Government Relations Committee

 
 
 
Standing from left to right: Anna Polyak, RN, JD, AANA staff; Craig Atkins, DNP, CRNA; Debra Diaz, DNP, APRN, CRNA; Jana Conover, BA, AANA staff; Debbie Barber, DNP, MS, CRNA, Chair; Terri Durbin, DNP, APN, CRNA; Kim Lanfranca, MS, CRNA; Jason Bauer, MSN, PHRN, CRNA; and Garrett Russell, BSN, CCRN, Student Representative.
 
 
 
 

 Committee Information

 

Committee Purpose
The AANA's Government Relations Committee (GRC) supports the strategy pillar of the 50-State Service Strategy, including developing tools and processes for enviroscanning, state- and issue-specific tactics and research, and advocacy competence development. The GRC also works closely with other AANA committees to facilitate successful implementation of the 50-State Service Strategy.

 Government Relations Committee Position Description

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 Contact Info

 

​Committee Members:

Chair, Debra Barber, DNP, MS, CRNA - dbarber721@aol.com

Craig Atkins, DNP, CRNA - kreger55@comcast.net

Jason Bauer, MSN, CRNA, PHRN - jrbcrna72@gmail.com

Debra Diaz, DNP, CRNA, APRN - debrajdiaz@me.com

Terri Durbin, DNP, CRNA, APN - terricrna@gmail.com

Kim Lanfranca, MS, CRNA - kimlanfranca@hotmail.com

Garrett Russell, BSN, CCRN - crusse14@uthsc.edu
(student representative)

Staff:

Anna Polyak, RN, JD, Senior Director of State Government Affairs and Legal - apolyak@aana.com

Jana Conover, BA, Assistant Director of State Government Affairs and Legal -jconover@aana.com

 

 AANA Bylaw Language

 
Article XIII, Section 5, F: Government Relations Committee
 
The Government Relations Committee shall address matters pertaining to legislation and regulations, and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.
 

 Meeting Dates

 
  • ​September 14-15, 2016 - Washington, DC
  • Conference Calls
 

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