For Immediate Release: September 28, 2017
For more information, contact: AANA Public Relations
Park Ridge, Illinois – Bob Gauvin, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and resident of Mattapoisett, Mass., was voted the 2017-18 treasurer of the more than 50,000-member American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) headquartered in Park Ridge, Ill. Gauvin will serve a one-year term.
“I have long been active in the AANA, but being elected national treasurer allows me to advance my profession on an even larger scale,” said Gauvin, MS, CRNA. “Fiscal stability is an integral part of any organization, and I look forward to managing the finances diligently in order to advance the profession of nurse anesthesia and increase access to quality anesthesia care for patients.”
Gauvin is the president and owner of Anesthesia PROfessionals in Dartmouth, Mass.
Gauvin served as AANA Region 1 director for the past two years, and also has served on the AANA Payment and Policy Coordinating Panel, the AANA Finance committee, the State Organizational Development committee, the CEO Compensation committee, the AANA Association Management Services Board of Directors and several other committees on the state and national levels. Gauvin was also the 2009-2010 President of the Massachusetts Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
A CRNA for more than 27 years, Gauvin earned his certificate in nurse anesthesia from Memorial Hospital School of Nurse Anesthesia in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and a master’s in health care services from Lesley College School of Management in Cambridge, Mass. In addition, he received his bachelor’s degree in nursing from Southeastern Massachusetts University in Dartmouth and is currently enrolled at Northeastern University pursuing his DNP.