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NJSNA Board of Directors

Norma Rodgers, BSN, RN, CCRA

Dr. Benjamin Evans, DD, DNP, RN, APN

Vice President:
Kathryn Fleming, PhD, RN, CPHQ, NEA-BC
Sandy Quinn, DNP, RN, CNE
Eleanor Dietrich, BSN, MA
Immediate Past President:
Judith Schmidt, RN, MSN, CCRN


Margaret Daingerfield, EdD, RN, CNE
Saundra Austin-Benn, MSN, APN
Kate Gillespie, RN, BSN, MBA, NE-BC
Eileen Toughill, PhD, RN, CNL, APN
Rosemarie Rosales, DNP, BSN, MPA, RN, CCRN, CPHQ
Mary Krug, MSN, APN
Kathleen Mullen, DNP, BSN, MSN, MA (Director Staff Nurse)
Kathleen Burkhart, MSN, APN (Director Staff Nurse)
Patricia Fonder, MSN, RN, BC, CCRN (Director Staff Nurse)
Jackie Owens, DNP, MSN, BSN (Chair, Congress on Policy & Practice)

Region Directors

Region 1: Mary Ellen Levine, MSN/ED, RN, BS, CEN, CPEN
Region 2: Patricia August, MSN, RN, BC
Region 3: Varsha Singh, MSN, RN, APN
Region 4: Susan Fowler, PhD, RN, CNRN, FAHA
Region 5: Anita Murphy, DNP, MSN, RN
Region 6: Peggy Lasoff, BSN, RN


Chief Executive Officer: Judy Schmidt (ext. 110)
Deputy Director: Debra Harwell (ext. 119)
Executive Assistant/Membership Services Administrator: Sandy Kerr (ext. 111)
Finance (ext. 116)
Education Coordinator: Tyea Santiago, BSN, RN
Education Administrative Assistant: Kortnei Jackson (ext. 103)
Coordinator Governmental Affairs: Barbara Chamberlain, PhD, RN (ext. 120)
RAMP Program Director: Jillian Scott, RN (ext. 152)
RAMP Case Manager: Brenda Wysocki, RN (ext. 123)
RAMP Case Manager: Bill Philhower, RN (ext. 113)
RAMP Case Manager: Tiffany Hobbs, RN, (ext. 134)
RAMP Case Manager: Marisa Pirro, BS, RN, (ext. 121)
RAMP Communications Coordinator: Annemarie Edinger (ext. 115)
RAMP Intake Coordinator: Emily Gannon (ext. 124)
Assistant to the RAMP Case Managers: Deborah Robles (ext. 102)

Forum/Other Contacts

NJNS, Inc. Administrator: Regina Adams, BSN, RN (ext. 122)
FNAP Chair: Joan Zaccardi, APN, RN
SPAPN Chair: Dorothy Borresen, APN, RN
INPAC Chair: Linda Gable-Gaston, DNP, RN, APN-C

LPN Forum Interim Chair: Daniel Swartz

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