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Christine Bentley, MHA, RT(R)(CT) (Clinical coordinator at Catawba Valley Community College)

Christine Bentley, MHA, RT(R)(CT)

Clinical coordinator at Catawba Valley Community College

Christine graduated with her associate in applied science and certificate in Radiography from Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute in 2003. She has worked in both hospitals and outpatient centers as a floor and lead technologist. After almost 20 years working as a CT and X-ray technologist, she took a full-time job as an educator. For the last 2 years she has worked as an instructor for both the Radiography and CT programs at Catawba Valley Community College. She holds a bachelor’s degree in care coordination and master’s in healthcare administration. She does still work as a floor tech and as the Lung Cancer Screening Navigator at Piedmont Healthcare in Statesville, NC. Christine also works with students around the United States to help them pass their X-ray and CT registry. She has served as the NCSRT Conference Chair and Co-Chair, completed the NCSRT Leadership Academy and served as the NCSRT Vice President. She is also her churches middle and high school youth group leader. On her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years, her 2 sons Bryson and Graham hiking, camping (not in a tent, only an RV), and exploring new places.

Phil Blackman, MEd, RT(R)(BD) (Instructor at Johnston Community College)

Phil Blackman, MEd, RT(R)(BD)

Instructor at Johnston Community College

Phil Blackman is a graduate of Johnston Community College’s Radiography program, has a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science, and a Master of Education from North Carolina State University. Phil has been a registered technologist since 2005 and a Radiography Instructor since 2012. He is an active member of the North Carolina Society of Radiologic Technologists, serving as Vice-President, President-Elect, President, Board Chair and 2017 and 2020 Annual Conference Chair. He has also represented the NCSRT as an ASRT Delegate and is a member of the ASRT.

Melissa Culp, MEd, RT(R)(MR) (Executive Vice President of Member Engagement at American Society of Radiologic Technologists)

Melissa Culp, MEd, RT(R)(MR)

Executive Vice President of Member Engagement at American Society of Radiologic Technologists

Melissa Culp is a registered technologist in radiography and magnetic resonance. Throughout her career, she has had a variety of roles including MR
technologist, educator, global health non-profit leader, and World Health Organization consultant.
As a core value, Melissa believes that each individual person has inherent worth and dignity; therefore, she is passionate about advancing equitable
access, experiences, and outcomes in healthcare. Currently, Melissa serves as an ASRT staff member in the role of Executive Vice President of Member

Kimberly Ford, RT(R) (Novant Health)

Kimberly Ford, RT(R)

Novant Health

Kim Ford born and raised in North Carolina. I honestly had no idea of what to do after high school and my Mama was quick to throw out ideas, and one of those was an x-ray technologist. My Mom's dear friend and golfing buddy was Jeanne Satterwhite and her husband's name was Bill and he had worked at Rex as a radiologist technologist. Mr. Satterwhite had some really good things to say about the field and I was interested and so I registered for the fall class in 89' at Vance Granville Co. College which is where I had the honor of being taught by Debbie Reese. I graduated from VGCC in 1991 with an associates in radiologic science and entered in the Imaging Technology program at Edgecombe Co. college in Rocky Mount for MRI and CT. I graduated with a diploma in 92'. I got a job in my hometown of Louisburg NC at Franklin Regional Medical Center where I worked there as a diagnostic tech. MQSA was just being implemented and our manager was overwhelmed with all the regulations and need to knows coming from that so she asked a few techs if we would be interested in learning mammography and I saw an opportunity for growth. I was registered in mammography in 97'. I was approached again but this time with CT and was registered in 98' with CT. BAM knight in shining armor came but not on a white horse but a jeep with a cell phone in it, 1995. Here's the rest of the story....

Nancy Godby, MS-MHA, MA, RT(R)(M), CHC (Cabell Huntington Hospital, Inc (a member of Marshall Health Network))

Nancy Godby, MS-MHA, MA, RT(R)(M), CHC

Cabell Huntington Hospital, Inc (a member of Marshall Health Network)

Ms. Godby has served as the Director of Radiology for Cabell Huntington Hospital since February 2016 and served the same at two (2) previous organizations. She has had a varied career including serving as the Executive Director of the West Virginia Medical Imaging & Radiation Therapy Technology Board of Examiners; Chief Operating Officer and Compliance Officer; and as a Radiological Health Specialist for the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health. Ms. Godby is active as the ASRT Regional 6 Advocacy Sub-Committee Chair and serves on the ASRT Advocacy Committee. She has also served as an ASRT Management Chapter Chair and Delegate as well as an Affiliate Delegate from West Virginia. Ms. Godby is a graduate of Marshall University holding two master’s degrees and resides in West Virginia with her husband Barry and her two dachshunds. She has two grown children and one grandchild.

