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NCC Leadership/Appeals Procedures

2017 NCC Board of Directors

Suzanne L. Staebler, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, FAANP
President

Associate Professor
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Emory University 
Atlanta, GA

David McLean, MD, MPH, FACOG, C-EFM
Vice President

Medical Director
Maternal Fetal Center
Valley Children’s Hospital
Madera, CA

Jacki Witt, WHNP-BC MSN, JD, SANE-A, FAANP
Secretary/Treasurer

Clinical Professor & Director of Continuing Education
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Clay County Public Health Center
Kansas City, MO

Darla Baker, MS, CNM, RNC-OB, NEA-BC, C-EFM
Director

Clinical Nurse Manager
Mother/Baby Unit
Kettering Medical Center
Kettering, OH

Kahlil Demonbreun, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, ANP-BC, DNP, FAANP
Director

Women’s Health Medical Director
WJB Dorn VA Medical Center
Columbia, SC

Susan Dendrinos, MSN, RNC-MNN
Director

Director of Clinical Operations for Specialty Services
Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
West Bloomfield, MI

Jean Salera VieiraMS, PNS, APRN-CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM
Director

Advanced Nurse Clinician- Perinatal   
Kent Hospital
Warwick, RI

Cynthia Weiss, RNC-NIC
Director

NICU Traveling Staff Nurse
Orchard Park, NY 

Tara Jane Muir, MSM, JD
Public Member

PRN Contract Attorney
Mt. Pleasant, SC

Electronic Fetal Monitoring Content Team

Joyce Converse, RNC-OB, MS - Senior Vice President/Soyring Consultants/St. Petersburg, FL

James DeSoto, MD, FACOG, C-EFM - Vice President of Medical Affairs/ Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center/Redding CA

Heather Gocke, M.S., RNC-OB, CPHRM, LNC, C-EFM - Director of Risk Management and Patient Safety/BETA Healthcare Group/Glendale, CA

Michael Levine, MD, C-EFM - Director Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Methodist Perinatal Center/Omaha NE

Mary Ann Maher, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM - Advanced Nurse Clinician/Labor and Delivery/St John’s Mercy Medical Center/St. Louis, MO

Jill Mauldin, MD, C-EFM - Medical Director/Women’s Care Service Line/Medical University of South Carolina/Charleston, SC

David McLean, MD, MPH, FACOG, C-EFM - Medical Director/Maternal Fetal Center at Valley Children’s Hospital/Madera, CA

Kathleen Simpson, RNC-OB, PhD, CNS-BC, FAAN - Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist/Mercy Hospital/Editor MCN Journal/St. Louis, MO

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Content Team

Carol Burke, RNC-OB, C-EFM, APN/CNS/CNM, MSN - Perinatal Outreach Educator/Loyola University Perinatal Center/Maywood, IL

Mary Ellen Burke Sosa, RNC-OB, MS - Staff Nurse/Labor & Delivery/Women’s and Children’s Hospital/Rumford, RI

Bonnie Chez, RNC, MSN - Staff Nurse/Labor & Delivery/Bayfront Medical Center/St. Petersburg, FL 

Kelly Gallagher, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM - Staff Nurse/Delivery Room/MetroHealth Medical Center/Cleveland, OH

Tonnyann Thomas Hurley, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, WHCNS - Educator Labor & Delivery and Antepartum/St. David’s North Austin Medical Center/Austin, TX

Jean Salera-Vierira, MS, PNS, APRN-CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM - Perinatal Advanced Nurse Clinician/Kent Hospital/Warwick, RI
Kathleen Simpson, RNC-OB, PhD, FAAN - Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist/Mercy Hospital/Editor MCN Journal/St. Louis, MO

Low Risk Neonatal Nursing Content Team

Erin Mestas, BSN, RNC-NIC, CLC - Staff Nurse Level III A Nursery/Poudre Valley Hospital/Fort Collins, CO

Joni Scholz, MS, RNC-LRN, RN-BC - Perinatal Nurse Educator/Samaritan Health Services/Corvallis, OR

Cathy Witt, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC - Assistant Professor/Loretto Heights School of Nursing/Aurora, CO

