2017–2018 Committees

Current ARN committees and committee members are noted below. If you are interested in participating on a committee, please visit our Volunteer Identification Program  (V.I.P.) page and let us know your interests and where you would like to volunteer your time.

2018 Conference Planning Committee

Sara Godwin, Chairperson
Lelia Barks
Cindy Carreno, Paper & Poster Co-Chair
Stacey Coffee
Clayton Lippart
Paula Martinkewiz, Paper & Poster Co-Chair
Nicole Rostron
Jill Rye, Nurse Planner
Karion Waites, Board Liaison
Laura Chmielewski, Staff Liaison

Awards Committee

Jeanne Mervine, Chairperson
Jynae Clapper
Natasha Flurry
Li-Chen Lin
Stacy Pemberton
Beverly Reigle, Board Liaison
Alice Taylor, Staff Liaison

Budget and Finance Committee

Kathy Clark, Chairperson
Michele Cournan
Maria Radwanski
Stephanie Vaughn
Karion Waites
Karen Nason, Staff Liaison
Melissa Bellows, Staff Liaison

Chapter Support Committee

Lalita Thompson, Chairperson
Laura Ferber
Cynthia Hernandez
Michael Hartge
Susan Kometz
Angela Allen, Board Liaison
Melissa Bellows, Staff Liaison

Continuing Education Provider Unit (CEPU)

Jill Rye, Chairperson
Sarah Godwin
Mary Ellen Hatch
Kristen Mauk
Barbara Winters-Todd
Tina Roma-Fisher, Board Liaison
Laura Chmielewski, Staff Liaison

Executive Committee

Karion Waites, President
Michele Cournan, President-Elect
Kathy Clark, Secretary-Treasurer
Angela Allen
Patricia Quiqley
Karen Nason, Staff Liaison

Health Policy Committee

Maria Radwanski, Chairperson
Michele Cournan
Cristina Huerta
Karyn Kling
Anne Ruggiero
Karen Nason, Staff Liaison
Sarah Nichelson, Staff Liaison
Jeremy Scott, Staff Liaison

Newsletter Committee

Karla Bonilla Carmona
Tracey Connolly
Tina Dorau 
Kristine Longo   
Maureen Musto   
Jolene Simon
Ramesh Upadhyaya
Patricia Quigley, Board Liaison
Valerie Mann, Staff Liaison

Nominating and Leadership Development Committee

Stephanie Vaughn, Chairperson
Brenda French   
Patricia Garvin-Higgins
Gail Sims
Susan Wirt   
Karen Nason, Staff Liaison
Melissa Bellows, Staff Liaison

Products and Programs Committee

Mary Ellen Hatch, Chairperson
Minette Filart
Cynthia Hernandez
Li-Chen Lin
Maria Radwanski
Debra Thomas
Kimberly Young
Wendy Wintersgill, Board Liaison
Laura Chmielewski, Staff Liaison

Quality Work Group

Terrie Black, Chairperson
Karen Nason, Staff Liaison

Research Committee

Anne Deutsch, Chairperson
Terrie Black
Michelle Camicia
Susan Fowler
Theresa Pietsch
Beverly Reigle, Board Liaison
Melissa Bellows, Staff Liaison

Scholarship Committee

Lisa Duncan
Elaine Flynn
Colby Morgan
Linda Schultz
Ina Fletcher, Board Liaison
Alice Taylor, Staff Liaison

CRRN Examination Committee

Tracey Connolly
Amanda Keizer   
Stephanie Morrell
Maria Victoria Padre Juan
Margaret Schroeder   
Lorillie Soleta, RNCB Liaison
Alice Taylor, Staff Liaison

CRRN Item Development Committee

Tracey Connolly
Kathryn Garren
Amanda Keizer   
Stephanie Morrell
Maria Victoria Padre Juan
Jolene Simon
Alice Taylor, Staff Liaison

CRRN Audit Panel

Rita Bonczek
Cristina Huerta
Brenda McCall-Russell
Tonisha Melvin
Jeanne Mervine
Della Watson
Alice Webley

Rehabilitation Nursing Editorial Board

Kristen Mauk, Editor
Linda Pierce, Associate Editor
Deborah Almauhy
Lelia Barks   
Terrie Black
Michelle Camicia   
Grace Campbell   
Laura Dzurec
Theresa Green   
Pamela Larsen
Leslie Neal-Boylan

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