AANA Staff Directors

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Executive Team

Chief Operating Officer
Stacy Meinert, PMP, CSM

Chief Advocacy Officer
Lorraine Jordan, PhD, CRNA, CAE, FAAN

Chief Growth Officer
Eric O'Connor


Connie Anderko, BA
Director of Professional Development

Nathanael Carmichael, JD
Director of AANA Foundation

Nathan Chamberlain, CAE
Director, Member Services

Melissa Ramirez Cooper, MBA
Director, PR, and Communications

Erin Fitzgerald, PMP, CSM, ITIL
Director, Enterprise Project Management Office

Rose Gilligan 
Senior Director, Information Technology

Ewa Greenier, MPH, MBA, CAE
Director, Professional Practice

Catharine Harris, MPS
Director, Political Affairs

Ewa Herdea, MSA, CPA
Senior Director of Finance

Ralph Kohl, BA
Senior Director, Federal Government Affairs
Washington, D.C. Office

Brett Morgan, DNP, CRNA, FAAN
Senior Director, Education, and Practice

Julie Nycum
Director, AANA Insurance Services

Mary Reynolds Kane
Director of Marketing

Luis A. Rivera, MBA, CAE
Senior Director, State Management Affairs

Mary Scheuermann, MNA, CNP, CAE
Director, Governance and Board Affairs