This position is a three-year commitment: one year as President-Elect, the next year as President, and the third year as past President. The responsibilities include presiding at all the meetings of Board and the Chapter, and submitting an annual report the National during your presidential year. The chapter supports the President-Elect attending the National ARN Leadership Conference and Educational Conference. The Chapter also supports the President attending the National Educational Conference.. The position of President-Elect serves as a training ground for the office of President. You will become familiar with a leadership role through mentoring and sharing of your responsibilities with the president and past president.
President (2016-2017): Cay Ambrose RN, CRRN
Bayada Home Health Care, Moorestown, NJ
Past President (2016-2017): Robin Sheeran RN, BSN, CRRN, WCC
Retired Staff Nurse, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital, Malvern, PA
President Elect (2016-2017): Mary Anne Saveoz, MSN, CRRN
Recovery Care Nurse, ReMed
This position is a two-year commitment. The responsibilities include recording minutes of all meetings of the Board and the Chapter, maintaining chapter records, and distributing notices and agendas. The secretary also routinely checks the Chapter post office box.
Secretary (2016-2018): Laura Bittner, RN, CRRN
Marketing Liaison, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
This position is a two-year commitment. The responsibilities include keeping records of all income and expenditures, maintaining all bank accounts and investments, depositing and disbursing funds and keeping the membership informed as to the Chapter's financial status.
Treasurer (2015-2017): Barbara Merges BSN, MHSA, CRRN, RN-BC
Clinical Nurse Educator, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital, Malvern, PA
GPC-ARN Board of Directors
This position is a two-year commitment. The responsibilities include participating in the management and decision-making on behalf of an for the benefit of the chapter, and helping to implement decisions of the Board.
Board Member (2016-2018): Karen Fried, MSN, CRRN
Gaspar Outpatient Nurse: Medical Home Program, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Member (2016-2018): Elaine Flynn, MSN, CRRN CIC
Board Member (2015-2017): Lynne Lauer RN, CRRN
Nurse Liaison, Lourdes Specialty Hospital
Board Member (2016-2018): Kristine Longo, RN, CRRN
Staff Nurse, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital, Malvern, PA
Board Member (2015-2017): Betsy Schmidt MSN, RN
Advanced Nurse Clinician, Main Line Health HomeCare and Hospice, Radnor, PA
- The Board meets quarterly, usually in June, September, December and March.
- The Chapter meetings take place during Chapter education meetings three times a year, usually in March, May and September.
- The National Educational Conferences are usually held in October.