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Arizona Association for Nursing Professional Development (AzANPD)

President: Kathy Nickell

President-Elect: Belinda Curtis, MSN, RN

Secretary/Treasurer: Shannon Davis, MSN-Ed, RN, PCCN

For more information, please contact Shannon Davis

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Organization of Healthcare Educators (OHE)

President: Jessica Klaristenfeld, MSN, RN-BC

2016 OHE Board:

President: Jessica Klaristenfeld, MSN, RN-BC

President-Elect: Sandy Hall, BSN, RN-BC

Immediate Past President: Ilene Frost, MSN, RNC

Co-Vice-President/Programs: Sue Shieff, MS, RN, Nicole Olsen-Garcia, MSN, RN, PNP

Vice-President/Membership: Lynette Dahlman, MSN, RN-BC

Secretary: Susan Nunez, MSN, RN, CMSRN

Treasurer: Debbie Reid, MSN, RN-BC, CPON

Members-At-Large: Lisa Johnson, MSN, RN, OCN, Jamie Eisenberg  MSN, RN

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Mountain West Affiliate

President: Kristin Belderson, DNP, MS-RN, CPON

13123 E. 16th Ave, B444
Aurora, CO 80045

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Central Florida Health Educators

Rivercrest Professional Center
3470 N. Harbour City Blvd.
Melbourne, Florida 32935

President: Stacey Westphal MSCETM, MSHSA, RN, CEN, FCN
President-Elect:  Linda Browne MSN, RN
Secretary: Ashley Liscum MSN, RN
Webmaster: Catrina Welch, MSN, RN, CCRN
Treasurer:  Kathy Sarkin MSN, RN, CPAN
CE Coordinator:  Lisa Barnhill MSN, RN

Pinellas Area Nurse Educators

President: Genieveve J. Cline, DNP, ARNP, NNP-BC, CNE, RN-BC
President-Elect: Carol Risch, RN, MSN, CNL, CPN

19817 Gulf Blvd
Indian Shores, Florida 33785

Suncoast Educators’ Association

President: Theresa Ford

Treasurer: Andrea Hill 

Secretary: Louise Bowen 

Po Box 5646
Tampa, Florida 33675

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Chicago Association for Nursing Professional Development (CANPD)

President: Dawn Pepsnik, MEd, MS, RN-BC 
President-Elect:  Emily Sermersheim, DNP, MPH, RN-BC 
Secretary:  Katie Weibel, MBA, BSN, RN-BC  
TreasurerPam Clementi, Ph.D., RN-BC  

For more information, visit our website.

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Indiana Association of Nurse Professional Development

President: Maria Smith, MSN, RN, CCRN-K
President-Elect: Lori Hardie

8111 S.. Emerson Avenue 
Indianapolis, Indiana 46237


Greater Louisville Area Affiliate

President: Mandi D. Walker

President-Elect: Bridget Nuxoll MSN, RN, PCCN 

For membership or meeting information, please contact:

Central Kentucky Staff Development Group (CKSDG)

President: Margaret Kramer, MSN, RN-BC, Director of Educational Development Affiliate

President-Elect: Elaine Smith

1800 Nicholasville Road, Suite 301
Lexington, KY 40503

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SE Louisiana Staff Development Organization (SLSDO)

President: Rosie Kiper, contact for membership/meeting information 

Vice President: Jay Guidry

Secretary: Janice Taulli-Lasseigne

Treasurer: Kendall Young

Please mail your $20.00 membership fee along with the membership form to:

The SE Louisiana Staff Development Organization SLSDO 
Kendall Young
105 Field Street
Belle Chasse, La 70037

Click here to access the SLSDO Membership form or visit our website.

