Working towards optimal health for all older adults

Committees

Award Selection

Oversees the selection process for awards established by the organization.

Chair: Ann Horgas, phd, rn, fgsa, faan

Bylaws

Reviews the bylaws of the Center and makes proposed changes to the Board of Directors.

CHAIR: MARGARET I. WALLHAGEN, PHD, GNP-BC, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN

Communications

Provides input on communication initiatives that promote NHCGNE visibility and networking.

Chair: Carol Rogers GNP-BC

2022 Leadership Conference

Develops the program for the annual leadership conference.

Co-Chair: Mary Alice Momeyer DNP, APRN-CNP

Co-Chair: Yingying (Ying) Chen DNP, RN

Distinguished Nursing Educator Special Interest Group (SIG)

Serves as a source of expertise on academic education and professional nursing programs in gerontological nursing.

Chair: Jill Brennan Cook DNP, RN-C, CNE

Education

Responsible for the oversight of the development and/or offering of educational programs of the NHCGNE, other than the annual leadership conference.

Chair: Laurie Grealish 

Co-Chair: Kimberly Oosterhouse PhD, RN

Entrepreneurial

Responsible for developing programs, products and partnerships for NHCGNE that generate new revenue streams for the organization and help fulfill their vision of optimal health and quality of life for older adults.

Chair: Deanna Gray-Miceli, PhD, GNP-BC, FGSA, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN

co-chair: Donna Owen, PhD, RN

Executive

Conducts business on behalf of the Board of Directors.

Chair: Alyce Ashcraft, PHD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FNGNA

Finance

Ensures that financial statements and procedures are evaluated to determine that adequate fiscal controls and procedures are in place.

CHAIR: JANINE OVERCASH, PHD, GNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

International Special Interest Group (SIG)

Serves as conduit to link gerontological nurses and research around the world.

Co-Chair: Sherry Dahlke, PHD, RN, GNC(C)

Co-Chair: Martina Roes, PHD

Membership

Oversight of the requirements and process for membership.

Chair: Marie Boltz PhD, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN 

Mentor Network

Provides information, guidance and support for the Peer Mentorship Program.

Co-Chair: Andrea Yevchak-Sillner, PhD, MSN, BSN

Co-Chair: Justine Sefcik, PHD, RN

Nominations

Proposes candidates for Officers and Directors-at-Large

CHAIR: ALYCE ASHCRAFT, PHD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FNGNA