Donald Balasa JD, MBA

Donald Balasa has served as Chief Executive Officer and legal counsel of the American Association of Medical Assistants since 1990. His primary responsibilities include protecting the legal scope of responsibility of medical assistants by monitoring proposed legislation and regulations on the state and federal levels, providing written and oral testimony, and offering revised language for bills and proposed rules. Donald has given presentations to the Chicago Bar Association, the Federation of Associations of Regulatory Boards, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Health Professions Network. He has taught evening courses in constitutional law, comparative government, international human rights, and association management at the DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and Trinity International University.