Board of Directors

The NASN board of directors is composed of elected officers and one representative of each affiliate school nurse organization, serving as NASN Director. NASN Directors are listed on this page. For more information about NASN's affiliate school nurse organizations, visit our Affiliates page.
Sharon Bailey, Alabama

Alabama

Sharon Bailey, MSN, RN

02/01/19 - 01/31/23
brd_pbarker.jpg

Alaska

Patty Barker, BSN, RN, NCSN

09/15/18 - 01/31/22
Sarah Portle, Arizona

Arizona

Sarah Portle, MEd., BSN, RN, NCSN

2/1/21 - 01/31/25
brd_haynie.jpg

Arkansas

Kathey Haynie, MSN, RN

08/08/19 - 01/31/24
Susan Chaides

California

Susan Chaides, MEd, BSN, RN, CPNP

12/05/19 - 01/31/25
Kelly Grenham, Colorado

Colorado

Kelly Grenham, BSN, RN

02/01/21 - 01/31/25
Suzanne Levasseur, Connecticut

Connecticut

Suzanne Levasseur, MSN, APRN, CPNP

02/01/19 - 01/31/23
Sharon-rose Gargula, Delaware

Delaware

Sharon-rose Gargula, MSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/21 - 01/31/25
Camille Wheeler

District of Columbia

Camille Wheeler, MA, BSN

02/01/20 - 01/31/24
Lisa Kern, MSN, RN, NCSN

Florida

Lisa Kern, MSN, RN, NCSN

02/20/20 - TBD
Amy Roark, Georgia

Georgia

Amy Roark

09/26/20 - 01/31/25
Terri Lindemann, Idaho

Idaho

Terri Lindemann, MSN-PH, BSN, RN

02/01/21 - 01/31/25
Cathy Yonkaitis

Illinois

Cathy Yonkaitis, DNP, RN, NCSN, PHNA-BC

02/01/20 - 1/31/24

Indiana

Chris Amidon, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22

Iowa

MaryAnn Strawhacker, MPH, BSN, RN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22
Sharon Morris, Kansas

Kansas

Sharon Morris, MSN, RN

02/01/19 - 01/31/23
Karen Elliott, Kentucky

Kentucky

Karen Elliott

02/01/19 - 01/31/23
Andrea Ferguson, Louisiana

Louisiana

Andrea Ferguson, RN, CSN

02/01/19 - 01/31/23

Maine

Janis Hogan, BUS, RN, NCSN

11/18/15 - 01/31/23
Mary Nasuta

Maryland

Mary Nasuta, MS, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/20 - 01/31/24
Carilyn Rains, Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Carilyn Rains, M.Ed, BSN, RN

07/01/20 - 01/31/23
Julia Lechtenberg

Michigan

Julia Lechtenberg, MSN, RN, NCSN

12/02/18 - 01/31/25
Mary Heiman, Minnesota

Minnesota

Mary Heiman, MS, LSN, RN, CNS

02/01/19 - 01/31/23
Sheri Shelby, Mississippi

Mississippi

Sheri Shelby, RN

09/19/18 - 01/31/23
Stacey Whitney, Missouri

Missouri

Stacey Whitney, MSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/21 - 01/31/25

Montana

Karen L. Graf, MSN, RN-BC, APHN-BC

02/01/17 - 01/31/22

Nebraska

Wendy Rau, BSN, BA

02/01/18 - 01/31/22
Breana Taylor, Nevada

Nevada

Breana Taylor, MSN

02/01/21 - 01/31/25
Linda Compton, New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Linda Compton, MS, RN

02/01/19 - 01/31/23

New Jersey

Gina M. Emge, RN, BSN, MSN

02/01/17 - 01/31/22
Joshua Landry

New Mexico

Joshua Landry, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/20 - 01/31/24

New York

Constance F. Griffin, BS, RN, AE-C, NCSN

02/01/17 - 01/31/22
Amy Widderich, North Carolina

North Carolina

Amy Widderich, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/21 - 01/31/25
Joan Hlinomaz, Ohio

Ohio

Joan Hlinomaz, MS, BSN, RN, LSN, NCSN

02/01/21 - 01/31/25

Oklahoma

Anupama Gowda, BSN, RN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22
Kim Bartholomew, Oregon

Oregon

Kim Bartholomew, BSN, BS, RN

02/01/15 - 01/31/23
Julie Hudson

OSHNA

Julie Hudson, MSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/20 - 01/31/24
Cheryl Peiffer, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Cheryl Peiffer, MBA,CSN, BS, RN

04/21/17 - 01/31/22
Amy Dark, Rhode Island

Rhode Island

Amy Dark, BA, BSN, RN, CSNT

02/01/19 - 01/31/23
Angella Hamer, South Carolina

South Carolina

Angella Hamer, BSN, RN

02/01/21 - 01/31/25
Carrie Clarke, South Dakota

South Dakota

Carrie Clarke, RN

02/01/21 - 01/31/25

Tennessee

Janet Thornton, MSN, Ed., BSN, RN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22
Francis Luna, Texas

Texas

Francis Luna, MSN, RN, NCSN

07/01/17 - 01/31/22
BettySue Hinkson, Utah

Utah

BettySue Hinkson, MSN, RN, NCSN

12/03/20 - 01/31/22
Clayton Wetzel III, Vermont

Vermont

Clayton Wetzel III, BSN, ADN, RN, BSBM

02/01/19 - 01/31/23

Virginia

Hope Luong, MSN, RN, NCSN

12/03/20 - 01/31/22
Lynn Nelson, MSN, RN, NCSN State of Washington

Washington

Lynn Nelson, MSN, RN, NCSN

07/01/18 - 01/31/23 (completing the former NASN Director's term)
Lori Haapala, West Virginia

West Virginia

Lori Haapala, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/19 - 01/31/23
Charlene Kizior

Wisconsin

Charlene Kizior, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/20 - 01/31/24

Wyoming

Wendy Wilson, RN, BSN, NCSN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22