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Veteran Affairs 

VA ANPD Affiliate 

President: Mary E. Holtschneider 

President-Elect: Gwen Waddell-Schultz

We welcome all VA employees who serve in Nursing Professional Development roles. Please contact Mary Holtschneider with any questions. 


Arizona Association for Nursing Professional Development (AzANPD)

President: Belinda Curtis

President-Elect: Julie Rose, MSN, RN, RN-BC

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

For more information, please contact Shannon Davis

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Bay Area Nursing Professional Development 

President: Stephanie Keithline, RN, BSN, CPN

President-Elect: Dionne Margallo, MSNEd, RN, RNC-NIC, RN-BC

Vice-President: Renee Billner-Garcia, MSN, RN

Treasurer: Froiland Agana Ascano, RN, MSN/Ed, MSc, CPNP-AC, CCRN

Secretary: Vicent I. Pena, MSN, RN

Membership Chair: Kristina Rivera, RN, MA, MSN

Nominated Chair/Consult:Janette V. Moreno, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CCRN-K

For more information, visit

Organization of Healthcare Educators (OHE)

President: Susan Shieff, MS, BSN, RN

President-Elect: Lynette Dahlman MSN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC

For more information, please contact Susan Shieff.

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Colorado Western Slope Educators Affiliate Group

President: Nancy McCorkle, MS, CNS, ACCNS-AG, RN-BC

For more information, contact Nancy McCorkle. 

Mountain West Affiliate

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

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

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Connecticut ANPD (CT ANPD)

President: Melissa Dibble, MSN, RN-BC CAPA

48 Somer Dr
Meriden, CT 06451

Visit our website at

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Delaware Valley Nurses Prof Dev Org

President: Inga Sinyangwe MSN, RN

President-Elect: Susanne Gerren, MSN, RN

4755 Ogletown-Stanton Rd
Newark, DE 19718

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Central Florida Health Educators

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

President: Sherry Scates

President-Elect: Ginger Keigh
Secretary: Kari Brennan
Treasurer: Cheryl McKinney
CE Coordinator:  Teresa Aplin
Webmaster:  Sherry Scates

Social Media Specialist: Kellie Chapman

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

South Florida NPD Affiliate 

President: Michele Godin

President-Elect: Hannah Rabinowitz

Treasurer: Sylvia Jones

Secretary: Jacqueline P. Boyce

Webmaster: Vanessa Quiles

3700 Johnson Street 
Hollywood, FL 33021

Suncoast Educators’ Association

President: Alicia Conrad

Treasurer: Andrea Hill 

Secretary: Louise Bowen 

Po Box 5646
Tampa, Florida 33675

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The ATL Affiliate 

President: Althea Palomino, MSN, RN, CCRN
Secretary: Laura Bass

For more information, email the affiliate here

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Chicago Association for Nursing Professional Development (CANPD)

President: Jeffrey Zurlinden, RN-BC, MS
President-Elect:  Karen Torres, MSN, RN-BC
Secretary:  Mary McCabe, DNP, CNS, RN
TreasurerPam Clementi, Ph.D., RN-BC  

For more information, visit our website.

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Indiana Association of Nurse Professional Development

President: Beverly Kent
President-Elect: Robin Behery

421 N. Emerson Avenue 
Greenwood, Indiana 46413


Greater Louisville Area Affiliate

President: Kelly Russell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

President-Elect: Brian Martin

For more information, visit our website here

Central Kentucky Staff Development Group (CKSDG)

President: Amy Richardson

President-Elect: Rachel Bentley

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 

Secretary: Maira Harris

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: Kim Cox, MS, RN

Vice President: Jackqueline Easley, MSN, RN

Treasurer: Mary Masimore, MA, BSN, CNOR

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Nursing In Continuing Education - NICE

President: Angela Lesure, MSN, RN

President-Elect: Sarah J. Provencher, BSN, RN

199 Hackett's Pond Dr
Hanover, MA 02339

Please visit our website at

North Eastern Organization of Nurse Educators

President: Diane Gengo

President-Elect: Brenda MacPherson

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Michigan Nursing Professional Development (MNPD)

President: Terie Caldwell, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

President-Elect: John Rachac, BSN, RN, NPD-BC

Treasurer: Joyce Dougherty, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

Secretary: Jessi VanWinkle, MSN, CMSRN

Michigan Nursing Professional Development (MNPD) is an affiliate of the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD). It is the official organization for, and in support of, all educators in health care settings throughout the mid-Michigan region.

