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Directors In Training Review and Credentialing
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Chair: Deborah O. Crowe

Vice-Chair: Noureddine Berka

Paul Warner (Past Chair & ARB Liaison)

Zahra Mehdizadeh Kashi

Sandra Resto-Ruiz

Medhat Askar

Cathi Murphey

Omar Moussa

Kai Cao

Mayra Lopez-Cepero

Eric Wagner

Carol Pancoska

Ellen Klohe

Chak-Sum (Sam) Ho

Paula Arnold

Barbara Masten

Chantale Lacelle

Julio Delgado

Rob Liwski

John Schmitz (non-voting - board liaison)

Joannis Mytilineos (non-voting-EFI Representative)

Geof Land (Ombudsman)

Vicky Turner (Ombudsperson)

Diane Pidwell (Ombudsperson)



To review and approve directors of ASHI laboratories at the highest standards.


  • Review the credentials of :

o   Candidates training to be HLA Directors and Technical Supervisors of ASHI accredited laboratories

o   HLA Directors of non-ASHI accredited USA laboratories who wish to become ASHI-accredited

o   HLA Directors from foreign countries (including the vetting of their graduate and post-graduate education by a recognized credential evaluating service) to determine if they meet the ASHI Standards to direct and/or provide technical supervision for an ASHI accredited laboratory

  • Review all submitted documentation including case portfolios, statements from the mentoring director, and letters of recommendation for all prospective candidate directors and candidate technical supervisors

  • Evaluate and approve the proposed didactic, research, and clinical schedules for individual trainees or detailed plans for permanent director training fellowship programs

  • Attend the annual committee meeting held in conjunction with the ASHI Annual Meeting whenever possible


Work can be completed through phone, email and face to face meetings.

If you are interested in serving on the Directors In Training Review and Credentialing Committee, please complete the online volunteer form.


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