GAPNA's various committees are responsible for the oversight of specific areas of our efforts to serve our membership and the general gerontological nursing community.

Members interested in volunteering on committees, email us at gapna@gapna.org and you will be contacted shortly.

Awards Committee

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    Chair

    Brette Svensson, AGPCNP-BC,DNP,MSN

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    Board Liaison

    Ladsine Taylor, MSN APRN GNP-BC CDP

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    Alice Early, MSN ANP-BC NP

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    Amy D. Imes, GNP-BC

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    Cynthia A. Krueger, NP

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    Cynthia J. Gerstenlauer, ANP-BC GNCS-BC CDE CCD

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    Dora Am Agyemang

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    Dr. Abby Luck Parish, DNP APN-BC

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    Dr. George Byron Peraza-Smith, DNP ARNP-BC FAANP GS-C

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    Joan Michelle Moccia, DNP ANP-BC CCRN GS-C

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    Lisa Flood, ANP-BC

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    Michelle D. Bolz

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    Ms. Aida W. Nieves-Walker, MSN RN

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    Staff

    Erin Macartney

Chapter Leadership Committee

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    Chair

    Mrs. Nina Ganesh Nandish, AGPCNP-BC

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    Chair-Elect

    Joan Michelle Moccia, DNP ANP-BC CCRN GS-C

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    Board Liaison

    Jennifer L. Kim, DNP FAANP GNP-BC GS-C FNAP

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    Dr. Ann Marie Kriebel-Gasparro, MSN GNP-BC FNP-BC DrNP

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    Dr. Aparna Gupta

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    Dr. Carrie D. Fernald, AGPCNP

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    Dr. Darlene Marie Salas, ANP-C DNP

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    Dr. Judith DellaRipa, FNP-BC PhD

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    Dr. Marva Edwards-Marshall, DNP

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    Dr. Maureen Stabile Beck, DNP GNP-BC RN

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    Dr. Melissa C Lockhart, PhD GNP BC

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    Dr. Ron Billano Ordona, DNP FNP-BC

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    Elizabeth Bennett, CRNP

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    Evelyn Jones-Talley, NP

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    Gail M. Prothe, DNP APRN FNP GNP-BC

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    Joanne M. Miller, PhD APRN GNP-BC

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    Maryam Mostaghni Yazdi, ARNP

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    Melanie K. Leflore-Fifer, NP

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    Michelle A. Lewis, MSN-FNP-BC GNP-BC ARNP

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    Monica Dube, DNP

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    Mr. Jeremy G Kellems, MSN NP-C

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    Mrs. Allison Carew, MS CRNP

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    Mrs. Brenda Price, CRNP

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    Mrs. Imaobong Ibokette Vanderpool , AGPCNP-C DNP

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    Mrs. Kathleen Anderson, NP

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    Mrs. Kristen Kay Holderman, MSN-FNP-BC APRN

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    Mrs. Larissa Claudia Gourdet, AGNP

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    Mrs. Nichole T. Spencer, MSN APRN-C

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    Mrs. Rebecca Neeley-Rollins, CNP

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    Mrs. Ruth Ann Pendergrast

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    Mrs. Thasha Ann Chu, AGACNP

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    Mrs. Veronica Lorelei Zimmer, MSN NP-C APNP

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    Ms. Amy Yentsch, CNP AGNP

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    Ms. Deborah I. Wolff-Baker, MSN ACHPN FNP-BC GS-C

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    Ms. HEIDI MARIE LOEWE, APNP

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    Ms. Lory Arquilla-Maltby, APRN

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    Ms. Maria Baxter, CRNP

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    Ms. Maria Isabel Contreras, NP AGACNP

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    Ms. Sarah Wassink, APNP APNP BC

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    Peggy H. Jackson, APRN

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    Rhonda Lucas, AGNP-C

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    Tawana Braham, NP

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    Staff

    Erin Macartney

Communications Committee

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    Brette Svensson, AGPCNP-BC,DNP,MSN

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    Dr. Amy Rose Taylor, AGNP-BC BSN DNP

