BOD and Staff

New Jersey State Nurses Association
Institute for Nursing
1479 Pennington Road | Trenton | New Jersey 08618
(609) 883-5335
Fax (609) 883-5343

Directors

Brenda Petersen, PhD, MSN, RN, APN-C, CPNP-PC

Director

(2019)

Susan Weaver, PhD, RN, CRNI, NEA-BC

Director

(2017-2019)

Tara Heagele, PhD, RN, PCCN, EMT

Director

(2019-2021)

JoAnne Penn, MA, RN-BC

Director Staff Nurse

(2017-2019)

Region Directors

Sandy Foley, MSN, RN

Region 1

Counties: Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and Warren

 

Fatima Sanchez, MSN, RN

Region 2

Counties: Bergen and Hudson

 

Lynda Arnold, MHA, BSN, RN, NE-BC

Region 3

Counties: Essex and Union

 

Beth Knox, DNP, APN, AOCN

Region 4

Counties: Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Bucks

Summer Valenti, BSN RN-BC

Region 5

Counties: Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem

Mary Fortier, EdD, RN, CNL

Region 6

Counties: Atlantic, Cape May, Monmouth, and Ocean

NJSNA Staff

Judy Schmidt

Chief Executive Officer

Debra Harwell

Deputy Director

(ext. 119)

Terri Ivory, MSN, RN

RAMP Director

(ext. 152)

Jennifer Chanti

Executive Assistant/Membership Services Administrator

(ext. 111)

Finance Department

(ext. 116)

Tyea Santiago, BSN, RN

Education Coordinator

(ext. 112)

Kortnei Jackson

Education Administrative Assistant

(ext. 120)

Delores “Kiki” Harwell

Receptionist/Education Adm. Assistant

(ext. 103)

Benita James, BSN, RN

RAMP Case Manager

(ext. 125)

Joan Peditto, RN

RAMP Case Manager

(ext. 134)

Etha Westbrook, MSN, RN

RAMP Case Manager

(ext. 123)

Andrew Haviland, RN

RAMP Case Manager

(ext. 121)

Annemarie Edinger

RAMP Communications Coordinator

(ext. 115)

Emily Gannon

RAMP Intake Coordinator

(ext. 124)

Deborah Robles

RAMP Administrative Assistant

(ext. 102)

Forum/Other Contacts

Regina Adams, BSN, RN

NJNS, Inc. Administrator

(ext. 122)

Varsha Singh, DNP, RN, APN

FNAP Chair

Kathleen Prendergast, APN, CNP

SPAPN Chair

Keith Hovey, BSN, JD 

INPAC Chair

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