Program Committee



 
Standing left to right: Lisa Cohen, Director, Professional Development, AANA Staff; Michael Neft, CRNA, DNP, MHA; Cherie Burke, CRNA, DNP, MS; Janet Setnor, CRNA; Leslie Jeter, CRNA, MSNA, Chair; Jamie Hogan, AANA Staff; Donna Jasinski, CRNA, PhD; Julie Zerwas, CRNA, MS; Jose Delfin D. Castillo III, CRNA, MSN, ARNP; Helen Pollard, Director, Conventions and Meeting Planning, AANA Staff.

 

 

 

 Program Committee Members and Purpose

 

Committee Purpose
The AANA Program Committee is responsible for planning and implementing the continuing education programs of the Fall Leadership Academy, Mid-Year Assembly, the AANA Annual Meeting and other Association educational activities as assigned. The Committee conducts their business in face to face and distance formats throughout the year. As an essential component of the AANA’s educational process, this group helps ensure adherence to the American Nurses Credentialing Center accreditation criteria. Between meetings, the Committee maintains involvement in the aspects of the educational programs including member needs assessment, topics and faculty selection, implementation, and evaluation review of current materials as well as planning for future programs.

Member feedback is a valued part of this committee. All comments and suggestions can be forwarded to the Chair and/or staff member.

 Program Committee Position Description

Committee Directory

 

 Contact Info

 

Committee Members:

Chair, Leslie Jeter, CRNA, MSNA -lesliejeter@comcast.net

Jose Castillo, CRNA, MS, ARNP - josecastilloiii@hotmail.com 

Cherie Burke, CRNA, MS, DNP - CherieCRNA@gmail.com

Michael Neft, CRNA, MHA, DNP

Donna Jasinski, CRNA, PhD - jasinskd@georgetown.edu

Janet Setnor, CRNA - jancrna@hotmail.com

Julie Zerwas, CRNA, MS - julie.zerwas@gmail.com

Staff:

Lisa Cohen - Director of Professional Development -lcohen@aana.com

Jamie Hogan, BS, Education Coordinator - jhogan@aana.com

Helen Pollard, Director of Conventions and Meeting Planning - hpollard@aana.com

 

 AANA Bylaw Language

 
Article XIII, Section 5, G: Programs Committee
 
The Program Committee shall consist of at least five active members.  It shall plan and implement the educaitonal programs of the Fall and Spring Assemblies of States and the AANA Annual Meeting.  Members of the Program Committee shall serve as consultants to the Executive Director regarding long-range plans for the Assemblies of States.  As needed, the Committee shall develop programming for other ASSOCIATION educational activities.  The Committee shall evaluate past educational activities.
 
To provide continuity, whenever feasible, for the Program Committee appointment structure, no more than two new members shall be appointed annually.
 

 Meeting Dates

 
  • September 17-18, 2014 - Orlando, FL
  • Conference Calls