FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Dana Shive, Director of Communication and Membership Services
Harrisburg, PA, September 19, 2023 – The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA), the professional nursing association representing Pennsylvania’s 240,000 registered nurses and 50,000 licensed practical nurses, announced its 2024 Board of Directors and committee members election results following its September 8, 2023, general business meeting.
Vice President: Jennifer L. Bellot, PhD, RN, MHSA
Dr. Jennifer Bellot is the Associate Dean of Academic Practice Integration at the Jefferson College of Nursing. Dr. Bellot is serving her second term as Vice President of the PSNA Board and has previously served as Director on the PSNA Board.
Secretary: Jennifer Graham Partyka, MSN, RN
Jennifer Graham Partyka is a PeriOp RN. This is her second term as Secretary of PSNA. Jennifer also serves as the Vice Chair of the PSNA Political Action Committee and is a PSNA Legislative Ambassador.
Director: Tamika Jackson-Butts, DNP, MHA-GERONT, RN-AMB-BC, EBP-C
Dr. Tamika Jackson-Butts has over 20 years of nursing experience. She earned her DNP from Wilmington University in 2021 and works as an Associate Chief Nurse. Dr. Jackson-Butts is serving a second term as a Director on the PSNA Board.
Nursing Cabinet Committee
Sharon A. Wright DNP, MSN, CNE
Suzanne E. Courtwright, PhD, MSN, PNP, NEA-BC
Faith Befano DNP, CRNP
Carolyn Stone BS, BSN, RN, CNRN
Deborah Lewis, PhD, RN
Joni Jean Pyle MSN, DNP, RN, CNE
David Scher MPH, MSN, RN, CEN
Betsy M. Snook, MEd, BSN, RN
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The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) is Pennsylvania’s leading professional nursing organization. Representing 240,000 registered nurses and 50,000 licensed practical nurses, PSNA leads, advocates, educates, and connects with registered and licensed practical nurses across the Commonwealth. PSNA is a constituent member of the American Nurses Association.