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​​​​​ASPMN® Board of Directors​


The ASPMN Nominating Committee is conducting the Call for Nominations for the 2022-24 Board of Directors/Nominating Committee slate. The positions that will be elected by the membership in 2022 are: one President-Elect, one Treasurer, three Directors and two Nominating Committee Members. Positions begin terms in September 2022.

The criteria for the open positions are listed here. The ASPMN® Nominating Committee will review every application with the goal of developing a qualified slate of candidates representing a variety of geographical locations, pain management sub-specialties, and experience. Every effort will be made to select at least two candidates for each office, but this is dependent on receiving enough nominations. All persons nominated will receive a confirmation from the Executive Office directing them to provide a CV, evidence of current Nursing license and professional letter of recommendation.

You may nominate yourself or another ASPMN® member by completing the electronic submission form. All nominations MUST BE RECEIVED BY May 1, 2022 to be considered for the slate of candidates.

President (2022)


Maureen F. Cooney, DNP, FNP-BC, PMGT-BC, AP-PMN, ACHPN
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, New York​


President-Elect (2022)


University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Dept. of Anesthesia
Aurora, Colorado


Treasurer (2022)

Sharon K. Wrona, MS, RN-BC, PNP Ann M. Schreier, PhD​, RN
East Carolina University School of Nursing​
Greenville, North Carolina

Secretary (2023)​


Barbara L. Vanderveer, RN-BC, MSN Kimberly Wittmayer, MS, APN, PCNS-BC, PMGT-BC, AP-PMN
Advocate Children's Hospital
Oak Lawn, Illinois​​



Immediate Past President (2021)


Ann N. Quinlan-Colwell, PhD, RN-BC, D​AAPM​
Wilmington, North Carolina
New Hanover Regional Medical Center​


Director (2022)

Esther I. Bernhofer, PhD, RN, PMGT-BC​
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio​​​

Director (2023)

Edward Hospital
Naperville, Illinois​​

​Director (2022)

Robert K. Montgomery, DNP, PMGT-BC, ACNS-BC
University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, Colorado​

Director (2022)

Christine H. Peltier, BSN, RN-BC Tara Nichols, DNP, ARNP, CCNS, AGCNS-BC, PMGT-BC 
Waldorf University RN-BSN Program Director 
Mason City, Iowa​​

Director (2023)

Barbara L. Vanderveer, RN-BC, MSN Helen N. Turner, DNP, APRN, PCNS-BC
Oregon Health & Sciences University
Portland, Oregon​





Director (2023)

 June Oliver, MSN, CCNS, APRN/CNS
Swedish Covenant Hospital
Chicago, IL