About Us, People

 

 Board of Trustees

 
 
The Board of Trustees of the AANA Foundation (a 501c3 organization) serve as ambassadors, recommend policies, ensure ongoing strategic planning and evaluation, secure financial resources, ensure financial stewardship, assess financials, and evaluate board composition and performance.
 
 
Wilma K. Gillis
BSN, CRNA, APNP
Chair


Ladan Eshkevari
PhD, CRNA, LAc
Trustee, Co-Vice Chair
Professional Development​​

 
Stephanie E. May
DNAP, CRNA
Co-Vice Chair Fundraising​
 

John A. Jelinek
BS
​Treasurer​​
 
 

Ronald Castaldo
PhD, CRNA, MBA, MS, CCRN
Trustee
 
 
 
Vicki Coopmans
PhD, CRNA
Trustee
 
 

 


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 Stephen Finder
DNP, CRNA, RN
Trustee

 

 
 
Charles A. Griffis
PhD, CRNA
Trustee
 
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Leslie Jeter
MSNA, CRNA
Trustee
 
Amy Langan
BA
Trustee​
 
 
 
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Bruce Weiner
MS, CRNA
Trustee


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Kathleen Thibeault
MSN, CRNA, APRN
Trustee
Wanda O. Wilson
PhD, MSN, CRNA
Trustee​
  

Kathryn Cowap, BSN 
Student Representative
 

 Foundation Staff

 
 
Foundation Chief Executive Officer
847-655-1172
 
Foundation Assistant Director
847-655-1175
 
Foundation Development Officer
847-655-1173
 
 
Bonnie Lowth
BA

Foundation Administrative & Program Assistant
847-655-1171
blowth@aana.com
 
 

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AANA Foundation
222 S. Prospect Ave.
Park Ridge, IL 60068
847-655-1170
 
Programs and Research
Contact Lorraine for more information:

Lorraine Jordan
Executive Director
847-655-1172
 

Annual Fund and Marketing

Luanne Irvin
Development Officer
847-655-1173
 

Gift Planning / Endowments
Friends for Life

Nat Carmichael
Assistant Director
847-655-1175
ncarmichael@aana.com
 
 
 Programs
Bonnie Lowth
Administrative & Program Assistant
847-655-1171