January 3, 2013
Benjamin G. M. Feril (CNCS 1999), FAAMA, FACCP Director, Joint Medical Planners Course, Joint Chiefs of Staff, J-4 Logistics Directorate, Health Service Support Division, was named the Richard A. Harley Diplomate of the Year by the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA). Feril was recognized during the 2012 AAMA Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX, on November 14, 2012.
The award, named for the Academy's longtime leader and Chairman Emeritus, Richard A. Harley, FAAMA, honors Feril’s exemplary leadership and excellence in furthering the Academy's mission. He is recognized for his broad participation in a variety of Academy leadership roles. His service has been on the State, Regional, College and national levels. In 2006, Feril was a State Director. He has served six years on the Board of Directors for the American College of Contingency Planners (ACCP), and was the ACCP President in 2009-2011.
Feril has served on three national conference committees, and one regional conference committee. Other national committee involvement includes positions on the Membership, Finance, Nominating Committees and the Editorial Board. Feril served on the AAMA Board of Directors for two years. He has been a strong advocate of AAMA’s Advancement program and has mentored numerous AAMA members seeking to obtain the Fellow of the American College of Contingency Planners (FACCP).
In addition to his outstanding leadership within the Academy, professionally, Feril has conducted the
curriculum review of the Joint Medical Planners Course (JMPC), and engaged US Government
Interagency and NATO to send representatives to JMPC. He has represented the US at NATO School
medical planning programs and courses.
Feril was the 2010 recipient of the AAMA Vanguard Award, recognizing his outstanding service as a
Board Member and received the St. George Medal from the National Catholic Committee on Scouting.
Posted by Alyssa Skinner, Office of Alumni Affairs
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