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  Veronica AndersonVeronica Anderson, MSN, RN-BC, CNL 
GAP RN/Unit Based Educator
Goose Creek Primary Care Clinic
Goose Creek, SC
CNL certified since January 2017 
  June 30, 2022
       
  Victor BenchVictor Bench, DNP, CRNP, CNL
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA
CNL certified since December 2020
  June 30, 2024
       
 

Jeanne A. BernierJeanne A. Bernier, MSN, RN, CNL            
Instructor
Mississippi College School of Nursing
Knoxville, TN
CNL certified since August 2017 

  June 30, 2022 
       
 

D' Ana Marie BrooksD'Ana Marie Brooks, MSN, RN, CNL, CMSRN 
Assistant Patient Service Manager
Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT
CNL certified since August 2019

  June 30, 2023
       
 

Elizabeth J. CianciElizabeth J. Cianci, JD, MBA, MSN, PMHRN-BC, CNL     
Clinical Nurse Leader, Inpatient Mental Health
VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
Reno, NV
CNL certified since May 2018 

  June 30, 2022 
       
 

Laura CooperLaura L. Cooper, MSN, RN, CNL, PCMH CCE  
Quality & Risk Coordinator
Christ Community Health
Augusta, GA
CNL certified since February 2013

  June 30, 2022 
       
 

Debra V. CraigheadDebra V. Craighead, PhD, RN, CNL
Associate Professor CNL Track Leader
University of Louisiana Monroe, Kitty DeGree School of Nursing
Monroe, LA
CNL certified since March 2017

  June 30, 2023
       
  Kristina DavisKristina Davis, MS, MSN, MPH, CPHQ, CNL  
Clinical Quality Leader II
Northwestern Medicine
Chicago, IL
CNL certified since September 2016
 
  June 30, 2023
       
  Edna D. FrazierEdna D. Frazier, MSN, RN, CNL, CCM  
Transplant Case Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Rock Hill, SC
CNL certified since March 2014
 
  June 30, 2023
       
 

Karen IvieKaren Ivie, MSN, RN, CNL 
Assistant Professor
Mississippi College
Clinton, MS
CNL certified since August 2017

  June 30, 2022 
       
 

Lauren LangfordLauren Langford, MSN, RN, CNL   
Patient Safety and Quality Coordinator
Washington University School of Medicine
Saint Louis, MO
CNL certified since August 2017

  June 30, 2022 
       
  Melissa MaddoxMelissa Maddox, DNP, RN, CNL
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Atlanta, GA
CNL certified since August 2013
 
  June 30, 2023
       
 

Brandy ManigoBrandy Manigo, MSN, RN, CNL, CNN 
Registered Nurse/Nursing Informatics
Ralph H. Johnson VAMC
Charleston, SC
CNL certified since January 2016

  June 30, 2022 
       
  Geralyn MeyerGeralyn Meyer, PhD, RN, CNL, CNE
Professor of Nursing
Saint Louis University School of Nursing
Saint Louis, MO
CNL certified since July 2011
 
  June 30, 2023
       
  Heather MooreHeather Moore, DNP, MSN, BSN, RN, CNL
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Xavier University
Liberty Township, OH
CNL certified since February 2021
  June 30, 2024
       
  Contemprist NelsonContemprist Nelson, MSN, RN, CNL
Performance Improvement Coordinator
Regional One Health
Memphis, TN
CNL certified since August 2015
 
  June 30, 2023
       
  Katherine NothnagelKatherine Nothnagel, MSN, RN, CNL    
Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist RN
Children’s Wisconsin – Children’s Community Health Plan
West Allis, WI
CNL certified since August 2018
  June 30,  2024
       
  Rachel OnelloRachel Onello, PhD, RN, CNL, CHSE, CNE
Associate Professor
University of South Carolina College of Nursing
Columbia, SC
CNL certified since February 2008
  June 30, 2024
       
  Dominic ParoneDominic Parone, MSN, RN, CNL, CFRN, CEN, MICN
Lead Flight Nurse
Cooper University Healthcare
Camden, NJ
CNL certified since March 2018
 
  June 30, 2023
       
  Gudrun Reiter-HiltebrandGudrun Reiter-Hiltebrand, MSN, RN, CNL, CPLC, RNC-NIC, C-ELBW    
Staff Nurse IV
Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
Santa Rosa, CA
CNL certified since March 2018
  June 30, 2023
       
  Dawn SarageDawn Sarage, MSN, RN, CNL, CMSRN
Clinical Instructor
University of Connecticut
Longmeadow, MA
CNL certified since August 2013
 
  June 30, 2023
       
  Melissa SchmidtMelissa Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNL, CPAN, CAPA
PACU CNL 
VA Portland Healthcare System 
Portland, OR
CNL certified since December 2017
 
  June 30, 2023
       
  Dianna SorensonDianna Sorenson, PhD, MBA, MN, BSN, RN, CNL, CNS
Professor
Morningside College
Sioux City, IA
CNL certified since March 2017
 
  June 30, 2023
       
  Christopher Cory WilbanksChristopher Cory Wilbanks, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-C, CNL 
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
CNL certified since January 2016
 
  June 30, 2023
       
  Janice WilcoxJanice Wilcox, DNP, RN, CNL
Clinical Instructor of Practice
The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Columbus, OH
CNL certified since August 2013
 
  June 30, 2023
       
  Shantal H. Johnson, Director (Staff Liaison)
Commission on Nurse Certification
Washington, DC
sjohnson@aacnnursing.org