Fall Leadership Development Series and Annual Meeting
Sept. 19 and 20, 2018 in New Orleans, LA
Embassy Suites in New Orleans, LA
Registration is required to attend. The early registration fee for ACCT Members is $300 if registered by August 1. After that date, registration increases to $350. Registration for non-members is $400. Registration Link
2018 ACCT FALL EDUCATION MEETING AGENDA - DAY 1
07:00 – REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
08:00-09:30 – SESSION I
Disruptive Technology: Implications for National Airspace Strategic Plan
Presenter: Bruce Webb, Director Aviation Education and Community Outreach AIRBUS
08:45-09:30 – ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION:
- “Next Gen” Navigation and Flight Technologies
- Strategies to Operate in Crowded Air Space
- “Next Gen” Aircraft
09:30-10:00 – BREAK
10:00-11:30 – SESSION II
Reality-Based Leadership: Ditching the Drama and Turning Excuses into Results
Presenter: Ana Dorr, Reality Based Leadership
10:45-11:30 – ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION:
- How does emotional expensiveness show up in your day-to-day?
- Share a time when someone was in ego (venting) and how you could have called them to greatness
knowing what you know now
- Make a list of common conditions you put on your buy-in to projects or initiatives
- Differentiate between persistence and resilience through the use of the Resiliency Board tool
11:30-12:30 - LUNCH AND NETWORKING BREAK
12:30-12:45 - PATIENT ADVOCATE AWARD PRESENTATION - Sponsored by SevenBar Aviation
12:45-14:15 – SESSION III
Turning Tragedy into Positive Action: Resilience - What They Have Both Learned
Presenter: Dave Repsher, EMT-P, BSN and Karen Mahany, CRNA
13:30-14:15 – ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION:
- Helicopter occupancy safety measures - where we are today!
- Safety - legislative changes needed
- Safety Cultures - do we do what we say?
14:15 - 14:45 – BREAK 14:45-16:15 – SESSION IV
The “Ins and Outs” of Aviation Insurance: What You Need to Know
Presenter: Michael Kriebel, Allianz
15:30-16:15 – ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION:
- Is your program top notch in the eyes of the insurance industry?
- Understanding aircraft liability coverage for owned aircraft and through air operator contracts
- What are appropriate coverage targets?
- Accident settlement impacts on the aviation insurance market
16:15 – ADJOURNMENT OF DAY 1
18:00-21:00 - EVENING SOCIAL HOUR AND DINNER EVENT - HOSTED BY STRATEGIC EDUCATION PARTNER
Location and details to be announed soon!
2018 ACCT FALL EDUCATION MEETING AGENDA - DAY 2
07:00 – REGISTRATION
08:00-09:30 – SESSION V
Critical Incident Response Management and PEER Support
Presenter: Tania Glenn, PsyD, LCSW, Tania Glenn and Associates
08:45-09:30 – ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION:
- Types of stress and our reactions to stress
- Critical incidents and the impact on employees
- Stress management strategies and how best to support your employees resiliency
09:30-10:00 – BREAK
10:00-11:30 – SESSION VI
Balance Billing/Reimbursement Trends and Challenges
Presenter: Edward Marasco, MPM, CMTE, EMT-P (Ret.), Quick Med Claims
10:45-11:30 – ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION:
- Industry trends in reimbursement
- State Legislative challenges to the ADA (e.g. rates, routes, and services)
- Health Insurance response to escalating patient charges
- Balance billing and collection practices – ethical or not?
11:30-13:00 - LUNCH, WASHINGTON UPDATE AND ANNUAL MEETING
11:50-12:15 – WASHINGTON UPDATE – Lisa Tofil, Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP
12:15-13:00 – ANNUAL MEETING
ACCT 2017/2018 REVIEW
- Introduction of New Board Members – Frank Erdman/Steve Haemmerle
- Executive Director Report – Roxanne Shanks
- Financial Overview – Edward Eroe
- Development /Membership Committee Update – Mike Christianson
- Communications Committee Update – Mary Ahlers
- Education Committee Update – Karen Arndt/Denise Landis
- Governance Committee Update – Denise Landis
- Feedback from Membership – Open discussion
13:00-13:15 - WRAP UP AND ADJOURNMENT
2018 ACCT FALL EDUCATIONAL MEETING PRESENTERS
Ana Dorr is vibrant speaker who brings a fresh, international perspective to Cy Wakeman’s Reality-Based philosophy. As the very first Spanish – English certified Reality-Based Facilitator, Ana has created a new opportunity to bring the Reality-Based message to both English and Spanish speaking leaders and employees. She holds a Master’s degree in International Business from the University of Derby, England and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Finance from Escuela Internacional de Gerencia, Spain.
Today, she is a full time member of Cy Wakeman’s team and a certified facilitator handpicked to deliver the Reali- ty-Based message in both Spanish and English. Her unique background and international experience combine with her infectious energy to create a dynamic learning opportunity that inspires. The results seen from her facilitation of Cy’s programs are undeniable and audiences consistently rank her programs as one of the best they’ve ever seen.
