American Psychiatric Nurses Association

3141 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 625
Falls Church, Virginia 22042

Toll Free:  855-863-APNA (2762)
Phone:  571-533-1919
Fax:  855-883-APNA (2762)

Our National Office Staff is here to answer any of your questions:

Nicholas Croce, Jr., MS
Executive Director

Patricia L. Black, PhD, RN
Associate Executive Director


Karla Taylor
Director of Finance & Administration
Lisa Deffenbaugh Nguyen, MS, CAE
Senior Director of Operations

Patricia Federinko
Membership Manager

Sharon Henson
Membership Coordinator

Leslie Hoopengardner

Annia Pujals-Rodriguez, MBA
Accounting Assistant

Leslie Plott Hoopengardner, CMP
Manager of Meetings and Events


Meaghan Trimyer, MA
Director of Communications

Courtney Hyde
Communications Coordinator


Tandi-Jo Lantrip
Chapter & Council Support Manager

Cary Trencher
Chapter & Council Support Specialist
Mary Malina
Becca Fuhrken
Chapter & Council Support Specialist
Mary Malina
Administrative Support Specialist

Deborah Hobbs, PhD, RN
Nursing Practice & Education Specialist

Marianna K. Sunderlin, ACNS-BC
Nurse Educator

Tara Ramey, MS, RN-BC
Nurse Educator
Katrin Dewindt
Education Support Specialist
Michele Putnam
Education Support Specialist



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The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.