Committees

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

John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl (Ex Officio)
Marietta Brooks, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Tammy Parsons, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp

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 (Ex Officio)
Charlotte Folkersma, RN, Associate Member
Tammy Thompson, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Vicki Washington, RN, Associate Member

Vacancies

Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Competency Committee
The Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Competency Committee develops and sustains initiatives related to the promotion of diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency.

John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl (Ex Officio)
Desiree Conyers, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Vice Chair
Laura Mason, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Jennifer Thomas, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl

Vacancies

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 (MNA President)
Jamie Brown, RN – Borgess Nurses Staff Council
Kathy Hillman, RN – Borgess Nurses Staff Council
Kathleen Lehman, RN – Professional Nurses Assn of HVSH
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 (MNA President)
Justin Howe, RN, Hackley Hosp RN Staff Cncl
Pat Kampmann-Bush, RN, Professional Nurses Assn of HVSH
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Eva Lund, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp

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

Carol D’Cruz, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl
Amy Delaney, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Samantha Ditty, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette Gen Hosp
Dennis Magiera, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Chair

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 (Ex Officio)
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl (Board Representative)
Suzette Hantz, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette Gen Hosp
Pat Kampmann-Bush, RN, Professional Nurses Assn of HVSH
Ted McTaggart, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Katie Oppenheim, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl

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

John Armelagos, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl (Ex Officio)
Becky Baldwin, RN, Associate Member
Carolyn Hietamaki, RN, Associate Member
Sue Nehring, RN, Life Member
Lisa Sylvest, RN, Associate Member

Vacancies