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Chesapeake Affiliate of Maryland (Baltimore Metro Area)

President: Monica Nelson, MSN, RN-BC

1351 Macton Road
Street, Maryland 21154

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Nursing In Continuing Education - NICE

President: Karen Wians, MS, RN-BC 

President-Elect: Joanne Westgate, MSN, RN

14 Prospect St.
Milford, MA 02081

North Eastern Organization of Nurse Educators

President: Margaret Bitter

President-Elect: Pat Moysenko

Affiliate Contact: Margaret Bitter, MS, RN-BC, CNL

829 West St
Leominster, MA 01453

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Michigan Nursing Professional Development (MNPD)

President: Gwen Boyle BSN, RN-BC

President-Elect: Terie Caldwell MSN, RN, CNOR, NE-BC

601 John Street Box 44
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Southeastern Michigan Nursing Staff Development Organization (SEMNSDO)

President: Debbie Wayne, BSN, RN-BC

President-Elect: Cynthia Klingler, MSN, RN, CNE

Treasurer: Ann DePetris, MSA, BSN, RN, CCRP

Secretary: Tammy Lile, BSN, RN, HNB-BC 

The Southeastern Michigan Nursing Staff Development Organization was founded in 1993 and is an active and growing affiliate. Membership includes, but is not limited to the tri-county areas of Southeast Michigan: Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties. We support each other as professionals and further our growth and development through networking and continuing education opportunities. Please consider joining our group!

Meetings are held quarterly at:

St. John Providence Corporate Services Building 27800 Dequindre Rd. Warren, MI 48092

2017 Meeting Dates:

 February 10, 2017  8:00 am-10:30 am  Room S101
 April 28, 2017  8:00 am-10:30 am  Room S101
 September 22, 2017  8:00 am-10:30 am  Room S101
 November 17, 2017  8:00 am-10:30 am  Room N31
 Fall Conference Date: TBD   

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Heart of America ANPD

President: Debra Liebig, MLA, BSN, RN-BC

President- elect: Kevin Briggs

1308 NE Valley Forge Drive
Lee's Summit, MO 64095
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New Jersey

Consortium of New Jersey Nurse Educators (CNJNE)

We are a group of New Jersey nurse educators from different health care organizations who collaborate to share our wealth of knowledge and expertise to enhance best practices in staff development. We are an affiliate member of the National Nursing Staff Development Organization. Our mission is to provide an educational, informational and resource network for nurse educators in health care settings. Please visit our website for the latest information and announcements.

Bergen/Passaic Nurse Educators (BPNE)

President: Laura Lopresti

President-Elect: Maryann Hilt 

Park Ridge, NJ

Society for Healthcare Education & Training of New Jersey (SHETNJ)

President: Brenda Vogt, RN-BC

75 West Red Bank Avenue, 2nd Floor Education
Woodbury, NJ 08096

For membership or meeting information, please contact Brenda Vogt.

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New York

Upstate New York Association for Nursing Professional Development

President: Angela Stewart, RN-BC

315 Settles Hill Rd. 

Altamont, NY 12009

Hudson Valley Staff Development Educators (HVSDE)

President: Sylvia Stubbs, MS, RN-BC

Secretary: Paula Graham

Please visit our website for additional information. 

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North Carolina

Cardinal Affiliate of North Carolina

President: Connie Lewter

The Cardinal Affiliate covers counties in north/central North Carolina; we meet quarterly in Chapel Hill.  
The purpose of this local affiliate is to provide a forum for collaboration that will include, but not be limited to:

  • Networking and sharing ideas
  • Participation and provision of continuing educational offerings relative to staff development practice
  • Working on projects/programs of mutual benefit to the membership
  • Provision of a mechanism for mentorship of new staff development practitioners with expert practitioners

Dogwood Affiliate

President: Andrea Novak, PhD, RN-BC, FAEN

President-Elect: Judith Peters MSN, DNP, CCRN-K

Mailing Address:
3418 Village Dr
Fayetteville NC 28304

Seaside Affiliate

President:  Gayle Thear, MSN

325 Kure Dunes Lane. 
Kure Beach, NC  28449

For membership or meeting information, please contact: Gayle Thear, MSN

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Northwest Ohio Chapter for Association for Nursing Professional Development (NWOCANPD)

