NCC Leadership

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Board of Directors

  • Suzanne Staebler, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
    President

    Associate Professor / Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at 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, JD, MSN, WHNP-BC, 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

    Certified Nurse Midwife
    Kettering Physician Network
    Beavercreek, 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-Vieira, MS, PNS, APRN-CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM
    Director

    Perinatal Advanced Nurse Clinician
    Kent Hospital
    Warwick, RI

  • Cynthia Weiss, RNC-NIC
    Director

    NICU Traveling Staff Nurse
    Travel assignment, NICU - Kootenai Medical Center, ID
    Orchard Park, NY

  • Tara Muir, MSM, JD
    Public Member

    Attorney
    Private Practice Healthcare Law
    Mount Pleasant, SC

Care of the Extremely Low Birthweight Neonate Content Team

  • Chris Chambers, RRT

    Supervisor Respiratory Care
    University of Vermont Medical Center
    Colchester, VT

  • Barbara Fleming, CNS

    Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neonatalogy
    NICU Lurie Children’s Hospital
    Chicago, IL

  • Jason Powell, PT, CNT

    Pediatric System Clinical Lead
    Spectrum Helen Devos Children’s Hospital
    Grand Rapids, MI

  • Lindzie Smarch, MSN, NNP-BC

    NNP and Clinical Instructor, Dept of Pediatrics
    Newborn Critical Care Center, NC Children’s Hospital. U of NC
    Chapel Hill, NC

  • Eileen Steffen, RNC-NIC

    NICU Quality and Research Coordinator
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center
    Livingston, NJ

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

    Nursing Professional Development Specialist / Primary Nurse Planner
    Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women
    Houston, TX

  • Cynthia 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 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
    Valley Children's Hospital
    Madera, CA

  • Kathleen Simpson, RNC-OB, PhD, CNS-BC, FAAN

    Editor / MCN Journal
    Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist / Mercy Hospital
    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 Medical Center
    Cleveland, OH

  • 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

    Editor / MCN Journal
    Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist / Mercy Hospital
    St. Louis, MO

  • Wendi Strauss Pulse, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM

    Director of Women Services
    UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital
    Highlands Ranch, CO

  • Tonnyann Thomas-Hurley, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, WHCNS

    Educator, Labor & Delivery and Antepartum
    St. David’s North Austin Medical Center
    Austin, TX

  • Whitney Wells, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

    Labor & Delivery RN
    St. Vincent Healthcare
    Billings, MT

Low Risk Neonatal Nursing Content Team

  • Brenda Baker, PhD, CNS, RNC-LRN, RNC-OB

    Assistant Professor / Emory University
    Staff Nurse, Labor and Delivery / Northside Hospital
    Atlanta, GA

  • Michelle Braun, RNC-LRN

    Staff Nurse, Mother Baby Unit
    Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
    Normal, IL

  • Nicole Dixon, MSN, RNC-LRN

    Clinical Supervisor, Maternity Services & Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Carolinas 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, NNP-BC, CLC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at Children's Hospital Colorado
    Poudre Valley Hospital
    Fort Collins, CO

  • Mrs. Carrissa Moody, RNC-LRN

    Charge and Staff Nurse, II 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

    Family Birth Place Registered Nurse
    Carroll Hospital Center
    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
    Highland Hospital Family Maternity Center
    Rochester, NY

  • Jodi Weidman, MSN, RNC-MNN

    Clinical Education Consultant and RN
    Intermountain Healthcare-Utah Valley Regional Med Center
    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
    Pittsburgh, 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

  • A. 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 / Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University
    Atlanta, 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

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    St. Alexius Medical Center
    Hoffman Estates, IL

  • Carol Wallman, DNP, APRN, CNS, NNP-BC

    Affiliate Faculty / Regis University
    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner / Children’s Hospital Colorado
    Aurora, CO

Neonatal Pediatric Transport Content Team

  • Mari Boulas, MSN, NNP-BC, C-NPT

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, NICU and Transport
    Creighton University Medical Center
    Ashland, NE

  • Rose Linsler, BSN, RN, FNP

    Pediatric Flight Nurse
    Intermountain Health Care Life Flight
    Salt Lake City, UT

  • Michael Meyer, MD, C-NPT

    Pediatric Intensivist, Chief of Pediatric Critical Care, Medical Director PICU, Associate Professor of Pediatric Critical Care and Medical Director of Transport
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, WI

  • Michelle Oddi, MSN, RN, CCRN, CFRN, C-NPT

    Flight Nurse
    UC Davis Children’s Hospital
    Sacramento, 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 Frances
    Forney, TX