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    Journal Editor

    Dr. Benjamin Allan Smallheer, PhD RN ACNP-BC FNP-BC CCRN CNE

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    Journal Editor

    Dr. Denise L. Lyons, APRN DNP AGCNS-BC

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    Journal Editor

    Dr. Elizabeth M. Long, DNP APRN GNP-BC

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    Newsletter Assistant Editor

    Ms. Hannah R. Spero, MSN NP-C APRN

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    Board Liaison

    Dr. Deborah S. Dunn, EdD MSN GNP-BC ACNS-BC GS-C

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    Annmarie Phillips, AGPCNP-BC GS-C

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    Barb Van Buskirk, GNP

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    Brenda L. Van Roosenbeek, NP

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    Brittany Miske

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    Cynthia A. Krueger, NP

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    Cynthia Lee Gimont, CRNP

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    Dr. Gloria Jones-Dinkins, APRN DNP FNP-BC

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    Dr. Jill Marie Shutes, APRN GNP-BC

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    Dr. Kanah May Lewallen, AGPCNP DNP GNP-BC

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    Dr. Mary Jo Vetter

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    Dr. Melodee Lee Harris, PhD APRN GNP-BC

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    Dr. Robin Frances Arends, DNP CNP APRN

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    Elizabeth Brierre, MSN RN ANP-C

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    Kimberly R. Posey, AGPCNP-BC DNP RN GS-C

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    Liz Catherine S. Cory, APN

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    Mia Donoghue

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    Mrs. Carlina D. Burcker, CRNP FNP-BC MSN

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    Ms. Cassandra Vonnes, GNP

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    Rosemary Kungu

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    Tracey Elizabeth Chan, PhDc ANP-BC

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    Staff

    Erin Macartney

Conference Planning Committee (Annual)

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    Dr. Michele Talley, PhD ACNP-BC FAANP

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    Board Liaison

    Margaret T. Bowers, DNP RN FNP-BC FAANP FAAN

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    Amy D. Imes, GNP-BC

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    Dr. Angela Richard-Eaglin, DNP FAANP FNP-BC CNE

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    Dr. Patti A. Parker, PhD APRN CNS AGNP BC GS-C

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    Dr. Ron Billano Ordona, DNP FNP-BC

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    Jen Jardine

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    Leslie Chang Evertson, DNP,GNP-BC,RN

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    Ms. Kristina Moran

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    Rosemarie Marmion, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, NE-B

Conference Planning Committee (Pharm)

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    Erin Macartney

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    Ms. Kristina Moran

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    Rosemarie Marmion, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, NE-B

Education Committee

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    Dr. Sara McCumber, DNP. RN CNP CNS

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    Board Liaison

    Sherry A. Greenberg, PhD RN GNP-BC FGSA FAANP FAAN

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    Carol Buller, DNP APRN

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    Cynthia A. Krueger, NP

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    Cynthia Lee Gimont, CRNP

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    Dr. Alice Kindschuh, APRN-CNS DNP CNE

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    Dr. Catharine A. Kopac, PhD RN GNP-BC

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    Dr. Denise L. Lyons, APRN DNP AGCNS-BC

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    Dr. Florence Osita Okoro

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    Dr. Gerti Heider, PhD MSN ANP GNP BC

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    Dr. Kanah May Lewallen, AGPCNP DNP GNP-BC

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    Dr. Karen R. Hughes

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    Dr. Keiko H. Kuykendall, DNP GS-C

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    Dr. Kelly Henrichs, NP

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    Dr. Kimberly M. Gorman, DNP AG-ACNP-BC CNL CCRN CNRN TCRN

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    Dr. Latanja L. Divens

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    Dr. Mandy Peacock, AGPCNP-C DNP

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    Dr. Maria E Pfrommer, DNP FNP-BC PhD RN

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    Dr. Marquetta Flaugher, APRN-BC PhD

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    Dr. Mary DiGiulio, DNP APN FAANP

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    Fiona Okoroti, DNP APRN AGPCNP-BC

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    Joanne M. Miller, PhD APRN GNP-BC

