Officers & Board of Directors

AIRA Board

The AIRA Board of Directors is composed of officers, including a President, President-Elect, Governance Committee Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary, and seven directors for a total of 11 board members. This is an active, working board with members comprised primarily of immunization information system (IIS) managers working for public health agencies in regions and states around the country. No more than 20% of the total board is comprised of Individual Members, Non-Profit Members, and IIS Implementers (i.e., non-IIS members). Board members bring subject matter expertise to the association, as well as management experience.

*Non-IIS directors

Officers/Executive Committee

Mary Woinarowicz


Term as President: 2022-2023

Mary Woinarowicz joined the AIRA board most recently in 2017. Mary is currently the immunization information system manager at the North Dakota Department of Health & Human Services. Mary has been with the North Dakota IIS since 2011. Prior to working at the Department of Health & Human Services, she worked for a private health care system as a certified clinical trainer for its electronic health record system. She received her master of arts degree in sociology with a focus on educational foundations and research from the University of North Dakota. Mary is currently the co-chair of the American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA) Standards and Interoperability Steering Committee.

Served as President: 2015-2016

Heather Roth


Term as President Elect: 2022-2023

Heather Roth joined the AIRA board in 2018. Heather is the immunization branch chief in the Disease Control and Public Health Response Division at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. In this position, she develops strategic direction and policies for the state’s immunization program and is responsible for program operations, grant management, data management, and staff management. She has worked in immunizations for 13 years and specifically within the IIS field for 11 years. During that time, she has filled many IIS positions: training and outreach, interoperability and meaningful use project management, data quality monitoring, and IIS program management (including fiscal, vendor, and grant management). 

Served as Treasurer: 2018-2022 

Dave McCormick

Governance Committee Chair

Term as Governance Chair: 2021-2023

Dave McCormick joined the board in 2016. Dave is the director of the Indiana Immunization Division at the Indiana Department of Health. In this role, Dave leads a team of public health professionals committed to eliminating vaccine-preventable diseases by working with approximately 900 health care providers to deliver over $80,000,000 of publicly funded vaccine. In July 2015, Dave was elected to the executive board of the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM). Dave has worked in public health for the past 33 years. Prior to joining the Indiana Immunization Program in January 2012, Dave spent five years working on lead and healthy-homes issues at the state level, including lead poisoning prevention, radon, lead certification, enforcement, and remediation through grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Environmental Protection Agency, and Department of Housing and Urban Development. In November 2009, Dave was appointed to CDC’s Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention. Dave and his college sweetheart have been married for 33 years and have two sons.

Served as President: 2020–2021

Melissa Mickle-Hope


Term as Secretary: 2021-2023

Melissa Mickle-Hope joined the AIRA board in 2019. Melissa has worked with the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), Bureau of Immunization for over 17 years. She is the director of the Citywide Immunization Registry, the IIS for New York City. The CIR is a mature registry and has made strides in many areas, including immunization program integration and HL7 immunization reporting and querying. She began working with the NYC DOHMH as an outreach specialist for the CIR user interface and has worked as a vaccine data analyst, coordinator of vaccine information management, VFC coordinator, and deputy director prior to her current role as CIR director.

Steve Murchie


Term as Treasurer: 2022-2024

Steve Murchie joined the AIRA board in 2018. Steve is the CEO of Envision Technology Partners. Steve acquired Envision with his wife Claire in 2011 and, prior to this, spent over 20 years in the computer software industry. Steve is a co-chair of the Smarty User Group. He also serves on the Governance and Finance Committees for the AIRA board and is currently serving as treasurer.


Miriam Muscoplat

IIS Director

Current Board Term: 2021-2023

Miriam Muscoplat joined the AIRA board in 2021. Miriam is manager of the Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC). Her role includes supervising MIIC operations staff, overall MIIC program coordination, and MIIC data stewardship. Miriam has been with the immunization program at the Minnesota Department of Health since 2010 and has worked in the MIIC Operations Unit since 2014. She has a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master of public health degree in epidemiology from the University of Minnesota. In her spare time, Miriam enjoys reading and hiking with her family.

John Robison

IIS Director

Current Board Term: 2021-2023

John Robison joined the AIRA board in 2020. John is the IIS manager for PhilaVax, the immunization information system for the city of Philadelphia. He joined the Philadelphia Department of Health in 2009 in response to the H1N1 pandemic. Since then, he has served in roles within the IIS. John is currently a member of the Measurements and Certification Advisory Workgroup (MACAW) and frequently presents at the AIRA National Conference.

David Crowell

IIS Director

Current Board Term: 2021-2023

David Crowell joined the AIRA board in 2021. David is the HL7 interface manager for the Nevada State Immunization Program. He has worked in many capacities with the department since 2015. David developed a brand-new data quality unit that is used across the program to inform of missing and inaccurate information, improving the IIS. Another major focus of his work is leading the modernization effort of the IIS and public health programs in Nevada. This work gives more complete and accurate interoperability across all of Nevada’s health network. As the subject matter expert, he managed the design and interoperability of the software developed for vaccine management and appointment scheduling that was created during the COVID-19 pandemic. This software has now transitioned into a multivax system used by Nevada’s two largest health districts serving more than 2.5 million people. David lives in Reno, Nevada, where he enjoys the outdoors, especially skiing, camping, and heading to Lake Tahoe with his wife, kids, and dogs.

Stephen White

IIS Director

Current Board Term:  2022-2023

Stephen White joined the AIRA board in 2022. Stephen serves as the Public Health Innovations Director at Atlantic Management Center, Inc. (AMCI). In this role, he assists customers in finding new and innovative ways to make their IIS processes easier in order to reach their goals. Prior to joining AMCI, Stephen served as the South Carolina Immunization Program Manager from November 2015 - April 2023. He also served on the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) Executive Committee from 2016-2022.

Nancy Sharova

IIS Director

Current Board Term: 2022-2024

Nancy Sharova joined the AIRA board in 2022. Nancy is the immunization information system manager in Connecticut. In this role, she plans, manages, directs, and evaluates programmatic and IIS operations. She has a bachelor of science in family services and counseling and a master’s in public health. She previously worked in social services and social work. Since 2002, she has worked with an awesome team in the immunization program on activities including completing two successful migrations to new IIS platforms using project management and change management, conducting trainings and presentations, preparing communications, rolling out consumer access and a centralized help desk, overseeing data exchange and promoting interoperability, preparing IIS policies and procedures, amending state law making CT WiZ a lifespan IIS, managing contracts, hiring and supervising staff, and more. Over the last 20 years, she has enjoyed collaborating with partners to modernize IIS. Whenever she gets an opportunity, you will find Nancy swimming to relax, as she is a former mermaid…or lifeguard as some people call it.

Marie Hartel

IIS Director

Current Board Term: 2022-2024

Marie Hartel joined the AIRA board in 2022. Marie currently serves as the Tennessee Immunization Information System (TennIIS) manager. She joined the TennIIS team in May of 2020 as the deputy IIS manager and moved into her current role in December 2021. Marie started at the Tennessee Department of Health in 2012 as a CDC Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) fellow. Prior to her work in immunizations, Marie worked as an epidemiologist for the Evidence Based Home Visiting program, a REDCap administrator, and a clinical application coordinator overseeing the statewide implementation of an EBT-compatible management information system for the WIC program. She has a bachelor of science degree in health promotion from the University of Georgia and a master of public health degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Originally from the Atlanta area, Marie lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her family. In her free time, Marie enjoys chasing after her toddlers, spending time with family and friends, and trying new recipes.