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Government Affairs Committee

Please address your comments to either the chair or AACN staff liaison noted.
                   Nancy Fahrenwald, PhD, Chair
Dean
College of Nursing
Texas A&M University Health 
 fahrenwald@tamu.edu
   

Angela Amar, PhD, First Term
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
University of Nevada- Las Vegas 

     
   

Afua Arhin, PhD, Second Term
Associate Dean and Professor
Fayetteville State University, School of Nursing

     
    Timothy M. Gaspar, PhD, Second Term
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
Cleveland State University 
     
   

Dina Hewett, PhD, Second Term

Association Dean of Nursing Operations
Herzing University

 

    Jan Jones-Schenk, DHSc, Second Term
National Director, College of Health Professions
Western Governors University 
     
    Meredith Kazer, PhD, Second Term
Dean and Professor
Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing
Fairfield University 
     
               Adey Nyamathi, PhD, Second Term
Dean and Distinguished Professor
Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
University of California, Irvine 
           Mario Ortiz, PhD, Second Term
Dean and Professor
Decker School of Nursing
Binghamton University
State University of New York 
   

Shannon Smith, DNP, First Term
Chair
Department of Nursing
Claflin University

 
     
   

Julie Sanford, DNS, Board Liaison
Dean and Professor
School of Nursing
University of Mississippi Medical Center

 
     
    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