  • Patricia Scott, DNP, APN, NNP-BC, C-NPT

    Infant Quality Improvement Specialist, TIPQC
    Advanced Practitioner Coordinator / Coordinator of Neonatal Transport Service, Pediatrix Medical Group of TN
    Nashville, TN

  • Judy Sherif, RN, CPN, BSN, MNA

    Program Administrator, Children’s Emergency Transport
    Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
    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

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 McManama, DNP, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC

    Regional Clinical Practice Director
    Premise Health
    Boston, MA

  • Shelbie Paul, MSN, WHNP-BC, RN

    OB/GYN WHCNP
    HCA Mountain Vista
    Littleton, CO

  • Suzanne Reiter, MSN, MM, WHNP-BC, FAANP

    APRN Specialist
    Midcounty Largo Health Center
    Largo, FL

  • Diane Schadewald, DNP, MSN, RN, FNNP-BC, WHNP-BC

    Clinical Associate Professor / Family and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Milwaukee, WI

  • Mary Therriault, APRN, WHNP-BC

    Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
    GYN Private Practice
    Bangor, ME

  • Jacki Witt, JD, MSN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, FAANP

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

Care of the Extremely Low Birthweight Neonate Job Analysis Team

  • Chris Chambers, RRT

    Supervisor Respiratory Care
    University of Vermont Medical Center
    Colchester, VT

  • Liz Drake, CNS

    Clinical Nurse Specialist
    CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital
    Mission Viejo, CA

  • Bresney Fanning, MSN, NNP-BC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Medical University of SC
    Charleston, SC

  • Barbara Fleming, CNS

    Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neonatalogy
    NICU Lurie Children’s Hospital
    Chicago, IL

  • Melinda Morris, DNP, NNP-BC, RNC-NIC, CNS

    Consultant
    Small Baby Program
    Huntington Beach, CA

  • Jason Powell, PT, CNT

    Pediatric System Clinical Lead
    Spectrum Helen Devos Children’s Hospital
    Grand Rapids, MI

  • Lindzie Smarch, MSN, NNP-BC

    NNP and Clinical Instructor, Dept of Pediatrics
    Newborn Critical Care Center, NC Children’s Hospital. U of NC
    Chapel Hill, NC

  • Eileen Steffen, RNC-NIC

    NICU Quality and Research Coordinator
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center
    Livingston, NJ

Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Job Analysis Team

  • Bonnie Chez, RNC, MSN

    Staff Nurse L&D
    Bayfront Medical Center
    Tampa Bay, FL

  • Jacqueline Hiner, MSN/ED, RNC-OB, CNS



  • Melissa Kelley, RN, MSN, RNC-OB, NE-BC, C-EFM, CBC

    Manager of L&D/Triage and AP
    Northwestern
    Chicago, IL

  • Ashley Locklear, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

    Clinical Practice Specialist Women’s and Neonatal Services
    Palmetto Health Richland
    Columbia, SC

  • Elizabeth Sloss, MSN, MBA, RNC-OB, CNL

    Adjunct Faculty
    Georgetown Univ
    Washington, DC

  • Christina Stupek, MSN, C-EFM, RNC-OB

    Clinical Educator – Obstetrics
    OSF St Anthony’s Medical Center
    Rockford, IL

  • Whitney Wells, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

    Labor & Delivery RN
    St. Vincent Healthcare
    Billings, MT

Neonatal Neuro-Intensive Care and Monitoring Job Analysis Team

  • Sarah Bakke, BSN, PNP, RNC-NIC

    NICU Nurse
    Nemours Al Dupont Hospital
    Mullica Hill, NJ

  • Lauren Heimall, MSN, CNS, RNC-NIC, PCNS-BC

    CNS-NICU
    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA

  • Jamie Limjoco, MD

    Mother-Baby Care Executive Medical Director and Medical Director of American Family Children’s Level IV NICU. AFCH/Meriter
    Assistant Professor Univ of WI School of Medicine
    Madison, WI

  • Alexandra Luton, BS, MN, RN, NCNS-BC, NNP-BC

    Lecturer/ SME Small Baby Care Program / Houston, TX
    Clinical Consultant / DandleLION Medical
    Danbury, CT

  • Debra Marks, MS, RNC-NIC, CPNP

    Nurse Practitioner
    Newborn Intensive Care/Growth and Development Unit (Level II/III)
    Chester, NH

  • Kimberly Marsh, MSN, NNP-BC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Children's Hospital and Medical Center
    Omaha, NE

  • Maricel Maxey, RN, MSN, NNP-BC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Parkland Hospital and Health System, Children’s Health Hospital and William P Clements University Hospital
    Dallas, TX

