A Council is a group of APNA members organized to enhance APNA’s mission and purpose through direct input to the Board of Directors on a psychiatric-mental health nursing area of focus defined by the board. Councils study and review issues pertinent to the council's area of interest and expertise and make recommendations to the Board for the following:
- Position or policy statements
- New programs or activities
- Committee or task force membership
Use the links below to learn more about each of the APNA councils. To gain a better understanding of how councils operate in general, please see the APNA Council Toolkit.
Kristen Kichefski, MSN, MBA, RN-BC
Suzie Marriott, MS, BSN, RN
Paula M. Bird, DNP, RN-C, NEA-BC - Associate Chair
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Council for Safe Environments for Members*
Linda Beeber, PhD, CNS-BC, FAAN
Jane Mahoney, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
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