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APNA Administrative Council

Vision

Through support, clinical resources, and communications, the APNA Administrative Council fosters a vibrant community that facilitates collaboration and communication among psychiatric nurse administrators, serves as a clinical resource in achieving shared goals, and assists in the use of evidence-based practices and innovative systems for exceptional patient care.


Goals

  • To provide psychiatric-mental health nurses in leadership positions the opportunity to share information, best practices, and mentorship.
  • To provide the opportunity for leaders in psychiatric-mental health nursing to network and impact key practice issues in collaboration with other councils and APNA leadership.


Resources

Administrative Resources


Council Communities – APNA Members Only

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Administrative Council Communities

APNA Administrative Council Members

Co-Chairs

Kristen Kichefski, MSN, MBA, RN-BC
Suzie Marriott, MS, BSN, RN

Steering Committee

Avni Cirpili, DNP, RN
Lisa Jensen, DNP, APRN
Celeste Johnson, DNP, APRN, PMH CNS
Gretchen Johnson, DNP, MSN, RN-BC
Elizabeth Maree, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, NEA-BC
Charlene Roberson, RN, BC, Med
Margaret Sherlock, MA, PMHCNS-BC
Janet Stagg, MS, RN, PMHCNS


Advisory Panel

Gia Accuardi, PMHNP-BC, BS, BSN, MFA, MSN
Relindis Akwanga, RN, BSN, MSN student
Tina Aown, MSN, RN-BC, CNML
Carolyn Baird, DNP, MBA, RN-BC, CARN-AP, CCDPD, FIAAN
Eddie Bankhead, BSN, RN
Alice Bernet, PhD, PMHNP-BC
Margaret Bookman, RN, MS, CS
Paula Bostwick, RN, MSN
Kelly Braden, BSN, RN
Tammy Bradford, CNS, MSN, BC-APRN
Jane Bragg, MBA, MSN, RN, CPON, NEA-BC
Carol Britton, BSN, RN
Kelly Bryant, RN-BC, NEA-BC, BSN, MS, CNE
Diane Burgermeister, PhD, PMH-NP
Hope Campbell, RN, MSN, NEA-BC
Barbara Carney, MSN RN
Beth Cassidy, DNP, MSN, NE-BC
Mary Clough, RN, MSN
Judy Cole, PhD, RN
Julia Coons, MS, RN-BC
Becki Cox, MSN, RN
Ernestine Cuellar, RN, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
Laura Dayton, RN
Sharon De Peralta, BSN, MBA, PhD, RN, PHN, CPHQ
Joanne Dedowicz, RN
Rebecca Deisler, RN
Julie Donley, MBA, BSN, RN
John Dool, RN, MSN
Karen Durniat-Suehrstedt, CNS
Kathleen Dvorsak, MSN, RN
Patricia Dzandu, DNP,MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Margaret Edwards, RN, MSN
Cindy Estes, DNP, MHA, RN, NE-BC
Irene Fankhauser, RN, MSN CCRN
Jenise Farano, MSN, APN, FNP-BC
Sarah Farwick, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Darlene Flowers, PHMNP-BC
Maribeth Fontabla, RN, CRRN
Denise Fuller, MSN, BS, RN
Niki Gjere, PhD, MA, MS, PMHCNS-BC, RN, APRN, CNS
Maryanne Godbout, DNP, PMHCNS-BC
Megan Goerke, RN, BSN
Franklin Golden, PMHNP-Student
Joshua Hamilton, DNP, RN-BC, PMHNP-BC, CNE, FAANP
Diane Hickman, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Dorothy Hill, RN, C
Tamra Hood, RN, BSN, MBA
Susan Hopkins, RN
Rebecca Horn, MSN, RN-BC
Marie Horowitz , BSN, RN
Kayla Huesman, MHA, MSN, RN-BC, CARN
Meisha Hunt, RN
Kelli Irons, RN
Jennifer Jackson, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC
Lisa Jarmon, RN
Kaitlyn Johnson, RN
Colleen Jones, MS, RN
Kayla Jones, MSN, RN
Ronda Katzenmeyer, RN, MSN
Tina Kephart, RN-BC
Paula Knotts, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC
Kathy Lee, MS, APN, PMHCNS-BC
Mary Leveillee, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Janie LeVieux, PhD, LPC-S, RN-BC, NHDP-BC
Donna Linette, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, HN-BC, NEA-BC
Judy Linn, BS, MSN
Marilyn Lude, RN
Jennifer Lyons, RN, BSN
Theresa Mackey, RN, BSN
Janus Maybee, PMHNP, FNP
Jessica McAfee, PMHNP-BC
Katherine McDermott, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC, CNL
Marybeth McManus, MPA, BSN, RN-BC
Charlzetta McMurray-Horton, RN, MS
Mary Meiselman, CNS, NP
Janet Merritt, PhD, RN, PMHAPRN-BC
Joanne Mickley, RN
Arkady Millard, RN, BSN
Mary Misturado, BSN RN
 Linda Nagy, MSN, CNS
Lisa Naugle, MSN RN, BC
Angela Naylor, RN
Mary Ann Nihart, MA, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC
Vareen O’Keefe-Domaleski, MSN, EdD, NEA, BC
Cheryl Odell, MS, NEA-BC
Paul Panakal, MSN, RN-BC
Carol Parke, RN BA
Kimberly Parker, BSN, RN
Shanyn Parski, RN, BSN
Erin Pate, RN, MSN, CCRN
Raymond Penyak, RN
Michelle Petrosky, RN
Lourdes (Lori) Pineda, MSN, RN-BC, CCM
Brandy Quintana, RN
Tara Ramey, MS, RN-BC
Deirdre Rea, DNP, BSN, RN, MSN
Elizabeth Reimherr, RN, BC
R. John Repique, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Judy Rice, DNP, MSN, PMHNP, FNP, CS
Kelly Ricketts, RN-BC
Rebecca Robertshaw, RN
Theresa Robinson, BSN, RN
Amy Rushton, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Adelyn Russo, MSN, RN
Susan Russo, MS, APN, NP, CNS
Julie Rutledge, RN
Ilyas Saloom, PMHNP
LuAnn Sanderson, DNP, PMH-APRN
Erin Schaeffer, RN-BC
Karen Schepp, PhD, APRN, BC
Tracy Schlosser, RN, BSN
Teresa Setnar, MSN, RN, CPN
Regina Shaffer, BSN, RN
Pamela Shellner, RN, ACNO
Sylvia Simeone, DNP, PNHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC NEA-BC
Joanna Sipes, RN
Rosemary Smentkowski, MSN Ed, RN, CARN
Kathy Smith, MSN, RN, CENP
Barbara Stephens, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Lyndsy Straub, RN
Vivian Streater, RN
Tina Taylor, MN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Theresa Terry-Williams, RN
Mala Thomas, MSN
Miriam Thornton, MSN, RN
Victica Tuggle
Judith Van Cleef, MS, RN-BC-Retired
Audrey Voss, MSN, CPHQ, RN-BC
Brandi Walston, RN
Dawn Walters, MS, RN
David Welper, BS, MA, BSN, RN
Cynthia Wilson, MSN, PHMCNS, BC
Jennifer Ziccardi-Colson, MHA, MSN, BSW, RN