change of Ownership or Control (application required)
●Complaints (see Website for submission directions)

Kelly Costello
Accreditation Coordinator
●Change in Status (application required)

Mary Margaret Coughlin
Accreditation Coordinator
●Change in Name (application required)
●Exhibitor and Sponsorship Activities for Annual Conference

Pete Etchells
Senior Accreditation Coordinator
●Accreditation Confirmation
●Campus Closure
●Teach-out Agreements

Amanda Ludwa
Program Specialist
●Exclusion of Continuing Education or Programs (application required)
●Minor Program Revisions (application required)

Kellie Mullarkey
Accreditation Coordinator
●Change of Location (application required)

Wesley Pope
Accreditation Assistant
●General questions

Amy Rowe
Director of Institutional Review and Development
●Annual Reporting
●Website Development

Holly Viar
Manager of Compliance
●Annual Reporting
●Discontinuation of Programs (notification required)

Michael D. White
Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs
●Legal Issues
●State and Federal Regulatory Issues