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Past AVA Presidents


1990-1991Suzanne Herbst, RN, MA: 1st President of NAVAN 
1991-1992Virginia Masters
1992-1993Joseph Brown
1993-1994Stella Petrakis, RN, MS, OCN
1994-1995Carmen Skurdal 
 (Winter 1994-Susan Bauer named as first Executive of NAVAN)
1995-1996Chris Tribble
 (Winter 1996 New Executive Director, Linda Grace and national office is now in California)
1996-1997Carol Renner, RN, BSN
 (Spring 1997, Carol Renner resigns, and Marcia Wise takes office early)
1997-1998Marcia Wise, RN, VA-BC
1998-1999Alice Illian, MSN, CRNI
1999-2000Kelli Rosethal, RN, MS, CRNI, VA-BC, ANP
2000-2001Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN-BC, CRNI
2001-2002Darnell Roth, RN, CRNI, LNC
2002-2003Gail Sansiverno (Egan), RN, MS, ANP
2003-2004Marcia Ryder, PhD, MS, RN
2004-2005Josie Stone RN, CPNP, CRNI, VA-BC
2005-2006Kelli Rosenthal, RN, MS, CRNI, VA-BC, ANP
2006-2007Kathy McHugh, RN, BSN
2007-2008Darcy Doellman, RN, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC
2008-2009Nadine Nakazawa, RN, BSN, VA-BC
2009-2011Leigh Ann Bowe-Geddes, MSN, RN, VA-BC
2011-2012Jack LeDonne, MD
2012-2013Paul Blackburn, BSN, MNA, RN, VA-BC
2013-2014Jim Lacy, BSN, RN, VA-BC
2014-2015 Mark Rowe, MNSc, RNP, VA-BC
2015-2016Mike Brazunas, RN, BSN, VA-BC
Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017 Judy Thompson, MSN Ed., RN, VA-BC
Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018 Andrea Owens, MSNEd, RN, CRNI, VA-BC
Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2019 Ken Symington, MD
Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2020 Lori Kaczmarek, MSN, RN, VA-BC
2021 Jocelyn Grecia Hill, MN, RN CVAA(c), VA-BC