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.

Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Charlotte Kostelyk, RN, Associate Member
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Katie Potter, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Carolyn Taratuta, RN, Traverse City MNA
Vicki Washington, RN, 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
Vacancies

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
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Anne Jackson, RN, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Kathleen Lehman, RN, Treasurer, Professional Nurses Assn of HVSH
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.

Scott Balko, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette
Lori Batzloff, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl
Melissa Boals, RN, Traverse City MNA, Chair
Jeff Breslin, 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.

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
Suzette Hantz, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette
Janet Medina, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp

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 (Board Rep)
JoAnna Lippet, RN, MNA-Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Ted McTaggart, RN, 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, Secretary
April VanHaecke, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette

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
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Robbi Duda, RN, Life Member
Pat Kampmann-Bush, RN, Associate Member
Vacancies