Pictorial Directory of Leaders

One of APNA's core values is inclusivity. In order to promote and support diversity to ensure that our leadership reflects our membership, we are encouraging the leaders pictured below to reach out to the next generation of leaders. For many, their involvement was a response to a 'tap on the shoulder' from someone they respected that gave them the confidence to pursue a leadership position. If you would like to know what it's like to be an APNA leader, want tips about giving someone the 'tap on the shoulder', or just to say thank you, please use these links to contact them.

 
APNA Board of Directors

 

Linda S. Beeber, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
Linda S. Beeber, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

Immediate Past President

 

 

 

APNA Council Chairs

 

Susan E. Caverly, PhD, ARNP
Susan E. Caverly, PhD, ARNP

Addictions Council Chair

 

Kristen Kichefski, MSN, MBA, RN-BC
Kristen Kichefski, MSN, MBA, RN-BC

Administrative Council Co-Chair

 

Suzie Marriott, MS, BSN, RN-BC
Suzie Marriott, MS, BSN, RN-BC

Administrative Council Co-Chair

Kathleen Gaffney, APN, MSN, PMHCNS
Kathleen Gaffney, APN, MSN, PMHCNS

Child and Adolescent Council Co-Chair

 

Joy Lauerer, DNP, MSN, APRN, BC
Joy Lauerer, DNP, MSN, APRN, BC

Child and Adolescent Council Co-Chair

 

Diane Esposito, PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC
Diane Esposito, PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC

Education Council Chair

 

Shirlee Davidson, MSN, RN
Shirlee Davidson, MSN, RN

Education Council Associate Chair

 

Leslie Miles, APRN, BC
Leslie Miles, APRN, BC

Forensic Council Co-Chair

 

Evelyn J. Perkins, PMH-BC, NE-BC
Evelyn J. Perkins, PMH-BC, NE-BC

Forensic Council Co-Chair

 

Kathryn Brotzge, MSN, APRN, NP
Kathryn Brotzge, MSN, APRN, NP

Mental Health Advocacy Council Chair

 

Constance Noll, DNP, MA, PMHNP-BC, CRNP
Constance Noll, DNP, MA, PMHNP-BC, CRNP

Recovery Council Co-Chair

 

Brandy Mechling, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Brandy Mechling, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC

Research Council Co-Chair

 

Olimpia Paun, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
Olimpia Paun, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Research Council Co-Chair

 

Jeannine Loucks, MSN, RN-BC PMH
Jeannine Loucks, MSN, RN-BC PMH

Council for Safe Environments Chair

 

 

 

APNA Chapter Leaders

 

Moniaree Jones, EdD, MSN, CCM, RN
Moniaree Jones, EdD, MSN, CCM, RN

APNA Alabama Chapter

 

Joseph Labonte, MNSc, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Joseph Labonte, MNSc, APRN, PMHNP-BC

APNA Arkansas Chapter

 

Jean Fisk
CAPT Jean Fisak, PMHCNS-BC
APNA California Chapter

 

Kerry Peterson, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Kerry Peterson, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC

APNA Colorado Chapter

 

Patricia Harrison, MSN, RN-BC, CMSRN
Patricia Harrison, MSN, RN-BC, CMSRN

APNA Georgia Chapter

 

Joan Parker-Dias, MS, APRN
Joan Parker-Dias, MS, APRN

APNA Hawaii Chapter

 

MaryJane Welch
Mary Jane Welch, DNP, APRN, BC, CIP
APNA Illinois Chapter

 

Leah Knight
Leah Knight MSN, PMHNP-BC 
APNA Indiana Chapter

 

Rebecca Reichert
Rebecca Reichert, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
APNA Kentucky Chapter

 

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John Sturtevant, MSN, RN-BC
APNA Michigan Chapter

 

Amanda Schuh, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Amanda Schuh, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC

APNA Minnesota Chapter

 

Brenda Fore, MHA, BSN, RN-BC, PMHN, CLNC
Brenda Fore, MHA, BSN, RN-BC, PMHN, CLNC

APNA North Carolina Chapter

 

Patricia J. Ealy, PhD, RN-BC
Patricia J. Ealy, PhD,RN-BC

APNA Nebraska Chapter

 

