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Leadership

Advisory Council

Advisory Council Chair

Beth Cusatis Phillips, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE - Chair
Duke University School of Nursing Professor Emerita
Strategic Nursing Advisor, Ascend Learning

Members

Janice G. Brewington, PhD, RN, FAAN
Chief Program Officer and Director for the Center for Transformational Leadership
National League for Nursing

Cole Edmonson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAONL, FNAP, FAAN
Chief Experience and Clinical Officer
AMN Healthcare

Kristi Frisbee, DNP, RN
Associate Professor Pittsburg State University School of Nursing
Pittsburg, KS

Nelda Godfrey, PhD, ACNS-BC, FAAN, ANEF
Immediate Past Advisory Council Chair
Professor and Associate Dean
Innovative Partnerships and Practice
University of Kansas School of Nursing
Kansas City, KS

Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BScN, RN, CAE
Chief Executive Officer
American Academy of Medical-Surgical Nursing
Swedesboro, New Jersey

Amy L. Hite, DNP, EdS, APRN, FNP
Professor and Grant Project Director: HRSA-ANE NPR and SANE
Pittsburg State University School of Nursing
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department
Ascension Via Christi Hospital
Pittsburg, Kansas

Matthew Howard, DNP, RN, CEN, TCRN, CPEN, CPN
Director of Scholarship and Leadership
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Indianapolis, Indiana

Lindell Joseph, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAONL
Clinical Professor & Director
Health Systems Administration & MSN: CNL Programs
University of Iowa College of Nursing

Lynne M. Kuhl, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Viterbo University

Debra L. Liebig, MLA, BSN, RN, NPD-BC
Program Manager
Service and Performance Excellence
Accreditation and Regulatory Readiness Department
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, Missouri

Susan Luparell, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
Associate Professor
Montana State University

Donna Meyer, MSN, RN, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN
Chief Executive Officer
Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Rhoda A. Owens, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
University of North Dakota
College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines

Kristen Priddy, PhD, RN, CNS
Adjunct Faculty
Texas Christian University

KaryAnne Weybrew, WHNP, MSN, RN
Campus Assistant Director
ADN Program
American Career College

 

Executive Council

Chair

Beth Cusatis Phillips, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE
Duke University School of Nursing Professor Emerita
Strategic Nursing Advisor, Ascend Learning

Secretary

Debra L. Liebig, MLA, BSN, RN, NPD-BC
Program Manager
Service and Performance Excellence
Accreditation and Regulatory Readiness Department
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, Missouri

Treasurer

KaryAnne Weybrew, WHNP, MSN, RN
Campus Assistant Director
ADN Program
American Career College

Immediate Past Chair

Nelda Godfrey, PhD, ACNS-BC, FAAN, ANEF
Professor and Associate Dean
Innovative Partnerships and Practice
University of Kansas School of Nursing
Advisory Council Chair
Kansas City, KS

KU School of Nursing

University of Kansas Medical Center
Innovative Partnerships and Practice
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mail Stop 2029
Kansas City, KS 66160