Board of Directors

Gretchen E. Lawrence, BA, RRT, FAARC (President)
Registered in 1977, she has been a clinician, department manager, educator, and researcher while being an active member of The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). She was named Fellow of the AARC in 2000.

William C. Burke, RRT, PhD
Registered in 1987, he got his PhD in Physiology from Pennsylvania State University in 1991. He is Chair of the Health Science Division at National Park College in Hot Springs, AR.

Paul Lowe, RRT, MPH
Registered in 2007, he has a Masters in Public Health. He has been a clinician, medical sales representative, and educator. He is the head of the Respiratory Therapy Program at National Park College in Hot Springs, AR.

Albert Jones Chinn, MD, FCCP
Dr. Chinn received his medical degree from East Tennessee State University - Quillen College of Medicine - in 1986 and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis in 1989. His Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care fellowships were completed at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis in 1995. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine, and is employed at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Elizabeth A. Harrison
Ms. Harrison has over 40 years experience in the electronic components industry, primarily in sales, marketing and management for market leaders, including Panasonic and DigiKey Electronics. She resides in Mt. Ida, Arkansas

David L. Hulett, Treasurer
Mr. Hulett graduated from Michigan State University in 1976, with a BA in Business Administration. His 25-year career was spent in sales and marketing in the computer industry, working for Compaq, Digital Equipment Corporation and Hewlett-Packard prior to his retirement in 2008. He resides in Hot Springs, AR.