Practice Council

Dawn M. Vanderhoef, PhD, DNP, RN, PMHNP/CNS-BC - Chair

APRN Branch
Kathryn S. Johnson, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC  - Co-Chair
Jessica N. Walker, APRN, PMHNP-BC, RN-BC  - Co-Chair

RN Branch
Vanessa H. Barlow, MBA, BSN, RN  - Chair

Practice Council Branches
The RN Branch takes a comprehensive and inclusive approach to the knowledge, skills and abilities inherent to the art of psychiatric nursing practice. You will provide periodic input in identifying and delineating issues that are germane, critical, and of interest in the PMH-RN level of psychiatric nursing practice.

The APRN Branch focuses on advanced practice psychiatric nursing and related issues in practice, education, administration, and research.

If you are interested in joining one of these branches, please submit your information to councilsupport@apna.org

Kathryn Johnson, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC
Steering Committee
Vanessa Barlow, MBA, BSN, RN
Rita Haverkamp, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, CNS 
Kathryn Johnson, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC
Gregory Jones, RN 
Teresa Judge-Ellis, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP
Sharon Katz, RN, FPMH-NP, PMH-CNS, BC
Georgianna Marks, PhD, APRN
Marla McCall, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC
J.  McDaniel, EdD, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, MBA, ARNP
Allen Novak, MSN, APRN, Rx, PMHCNS-BC
Dana Olive, PhD, PMHNP-BC
Jessica Walker, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC


