DAFP Leadership

2021-2022 Officers and Board

Evan Bilheimer, MD, MPH

David Hack, MD, FAAFP

Paul Yerkes, MD
Vice President

Jamie Rapacciuolo, DO
Immediate Past President

Melissa Tribuiani, MD
Assistant Secretary

Brintha Vasagar, MD
Assistant Secretary

Erin Kavanaugh, MD, FAAFP

Seema Dattani, MD
Assistant Treasurer

Rebecca Jaffe, MD,
Director at Large

Yoav Tal, MD
Director at Large

Lindsay Ashkenase, MD
Director at Large

Cindy Siu, MD
Kent -Sussex Co. Liaison

Cedric Barnes, DO
Delegate, AAFP
Congress of Delegates

Hugh Bonner III, MD
Delegate, AAFP
Congress of Delegates

Joseph H. Kim,
Alt. Delegate, AAFP
Congress of Delegates

Karen Antell, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Alt. Delegate, AAFP
Congress of Delegates

Henrique Jaime, MD
Senior Resident Trustee

Judith Mensah-Panford, MBChB
Junior Resident Trustee

DAFP Staff

Ray Saputelli, MBA, CAE
Executive Director

A seasoned association management professional and Certified Association Executive (CAE), Ray has worked in all areas of the profession and has placed particular emphasis on healthcare associations and professional societies.  He brings experience in developing efficient governance solutions, building effective association programs, harnessing and leveraging volunteer resources, generating non-dues revenue, crafting and implementing strong organizational strategic plans, growing and retaining membership, and raising the profile of the industries and groups with whom he works. Ray is actively engaged with every client of Lutine Management Associates.



Candida Taylor
Associate Executive Director

Candida Taylor has over 17 years experience in non-profit association management, focusing on professional medical associations. Candida has a broad scope of knowledge in meeting and conference planning and has worked with many different venues to create large conferences as well as smaller task force and board meetings.  She has also been a successful fundraiser for over 22 years, organizing events and soliciting sponsorship opportunities for those events. She received a BFA from Syracuse University, School of Visual & Performing Arts.