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Government Affairs Committee

Please address your comments to either the chair or AACN staff liaison noted.
             Kristen Swanson, PhD, Chair 
Dean and Professor
College of Nursing
Seattle University
swansonk@seattleu.edu 
     
    Nancy Fahrenwald, PhD, First Term
Dean
College of Nursing
Texas A&M University Health 
     
    Timothy M. Gaspar, PhD, First Term
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
Cleveland State University 
     
   

Dina Hewett, PhD, First Term

Director, Mary Inez Grindle School of Nursing
Ivester College of Health Sciences
Brenau University

 
     
    Jan Jones-Schenk, DHSc, First Term
National Director, College of Health Professions
Western Governors University 
     
    Meredith Kazer, PhD, First Term
Dean and Professor
Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing
Fairfield University 

               Adey Nyamathi, PhD, First Term
Dean and Distinguished Professor
Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
University of California, Irvine 
     
           Mario Ortiz, PhD, First Term
Dean and Professor
Decker School of Nursing
Binghamton University
State University of New York 
     
            Kathy Rideout, EdD, Second Term
Vice President 
University of Rochester Medical Center 
     
           Julie Sanford, DNS, First Term
Director and Professor
School of Nursing
James Madison University 
     
    Jan Strom, PhD, Second Term
Dean, School of Nursing and Allied Health
Aurora University 
     
    Rachel Stevenson, AACN Staff Liaison
Director of Government Affairs
(202) 463-6930 ext. 271
rstevenson@aacnnursing.org 
     
    Payal Shah, AACN Staff Liaison
Government Affairs Assistant
(202) 463-6930 ext. 280
pshah@aacnnursing.org