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.

Alabama

Brenda Lindahl, RN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

Alaska

Lori Schneider, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22

Arizona

Mary L. Freeland, BA, RN

2/1/16 - 01/31/21

Arkansas

Valerie Beshears, MSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/16 - 01/31/20

California

Stephanie J. Yellin-Mednick RN, BSN, MSN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

Colorado

Kathy Lynn Reiner RN, BSN, MPH

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

Connecticut

Cheryl-Ann Resha, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN, FNASN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

Delaware

Megan S. Fioravanti, RN, NCSN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

District of Columbia

Elizabeth Joan McDermott, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/16 - 01/31/20

Florida

Lisa Ann Kern, MSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/16 - 01/31/20

Georgia

Lynne P. Meadows, MS, RN

02/01/16 - 01/31/20

Idaho

Susan Leigh Morgan, M.Ed, RN, NCSN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

Illinois

Cameron A. Traut, MS, BSN, RN, NCSN, PEL-IL

02/01/16 - 1/31/20

Indiana

Chris Amidon, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22

Iowa

MaryAnn Strawhacker, MPH, BSN, RN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22

Kansas

Joann Wheeler, BSN, RN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

Kentucky

Teresa Cowan, RN, BSN, CSN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

Louisiana

Darla Rebowe, BSN, RN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

Maine

Janis Hogan, BUS, RN, NCSN

02/01/16 - 01/31/19

Maryland

Keisha E. S. Major, MSN, RN

02/01/16 - 01/31/20

Massachusetts

Doreen L. Crowe, MEd, BSN, RN

11/14/16 - 01/31/19

Michigan

Karla A. Palmer, RN, MSN, NCSN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

Minnesota

Elizabeth Zeno, MA, BSN, RN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

Mississippi

Traci Easterling, RN

02/01/15 - 01/31/21

Missouri

Linda S. Neumann, RN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

Montana

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

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

Nebraska

Wendy Rau, BSN, BA

02/01/18 - 01/31/22

Nevada

Tina D. Miller, RN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

New Hampshire

Laurie Fleming, MPH, RN, NCSN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

New Jersey

Gina M. Emge, RN, BSN, MSN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

New Mexico

Lisa E. Patch, MSN, RN, NCSN

04/05/16 - 01/31/20

New York

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

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

North Carolina

Karen M. Kerley, RN BSN NCSN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

Ohio

Kate K. King, RN, MS

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

Oklahoma

Anupama Gowda, BSN, RN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22

Oregon

Kim Bartholomew, RN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

OSHNA

Cynthia Ann Less, MSN, RN, NCSN

09/11/13 - 01/31/19
Cheryl Peiffer, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Cheryl Peiffer, MBA,CSN, BS, RN

04/21/17 - 01/31/22

Rhode Island

Marianne Manzi, MEd, BS, RN, NCSN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

South Carolina

Pamela R. Allsbrook, RN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

South Dakota

Cynthia T. Begley, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/17 - 01/31/21

Tennessee

Janet Thornton, MSN, Ed., BSN, RN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22

Texas

Francis Luna, BSN, RN, NCSN

07/01/17 - 01/31/22

Utah

A. J. Walkowski

02/01/18 - 01/31/22

Vermont

Claire Molner, MEd, RN, NCSN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

Virginia

Kae Bruch, BSHCA, RN, NCSN, AEMT/Firefighter

02/01/18 - 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)

West Virginia

Carol Ward, MSN, RN

02/01/15 - 01/31/19

Wisconsin

Louise Friday Wilson, MS, BSN, RN, NCSN

02/01/16 - 01/31/20

Wyoming

Wendy Wilson, RN, BSN, NCSN

02/01/18 - 01/31/22