Committees

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

Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Jacquelyn M Lampe, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Lori Nuttall, RN, Alpena Reg Med Ctr Staff Cncl
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)
Kristi L Cooper, RN, Mercy Health Partners
Samantha S Ditty , RN, UP Health System-Marquette
Charlotte Folkersma, RN, Associate Member
Tammy Thompson, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
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 Briggs, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (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.

Jamie Brown, RN – Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Tracy Birchmeier, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Kathy Hillman, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council
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
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.

Jamie Brown, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Council (MNA President)
Jeff Breslin, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Justin Howe, RN, Hackley Hosp RN Staff Cncl
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Eva Lund, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Laura Mason, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Brad Packard, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse 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
Jenni Livingston, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Mike Severino, 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)
Suzette Hantz, RN, RN Staff Cncl of Marquette Gen Hosp
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp

Vacancies

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

Jamie Brown, RN – Borgess Nurses Staff Council (Ex Officio)
Becky Baldwin, RN, Associate Member
Pat Kampmann-Bush, RN, Associate Member
Sue Nehring, RN, Life Member
Lisa Sylvest, RN, Associate Member

Vacancies