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Date:10/25/2007

ociety's National Assembly since 1987. She has been the chair of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Advisory Committee since 2001 among serving on numerous other committees. She is the past chair of the Board of the Society's Connecticut Division.

Morra replaces Anna Johnson-Winegar, Ph.D., who remains on the board as immediate past chair. A Society volunteer for almost 30 years, Johnson-Winegar previously served as secretary, treasurer, vice chair, and chair-elect of the Society's National Board of Directors. She is also a past president of both the Society's Maryland and Mid-Atlantic Divisions.

Elizabeth T.H. Fontham, M.P.H., Dr,PH., president-elect, is the first dean of Louisiana State University, School of Public Health, and a professor of epidemiology and pathology at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine. She has made significant contributions in establishing the risk of lung cancer associated with involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke.

Van Velsor Wolf, JD, chair elect and a 22-year Society volunteer, is the senior environmental lawyer at Snell & Wilmer in Phoenix, Ariz. Wolf has served as the president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM (ACS CAN) Board of Directors, treasurer of the National Board and chairman of the audit committee, chairman of the Society's Arizona and Southwest Divisions and on numerous national committees.

George W.P. Atkins, vice chair, previously served two terms as secretary, and has been a Society volunteer since 1973. Atkins serves on many national and South Atlantic Division committees. After a 33-year career in the banking industry, Atkins retired from Wachovia Bank, where his last position was as an executive vice president in the trust department. Atkins serves on the board of directors and co-chairs the governance committee for the Society's South Atlantic Division. He also served as chairman of the board, secretary and treasurer in the Society's former Southeast Divis
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