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​​Past Presidents​

Chris Pasero, MS, RN-BC, FAAN
1992-1993
Chris Pasero, MS, RN-BC, FAAN
Educator, Consultant in Pain Management
El Dorado Hills, California​
Karen Sikorski, RN, MS, APN-BC, CNS
1993-1994
Karen Sikorski, RN, MS, APN-BC, CNS
OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center
Rockford, Illinois
Jean Guveyan
1994-1995
Jean Guveyan (deceased)
Linda Dunajcik, MN, RN
1995-1996
Linda Dunajcik, MN, RN
St. John's Mercy Health System
St. Louis, Missouri
Colleen Dunwoody, MS, RN-BC
1996-1997
Colleen Dunwoody, MS, RN-BC
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Marsha Stanton, PhD, RN
1997-1998
Marsha Stanton, PhD, RN
Pernix
Long Beach, California
Pamela Bennett, BSN, RN
1998-1999
Pamela Bennett, BSN, RN
Purdue Pharma LP
Stamford, Conneticut
Susan Pendergrass, MSN, MEd, FNP-BC
1999-2000
Susan Pendergrass, MSN, MEd, FNP-BC
Independent Consultant & Educator
Columbia, Missouri
Nancy R. Kowal, MS, APRN-BC
2000-2001
Nancy R. Kowal, MS, APRN-BC
UMass Memorial
Worcester, Massachusettes
Charlene Cowley, MS, RN, CPNP
2001-2002
Charlene Cowley, MS, RN, CPNP
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Phoenix, Arizona
Cassandra J. Snyder, MS, RN-BC
2002-2003
Cassandra J. Snyder, MS, RN-BC
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Micke A. Brown, BSN, RN
2003-2004
Micke A. Brown, BSN, RN
Smithsburg, Maryland
Paul Arnstein, PhD, RN-BC, FNP-BC, ACNS
2004-2005
Paul Arnstein, PhD, RN-BC, FNP-BC, ACNS
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusettes
Candace Coggins, RN-BC, MS, MA, ACHPN, APRN-BC
2005-2006
Candace Coggins, RN-BC, MS, MA, ACHPN, APRN-BC
Phillips Ambulatory Care Center
New York, New York

Annabel Edwards, APRN- BC
2006
Annabel Edwards, APRN- BC (deceased)

 

 

Donna Sipos Cox, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, CCRC
2006-2008
Donna Sipos Cox, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, CCRC
Winthrop Pain Management
Little Neck, New York

Nancy Eksterowicz, MSN, RN-BC, APN
2008-2009
Nancy Eksterowicz, MSN, RN-BC, APN
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia
Theresa A. Grimes, MN, RN-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN

2009-2010
Theresa A. Grimes, MN, RN-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN
Mather-St. Charles Health Alliance
Port Jefferson, New York
Ann Schreier, PhD, RN
2010-2011
Ann Schreier, PhD, RN
East Carolina University School of Nursing
Greenville, North Carolina
Joann M. Eland, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN
2011-2012
Joann M. Eland, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN (deceased)
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
Joyce S. Willens, PhD, RN-BC
2012-2013
Joyce S. Willens, PhD, RN-BC
Villanova University
Villanova, Pennsylvania
Joyce S. Willens, PhD, RN-BC
2013-2014
Patricia Bruckenthal, PhD, APRN-BC, ANP
Stony Brook University, School of Nursing
North Port, New York
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2014-2015
Helen N. Turner, DNP, RN-BC, PCNS-BC, AP_PMN, FAAN
Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Portland, Oregon

2015-2016
Ellyn T. Schreiner, MPH, RN-BC, CHPN
Fairborn, Ohio


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2016-2017
Melanie H. Simpson, PhD, RN-BC, OCN, CHPN
The University of Kansas Hospital
Overland Park, Kansas


2017-2018
Sharon K. Wrona, DNP, RN-BC, PNP, PMHS, AP-PMN​
Nationwide Children's Hospital​
Columbus, Ohio​


FOUNDERS

Georgann Abraham
Marina Del Ray, CA

Lorie Wild
Seattle, WA

Barbara Reed
Tucker, GA

Sherry Sosna
Slidell, LA

Gwen Turnage
Liberty, MO

Linda Preble-Tilbe
Elmwood, TN

Chris Pasero
El Dorado Hills, CA​