Contact Us

Special Operations Medical Association
111 West Jackson Blvd., Ste. 1412
Chicago, IL  60604

(913) 222-8659
Fax: (913) 222-8606
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Sheila O’Neal, Executive Director
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Sheila reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for managing new initiatives, as well as long-term financial and strategic planning. She oversees the operations of the headquarters and professional staff and ensures that the organization maintains sound financial principles and makes progress in achieving its goals.

Jennifer Lanphere, Associate Executive Director
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Jennifer is the primary contact for questions about the SOMA Scientific Assembly. She works with various committees including the Program Committee and Awards.

Raven Hardin, Account Executive 
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Raven works with Jennifer in support of the Scientific Assembly as well as general committee support.

Sean Hewitt, Director of Meetings 
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Sean works with SOMA leaders to plan and manage the Scientific Assembly. He is responsible for all meeting logistics, including management of vendors and contractors. 

Candice Miller, Account Executive
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Candice works with the committee chairs and manages the SOMA LMS, SOMed.

Autumn Menefee, Account Coordinator
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Autumn coordinates logistics pertaining to Scientific Assembly registration and membership.

Exhibits and Sponsorships Coordinator
Manages all exhibit and sponsorship sales for the Scientific Assembly.