ANTHC CHAP Statewide Services – Victorie Heart, MS, RN, Director Community Health Aide Program
Victorie “Torie” Heart, MS, RN is currently the Director of the Community Health Aide Program for Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. She and her staff work collaboratively with 26 tribally managed Community Health Aide Programs who provide primary and emergency health care services to Alaska Native peoples in rural Alaska. She has been involved in tribal health care in Oregon and Alaska for more than 25 years.
CHAP Instructor/Midlevel Provider Supervisor- James Lesniak PA-C, firstname.lastname@example.org
James received his Bachelor’s degree in Black Studies and Sociology from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Masters of Liberal Studies with a Social Science concentration from Hollins University. He worked for 20 years in a variety of capacities in non-profit agencies which focused on community development and housing before deciding to attend PA school. He received a Master’s in Science - Physician Assistant at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia. He began his PA career in a large Level I Trauma Center Hospital and worked as a Hospitalist and on the Geriatric Consult service. He moved to McGrath, Alaska and worked as Primary Care PA for SCF for 2.5 years before taking his job as a CHAP Instructor and a network provider in the Rural Provider Pool in July of 2016. In addition to classroom instruction he has also written lesson plans and practical evaluations and instructed online distance learning classes. He has provided CHA training in Dillingham and Kotzebue and provided coverage in St. Paul and Kotzebue. He will transition to a Supervisory role with a Statewide Services Focus to include work with the Certification Board, eCHAM and Cerner.
CHAM Program Manager-Tasha Hotch email@example.com
Tasha received a Bachelor’s in Technical Management from DeVry University. She is a Tlingit from the Chilkat Indian Village Klukwan in Southeast Alaska. She more than a decade of experience working with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Some projects she’s participated in prior to joining CHAP Statewide Services were the Cerner implementation at ANTHC while working as a Management Information Specialist in Medical Records and the Manager Training Series implementation while working as an Associate Trainer in the Human Resources Department.