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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


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​