Vision: MNPD strives to be the thought and practice leader for nursing professional development specialists for West Michigan.


  • To provide for the sharing of educational information and resources.
  • To encourage communication through the local, state, and national arenas.
  • To act as a resource network to encourage and assist members in the continuous development, improvement, and practice of education in health care settings.
  • To provide and promote continuing education among health care personnel and/or customers.
  • To act as a resource for other health care professionals and organizations in the development, improvement, and practice of education in health care settings.
  • To provide networking and mentoring in professional development.

Meetings are held every other month at the Spectrum Health South Pavilion, 80 68th Street SE, Cutlerville, MI, 49548.  

Visit our website at

Southeastern Michigan Nursing Staff Development Organization (SEMNSDO)

President: LuRee Buchmann, M.Ed, MSA, BSN, RN, NPD-BC

President-Elect: Tammy Lile, BSN, RN, HNB-BC 

Secretary Treasurer: Teresa Lardner, MSN, RN

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! Click here to visit our website.

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Minnesota Affiliate of ANPD

President: Linda Checky

Please register online to receive information:

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Heart of America ANPD

President: Carol Widner, MSN, RN-BC

President-Elect: Debra Liebig

Please visit our website for more information: 
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Nebraska Affiliate of ANPD

President: Kaylie Guinan, MSN, RN-BC

More information can be found on LinkedIn by clicking here


High Sierra NPD

President: Sherry Stofko MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN

President-Elect: Heather Hiller

P.O. Box 2352

Stateline NV, 89449

New Hampshire

North Eastern Organization of Nurse Educators 

President: Pat Moysenko, MSN, RN-BC, CDE 

President- Elect: Christine Bone, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN-K

23 Moose Hollow Rd
Danville, NH 03189

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New Jersey

Consortium of New Jersey Nurse Educators (CNJNE)

President: Dorothy Rolling, MSN, RN-BC

Vice President: Diane Hassa, MSN, RN

Treasurer: Wendy Luca, MSN, RN, OCN

Recordkeeper: Orlene Van Duyne, MSN, RN-BC

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: Annette Keller RN, MA, CEN, CNL

901 W. Main St 
Freehold, NJ 07728

For membership or meeting information, please contact Annette Keller.

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New Mexico

New Mexico Association for Nursing Professional Development (NM-ANPD)

President: Rachael Frija, DNP, RN-BC

President-Elect: Melissa Howard

5105 High Desert Pl NE 

Albuquerque, NM 87111

Please visit our website for more information or email us at

New York

Upstate New York Association for Nursing Professional Development

President: Marie J. Kaye, MS, RN

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: Chris Norwood

President-Elect: Cindy Taylor

The Cardinal Affiliate covers counties in north/central North Carolina; we meet quarterly in Burlington on Friday afternoons and offer two networking dinners each year. 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 nursing professional development practice
  • Working on projects/programs of mutual benefit to the membership
  • Provision of a mechanism for mentorship of new nursing professional 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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Central Ohio ANPD Affiliate 

President-Elect- Lorri Rine-haghiri MS, RN-BC

Affiliate Representatives:

  • Cathleen Opperman

  • Anna Jaso

  • Samantha Howorka

13190 Pickerington Rd

Pickerington, OH, 43147

First affiliate meeting to take place December 3, 2019. Contact with any questions. 

Pentagon Council of Healthcare Professional Development

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

President-Elect: Anna Goldman, MSN, RN

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

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ANPD Northwest (formerly NWSDO)

President: Travis Scott, BS, RN, Nurse Educator

3665 SW Dolph Ct 
Portland, Oregon 97219

For more information or to learn about our annual conference, visit ANPD-NW now offers a scholarship to the ANPD National Convention. 

