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NCC Leadership/Appeals Procedures

2018 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

Coordinator of Prenatal Education
North Kansas City Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor & Director of Continuing Nursing Education
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

Darla Baker, MS, APRN-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

Medical Director of Women’s Health
William Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC
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

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

Amanda Garey, MSN, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, RN-BC - Staff Nurse and Charge Nurse/Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women/Houston, TX

Cyndi Krening, MS, RNC-OB, C-EFM - Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist/St. Joseph Hospital/Denver, CO

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

Kelley Gallagher, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM - IBCLC Nurse Manager/Labor & Delivery, Antepartum/MetroHealth System/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-Vieira, MS, PNS, APRN-CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM - Perinatal Advanced Nurse Clinician/Kent Hospital/Warwick, RI

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

Wendi Strauss Pulse, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM - Director of Women Services/UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital/Highlands Ranch, CO

Whitney Wells, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM - INPT OB RN/Bozeman Deaconess Hospital, MT; St. Vincent Health Care/Billings, MT

Low Risk Neonatal Nursing Content Team

Brenda Baker, PhD, CNS, RNC-LRN, RNC-INPT - Assistant Professor/Emory University/Atlanta GA and Staff Nurse Labor and Delivery/Northside Hospital/Atlanta, GA

Michelle Braun, RNC-LRN - Staff Nurse Mother Baby Unit/Advocate BrowMenn Medical Center/Normal, IL

Nicole Dixon, MSN, RNC-LRN - Clinical Supervisor-Maternity Services & Neonatal Intensive Care Unit/Carolina’s Health Care System/Charlotte, NC

Jeanne Friebe, BSN, RNC-LRN, IBCLC - RN in postpartum/Level one and Special Care Nursery/St. Cloud Hospital/St. Cloud, MN

Erin Mestas, BSN, RNC-NIC, NNP-BC, CLC - NNP at Children's Hospital Colorado/Poudre Valley Hospital/Fort Collins, CO

Carissa Moody, RNC-LRN - Charge and Staff Nurse, IIIA NICU/Texas Presbyterian Hospital/Flower Mound, TX

Jennifer Pilkington, BSN, RNC-LRN - Staff Nurse Level III/Mercy Gilbert Medical Center/Gilbert, AZ

Maternal Newborn Nursing Content Team

Sue Hoffman, BSN, RNC-MNN - Executive Director/Tender Care Pregnancy Center/Hanover, PA/Clinical Nurse III/Gettysburg Hospital/Westminster, MD

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

Clara Marchese, MS, IBCLC, RNC-MNN - Nurse Manager/Mother/Baby Unit/Rochester, NY

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

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Content Team

Katie Cross, BSN, RNC-NIC - Unit Educator, NICU/Elliot Hospital/Manchester, NH

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

Frank Kosnosky Jr, DNP, RNC-NIC, CRNP, NNP-BC, FNP-BC, NP-C, CCRN - Assistant Professor/Duquesne University/Pittsburg, PA

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 Faculty/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program/University of Missouri/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/MEDNAX/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/Affiliate Faculty Regis University/Denver, 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

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

Patricia Scott, DNP, APN, NNP-BC, C-NPT - Advanced Practitioner Coordinator/Coordinator of Neonatal Transport Service/Pediatrix Medical Group of TN/Infant Quality Improvement Specialist, TIPQC/Nashville, TN

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

Richard Zimmerman Jr., RRT-NPS, FP-C, C-NPT - Registered RT, Flight RT, Flight Paramedic/Driscoll Children’s Hospital/Corpus Christi, TX

Quality and Safety Content Development Team

Dave Annibale, MD - Director of Neonatology/ Professor of Pediatrics/Associate Member of the College of Nursing Faculty/Medical University of South Carolina/NeoReviews/Editorial Staff AAP/Charleston, SC

Kim L. Armour, PhD, NP-BC, RDMS, NEA-BC - Director of Operations/Women’s Obstetric & Neonatal Services/Prentice Women’s Hospital/Northwestern Memorial Healthcare System/Chicago, Il 

Peter Bernstein, MD, MPH - Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine/Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health/Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center/Bronx, NY

Andrew Combs, MD, PhD - Director of Quality for Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Associate Director of Research for Maternal-Fetal Medicine/MEDNAX Obstetrix Medical Group/Campbell, CA

Katharine E. Donaldson, MSN - Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, Capital Health System/Pennington and Trenton, NJ

Danielle Felty, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, RNC-OB, C-EFM - Director of Maternal/Child; Liberty Hospital/Liberty, MO

Catherine Ivory, PhD, RNC-OB, RN, BC - Assistant Dean for Care Transformation/Indiana University-Purdue University School of Nursing/ Indianapolis, IN

Sue Kendig, JD, MSN, WHNP-BC – President/Health Policy Advantage, LLC/St. Louis, MO

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

Patricia Scott, DNP, APN, NNP-BC, C-NPT - Advanced Practitioner Coordinator/Coordinator of Neonatal Transport Service/Pediatrix Medical Group of TN/Infant Quality Improvement Specialist, TIPQC/Nashville, TN

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

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

Gautham Suresh, MD,DM, MS, FAAP - Section Head and Service Chief/Neonatology/Baylor College of Medicine/Houston, TX

Tammy Wallace, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner/Neonatal Allied Health Practitioner Education & Development Specialist/Nationwide Children’s Hospital/Columbus, Ohio

 

Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Content Team

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

Meghan F. McManama, DNP, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC - Clinical Manager and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner/Director/Liberty Health/Boston, MA

Shelbie Paul, MSN, WHCNP, RN - OB/GYN WHCNP/HCA Mountain Vista OB/GYN/Littleton, CO

Suzanne Reiter, MSN, MM, WHNP-BC, FAANP - Advanced Nurse Practitioner Specialist/Midcounty Largo Health Center/Largo, FL

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

Mary Ellen Therriault, APRN, WHNP-BC - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner/GYN Private Practice/Bangor, ME

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