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    Kala Blakely, CRNP DNP NP-C

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    Karen A. Neeb, NP

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    Laurie Dodge Wilson, AGNP

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    Linda Jeanne Keilman, DNP MSN GNP-BC FAANP

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    Liz Voit, AGPCNP

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    Margaret Huryk, APN DNP GNP-BC

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    Margaret Smith, CRNP,DNP FNP-BC

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    Mia Donoghue

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    Mrs. Anquinette Cray, FNP-C

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    Mrs. Autumn N. Henson, DNP GNP-BC WCC

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    Mrs. Carissa Marie Neuman, BSN RN APNP

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    Mrs. Carlina D. Burcker, CRNP FNP-BC MSN

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    Mrs. Jamie Wood Smith, NP

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    Ms. Angela Sue St. Onge

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    Ms. Cassandra Vonnes, GNP

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    Ms. Donna L. Pittman, APRN GCNS MSN NE-BC

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    Ms. Laurie Kennedy-Malone, PhD GNP-BC FAANP FGSA

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    Ms. Malissa Mulkey, APRN PhD CCRN CNRN CCNS

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    Sherry A. Greenberg, PhD RN GNP-BC FGSA FAANP FAAN

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    Vaunette Fay, PhD RN FNP-BC GNP-BC

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    Erin Macartney

Health Affairs Committee

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    Ms. Deborah I. Wolff-Baker, MSN ACHPN FNP-BC GS-C

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    Board Liaison

    Dr. Natalie Baker, DNP GNP-BC ANP-BC FAANP GS-C

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    Barbara Sutton, APN ACHPN

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    Brittany Miske

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    Carolyn K. Clevenger, DNP GNP-BC FAANP

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    Christy Lynn Kroboth, NP

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    Connie Cole, DNP NP-C

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    Connie Robben, APRN BC GCNS ANP

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    Cynthia Lee Gimont, CRNP

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    Dr. Alice Kindschuh, APRN-CNS DNP CNE

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    Dr. Amy Katherine O'Dell, AGPCNP-BC APN DNP

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    Dr. Amy Rose Taylor, AGNP-BC BSN DNP

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    Dr. Ann Marie Kriebel-Gasparro, MSN GNP-BC FNP-BC DrNP

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    Dr. Aparna Gupta

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    Dr. Cathy J Brown, DNP CNS

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    Dr. Darlene Marie Salas, ANP-C DNP

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    Dr. Debra Bakerjian, APRN FAAN FAANP PhD

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    Dr. Donna L. Hamby, ACNP-BC RN

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    Dr. Evelyn G. Duffy, DNP GNP/ANP-BC FAANP

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    Dr. George Byron Peraza-Smith, DNP ARNP-BC FAANP GS-C

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    Dr. Irina Koyfman

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    Dr. Julie Stanik-Hutt, PhD ACNP GNP FAANP FAAN

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    Dr. Linda Joan Hassler, DNP GCNS-BC FGNLA

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    Dr. Mary Dierich, PhD RN C-GNP

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    Dr. Mary DiGiulio, DNP APN FAANP

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    Dr. Ron Billano Ordona, DNP FNP-BC

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    Dr. Susan Mullaney, DNP APRN GNP-BC GS-C

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    Izabela Kazana, AGPCNP-BC APRN DNP

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    Jenifer N. Lader, NP

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    Joan Michelle Moccia, DNP ANP-BC CCRN GS-C

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    Katherine A. Evans, DNP FNP-C GNP-BC ACHPN FAANP

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    Kimberly R. Posey, AGPCNP-BC DNP RN GS-C

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    Liz Voit, AGPCNP

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    Margaret I. Wallhagen, PhD GNP-BC

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    Mary Vance, NP

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    Mia Donoghue

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    Michele Pirc, ANP

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    Mrs. Carlina D. Burcker, CRNP FNP-BC MSN

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    Mrs. Dana Hickman, MSN FNP-C

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    Mrs. Lisa Ann Knisley, CRNP

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    Mrs. Maria Angeles Mederos, ARNP-BC

