Committees

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

John Armelagos, RN, University of Michigan Health System, President Ex Officio
Marietta Brooks, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Dennis Magiera, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Tom Mallon, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Tammy Parsons, RN, Sparrow Hospital
Katie Pontifex, RN, Sparrow Hospital

Continuing Education Approval Program

Tammy Thompson, RN, University of Michigan Health System
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, University of Michigan Health System, President Ex Officio
Charlotte Folkersma, RN, Associate Member
Reinette Murray, 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, University of Michigan Health System
Kathy Chardenet, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Desiree Conyers, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Laura Mason, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Ted McTaggart, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Kris Michaelson, RN, UPHS-Marquette
Margaret Smith, RN, University of Michigan Health System

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, University of Michigan Health System, President Ex Officio
Tammy Austin, RN, Borgess Medical Center
Scott Balko, RN, UP Health System-Marquette
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Medical Center
Kathleen Hillman, RN, Borgess Medical Center
Tammy Parsons, RN, Sparrow Hospital
Katie Scott, RN, University of Michigan Health System

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

John Armelagos, RN, University of Michigan Health System, President
Rebecca Blaut, RN, Mid MI Medical Center – Alpena
Ray Bourgeois, RN, University of Michigan
Emily Fredericksen, RN, Borgess Medical Center
Jessica Lannon, RN, Sparrow Hospital
Heather Roe, RN, University of Michigan Health System

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

Dianne Adams, RN, UP Health System-Marquette
Ray Bourgeois, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Carol D’Cruz, RN, Borgess Medical Center
Dennis Magiera, RN, University of Michigan Health System

Vacancy

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

John Armelagos, RN, University of Michigan Health System, President Ex Officio
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Medical Center, Board Rep
Carol Kirtland, RN, Sparrow Hospital
Tom Mallon, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Ted McTaggart, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Katie Oppenheim, RN, University of Michigan Health System
Matt Paris, RN, Borgess Medical Center

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