Advisory Panel
Robert Abel, DNP, PMHNP-BC 
Gia Accuardi, PMHNP-BC, BS, BSN, MFA, MSN
James Adams, MSN, PMHCNS-BC 
Susie Adams, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN 
Jennifer Allran, RN, MSN, PMHCNS/NP-BC 
Beth Ananda-Stout, PhD, APRN 
Jill Anderson, PhD, PMHCNS, PMH-NP
Betty Ang, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP
Susan Archacki-Resnik, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Robert Askerlund, APRN
Becky Austin-Morris, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Barbara Barnes, RN, MSN
Sue Barrett, PhD, PMHNP
Stephania Bass, RN, PNP
Emily Bell, RN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Michelle Blackmer, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Blanchard Hills, BSN
Paula Bolton
Shameka Bolton, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Margaret Bookman, RN, MS, CS 
Nicole Borrenpohl, BSN, RN
Iris Boston, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Kristine Boyer, BSN, RN
Jane Bragg, MBA, MSN, RN, CPON, NEA-BC
Wailua Brandman, MSN, APRN, PMHCNS/NP-BC FAANP
Marla Brucken, ARNP
Diane Burgermeister, PhD, PMH-NP
Laurie Burke, MS, PMHNP, CNS
Lisa Burton, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
Carol Campbell, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, FNP-C 
Carol Capitano, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
Nancy Carr, RN, MSN, NPP, PMHNP-BC
Brenda Castrichini, PMHNP
DessyeDee Clark, PhD, APRN, PNS
Karen Coakley, ARNP
Mary Conklen, MSN, APN, PMHCNS-BC
Virginia Conley, PhD, PMHNP, FNP
Julie Conrad, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Holly Covington, PhD, PMHNP, RNX, APRN
Jacob Creviston, DNP, RN, PMHNP
Maria Flodesol Culpa-Bondal, PhD, RN
Theresa Damien, PMHNP-BC, RN
Nancy Daniels, APRN, BC, PMH-CS
Kim Dannenberg, RN, MS, NP
Maura Davis
Susan Dawson, EdD, PMHCNS/NP-BC
Laura Dayton, RN
Mark deClouet, Jr., APRN
Angela DelGrande, PhD, PMHNP-BC, CNS
Joanne DeSanto Iennaco, PhD
Rebecca Devine, DNP, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Mary Pat DeWald, MSN, RN, APRN, MPA
Lorraine Donner, MSN, PMHNP-BC, RN
Alexandra Drake
Sandra Dukes, CNS
J. Carol Elliott, PhD, RN, PMHCNS, BC
Brooke Finley, MSN, PMHNP-BC, RN-BC
Darlene Flowers, PHMNP-BC
Kay Foland, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, CNP
Ashley Folgo, APRN
Susan Franer, PMHCNS-BC
Corrine Freeman, RN, BSN
Beverlee Furner, FNP
Kathleen Gaffney, APN, MSN, PMHCNS
Tammie Gainey, RN, APRN, NP
Julia Gallant, MSN, APRN
Karen Gardner, APRN
Vanessa Genung, PhD, RN, PMH-NP-BC, LCSW-ACP, LMFT, LCDC
Barbara Gilmore, PMHNP-BC
Valerie Glass, PMHNP, BC
Megan Goerke, BSN, RN-BC
Anne Greenwalt, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
Joshua Hamilton, DNP, RN-BC, PMHNP-BC, CNE, FAANP
Cynthia Handrup, DNP, APRN, PHMCNS-BC
Jane Harmon, DNP, PMHNP-BC, CNS-BC
Felicia Hassan, MSN, RN-BC
Dee Dee Hecht-Hewit, BSN, RN, PCC-s, CRC, LSW, PMHNP
Martha Hernandez, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS/NP-BC
Kim Hickman, DNP, PMHNP-BC, ARNP, RN-C
Diane Hickman, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Lisa Hill, PMHCNS-BC
Cynthia Hites, MSN RN PMHNP-BC
Brett Howard, BSN
Eben Howard, PhD, MBA, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, FACHE
Sharlene Hutchinson, APRN-BC
Susan Jacobson, PMHNP, CNS
Kevin Jones, RN
Helen Jones, PhD, RN, APN-C
Eudora Jones, APRN
Christopher Kalinyak, APRN - DNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC
Cheryl Kaufman, PMHNP-BC
Gayle Kazmierczak, RN, MSN, PMHCNS-BC
Kathleen Kelley, BSN, MN, PMHNP-BC
Sandra Kelley, NP, MSN, APRN
Saissy Kendig, PMHNP
Annie-Laurie Klein, RN-C
Valerie Kolbert, ARNP, BC
Maureen Kolomeir, MBA, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Rose Kutlenios, PhD, CRNP
Marion Kyner, MSN, PMHCNS-BC
Kathleen Langdon, PMHNP, BC
Nancy Lange, RN, PC, PCMS
Cecilia Langford, EdD, MSN, APRN
Dee Langford, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Lauren Langley, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Michelle Lauer, MSN, RN, BC, PMHNP-BC
Connie Leese, APN, PMHCNS-BC
Timothy Legg, PhD, PsyD, PMHNP-BC, GNP-BC, CAADC, MAC, CARN-AP
Andrea Lerma, MSN, RNCS, APRN
Matthew Lindquist, MSN, RN, PMHNP, BC
Heidi M. Linn, RN
