Dr. Tamera Fields, vice president of quality and performance improvement for Mountain States Health Alliance in Johnson City, has been appointed to the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence Panel of Judges. Every year, the Panel of Judges plays an integral role in the TNCPE Awards Program, which recognizes local, regional and statewide organizations that demonstrate excellence in business operations and results.
As a judge, Fields is responsible for validating the integrity of the TNCPE awards process and determining recognition levels for each award applicant. The Panel of Judges is composed of experts selected from all industry sectors including business, manufacturing, education, health care, government and nonprofit. All judges have been Baldrige National Quality Awards examiners or have served on the TNCPE Board of Examiners.