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    Mrs. Susan Bartlett Pippenger, ARNP

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    Ms. Angela Sue St. Onge

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    Ms. Deborah A. Adams-Wingate, NP

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    Ms. Debra Sylvester

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    Ms. Jaime M. Green, APN GNP

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    Ms. Mary Katherine Taylor, ARNP GNP-BC MSN

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    Ms. Rhonda C. Selvin, FNP-BC APRN

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    Peggy H. Jackson, APRN

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    Rhonda Findley, AGAC NP

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    Ronda Thompson, MSN ANP-BC GNP-BC

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    Susan K. Toland Halley, MS NP-C

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    Erin Macartney

Historical Committee

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    Cynthia J. Gerstenlauer, ANP-BC GNCS-BC CDE CCD

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    Board Liaison

    Dr. Deborah S. Dunn, EdD MSN GNP-BC ACNS-BC GS-C

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    C. Michelle Longley, MSN RN GNP

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    Cynthia A. Krueger, NP

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    Cynthia Lee Gimont, CRNP

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    Dr. Marianne Shaughnessy, PhD AGPCNP-BC GS-C

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    Linda Jeanne Keilman, DNP MSN GNP-BC FAANP

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    Liz Voit, AGPCNP

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    Mrs. Carlina D. Burcker, CRNP FNP-BC MSN

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    Trudy A. Keltz, GNP-BC

Nominating Committee

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    Kimberly R. Posey, AGPCNP-BC DNP RN GS-C

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    Chair-Elect

    Victoria Nalls, PhD,GNP-BC CWS ACHPN

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    Board Liaison

    Dr. Deborah S. Dunn, EdD MSN GNP-BC ACNS-BC GS-C

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    Kala Blakely, CRNP DNP NP-C

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    Erin Macartney

Research Committee

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    Dr. Ju Young Shin

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    Margaret T. Bowers, DNP RN FNP-BC FAANP FAAN

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    Dr. Ann Marie Kriebel-Gasparro, MSN GNP-BC FNP-BC DrNP

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    Dr. Anna Triste-Alegria Bober, DNP RN CMSRN GNP-BC

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    Dr. Anne Bradley Mitchell, ANP-BC

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    Dr. Christine Tocchi, APRN PhD C-GNP

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    Dr. Claudia KY Lai, PhD RN FHKCERN FHKCGN FAAN

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    Dr. Deborah S. Dunn, EdD MSN GNP-BC ACNS-BC GS-C

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    Dr. Kimberly M. Gorman, DNP AG-ACNP-BC CNL CCRN CNRN TCRN

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    Dr. Mariya Alekseevna Kovaleva, AGPCNP-BC MS PhD RN

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    Dr. Patricia Vermeersch, PhD APRN

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    Dr. Sabrina Pickens, PhD RN GNP-BC ANP-BC

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    Dr. Sharon Bronner, DNP ACHPN GNP-BC

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    Dr. Sharon S. Wexler

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    Dr. Valerie K. Sabol, PhD ACNP-BC GNP-BC ANEF FAANP FAAN

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    Erica Frechman, AGPCNP-BC

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    Joan Michelle Moccia, DNP ANP-BC CCRN GS-C

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    Joanne M. Miller, PhD APRN GNP-BC

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    Katherine M. Aldrich, PhD NP APRN-BC

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    Ladsine Taylor, MSN APRN GNP-BC CDP

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    Liz Voit, AGPCNP

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    Margaret Smith, CRNP,DNP FNP-BC

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    Margaret T. Bowers, DNP RN FNP-BC FAANP FAAN

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    Mrs. Sarah E. Prol, NP

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    Ms. Angelika Alexandra Smirnitsky, AGNP-BC

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    Ms. Malissa Mulkey, APRN PhD CCRN CNRN CCNS

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    Ms. Tomika M. Williams, AGNP-C PhD RN

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    Pamela Z. Cacchione, PhD RN CRNP-BC FAAN

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    Valerie A. Gruss, FAAN PhD APN CNP-BC

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    Valerie J. Flattes, NP

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    Erin Macartney