President: Greg Shannon, MSN, RN, Staff Development Coordinator, Nursing Service Administration

The University of Toledo Medical Center
Mulford Library Annex (2nd Floor Rm #249),
3000 Arlington Ave, Mail Stop 1097
Toledo, OH 43614

Pentagon Council of Healthcare Professional Development

President: Melanie M. Morris, MBA, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN-K

President-Elect: Debbie Shaffer, MSN, RN-BC

Nursing Professional Development and Research
1 Akron General Ave
Akron, OH 44307
Visit our website | Contact us   

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Northwest Staff Development Organization

President: Travis Scott, BS, RN

3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd. 
Portland, Oregon 97239-3098

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Capital Region Affiliate

President: Teresa Biagio, BSN, MBA, RN

111 S. Front St.
Harrisburg PA, 17101

Greater Lehigh Valley Affiliate of ANPD

President: Julie Kaszuba, MSN, RN

Vice PresidentTara Burkus BSN, RN

Secretary: Laura Walker

Treasurer: Susan Deturk 

The Greater Lehigh Valley Affiliate of ANPD is was chartered on June 22, 2011. We are currently seeking members from the eastern part of the state of Pennsylvania, from Harrisburg to Philadelphia and everywhere in between! The purpose of the GLVA-ANPD is to act as an official organization for and in support of all educators in healthcare settings.

Greater Philadelphia Affiliate of ANPD

President: Larissa Morgan MSN, RN-BC

3 Saxton Rd
Farmingdale, New Jersey 07727

Greater Pittsburgh Chapter

President: Dina Sheriff

President-Elect: Dine Sheriff

Treasurer: Kathy Delac

Secretary: Mona Steinbeiser

Members-at-Large: Sue Costello and Regina Kolodziej

Nominating Committee: Regina Kolodziej

Web Master: Sheri Walker

Since 2005, the GPC-ANPD has worked to fulfill its mission to "Create, Advance and Communicate Excellence and Professionalism through Education for Ourselves and Others."

Check our website for information and updates or email us

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South Carolina

South Carolina Coastal Affiliate

President: Wilma Rice

President-Elect: Cindy Plavney

734 Collette St
Charleston, SC 29412

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Mid-South Association for Nursing Professional Development (MSANPD)

President: Cindy Wooten

President-Elect: Melissa Evans


President: Christine Tolliver, CNS-BC

3035 Howell Rd
Mascot, TN  37806

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Dallas/Fort Worth Association for Nursing Professional Development (DFWANPD)

President: Jenny Felber

President-Elect: Barbara Pauley

Secretary: Alaina Tellson

3953 Wisteria Lane
Haltom City, TX 76137

Visit our Website

Association for Nursing Professional Development- Houston

P.O. Box 300787
Houston, TX 77030
Visit our Website | Email Us

President: Yvonne Mack, RN, MS, CHES

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Intermountain Nursing Profession Development (INPD)

President-Elect: Roxanne Bowers, MSN, RN-BC

Secretary: Leslie Hadley

Treasurer: Micah Baker 

932 Shepard Creek Pkwy
Farmington, UT 84025 

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Central VA Association of Nursing Professional Development (CVANPD)

President: Walter Lewanowicz, MN, RN-BC
Secretary: Jayne Davey, MSN, RN, CNN
Treasurer: Maureen Whiteside, MSN, RN-BC

VCU Health - EPD - PO Box 980073
Richmond, VA 23298


Greater Milwaukee Nursing Staff Development Organization (GMNSDO)

Milwaukee, WI

South Central Wisconsin Affiliate (SCWA)

President: Tamara Zupanc, MSN, RN, CCRN

President Elect: Elizabeth Fritz (April 2017)

Secretary: Lucy Altwegg, MSN, RB-BC

Treasurer: Deb Morningstar, MS, RN, CCRN  

600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792

For membership or meeting information please email Elizabeth Fritz.

For current information about the South Central Wisconsin Affiliate, please visit their website

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