TANIA GLENN, PSYD, LCSW
Dr. Tania Glenn is the president of Tania Glenn and Associates, PA a clinical practice in Aus- tin, TX that is focused on promoting resilience, critical incident response and peer support team training and activation. As a leading national clinician in the treatment of post-trau- matic stress disorder (PTSD), Dr. Glenn specializes in working with emergency responders, military and the aviation community.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with twenty-six years of experience, Dr. Glenn deployed to Oklahoma City in 1995, New York City in 2001, New Orleans in 2005 and Dallas in 2016 in support of law enforcement officers, fire fighters, and national guardsman who responded to the Murrah Federal Building, World Trade Center terrorist attacks the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Dallas Police shootings.
Dr. Glenn is an active faculty member and trainer for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and an advisory board member for the Brattleboro Hospital Uniformed Services Worker’s Retreat, Brattleboro, VT.
Dr. Glenn received her Bachelor and Master Degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and Doctorate Degree from California Coast University. Having published numerous articles, Tania serves as a regular contributor to Air Beat: The Official Journal of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association. A 2006 film documentary titled “Between Iraq and a Hard Place” featured Dr. Glenn for her traumatic stress work for returning military members.
KAREN MAHANY, CRNA
Karen became a RN in 1992 and became a Flight For Life Colorado (FFL) flight RN in 1998. While a flight nurse, Karen met and flew with Patrick Mahany, HEMS pilot. They married in 2003. Karen left flight nursing in 2005 to return to bedside nursing and to return to school to become a Nurse Anesthetist/CRNA. She graduated with her Masters in Nurse Anesthesia in 2014. Karen currently lives and works as a CRNA in the Denver, CO metropolitan area.
EDWARD MARASCO, MPM, CMTE, EMT-P (RET.)
Ed Marasco is currently the Vice President of Business Development for Quick Med Claims. Quick Med Claims provides revenue cycle management and consulting services for medical transportation organizations nationwide.
Mr. Marasco spent thirteen years at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in various administrative positions. He also served as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Emergency Resource Management, Inc., a subsidiary of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In addition, he served as a member of the Board of Directors for the STAT MedEvac Program.
Mr. Marasco received a BS degree in Secondary Education from the University of Pittsburgh and an MPM degree from the H.J. Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University. In addition, he was cer- tified as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Marasco has more than fifteen (15) years of prehospital clinical experience and more than thirty (30) years of healthcare management experience.
Mr. Marasco has been actively involved with various industry professional organizations for more than twenty-five (25) years. He served as a member of the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) Fixed Wing Committee and the Finance & Reimbursement Committee. Mr. Marasco served on the Board of AAMS as the Chairman of the Finance & Reimbursement Committee for more than four (4) years. Mr. Marasco represented the Association of Air Medical Services in the Negotiated Rulemaking Process to establish a new Ambulance Reimbursement Fee Schedule for the Medicare Program.
DAVE REPSHER, EMT-P, BSN
David Repsher and his wife Amanda currently reside in Colorado. Dave has a great love for the outdoors which lead him to begin a career of transport medicine as a ski patroller. Cur- rently, Dave is a nationally registered Paramedic, received his BSN in Nursing from Idaho State University, and held certifications in critical care transport, critical care nursing, and as a critical care flight nurse. Tragically, due to a post-crash fire, he was burned over 90% of his body in a Flight For Life helicopter crash in July 2015 in which the pilot lost his life and his co-nurse was catastrophically injured.
Though still recovering, Dave and Amanda now look forward to sharing their story of love and survival in the hope of spurring changes in the medical transport industry with a focus on safety.
LISA TOFIL, PARTNER, HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP
Ms. Tofil represents a number of health care organizations, with significant expertise in hospital and health system financing, trauma centers and systems, air medical transport, emergency medical services and the 340B Drug Discount Program. She is an experienced advocate on numerous other healthcare issues and programs, including graduate medical education, biomedical research, transplantation, health resources issues, as well as public records and open meetings laws. Ms. Tofil works with clients on policy development, devising legislative and regulatory strategies, and intervening as necessary to draft and secure legislative or regulatory changes that advance client interests. In previous roles, she served as in-house counsel to two large health systems, building their government relations functions and executing strategic government relations plans.
Bruce Webb is the Director of Aviation Education and Community Outreach for Airbus. He came to Airbus in February 1999 and was the Chief pilot for 16 years. He trained as an Accident Investigator for Airbus and is qualified in most Airbus helicopter models. He also Participated in Hurricane Katrine relief efforts in New Orleans for Airbus back in 2005.
Bruce began his aviation career while in High School Aviation Aerospace course (private pilot ground school) as a sophomore, then attended A&P school as a Junior and Senior. He obtained his private rotorcraft certificate in 1982 and commercial and CFI in 1983.
Bruce has flown and worked as an owner/operator in the Chicago area in various facets of helicopter operations to include Flight Instruction, Part 137 Agricultural operations (crop dusting), Part 145 limited repair station, Part 135 Charter, Powerline / Pipeline patrol, Photography, Cinematography, and HAA (Helicopter Air Ambulance).
Bruce believes that the key to improving the accident rate in aviation is a better understanding of human behavior.