Randy Griswold, MPA, RT(R) (Faculty Biomedical Engineering Program/ Adjunct Faculty Radiography Program at Northeast WI Technical College)

Randy Griswold, MPA, RT(R)

Faculty Biomedical Engineering Program/ Adjunct Faculty Radiography Program at Northeast WI Technical College

Mr. Griswold has been a registered technologist for over 50 years and a frequent speaker at many professional meetings. His career includes over 30 years as an educator and program director, 24 years as a district manager for a major medical imaging company and consulting. He is a contributing author to several textbooks in radiologic technology and Rad BootCamp and is considered an expert in digital imaging technologies. For many years, he has been a regular contributor to presentations from Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) and the ASRT Live Webcast series.
Currently, he teaches in the biomedical engineering and radiography programs at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay and continues to offer his insights and experiences to all technologists, looking to better understand digital radiographic image interpretation and production. His trademark, “Can You Think Like a Radiologist” presentations, offer a unique perspective as to the important role technologists play in optimizing image quality.


Michelle Gruber, MHA, RT(R)(MR)


Michelle Gruber is a passionate advocate for health equity and access to care. She has over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, working in a variety of roles including MR Technologist, MR Application Specialist, Business Development Professional, and now Clinical Customer Success Manager. In her current role, Michelle supports the Digital and Automation team by assisting providers when implementing Siemens' Healthineers AI solutions. She is also a volunteer for AdvaMed and a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT). Michelle is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Sciences. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Health Administration from Louisiana State University and her Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma. In her free time, Michelle can be found in Charleston, SC with her family exploring the great outdoors.

Jay Hicks, EdD, RT(R) (University of Hartford)

Jay Hicks, EdD, RT(R)

University of Hartford

Dr. Jay Hicks is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hartford where he serves as the assistant director and clinical coordinator. He began his radiologic sciences education career in 2000 as a clinical instructor for his alma mater, Northwestern State University, in Shreveport, LA. Over the years he has worked in the roles of instructor, clinical coordinator, program director, and department chair. He spent 11 years in Chicago with the JRCERT. He is an active member of ASRT, serves on the board of directors for the Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences (AEIRS), and is the current Connecticut Society of Radiologic Technologists (CSRT) President.

Eunice Hoefling, MSIT, RT(R) (Radiography Instructor at Fayetteville Technical Community College)

Eunice Hoefling, MSIT, RT(R)

Radiography Instructor at Fayetteville Technical Community College

I am the youngest of five children and the only one born outside of North Carolina. I was born in Oklahoma, and thanks to the military, we returned here where I was raised. I graduated from the Radiography Program at Fayetteville Technical Community College in 1997 and earned my Associate’s in Applied Science in Radiography. I went on to complete my Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences from Campbell University in 2004; and earned my Master’s in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University in 2014. I started my career at Cape Fear Valley Health System in 1997. In the 13 years I was there, I served in various roles and responsibilities including: staff technologist, lead technologist, supervisor, and chair of the Patient and Employee Satisfaction Committee. I decided to shift my occupational focus to education and became a part-time instructor at Fayetteville Technical Community College in 2010. In 2012, I took the opportunity to fulfill my current role as a full-time instructor. When not teaching, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I enjoy camping and any outdoor activity; listening and playing music; and reading.

Jonathan Lee, MEd, RT(R) (Instructor at Cape Fear Community College)

Jonathan Lee, MEd, RT(R)

Instructor at Cape Fear Community College

Jonathan Lee is currently an instructor of computer science, networking, and information technology at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington NC. Mr. Lee holds an Associate’s degree in Radiography from Cape Fear Community College as well as bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from Western Carolina University. In 2016 he was awarded a Master’s degree in educational leadership at UNC Wilmington. He has been a didactic instructor and clinical instructor of radiography from 2004 to 2023, and a frequent presenter at NCSRT events. Previously, Mr. Lee was a computer programmer and technical writer for the Planning Research Corporation in McLean, VA. He currently works as a staff technologist at the main hospital and several other practices in the Wilmington area, where he currently resides with his wife, two children, and his two loyal Chihuahuas. He is an excellent automobile and marine engine mechanic, and enjoys boating, beaching, and all types of outdoor activities during his very rare time off.

Jason Lee, MSRS, RRA, RT(R)(CT), RPA (CBRPA) (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine)

Jason Lee, MSRS, RRA, RT(R)(CT), RPA (CBRPA)

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Jason K. Lee, MSRS, R.R.A., R.T. (R) (CT) (ARRT), RPA (CBRPA) is a registered radiologist assistant practicing in the pediatric division for Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He performs fluoroscopic procedures as well as contributes to the fluoroscopy training of radiology residents, radiology fellows, radiologist assistants, and medstudents. He enjoys giving lectures at the hospital, local, national, and international levels, as well as publishing various radiology articles, including case studies. He’s currently working on his Doctorate in Health Sciences with anticipated completion in May of 2025.

