Committees

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Bylaws Committee
The Bylaws Committee oversees changes to Association bylaws, standing rules and procedures.

John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, President Ex Officio
Marietta Brooks, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Dennis Magiera, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Tom Mallon, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Chair
Tammy Parsons, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp

Vacancy

Continuing Education Approval Program
John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, President Ex Officio
Tammy Thompson, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Vicky Washington, RN, Associate Member

Vacancies

Continuing Education Provider Unit
The CE Provider Unit oversees provider status of continuing education for the Association.

John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, President Ex Officio
Charlotte Folkersma, RN, Associate Member

Vacancies

Diversity Committee (Ad Hoc)
The Diversity Committee evaluates trends and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors related to the promotion of diversity among MNA membership and staff.

John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Kathy Chardenet, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Secretary
Desiree Conyers, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Vice Chair
Laura Mason, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Chair
Ted McTaggart, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Kris Michaelson, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette Gen Hosp
Margaret Smith, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl

Finance Committee
The Finance Committee advises the Board of Directors and provides leadership in the management of financial resources to maintain the Association’s commitment to support programs and services needed to insure the practice of professional nursing and the economic and general welfare of nurses.

John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, President Ex Officio
Scott Balko, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette Gen Hosp
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl
Kathleen Hillman, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl
Tammy Parsons, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Katie Scott, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl

Impartial Committee
The Impartial Committee investigates complaints and recommends action against members in violation of Association bylaws or policies.

John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, President
Rebecca Blaut, RN, Mid MI Medical Center – Alpena
Ray Bourgeois, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Emily Fredericksen, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Heather Roe, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl

Nominations Committee
The Nominations Committee develops the slate of candidates for elected MNA committees and serves as the Awards Committee.

Dianne Adams, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette Gen Hosp, Secretary
Ray Bourgeois, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Carol D’Cruz, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl
Carol Kirtland, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Dennis Magiera, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Vice Chair

Vacancy

Resolution Committee
The Resolution Committee oversees the formal process for proposal submission to the House of Delegates.

John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, President Ex Officio
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl, Board Rep, Chair
Carol Kirtland, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp, Secretary
Ted McTaggart, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Katie Oppenheim, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Matt Paris, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl

Retirement Committee – new
The Retirement committee will educate and mobilize retirement nurses on issues that affect both working and retired nurses.

Becky Baldwin, RN, Associate Member
Carolyn Hietamaki, RN, Associate Member

Vacancies