Karen Pounds, PhD, APRN, BC
Karen Pounds, PhD, APRN, BC

APNA New England Chapter

 

Angela Brathovde
Angela R. Brathovde, MSN, RN-BC, HNB-BC
APNA New Jersey Chapter

 

Angela L. DelGrande, PhD, CNP, CNS
Angela L. DelGrande, PhD, CNP, CNS

APNA New Mexico Chapter

 

Suzie Marriott, MS, BSN, RN-BC
Suzie Marriott, MS, BSN, RN-BC

APNA New York Chapter

 

Susan Brammer, PhD, RN, CNE
Susan Brammer, PhD, RN, CNE

APNA Ohio Chapter

 

Wanda Robinson, PhD, RN, CNE
Wanda Robinson, PhD, RN, CNE

APNA Oklahoma Chapter

 

Barbara Limandri, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

Barbara Limandri, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
APNA Oregon Chapter

 

Brenda Kucirka, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CNE
Brenda Kucirka, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CNE

APNA Pennsylvania Chapter

 

Stella Logan, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC
Stella Logan, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC
APNA Texas Chapter

 

Samuel Vincent, MSN, APRN
Samuel Vincent, MSN, APRN

APNA Utah Chapter

 

Lora E. Peppard, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Lora E. Peppard, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC

APNA Virginia Chapter

 

Jeffery Ramirez, PhD, PMH-NP
Jeffery Ramirez, PhD, PMH-NP

APNA Washington Chapter

 

2019 APNA Board of Directors Student Scholars

 

Randi A Baculi, UTASN
Randi A. Baculi, UTASN
Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Brianna Domenica Bevilaque, BSN Student
Brianna Domenica Bevilaque, BSN Student

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

William Brooke, RN-BC
William Brooke, RN-BC

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Jessica Cappucci, SN
Jessica Cappucci, SN

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Yang (Karen) Chen, RN, BSN
Yang (Karen) Chen, RN, BSN

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Jemma-Joy Coster, RN-BC
Jemma-Joy Coster, RN-BC

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Kayla Cross, RN-C. MSN, MA
Kayla Cross, RN-C. MSN, MA
Graduate Student Scholar

 

Cassandra Dziobek, MSN, APRN
Cassandra Dziobek, MSN, APRN

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Griselle B. Estrada, MSN, RN
Griselle B. Estrada, MSN, RN

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Sarah Geyer, BSN, RN
Sarah Geyer, BSN, RNz

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Julie Ariane Guerin, MSc
Julie Ariane Guerin, MSc

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Brittany Morgan Hamm, RN, BSN
Brittany Morgan Hamm, RN, BSN

Graduate Student Scholar

 

 Annie Hayden, SN
Annie Hayden, SN

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Katherine Hess, MS, RN-BC
Katherine Hess, MS, RN-BC

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Andrew Kociubuk, NS
Andrew Kociubuk, NS

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 


 

 

 


Lisa Leidy, MBA, HS-BCP
Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Kathleen Miley, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Kathleen Miley, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Margaret Ngai, RN, BSN
Margaret Ngai, RN, BSN

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Corina Picchiottino, BSN, RN
Corina Picchiottino, BSN, RN
Graduate Student Scholar

 

Carrie M. Pike, BSN, RN-BC
Carrie M. Pike, BSN, RN-BCN

Graduate Student Scholar

 


 

 

 

 

Dawnelle Romero Baca, MS, BSN, RN-BC
Graduate Student Scholar

 

Maya Catherine Salvio
Maya Catherine Salvio

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Michael J. Scott, SN
Michael J Scott, SN

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Marie Smith, PMHNP-BC, EMT-B
Marie Smith, PMHNP-BC, EMT-B

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Lukas StormoGipson, RN
Lukas StormoGipson, RN

Graduate Student Scholar

 

Madelyn Strong, CNA
Madelyn Strong, CNA

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Kelsie Wilhelm, BSFS
Kelsie Wilhelm, BSFS

Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar

 

Rhonda Yousef, Upcoming RN Undergraduate/Pre-Licensure Student Scholar
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