Government Relations Committee


 Committee Information


Standing row from left to right Anna Polyak, RN, JD (staff); Pauleen Consebido, CRNA, MS, APRN; Jana Conover, BA (staff); Steve Smith, CRNA, MA

Seated row from left to rightMike Frame, CRNA, DMP, APRN; Nancy Gondringer, CRNA, MA;  Chair Mindy Miller, CRNA, MSN; Terry Sweatt, CRNA, MSN


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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​Committee Members:

Chair, Mindy Miller, CRNA, MSN -

Pauleen Consebido, CRNA, MS, APRN -

Mike Frame, CRNA, DMP, APRN -

Nancy Gondringer, CRNA, MA -

Stephen Smith, CRNA, MA -

Terry Sweatt, CRNA, MSN -


Anna Polyak, RN, JD, Senior Director of State Government Affairs -

Jana Conover, BA, Assistant Director of State Government Affairs


 AANA Bylaw Language

Article XIII, Section 5, E: 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 7-8, 2013 - Chicago, Ill.
  • Conference Calls

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