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Bylaws Committee

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.

Members
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.

Members
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.

Members
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.

Members
Laura Dagley (Chair) Rebecca Modene Chayla Brown
Kelly Kuhns LaToya Patterson Linda Kalb
Ruth McDermott Levy

Investment Committee

Members
Wayne Reich Kathryn Shaffer Caroline Miller
Elizabeth Walls

Nominating Committee

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.

Members
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)

Members
Tarik Khan, Chair Dawn Osterling Marilyn Zrust
Kristine Kuzma

PSNA Policy Committee

Members
Wayne Reich, Chair Peggy Austin Patrick Kenny
Amy Wishner

PSNA Political Action Committee (PAC)

Members
Chris Alichnie, Treasurer Lindsey Ford Caroline McDermott
Stephanie Martuccio Patricia White