Sal Martino, EdD, RT(R), FASRT, FASAE, CAE

Sal Martino, EdD, RT(R), FASRT, FASAE, CAE

Sal Martino retired as ASRT CEO and Executive Director in January 2023 after 13 years as CEO and 24 years at ASRT. Prior to becoming CEO, Dr. Martino was Chief Academic Officer of ASRT and COO of the ASRT Foundation. Before coming to ASRT in 1999, Dr. Martino spent 20 years in academia at Hostos Community College of the City University of New York. There he held the positions of Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Chair of the Allied Health Division, and Radiologic Technology Program Director. In addition to his RT certification, Dr. Martino holds a Doctor of Education degree from Columbia University. Dr. Martino is a published author and has given numerous professional presentations nationally and internationally

Jennifer Mashburn, MPH, RT(R)(VI) (Wellstar Kennestone Hospital)

Jennifer Mashburn, MPH, RT(R)(VI)

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

Jennifer Mashburn is an interventional radiologic technologist at Wellstar Kennestone Vascular Institute in Marietta Georgia where she works in Body IR, endovascular, and neuro service lines. She has an AS in radiologic sciences from West Ga Tech, a BS in animal science from Auburn University, and a Master of Public Health with a concentration in healthcare management from Augusta University. She is currently president of the Atlanta Society of Radiologic Technologists and chair of the CIVI chapter of the ASRT.

Brandon Smith, MBA, MSRS, RT(R)(VI), CIIP (President at ASRT)

Brandon Smith, MBA, MSRS, RT(R)(VI), CIIP

President at ASRT

Brandon A. Smith is a native of Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana. He is employed by GE Healthcare as a Radiology Services Lead under Clinical Services and an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at MD Anderson School of Health Professions. Brandon is an ARRT registered technologist certified in radiography and vascular interventional. He is also a certified imaging informatics professional through the ABII..

Brandon is currently serving as the ASRT’s 91st President. Mr. Smith is a dedicated member of the TXSRT. He maintains multiple affiliate memberships and is highly engaged in organizational service. He emphasizes the importance of service to our profession to intentionally achieve the goals we set for ourselves, each other, and our future. Brandon empowers our profession to #BeRAD, unapologetically.

Christopher Stuart, DC, RT(R)(CT) (Staff  CT Technologist at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA)

Christopher Stuart, DC, RT(R)(CT)

Staff CT Technologist at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Prior to his current position, Christopher Stuart was a chiropractor for 20 years in a small rural town in South Jersey. In practice, he saw patients for typical problems responsive to chiropractic care, such as low back pain, degenerative disc disease, neck pain, and headaches. In that role, he particularly enjoyed educating patients in front of the view box in the days of hanging physical film. In his last 3 years in practice, he developed a clinical interest and focused on the impact of his interventions on sleep quality as an outcome. He holds a bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Delaware, an Associates degree from Rowan College of South Jersey in Radiography, and a Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan College.
He is currently a staff CT technologist at the Veterans Administration Health Center in Philadelphia, PA, and has taught physics as an adjunct professor at Rowan College of South Jersey. He has been published in the ASRT's Scanner journal and is currently authoring a personal memoir about beach lifeguarding from his adolescence.

Angela Thomas, EdD, RT(R), CCMA (Dean of the School of Health Sciences at Vance Granville Community College)

Angela Thomas, EdD, RT(R), CCMA

Dean of the School of Health Sciences at Vance Granville Community College

Angela Moore Thomas has been a radiographer since 1990 and a CCMA since 2017. She began her career at Duke University Hospital and remained there until 2000. In 1997, she began working at Vance-Granville Community College. Over the course of the years, she has had the opportunity to serve as an Instructor, Clinical Coordinator, Program Directors, and currently the Dean of Health Sciences. As Dean, she provides oversight for LPN, RN, transition, and RIBN nursing programs, histotechnology, radiology, pharmacy, human services, and medical assisting. She received her AAS-Radiography degree from Pitt Community College in Greenville, NC, her BS in Forensic Sciences from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, and her MS in Healthcare Management from Ashworth College in Norcross, Ga. She recently earned her Doctor of Education in Adult and Community College Education and Leadership and a Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Training and EDTech from NC State University. Additionally, she recently became a John Maxwell Certified Leader. Dr. Thomas has a strong passion for what she does. It brings her joy to see the fruits of her labor enjoying the health professions that she loves. In her spare time, she enjoys functioning as a consultant for her business, TPD Consultant LLC, where she provides professional development, leadership workshops, and customized training to various entities. Most importantly, she loves to go to the beach, read, and spend time with her family.

Cheryl Turner, EdD, RT (R)(T) (Account Manager & Outreach Coordinator at Klarity Medical Products, LLC)

Cheryl Turner, EdD, RT (R)(T)

Account Manager & Outreach Coordinator at Klarity Medical Products, LLC

Dr. Turner has been a radiation therapist for 30 years and an educator for 15 of those years. She has extensive involvement in professional societies including the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT), the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences, and RAD-Aid International. In addition to numerous national, international, and local presentations and publications, she has written for national professional journals including ASRT’s Scanner and Radiation Therapist. In 2015, Dr. Turner co-authored the ASRT’s Proton Therapy Continuing Education Modules and serves as a member of the ASRT Radiation Therapist Editorial Review Board and the AAMD Foundation Board of Directors.