The North Carolina Medical Society Board of Directors (NCMS BOD) is comprised of four executive members, four regional representatives (find your regional rep) and five at-large members. The NCMS BOD meets several times throughout the year and seeks feedback from the membership on any health policy issues of concern.

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Michael J. Utecht, MD, FACEP
President
Term: 2021-2022

Arthur Apolinario, MD, MPH, FAAFP
President-Elect
Term: 2021-2022

Philip M. Brown, Jr., MD
Immediate Past President
Term: 2021-2022

John J. Meier, IV, MD, MBA
Secretary-Treasurer
Term: 2020-2023

Chip Baggett, JD
Executive Vice President/CEO

Claudius Jarrett, MD
Region 1 Representative
Term: 2021-2024

Fatima Z. Syed, MD, MSc, FACP
Region 2 Representative
Term: 2021-2024

Karen L. Smith, MD, FAAFP
Region 3 Representative
Term: 2020-2023

Rachel D. Keever, MD, CPE, FACC
Region 4 Representative
Term: 2020-2023

Jugta Kahai, MD, FAAP
At-Large
Term: 2021-2024

Bryant A. Murphy, MD, MBA
At-Large
Term: 2020-2023

Eileen M. Raynor, MD, FACS, FAAP
At-Large
Term: 2020-2023

Merritt J. Seshul, MD, MBA, FACS
At-Large
Term: 2019-2022

Carl J. Westcott, MD
At-Large
Term: 2021-2024