Chapter Leadership


President – Jessica Galarraga, MD

Natasha N. Powell, MD, MPH – President Elect
Allen F. Wang, MD, MPH – Secretary/Treasurer

Immediate Past President – Natalie L. Kirilichin, MD, MPH View Bio

Board of Directors

Director at Large – Leah E. Steckler, MD View Bio

Maria Lawrynowicz – Resident-Director (Georgetown)
Amy Prescott – Alternate Resident-Director (Georgetown)
Nicholas J. Dreyer, MD – Resident-Director (George Washington)
Nehal S. Naik, MD – Alternate Resident-Director (George Washington)


Councillor – Rita A. Manfredi-Shutler, MD, FACEP View Bio









Jessica Galarraga, MD, MPH
Natasha N. Powell, MD, MPH

Alternate Councillor
Natalie L. Kirilichin, MD, MPH

Chapter Executive
Adriana Alvarez

National ACEP Board Member

Aisha T. Liferidge, MD, FACEP View Bio








All active District of Columbia ACEP members are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors or represent the Chapter as a Councillor. The Board of Directors has general supervision of the Chapter affairs at its annual meetings. Councillors represent District of Columbia at National ACEP Council Meetings held in conjunction with National ACEP events.