Board Members

Maeve O’Connor, MD, FACAAI, FAAAAI, FACP - President

Dr. O'Connor is a physician with Allergy Asthma & Immunology Relief, PA. She cares for a large number of asthma patients and is a passionate advocate for asthma care and awareness.

Kelly W. Reeves, BSN, RN - Vice President

Kelly is a clinical and quality research nurse with Carolinas HealthCare System, Department of Family Medicine Research.

Becky Hubbell, BSN, RN - Secretary

Becky has over 20 years of public health experience and she has spent 10 years as a school nurse. Many of her patients have asthma and she is a strong advocate for asthma care in our region.

Jamie Lemmon, BSRT, AE-C- Treasurer

Jamie is a Respiratory Therapist with a passion for asthma education. She is a graduate of the UNC Charlotte BSRT Program and is an Asthma Educator with Carolinas Healthcare System.

Andrew Harver PhD, AE-C - At Large Member

Andrew Harver is a Professor of Public Health Sciences in the College of Health and Human Services at UNC Charlotte. He recently completed a five-year term as a member of the National Asthma Educator Certification Board.

Joseph P. Coyle M.D. - At Large Member

Dr. Coyle is a retired Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician and is now Clinical Associate Professor at UNC Charlotte and is Program Director for the Respiratory Therapy Program.

Melissa McCallum Calvert - At Large Member

Melissa McCallum Calvert is the mother of a child with asthma, a teacher, an author and a great advocate for awareness and education about asthma.

Toni Simmons - At Large Member

Toni Simmons the mother of a child that succumbed to the complications of asthma which inspired her to become an activist and advocate to bring awareness to asthma and it's complications.

Hazel Tapp, PhD - At Large Member

Hazel Tapp, PhD  serves as the Director of Research, Department of Family Medicine, Director of the Center for Primary Care Research, Carolinas HealthCare System, and leads a state-wide asthma shared decision making research study funded by Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

Julie Bogguss, NP, AE-C - At Large Member

Julie is a nurse practitioner with NovantHealth Pediatrics-Southpark.  She has a commitment to ensuring children with Asthma receive excellent care so they can achieve optimal control and enhanced quality of life. Julie has over 30 years experience as a nurse practitioner. She formalized her interest in Asthma care by becoming a Certified Asthma Educator in 2014.