Councils

Council on Workplace Health & Safety

The Council on Workplace Health & Safety reviews and reports on emerging trends and issues related to workplace health and safety. The Council engages in activities that promote career resiliency and contribute to the development of a work environment that promote safety and health of nurses and their clients. In addition, the Council educates and supports members in implementing strategies that enhance their voice in organizational policy related to workplace health and safety.

Becky Baldwin, RN, Associate Member
Carissa Horning, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Mary Lou Hudson, RN, Dickinson Cty HC System RN Staff Cncl
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Dennis Magiera, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp, Board Liaison

Council on Legislation and Public Policy

The Council on Legislation and Public Policy develops public policy and legislative initiatives related to MNA’s Legislative Platform, analyzes public policies and proposed legislation, educates and collaborates with legislators and public policy makers, and mobilizes members/nurses to take action on timely pertinent issues

Lori Batzloff, RN, Borgess Nurses Staff Cncl, Chair

Kelly Brunk, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Sharon Bryant, RN, Associate Member
Renee Curtis, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Charlotte Folkersma, RN, Associate Member
Patricia Kampmann-Bush, RN, Prof Nurses Assoc of Huron Valley Sinai Hosp
Jessica Lannon, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Kallyn Martus, RN, Associate Member
James Moreland, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Bette O’Connor-Rogers, RN, Associate Member, Secretary
Heather Roe, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Vice Chair
Katie Scott, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl, Board Representative

Council on Clinical Nursing Practice,  Advocacy, and Education

The Council on Clinical Nursing Practice,  Advocacy, and Education defines and clarifies nursing practice in the state of Michigan, analyzes and reports on emerging models of nursing practice, educates and supports members to implement strategies that will enhance their voice in organizational policy related to practice, and engages in activities that contribute to development of a work environment that promotes the safety and health of nurses and their clients.

Jeff Breslin, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp
Carissa Horning, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Mary Lou Hudson, RN, Dickinson Cty HC System RN Staff Cncl
Katie LaPierre, RN, Prof Cncl of Bay Area Medical Center
Dennis Magiera, RN, Univ of Michigan Prof Nurse Cncl
Katie Pontifex, RN, Prof Empl Cncl of Sparrow Hosp, Board Liaison