Convention Planning Committee

Committee Chair
  • Colleen Steinhauser MSN, RN, BC
  • Marcia Shad RN-BC, FNGNA
Committee Members
  • Linda Bub, MSN RN GCNS-BC
  • Jean Gaines, Ph.D., RN, FNGNA
  • Janellyn Herin, MSHS, BSN, PHN, RN,BC, CDE, CHES, FNGNA
  • Dawn Hippensteel, MS,BSN,RN, CCRN, GCNS
  • Adrianne Linton, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
  • Denise Lyons, MSN, GCNS, BC
  • Marty Machtolff, RN-BC
  • Jane Marks, MS, RN, FNGNA
  • Mary Mather, MSN, RN, CNL
  • Marilyn Newton, RN, BC, CRRN
  • Carlo Piraino, ACNS, RN
  • Jean Raymond, MSN, RN, CNS
  • Casey Shinault
  • Judith Tivnan, RN - BC
  • Inez Wendel, MS, CRNP
Board Liaison
  • Mary Rita Hurley, RN, MPA, FNGNA
Committee Notes:

The committee plans and develops networking activities and manages the logistical components of the NGNA Annual Convention. This includes pre-convention course suggestions, selection of keynote and general session speakers, and selection of concurrent session abstracts. Additionally, the committee submits article to SIGN for promotion of the Annual Convention.