For the past eighteen years Connie has served as the Director of Operations of Arizona State Physicians Association, a 2400 physician & health care provider IPA, since 1989. Since her employment with ASPA, not only does she oversee the daily office activities, but she also developed an exceptional primary source credentialing program; the Quick Start Credentialing Application Service; ASPA CVO; the ASPA “Partners” program; and developed the Affiliated Chiropractic Network (a specialty network of ASPA). She is actively involved in IPA contract negotiations, ASPA membership recruitment, and specialty network development. Aside from IPA contract negotiations, she represents fourteen practices and facilities as their Contracting Agent through the ASPA Application Service Program. She is an active participant in the ASPA IT Committee, and staff representative on the ASPA Board of Directors.