Maternal Newborn Nursing Content Team

Jennifer Beltran, MSN, RNC-MNN - RN in Birthing Center/Raleigh, NC

Robin Laursen, MSN, RNC-MNN, CBE - Stage V Resource RN Mother Baby/Aurora Sinai Medical Center/Milwaukee, WI

Anne M Murphy, RNC-MNN - Staff Nurse/Level III Mother-Baby Unit/Mercy Medical Center/Des Moines, IA

Patsy Queen, BSN, MSN, RNC-MNN - Assistant Professor/Gaston College/Dallas, TX

Jodi Weidman, RN, MSN, RNC-MNN - Clinical Education Consultant and RN/Provo, UT

Cathy Witt, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC - Assistant Professor/Loretto Heights School of Nursing/Aurora, CO

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Content Team

Susan Blackburn, RN,C, PhD, FAAN - Professor Emeritus/Department of Family and Child Nursing/University of Washington/Seattle, WA

Martha Domermuth, RNC-NIC - Staff Nurse/Neonatal Intensive Care/Medical University of South Carolina/Charleston, SC

Heather Goodall, MSN, BSN, IBCLC, RNC-NIC - Flex-Ed Instructor/NICU Clinical Educator/Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital/Long Beach Foothill Ranch/CA

Kim Maryniak, RNC-NIC, BN, MSN - Director of Professional Practice/Banner Health System/Surprise, AZ

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Content Team

Terri Cavaliere, DNP, RN, NNP-BC - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Division of Perinatal Medicine/North Shore University Hospital/Manhasset, NY

Carlene Speaks, MSN, NNP-BC, APRN - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Medical University of South Carolina/Charleston, SC

Suzanne Staebler, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN - Associate Professor/Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing/Atlanta, GA/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Emory/Pine Lake, GA

Ellen Tappero, DNP, RN, NNP-BC - Clinical Instructor/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program/University of Missouri/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Pediatrix/Phoenix, AZ

Catherine Theorell, PhD, NNP-BC, RNC - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/St Alexius Medical Center/Hoffman Estates, IL

Carol Wallman, DNP, APRN, CNS, NNP-BC - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Children’s Hospital/Aurora, CO

Neonatal Pediatric Transport Content Team

Mari M. Boulas, MSN, NNP-BC, C-NPT - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/NICU and Transport/Creighton University Medical Center/Ashland, NE

Rose Linsler, BSN, RN, C-NPT - Pediatric Flight Nurse/Intermountain Health Care Life Flight/Salt Lake City, UT

Scott May, RRT-NPS, C-NPT - Respiratory Therapist/Flight Team/Children’s Mercy/Kansas City, MO

Michael Meyer, MD, C-NPT - Associate Professor/Pediatric Critical Care and Medical Director of Transport/Medical College of Wisconsin/Milwaukee, WI

Michelle N. Oddi, MSN, RN, CCRN, CFRN, C-NPT - Flight Nurse/UC Davis Children’s Hospital/CA

Susan Orlando, DNS, APRN, NNP-BC, CNS - Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing/LSU Health Sciences Center/New Orleans, LA

Kellen Ragsdale, BS, EMT-P, FP-C, C-NPT - Flight Paramedic/Flight for Life-Christus Trinity Mother Fancis/Forney, TX

Judy Sherif, RN, CPN, BSN, MNA - Program Administrator/Children’s Emergency Transport/Los Angeles, CA

Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Content Team

Emily Coogan Bennet, RN, WHNP-BC, MS - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner/Crossover Healthcare/Richmond, VA

Jane Kass-Wolff, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC - Associate Professor/Specialty Coordinator/University of Colorado/Denver, CO

Meghan F. McManama, MSN WHNP-BC, ANP-BC - Regional Clinical Practice Director/Premise Health/Boston, MA

Suzanne Reiter, MM, MSN, WHNP-BC, FAANP, ARNP - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner/Midcounty Largo Health Center/St. Petersburg, FL Clearwater, Florida

Diane Schadewald, DNP, MSN, RN, FNNP-BC, WHNP-BC - Clinical Associate Professor/University of Wisconsin/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner/Milwaukee, WI

Mary Ellen Therriault, WHNP-BC - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner/Office of Vance Aloupis/Bangor, ME

Jacki Witt, JD, MSN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner/Kansas City, MO