Chapter Presidents Council
This Chapter Presidents’ Council is available for TAANA chapter presidents.
Chair: Marc Meyer
Board Liaison: Susan Matt
Promotes core legal education in nursing programs, awareness of the unique role and function of the nurse attorney in nursing education, and acceptance in the academic community of the Juris Doctor as a terminal degree in nursing education.
Chair: JoAnn Klaassen
Board Liaison: Katherine Anselmi
Health Law and Compliance
Provides resources, education, and leadership in these areas by making resources available in the form of publications, offering educational programs on “hot topics” in health law, and creating a network of leaders in the field of health law and compliance.
Chair: Kathleen Hessler
Board Liaison: Ronnie McKinnon
Legal Nurse Consulting
Provides resources, education, and networking opportunities for legal nurse consultants.
Chair: Ronda Wyomic
Board Liaison: Paula Henry
Open to members who practice plaintiff or defense litigation and deals with litigation practice issues such as discovery, depositions, experts, and trials.
Chair: Lisa Lilly
Board Liaison: Karen Halpern
Student and New Graduate
Open to any nurse attending law school or lawyer attending nursing school. Provides for mentorship with TAANA members and networking opportunities with other aspiring nurse attorneys.
Board Liaison: Jonathan Stewart
The Archives Committee coordinates a collection of TAANA correspondence, publications, papers and reports, financial records, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, videocassettes and audiocassettes at the Burns Library – Boston College, Massachusetts.
Chair: Trudi Kiaunis
Board Liaison: Carolyn Dolan
The Conference Planning Committee collaborates with staff to plan national meetings and educational programs. http://www.taana.org/conference.
Chair: Carolyn Dolan
Focuses on retention and new member development..
Chair: Paula Henry
Nominations & Elections
Prepares slate of candidates for Board of Directors, conducts the election process.
Chair: Carolyn Dolan