Dan Kline serves as an Association Manager for Jaffe Management where he manages the New York State Podiatric Medical Association (NYSPMA) as their Executive Director. He is also currently the President of the American Society of Podiatric Executives. During his tenure with Jaffe Management Dan has been successful in positioning podiatry into the New York’s Prevention Agenda and completing a land mark study in defining the value of podiatry in a managed care and value based payor environment. Dan has 30 years of experience in health system leadership including strategic planning, marketing, policy and advocacy, physician relations and joint ventures and hospital management in academic medical centers and Catholic health care systems in Nebraska, Delaware and northern New Jersey. Dan’s most recent position was as a Vice President with St. Josephs Healthcare System in Paterson and Wayne New Jersey from 2007 thru 2017. During that time he was the Site Executive for St. Josephs Wayne Hospital and also held organizational responsibility for marketing, public relations, and the physician joint ventures. Dan also served on the New Jersey Healthcare Association Policy Committee during his tenure with St. Josephs. He also has extensive non profit governance experience with credit unions, health, human and social service and housing agencies. Dan is board certified in health care leadership and administration through the American College of Healthcare Executives and is active in its local chapter, Health Leaders of New York. Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, where he was born and a Masters of Science in Health Services Management and Public Health and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Missouri. Dan is active in the leadership of the Alumni Board of the Health Informatics Program at the University of Missouri. Dan also serves on the Community Leadership Board for the American Diabetes Association New Jersey and New York Chapter and is an accreditation surveyor for the Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. Dan also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. In his spare time Dan loves to explore NYC and the surrounding area, is an avid hiker, traveler and recently became a certified mixologist.