The COA committees are chaired by the following Directors. Volunteer for a committee be contacting the chairs.
|Executive Committee||Captain Dean Coppola, D.D.S., M.P.H. (Bio) (Email)|
|Lieutenant Commander Kristie Purdy, M.S., RD/LD, CDE (Bio) (Email)|
Communications and Public Relations
|Lieutenant Commander Danielle Mills, M.P.H., REHS (Bio) (Email)|
Legislation and Benefits
|Captain Diana Elson, DrPH, MA (Bio) (Email)|
|Local Branch||Captain Karen Munoz, RN, BSN, MS (Bio) (Email)|
|Captain David Lau, D.P.M., M.B.A., M.P.H. (Bio) (Email)|
Constitution and Bylaws
|Commander Christa Hale, DVM, MPH, Dipl. ACVPM (Bio) (Email)|
Retiree and Alumni
|Rear Admiral, Ret., Richard A. Rubendall, P.E. (Bio) (Email)|
There are many ways for active duty and retired Public Health Service officers to engage with COA and our nationwide network of officers.
Join a Local Branch
COA offers dozens of Local Branches throughout the United States. Some are even overseas. Search here for a Local Branch in your state and contact COA staff about joining.
Run for Office
Directors serve two-year terms on the COA Board of Directors. Self-nominations are allowed. Please consider running for an open seat on the Board.
Volunteer for a Committee
The strategic goals of COA are achieved through working committees comprised of active duty and retired PHS officers. Contact committee chairs and volunteer.