The success of the AAST is due largely to volunteer committee members who provide an invaluable service to the association. By contributing through diverse activities and projects, committees and councils assist the organization in advancing and promoting the sleep technology profession.

Standards and Guidelines Committee

The charge of the Standards and Guidelines Committee is to develop and update appropriate technical guidelines and competencies, position statements, educational guidelines, care plans, and other tools for evaluation and monitoring patients with sleep disorders based on literature review, expert opinion, consensus, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine accreditation standards and Clinical Practice Parameters. 

  • Lisa Endee, MPH, RRT-SDS, RPSGT, RST, Committee Vice Chair
  • T. Massey Arrington, MBA, RPSGT, RST, CCSH, Board Liaison
  • Brenda Remmert, BS, RPSGT
  • Cynthia Roth, RPSGT, RST, CCSH, CRT
  • Darrell Collins, RPSGT
  • Danieliza Juniis-Johnson, MSE, LPN, RPSGT, RST
  • Geoff Eade, RPSGT, CCSH
  • Lata Casturi, MS,  RPSGT, RST, CCSH
  • Megan Donecker, RPSGT
  • Stacie Roupas, BS, RPSGT
  • Regina Pitts, RPSGT
  • Rose Batenhorst, RPSGT, RRT
  • Russell Rozensky, MS, RRT-SDS, CPFT, RPSGT
  • Tim Statza, RPSGT, RST, RCP

Editorial Committee

The Editorial Committee serves to help guide, curate, and author the content strategy for AAST, playing an instrumental role in the development of themes and topics, identifying sources, and providing input on the content strategy and channels for delivery of the A2Zzz publication, AAST blogs, and more. 

  • Bretton Beine, RPSGT, Chair
  • Brendan Duffy, RPSGT, RST, CCSH, Board Liaison
  • Brandon Ramirez, RPSGT, CCSH
  • Jeri Cobb RST, RPSGT, CCSH
  • Melissa Walsh RPSGT, CCSH

Educational Advisory Committee

The Education Advisory Resource Committee is a resource group of volunteers who will be guided by the AAST staff to strategize initiatives, guide best practices, and serve as ambassadors. Advisory members are visionaries, thought-leaders, strategizers, and ambassadors that come from AAST’s many constituencies.

  • Laura Linley, CRT, RPSGT, FAAST, Committee Chair
  • Byron Jamerson, RPSGT, RST, CCSH, FAAST, Board Liaison
  • Bryan Beaudette, RPSGT, CCSH
  • Daniel D. Lane, MAPsy, BS, RPSGT, CCSH 
  • Deb Guerrero, RRT, RPSGT
  • Denise Alexander, RRT, RPSGT
  • Dottie Covey-Elleby, BS, RPSGT
  • Kevin Adley, RPSGT, CCSH
  • Jana Perrin, RPSGT
  • James Shannon Dean, BS, RPSGT, CCSH
  • Robin James, RPSGT, CRT, RCP
  • Russell Rosensky, RPSGT, CPFT, CCSH
  • Sarah Brennecka, BA, RPSGT
  • Tammy Muth-Davis, RRT, RPSGT
  • Tammy Taylor, RRT, RPSGT

CEC Accreditation Committee 

The charge of the CEC Accreditation Committee is to review and recommend CE credits for sleep educational activities, including courses, lectures, workshops and computer based learning activities ensuring that all meet high standards and fulfill the CEC Program criteria approved by the AAST Board of Directors.

  • Steven Lenik, RPSGT, RST, Committee Chair
  • Charli Evans, RPSGT, RST, Committee Vice Chair
  • Daniel D. Lane, MAPsy, BS, RPSGT, CCSH Board Liaison 
  • Jon Atkinson, BS, RPSGT, CCSH, FAAST
  • Linda Berry, RPSGT
  • Lisa Bond,  RPSGT, RST
  • Kristina Davis, RPSGT, RST
  • Thomas Finstuen, RPSGT, RST, R. EEG T.
  • Luanne Garrett, BA, RPSGT
  • Daniel Herold, RPSGT
  • Byron Jamerson, RPSGT, RST, CCSH, FAAST
  • LeeAnn Magee, RRT, RPSGT
  • Monique Moore, RPSGT
  • Regina Pitts, RPSGT