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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

PresidentJulie Kaszuba, MSN, RN-BC

Vice PresidentTara Burkus BSN, RN

Secretary: Lori Grischott, MSN, CCE, RN-C

TreasurerTanya Savage, MSN, RN-BC

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. For more information, contact Julie Kaszuba at

Greater Philadelphia Affiliate of ANPD

President: Larissa Morgan MSN, RN-BC

3 Saxton Rd
Farmingdale, New Jersey 07727

Greater Pittsburgh Chapter

President: Rebecca Weiss MSN, NPD-BC, CEN, CCRN-K

President-Elect: Denise Petras DNP, NPD-BC

Treasurer: Brian Shipper MSN, RN

Secretary: Denise Ratkiewicz  MSN, NPD-BC

Members-at-Large: Judy Adams DNP, RN  and Suzan Dunn BSN, RN

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

Coastal Carolina Association for Nursing Professional Development 

President: Shara Rhodes, DNP, RN-BC, NE-BC

Vice President: C. Gregory Pittman, MSN, RN

3951 Briar Vista Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579

Check out our website for more information, or email us

South Carolina Coastal Affiliate

President: Kara Simpson, MSN, RN, CNE, NPD-BC

President-Elect: Katie Steidle

734 Collette St
Charleston, SC 29412

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Mid-South Association for Nursing Professional Development (MSANPD)

President: Connie McCarter, MSN, RN, CNRN, RN-BC

President-Elect: Amy Burgess, MSA, BSN, RN

For information please contact Connie McCarter at or call 901-832-5983

ANPD of Middle Tennessee

President: Chris Wilson

President-Elect: Brenda Kulhanek

Please visit

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

President: Jayne McNally (Phone: office # 817-960-5909, cell # 817-996-0868)

Secretary: Karen Wright

Treasurer: Janet Hicks

Webmaster: Patti Bentley

Past President: Dana Smith

Upcoming meeting dates for 2019:

August 12, 2019

October 14, 2019

December 9, 2019

Meetings are on the 2nd Monday of the even months.


Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital

McRae Building

810 West Randol Mill Road

Arlington, Texas 76012

Free Parking

Association for Nursing Professional Development - Fort Worth Affiliate (ANPD-FW)

President: Alethea McCray Maberry, MS, RN

President-Elect: Kimberly Hickman

Secretary: Jessica Colson

Plaza Level Education Department

1301 Pennsylvania Ave

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Association for Nursing Professional Development- Houston

President: Christi Bowe, MSN, APRN, ANP-C, NPD-BC, CPHQ

President-Elect: Mandi Garay, MSN, RN-BC

4926 N Braeswood
Houston, TX 77030
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South Texas Assoc. of Nursing Professional Development and Simulation

President-Elect: Ana Vera, MSN, RN, CVRN-BC

4502 Medical Drive MS #48-1
San Antonio, TX 78229

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Intermountain Nursing Profession Development (INPD)

President: Leslie Hadley, MSN, NPD-BC, ACM-RN

President-Elect: Taylor Keele

932 Shepard Creek Pkwy
Farmington, UT 84025 

For more information, please contact Leslie Hadley.

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Central VA Association of Nursing Professional Development (CVANPD)

President: Jayne Davey, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CNN

President-Elect: Alison J. Montpetit, PhD, RN

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

Northern VA Association of Nursing Professional Development (NVANPD)

President: Ellen Makar, DNP, RN-BC, CCM, CPHIMS, CENP

President-Elect: Emily DeMarco, MSN, RN, CCRN

Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

3300 Gallows Road

Falls Church, VA 22042

Contact Jenn Cross at 703-776-4332 or by emailing


ANPD Washington

President: Melani Mangum-Williams, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

Secretary: Debra Saywers,MSN, NPD-BC, CPN

Email for more information. 

Visit our website at


Greater Milwaukee Nursing Staff Development Organization (GMNSDO)

President: Patti Stockhausen, MSN, RN, NPD-BC

Milwaukee, WI

South Central Wisconsin Affiliate (SCWA)

President: Lucy Altwegg, MSN, NPD-BC, RN

Treasurer: Diane Mikelsons, MN, RN

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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