Working towards optimal health for all older adults


Award Selection

Oversees the selection process for awards established by the organization.
Chair: Wendy Duggleby, Phd, RN


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


Provides input on communication initiatives that promote NHCGNE visibility and networking.
Chair: Fayron Epps, PhD, RN


Responsible for the oversight of the development and/or offering of educational programs of the NHCGNE, other than the annual leadership conference.
Chair: Lisa Skemp, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN


Conducts business on behalf of the Board of Directors.
Chair: Claudia J. Beverly, PhD, RN, FAAN


Ensures that financial statements and procedures are evaluated to determine that adequate fiscal controls and procedures are in place.
Chair: Lorraine J. Phillips, PhD, RN


Oversight of the requirements and process for membership.

Chair: Alyce S. Ashcraft, PhD, RN, CNE, FNGNA, ANEF

Vice-Chair: Darina Petrovsky, RN, BMA, MN

Mentor Network

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

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


Proposes candidates for Officers and Directors-at-Large
Chair: Jan Mentes, PhD, APRN, BC, FGSA, FAAN

2018 Conference Program

Develops the program for the annual leadership conference.

Co-Chair: J Taylor Harden, PhD, RN, FAAN

Co-Chair: Tracie Harrison, PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN and Katie Maslow, MSW