The Bylaws Committee consists of at least three members who annually review the ANA and PSNA bylaws for consistency. Any recommended amendments or revisions go through the Committee before recommendations are made to the PSNA Board of Directors.
|Patrick Kenny (Chair)||Betsy Walls||Ashlee Homer|
|Catherine Schoch||Missy Shupe|
Cabinet on Nursing Practice and Professional Development
The Cabinet is made up of nine members and focuses on developing and implementing programs to promote quality nursing care by promoting the ANA standards and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses. The Cabinet also promotes the professional development of the nurse.
|Dara Whalen (Chair)||Anne Mitchell||Brittany Kinest|
|Dawn Osterling||Ellen Taylor||Jacqueline Iioli|
|Jennifer Silva||Missy Shupe||Tyler Traister|
Continuing Education Committee
The Continuing Education Committee is made up of five members with experience as continuing education reviewers. The purpose of the Committee is to provide support and quality oversight to the PSNA Accredited Approver Process. The Committee does this through projects, including newsletters and quality assessments of completed reviews.
|Carol Patton (Chair)||Kathleen Spadaro||Laura Velasquez|
|Mary Gallagher-Gordon||Mary Jo Pedicino|
Environmental Health Committee
The Environmental Health Committee consists of five members. The collectively develop, implement, and advocate on environmental issues that can impact nurses and patients.
|Laura Dagley (Chair)||Rebecca Modene||Chayla Brown|
|Kelly Kuhns||LaToya Patterson||Linda Kalb|
|Ruth McDermott Levy|
|Wayne Reich||Kathryn Shaffer||Caroline Miller|
The Nominating Committee consists of five members who are elected for a one-year term. The Committee focuses on annual elections, including the call for nominations, review of submissions, and the oversight of the election process.
|Courtney MacDowell (Chair)||Gina Slobogin||Kristen Bishop|
|Tammi Lining||Lindsey Ford|
Pennsylvania Nursing Congress on Practice, Education, and Policy
The Nursing Congress consists of a five-member steering committee, as well as a larger group consisting of representatives from multiple nursing organizations/associations. Members of PSNA also attend the Congress. The purpose of the group is to focus on and establish Pennsylvania nurses’ approach to the state’s emerging health industry trends, models of nursing practice, and socioeconomic and political issues of the healthcare industry.
PSNA Government Relations Committee (GRC)
|Ellen Schauerman, Chair||Dawn Osterling||Deb Cardenas|
PSNA Policy Committee
|Wayne Reich, Chair||Peggy Austin||Patrick Kenny|
PSNA Political Action Committee (PAC)
|Chris Alichnie, Treasurer||Lindsey Ford||Caroline Madrigal|
|Tarik Khan||Patricia White|