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Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA


Tom S. Davis, CRNA, MAE, is the former Chief of the Division of Nurse Anesthesia at The Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, and former Chief CRNA at (Baylor) Scott and White, Main OR in Temple, TX. Col. Davis, USAF (Ret.). Thomas received his anesthesia education while on active duty in the Air Force and continued his education by earning a master’s degree from Gonzaga University and a Doctorate degree from Midwestern University. While on the faculty at the University of Kansas, Tom showed his pioneer spirit by developing the nation’s first distance education program for nurse anesthesia. Tom was recently the keynote speaker at Allen College where he received the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award and was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

At The Johns Hopkins, Mr. Davis spearheaded the redesign of the CRNA annual performance review and implemented a merit-based bonus system. Also at Hopkins, he developed and taught leadership management skills to a group of selected CRNAs.

He has served on the AANA Professional Practice Advisory Board, is a contributor to the AANA Newsletter and has participated as a faculty member of the AANA Fall Leadership Academy. Recognized for his ability to work across department lines, for team-building and values-based hiring, Tom is a national speaker, educator, writer, author, and leadership trainer for Third River Partners. Tom Davis is the author of Leader Reader 1 – Authentic Lessons in Leadership, described by a chief CRNA reader as, “…one of those books that could transform your management paradigm,” and, “a clear and concise guide to becoming the best manager of people you can be.” Tom will continue his civility in leadership technique and ability to connect with patients, staff, and will continue to teach as an adjunct faculty for Midwestern University.

Tom hosts two active websites. and feature Tom’s weekly blog article that promotes CRNA leadership and elevates the nurse anesthesia profession.

William Howie, DNP, CRNA

Dr. Howie has an extensive background in nursing and nurse anesthesia. Dr. Howie holds Master of Science degrees in both Emergency Health Care Administration and Nurse Anesthesia and completed his doctorate degree in 2010 from The John's Hopkins University. Since 1995, he has been a CRNA at the University of Maryland Medical Center/Shock Trauma Center UMMC, in Baltimore, MD. Duties at the Trauma Center include the provision of anesthetic services to victims of acute trauma. Secondary duties performed by Howie include the provision of monthly educational lectures to newly assigned SRNAs and to function as a member of the Anesthesia Departments Quality Assurance Committee.

In addition to his practice as a nurse anesthetist, Dr. Howie is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Academy of Health Sciences for the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School in Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Dr. Howie also holds academic positions at the University of MD, School of Nursing. He has retired from the military as Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve after 25 years of service. He was called to active duty multiple times throughout his reserve career.

Dr. Howie has published numerous articles in a variety of peer-reviewed journals.

James F. Martemucci, Esq.


James Martemucci is licensed in Maine, New York, and New Jersey. Jim is peer-rated as an AV attorney, the highest rating an attorney can achieve in ethics and skills. He has more than 30 years of experience in both civil and criminal defense work. He has handled several high-profile criminal trials and brings an aggressive defense attitude to those cases. Jim also represents a variety of clients in personal injury and general civil litigation and specializes in medical malpractice defense. He has three daughters and enjoys riding his motorcycles.

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation; Criminal Defense; Medical Malpractice; Personal Injury; Family Law

Admitted: 1985, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1986, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1989, Maine

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Law School: Seton Hall University, J.D.

Member: Oxford County and Maine State Bar Associations; Oxford County Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1993); Maine Trial Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Biography: Delta Epsilon Sigma.

Terry C. Wicks, DNP, CRNA

Terry Wicks is a 1981 graduate of the University of Iowa, College of Nursing and received his anesthesia education while on active duty in the U.S. Army. Mr. Wicks graduated from the US Army Nurse Corps Anesthesiology for Nurse Corps Officers Course in 1986, and in conjunction received a Masters Degree in Health Science from Texas Wesleyan University. In May of 2018, Terry graduated from the Masters to Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of Iowa.

During his career, Mr. Wicks has served on numerous AANA committees and task forces. Terry was elected to the AANA Board of Directors in 2002 and served as AANA President in 2006-07. Terry is currently serving as an elected member of the NBCRNA Board of Directors, sitting on the Finance Committee and chairing the Communications Committee. In the fall of 2018, he began his second term as Vice President of the NBCRNA Board and in September will begin a term as NBCRNA President.

Terry is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program and his lecture focus is pharmacology.

His interests outside the workplace include running, golf, and entertaining his 4 grandchildren. Terry is a founding member of the rock band, Volatile Agents.