Government Affairs Committee

Please address your comments to either the chair or AACN staff liaison noted.

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

headshot of tina decker   Tina Decker, DNP, First Term
Department Chair
Trinity Christian College
Department of Nursing
headshot of Marla De Jong  

Marla De Jong, PhD, First Term
Chair and Professor
The University of Utah
College of Nursing

headshot of cheryl giefer   Cheryl Giefer, PhD, First Term
Director and Professor
Pittsburgh State University
Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing

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  John McFadden, PhD, First Term
Dean and Professor
Barry University
College of Health Sciences
Division of Nursing


headshot of carol musil   Carol Musil, PhD, First Term
Dean and Professor
Case Western Reserve University
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
      Shannon Smith, DNP, SecondTerm
Department of Nursing
Claflin University
  headshot of lachel story   Lachel Story, PhD, First Term
Dean and Professor
University of Southern Mississippi
College of Nursing and Health Professions
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Barbara Wolfe, PhD, First Term
Dean and Professor 
University of Rhode Island
College of Nursing

Headshot of Deborah J. Jones   Deborah J. Jones, PhD, Board Liaison
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
    Rachel Stevenson, AACN Staff Liaison
Director of Government Affairs
(202) 463-6930 ext. 271 

Judy Ly, AACN Staff Liaison
Government Affairs and Policy Coordinator
(202) 463-6930 ext. 288