The Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control (ARC IPC) is guided by a steering committee made up of professionals in public health, infectious diseases, medicine, nursing and more. The Steering Committee provides input on training and technical assistance needs of IPC professionals, creates linkages between key IPC professionals across the state, and guides project activities.

Paul Erwin, MD, MPH, Steering Committee Chair, Dean of the UAB School of Public Health

Shoshannah J. Anderson,BSN, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist Quality Management, Huntsville Hospital 

Rosemary Blackmon, Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer, Alabama Hospital Association

Mary Duncan, MSN, RN, CIC, Senior Director Infection Prevention, University of Alabama at Birmingham 

Beth Goodall, Infection Prevention Director, Alabama Hospital Association

Wade Menefee, MSN, RN, LNHA, Lead Infection Prevention Specialist, UAB LTC Strike Team

Kaye Melnick MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Office of Clinical Management and Practice, ADPH

Delphene Noland, MSN, RNc-NIC, CIC, Director of Infection Prevention and Control Children’s of Alabama                          

Kitty Norris, BSN, RN, Assistant Chief Nursing Officer, Office of Clinical Management and Practice, ADPH

Melanie Roderick, MPH, Epidemiologist, ADPH Infectious Disease & Outbreaks Division 

April Sells, Director, Tribal Emergency Services, Poarch Band of Creek Indians 

Judy Smith, Administrator, ADPH Northern District 

Carol Snowden, Quality Director, Alabama Hospital Association

Wesley Willeford, MD, Medical Director of Disease Control at Jefferson County Department of Health