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, 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.

Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Charlotte Kostelyk, RN, Associate Member
Carolyn Taratuta, RN, Traverse City MNA
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.

Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Desiree Conyers, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Cora Bruxvoort, Associate Member
Jayne DeBoer-Rowse, 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)
Kathy Hillman, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council
Anne Jackson, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
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 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)
Stephanie DePetro, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette (Board Rep)
JoAnna Lippet, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Ted McTaggart, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
April VanHaecke, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette
Vacancies

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