Madeleine Lloyd, PhD, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, NP
Haylei Lorca, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, PMHANP
Shelly Lurie-Akman, MS, APRN, PMH-BC
Pamela Lusk, RN, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP
Linda Mabey, DNP, CNS, BC
Brandee Madden, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC
Deanna Mann
Dorine Martin, MSN, APRN, FNP
Ernestina Martin, RN, BSN, MSN
Linda Mays, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Lacie McAbee, PMHNP-BC
Graham McDougall, PhD, RN, FAAN
Mary Meiselman, CNS, NP
Lynda Miller, MSN, RN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC
Martha K. Miller, MN, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, LPC
Lisa Milliger, APRN
Kellye Mixson, RN, BSN
Kathleen Moraghan Olson, CNS
Elizabeth Muburi, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Amy Murdoch, RN
Marlene Nadler-Moodie, MSN, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Lakshmi Nair, RN, MS, PMHNP
Janet Nickolaus, CNS, ARNP
Mary Ann Nihart, MA, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC
Patricia Nisbet, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Nicole Nobles, RN
Ngozi Nwobi, DNP, PMHNP-BC, APN
Megan M. O'Connell, PMHCNS-BC
Erin O'Leary, PMHNP-BC
Deborah Oestreicher, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Leslie Oleck, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP, LMFT
Elena Ollis, CRNP-PMH, PNP
Lisa Olsen, PNP, APRN, FPMHNP
Stacie Olson, DNP, MS, RN, PMHNP-BC
Suzanne Opperman, MSN, APRN
Nancy Ortego, APRN, BC
Linda Palmer, APRN
Cynthia Papendick, MS, APRN, BC
Joyce Parks, DNP, RN-BC, PMHCNS-BC
Cindy Parsons, DNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, FAANP
Eris Perese, APRN-PMH
Rick Pessagno, DNP, APRN, FAANP
Wendy Peterson, BSN, MSN, APRN
Jane Phelan, APRN-BC, NP
Kyra Powell, CRNP, PMHNP
Leigh Powers, DNP, MSN, MS, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Katherine Proehl, DNP, CNS (PMHCNS - BC) 
Sandra Ramos, PMHNP-BC
Beth Reiley, CRNP, PNP
Elizabeth Reimherr, RN, BC
R. John Repique, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Angela Retano, PMHNP-BC, RN, MA, MSN, NPP
Judy Rice, DNP, MSN, PMHNP, FNP, CS
Luann Richardson, PhD, DNP, FNP, PMHNP, FAANP
Frederica Riviere, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Christine Robbins, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Kelly Rock, DNP, CRNP
Debra Romano, MS, PMHCNS-BC
Sharon Rosenfield, CS, MS, CMC
Lesley Rothschild , PMHNP-BC
Rhonda Roy, MS, PMHNP-BC
Luanne Sadowsky, ARNP, BC
M. Joyce Sasse, DNP, APRN, PMHNP, CNS
Karen Schepp, PhD, APRN, BC
Amanda Schuh, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Marina Sciucco, APRN
JT Seaman, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
Alexandra Sietsma, MSN, PMHNP
Allison Sikorsky, PHM-NP, APN
Sylvia Simeone, DNP, PNHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC NEA-BC
Vicki Spitzer, MSN, ARNP, CNS
Janet Stagg, MS, RN, PMHCNS
Debbie Steele, MFT, PhD, RN
Bruce (Jamie) Stevens, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP
Pamela Stover, DNP, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Rita Tadych, PhD, APRN-BC
Douglas Taylor, RN
Michael Terry, DNP, FNP, PMHNP
Nancy Testerman, MS
Robin Trivette, MSN, RN
Cherie Tubeileh, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Allison Underwood, APRN
Shiori Usami, CNS
Sharon Van Fleet, MS, PMHCNS-BC
Bridgette Vest, DNP, RN, PMHNP, GNP
Jessica Vetter, RN, MSN, CNS, PMHNP-BC
Helene Vossos, DNP, PMHNP-BC, ANP-BC
Ellin Wade, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Matthew Walker, DNP, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC
Kimberly Walker-Daniels, MSN, PMHNP-BC, APNP
Dawn Walters, MS, RN
Barbara Warren, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, PMH-BC, FNAP, FAAN
Kathleen Webster, DNP, PMHNP, CNSMH
Kathleen Wheeler, PhD, PMHCNS, PMHNP, FAAN
David Whittaker, APRN, RN
Patrice Wichmann, MS, MHCNS, BC
Babette Wieland, MSN, BSN
Cheryl Willis, MSN, APRN, BC
Lynn Willis, PMHNP
Nicole Wilson, MS, PMHNP-BC
Laura Withorne-Maloney, RN, MSN, CNP
Kimberly Wolf, PMHCNS-BC
Susan Wrona, PMHNP
Brittany Yates, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Wendy Zubenko, EdD, MSN, CNS
 

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