Committees

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

Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Stephanie DePetro, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette
Jacquelyn Lampe, RN, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp, Vice Chair
Tammy Parsons, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp, Secretary
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp, Chair

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

Dorothy Bachman, RN, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Charlotte Kostelyk, RN, MSN, Associate Member
Jeremy Lapham, RN, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Katie Potter, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Vicki Washington, RN, DNP, Associate Member

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.

Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Cora Bruxvoort, RN, Associate Member
Jayne DeBoer-Rowse, RN, Oakland Cnty Nurses’ Staff Cncl
Peter Fedor, RN, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Rebecca Morgan, RN, MNA-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.

Melissa Boals, RN, Traverse City MNA
Jeff Breslin, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Ted McTaggart, RN, Treasurer, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Tammy Parsons, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp

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

Jen Ackley, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Scott Balko, RN, Chair, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette
Emily Epling, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Joan Jarosz, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Kristina Protasiewicz, RN, West Shore Hosp RN Staff Cncl

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

Brandi Daggett, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Carol D’Cruz, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl
Amy Delaney, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Emily Epling, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Laura Jirasek, RN, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl

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

Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl (Ex Officio)
Renee Curtis, RN, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Stephanie DePetro, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette
Ted McTaggart, RN, Board Representative, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Chair
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Katie Potter, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Vacancy

Retirement Committee
The Retirement committee educates and mobilizes retired nurses on issues that affect both working and retired nurses.

Becky Baldwin, RN, Life/Associate Member
Lisa Blanco, RN, Associate Member
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Pat Kampmann-Bush, RN, Associate Member
Vacancies