SAN DIEGO -- New officers and members of the board of directors of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), were elected at the association's 51st annual Congress in San Diego, March 21-25, 2004.
The 2004 - 2005 Officers include (* Newly elected; **Re-elected):
William J. Duffy, RN, BSN, MJ, CNOR
Assistant Vice President of Perioperative Services
Sharon A. McNamara, RN, MS, CNOR*
Director of Surgical Services
Lorraine J. Butler, RN, BSN, MSA, CNOR*
Vice President, Perioperative Services
New Brunswick, N.J.
Charlotte L. Guglielmi, RN, BSN, CNOR*
Paula R. Graling, RN, MSN, CNOR
Clinical Nurse Specialist in Perioperative Services
Falls Church, Va.
AORN Board of Directors members for 2004-2005 (* Newly elected; **Re-elected):
Susan K. Banschbach, RN, BSN, CNOR
Director of Surgery Services
Richard (Ric) G. Cuming, RN, MSN, CNOR, CPAN*
Associate Director of Perioperative Services
Miami, Fla. and Adjunct Professor, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Pat Hickey, RN, BSN, MS, CNOR
Director of Performance Improvement
Kate A. O'Toole, RN, BS, BSN, CNOR
Director of Perioperative Services
Mary Jo W. Steiert, RN, CNOR
Gynecological OR Staff Nurse
Patrick E. Voight, RN, BSN, MSA, CNOR*
Perioperative Nurse Consultant
Beverly Hills, Mich.
Nathalie Walker, RN, BS, MBA, CNOR**
Clinical Staff Registered Nurse IV
The members of the 2004-2005 AORN Nominating Committee are:
Rhonda L. Anders, RN, BSN, CNOR (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Thomas J. Macheski, RN, BSN, CNOR (Archer, Fla.)*
Laurie A. Mitchell, RN, BSN, MS, EdD, CNOR (Houston, Texas)*
Liane E. Salmon, RN, BSN, MEd, CNOR (Raleigh, N.C.)*
Deborah G. Spratt, RN, MPA, CNAA, CNOR (Rochester, N.Y.)
Serving as advisor is immediate past president, Betty J. Shultz, RN, CNOR