Meet The Team
Lynne serves as the Executive Director of the Colorado Commission on Family Medicine, the Colorado Association of Family Medicine Residencies and the Colorado Institute of Family Medicine.
Ms. Jones has a broad range of experience in the non-profit, government and for-profit sectors of the health care and human service fields. Most recently, she held leadership positions in a private, then publicly held medical practice in Colorado in marketing, patient experience and business development roles. Prior to that she served in a regional and statewide role under contracts with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment.
Her volunteer work has encompassed a private grantmaking foundation, senior services, young mothers and the arts. Lynne is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor of science in marketing and holds a graduate certificate in marketing from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Lynne is also pursuing professional coaching certification through the International Coaching Federation. She and her husband Paul have two adult children and enjoy traveling and the great outdoors of Colorado.
Contact Lynne with questions about the Commission on Family Medicine, the Colorado Association of Family Medicine Residencies, the Colorado Institute of Family Medicine, residency funding, and graduate medical education activities.
Director of Operations and Programs
Julie serves as the Director of Operations and Programs for the Colorado Commission on Family Medicine, the Colorado Association of Family Medicine Residencies, and the Colorado Institute of Family Medicine.
Ms. Herzog has more than 15 years of progressive and diverse non-profit experience fostering strategies for continually improving operations, programming, delivery of quality customer service, achieving recruitment goals, and instigating momentum through potent “Team-Task” communications strategies.
Prior to her current role, Julie worked for 10.5 years for the American Academy of Family Physicians as a Member Relations Specialist working with medical students and special constituencies addressing member issues specific to women, minorities, new physicians, international medical graduates, and GLBT physicians.
She has a degree in social psychology, is passionate about children's rights, animal welfare, poverty alleviation and social services. Julie is a recipient of the Vanderburgh County CASA Crisis Management award for her work as Court- Appointed Special Advocate for children.
Contact Julie with questions about programming, resident and faculty recruitment, marketing, data and market research, residency program resources, rural rotations, rural training tracks, and family physician job opportunities within the state of Colorado.
Director of Graduate Medical Education
Mannat serves as the Director of Graduate Medical Education for the Colorado Commission on Family Medicine, the Colorado Association of Family Medicine Residencies, the Colorado Institute of Family Medicine, and the GME Initiative.
Prior to her current role, Mannat worked as a consultant for the Commission on Family Medicine and the Colorado Institute of Family Medicine to help develop the Rural Training Tracks, produce research/reports on different areas relating to rural family medicine, and leading the GME Initiative. She also has experience in local and federal advocacy for health care, designing and leading programs related to improved quality and access to care, grants management and administration, strategy in policy and programs, and developing telehealth initiatives across Colorado and the country. She has a Master's in Public Administration from the University of Colorado.
Contact Mannat with questions on faculty development, quality improvement, rural training track development questions, learning collaborative information (Primary Care Innovation Collaborative and the Rocky Mountain Research Forum), advocacy on local, regional and national levels, the GME Initiative, or anything else related to the education and policy work at the Colorado Commission on Family Medicine, the Colorado Association of Family Medicine Residencies, and the Colorado Institute of Family Medicine.