Executive Board (2013-2014)
Chair: Jeanette Rodriguez, M.S., R.N.C., M.N.N.
Chair-Elect: Jamie Leonard, R.N.
Vice Chair: JoRene Bigler-Vollman, B.S.N., M.S.N.
Immmediate Past Chair: Shalini Gunawardena, R.N., B.S.N.
Past Chair: Aimee Weston, B.S.N., R.N.C.
Emeritus Advisors to the Board:
Angela G. Smith, Ed.D., M.A.
Sharon Edwards, R.N., B.S.N.
Maria M. Jackson, R.N., M.A.
Nancy Harrington, R.N.C.
Elizabeth West, B.S.N., R.N.C.
Catherine Bergh, M.S.N., R.N.
Committee Chairs (2013-2014)
Committee: Ann Scalia, R.N., B.S.N.
Bylaws Committee: Tamara Tobias, A.R.N.P.
E-Communications & Content Review Committee: Jeanette
Rodriguez, M.S., R.N.C., M.N.N.
Nominating Committee: Aimee Weston, B.S.N., R.N.C.
Nurse Practitioner Committee: Tamara
Scientific Program Committee: Deborah Jaffe, B.S.N.
NPG Representatives to Other Groups (2013-2014)
ASRM Content Review Committee
Representative: Shalini Gunawardena, R.N., B.S.N. (2014-2017)
ASRM Membership Committee Representative: Shalini Gunawardena, R.N., B.S.N. (2014-2017)
ASRM Patient Education Committee: Angela G. Smith, Ed.D., M.A. (2011-2014)
Representative to SART: Elizabeth West, B.S.N., R.N.C. (2014-2017)
NPG Committees' Information
The NPG has the following standing committees:
Abstract/Research, Bylaws, Clinical Managers, Nominations, E-Communications,
and Professional Development. To find out the most recent activities of the NPG
Committees, please see the NPG
Newsletter. If you are interest in joining a committee, please
contact the NPG Administrator, Leslie Treece, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Abstract/Research Committee is responsible
for promoting nursing research within the ASRM and reviews and scores all
research abstracts submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting. The
committee's recommendations for oral and poster presentations are submitted to
the ASRM's Abstract Committee.
- The Professional Development Committee supports
the development of nursing education. It involves planning and
coordination of speakers and topics for the ASRM Annual Meeting which includes
NPG postgraduate courses, symposia, interactive sessions, and roundtable
- The Clinical Managers Committee
contributes to the education and resource needs of the nurse accountable for
administrative and/or management functions within the REI practice. The term of
office for each member of the Clinical Managers Committee is two years.
- The Electronic Communications Committee entails
communication with general membership, editing and overseeing the NPG
Newsletter, and regular review of the NPG Website.