  • Charlamaine Parkinson, RNC-NIC

    RN/NNP Coordinator/Research Nurse/Nurse Clinician
    Johns Hopkins Hospital NeuroIntensive Care Nursery
    Baltimore, MD

  • Kathi Randall, MSN, CNS, NNP-BC

    NeuroNICU Program Coordinator
    Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University
    Palo Alto, CA

  • Rachelle Sey, MSN, APRN, CNS, RNC-NIC

    Small Baby Unit Coordinator and Neuro NICU Team Coordinator, Neonatal CNS
    Sharp Mary Birch Hospital Women’s & Newborns
    San Diego, CA

  • Elizabeth Singh, CPNP

    PNP
    Boston Children’s Hospital, Neurology
    Boston, MA

  • Jayne Solomon, MSN, NNP-BC

    NICU Quality Coordinator
    St Joseph’s Women’s Hospital
    Tampa, FL

  • Diane Wilson, RN (BC) BScN, MN, NP-Paeds , NNP-BC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Hospital for Sick Children
    Toronto, ON

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Job Analysis Team

  • Shea Aulbach, MSN, NNP-BC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Ascension Health -St. Vincent Hospital
    Indianapolis, IN

  • Anthony Broderick, RRT, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    St Luke’s Regional Medical Center
    Meridian, ID

  • Kristin Howard, NNP-BC

    NNP II
    Children's Hospital Colorado
    Aurora, CO

  • Linda Juretschke, NNP-BC, C-NPT

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    The Ronald McDonald Children’s Hospital Loyola University Medical Center; NICU
    Bolingbrook, IL

  • Adriana Muntean, RNC-NIC, NNP-BC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    North Shore University Hospital
    Manhasset, NY

  • Susan Reinarz, DNP, NNP-BC

    NNP/CNS/NPT
    Pediatrix Medical Group
    Fort Worth, TX

  • Lindzie Smarch, MSN, NNP-BC

    NNP and Clinical Instructor, Dept of Pediatrics
    Newborn Critical Care Center, NC Children’s Hospital. U of NC
    Chapel Hill, NC

  • Katherine Vincent, MSN, NNP-BC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Medical University of SC
    Charleston, SC

  • Penelope Watson, MSN, NNP-BC

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Sacred Heart Medical Center and Deaconess Medical Center
    Spokane, WA

Obstetric and Neonatal Quality and Safety Job Analysis Team

  • Dave Annibale, MD

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

  • Kim Armour, PhD, WHNP-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 Donaldson, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, C-EFM

    Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist
    Capital Health Medical Center Hopewell
    Pennington and Trenton, NJ

  • Danielle Felty, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, RNC-OB, C-EFM

    Perinatal
    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

  • Susan 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
    Valley Children's Hospital
    Madera, CA

  • Patricia Scott, DNP, APN, NNP-BC, C-NPT

    Infant Quality Improvement Specialist, TIPQC
    Advanced Practitioner Coordinator / Coordinator of Neonatal Transport Service, Pediatrix Medical Group of TN
    Nashville, TN

  • Kathleen Simpson, RNC-OB, PhD, CNS-BC, FAAN

    Editor / MCN Journal
    Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist / Mercy Hospital
    St. Louis, MO

  • Suzanne Staebler, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

    Associate Professor / Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University
    Atlanta, 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, OH

  • Denise Zayaek, RN, MS

    Division of Quality Improvement and Education
    Vermont Oxford Network
    Burlington, VT

Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Job Analysis Team

  • Sharon Allen, WHNP-BC

    Women’s Care Health Nurse Practitioner

    Colorado Springs, CO

  • Jennifer Clayton, C-EFM, WHNP-BC

    Women’s Care Health Nurse Practitioner
    Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
    Rockville, MD

  • Marcia Clevesy, DNP, WHNP-BC

    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Univ of NV
    Obstetrical Charity Clinic, NOCC.
    Las Vegas, NV

  • Robin Evenson, DNP, WHNP-BC, C-EFM, CNM

    OBGYN Nurse Midwife
    Craig Ranch
    Benbrook, TX

  • Gina Fullbright, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC

    Adjunct faculty Georgetown Univ.
    Women’s Medical Associates
    Las Cruces, NM

  • Jennifer Hensley, EdD, CNM, WHNP-BC, LCCE

    Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner faculty
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, TN

  • Susan Peck, RNC, MSN-APN, WHNP-BC

    Women’s Care Health Nurse Practitioner
    Dept of OB-GYN, Summit Med Group
    Cedar Knolls, NJ

  • Suzanne Reiter, MSN, MM, WHNP-BC, FAANP

    APRN Specialist
    Midcounty Largo Health Center
    Largo, FL