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1The American Association of Nurse Attorneys A 25 Year Retrospective
2MISSION STATEMENTThe American Association of Nurse Attorneys provides resources, education and leadership to its members and the healthcare and legal communities regarding health law and policy.
3GOALSTo promote and enhance TAANA and the profession of the nurse attorneyTo provide educational programs, products, and services to members, chapters, and the publicTo facilitate communication, collaboration, and leadership among membersTo identify and influence health law and policy issues and to serve as a resource for the healthcare and legal communities
4TAANA FOUNDER CYNTHIA ELLEN NORTHROP, RN, MS, JD 1950 - 1989 BS Columbia Union-College, 1972MS University of Maryland, 1975JD University of Baltimore, 1979Co-authored Legal Issues in Nursing, 1987Wrote many articles, chapters, directories, manualsHeld academic appointments at University of Maryland, Catholic University, Georgetown University, Columbia University and New York Medical CollegeLectured extensively throughout the worldAdmitted to bars of Maryland and New York
6In the beginning…1977Cynthia E. Northrop placed notices in various publications requesting that nurse attorneys or nurses in law school identify themselves.
7In the beginning…1978Development of a Roster of Nurses with Law Degrees or in Law School was begun; ABA and ANA were contacted.
8In the beginning…1979Development of a Roster continues; thoughts of an organization begin; related organizations were contacted.
9In the beginning…1980In March, the first Directory of Nurses with Law Degrees or in Law School was published;
10In the beginning…1980Regions were established (Region I – west coast; Region II – mid-America; Region III – east coast). Region III held the first meeting on September 28th in Laurel, MD.
11In the beginning…1981Additional regional meetings were held; in April, the second Directory was distributed; the first local meeting organized by Sandy Berkowitz was held in Philadelphia on November 18th.
12In the beginning…1982Additional regional and local meetings were held; on August 24th, Cynthia E. Northrop, Ann Mech and Elizabeth Price signed the Articles of Incorporation which were notarized by a used car salesman.
13In the beginning…1982First national meeting of the American Association of Nurse Attorneys (AANA) was held on November in Washington, DC.Over 70 nurse attorneys and nurses in law school attended.Senator Edward M. Kennedy sent congratulatory telegram.
37AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Marcia J. Allar, Boston, MA Pamela A. Ames, Kansas City, MOCatherine M. Anderson, NY, NYMary L. Barraca, Chicago, ILBridget G. Baynes, Sacramento, CAColleen B. Beaman, Milwaukee, WIBarbara L. Beck, Covington, KYSandra L. Berkowitz, Philadelphia, PADebra E. Bernard, Middleburg Heights, OHGloria Birkholz, Albuquerque, NMD. M. Boulay, Minneapolis, MNElizabeth A. Bowyer, Boston, MANancy J. Brent, Chicago, ILJudith Renzi Brown, Lemogne, PASandra Brunton, Indianapolis, INLaurie J. Catron, Washington, DCElizabeth A. Chaney, Anaheim, CASusan D. Chenowith, Philadelphia, PAMarlee Clausing, Maywood, ILSarah D. Cohn, Woodbridge, CT
38AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Ann Ruley Combs, Cincinnati, OH Kathleen B. Corey, Tucson, AZLori Costa, Pasadena, CATamara Todd Cotton, Louisville, KYNancy Kabara Dowling, Towson, MDDeborah A. Doyle, Philadelphia, PABonnie J. Eyler, Ft. Lauderdale, FLJean M. Farquharson, New Orleans, LASharon N. Feller, Boulder, COMelissa Rico Ferrari, Cincinnati, OHBarbara T. Ferbrod, NY, NYJanine Fiesta, Allentown, PAKarla B. Fisher, Lenexa, KSJill M. Follows, Philadelphia, PAPhyllis M. Gallagher, Anaheim, CAMargaret Mary Robins Garrett, Laurel, MDKathleen M. Gialanella, Westfield, NJLois A. Fenner Giles, Baltimore, MDSandra L. Gorski, San Francisco, CACynthia M. Grubbs, Pittsburgh, PA
39AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Albert L. Haggard, San Antonio, TX Virginia C. Haggerty, Orlando, FLPatricia J. Hajnosz, Bronx, NYSusan Hannon, Westmont, ILKaren Kauss, Brooklyn, NYLaura W. Hilkovitz, Phoenix, AZMary Delores Hemelt, Baltimore, MDPatricia S. Hofstra, Park Ridge, ILWanda L. Hurr, Milwaukee, WIMargaret Jakacki, Bridgeport, CTCatherine Kania Kanner, Ft. Lauderdale, FLMary P. Kasher, San Francisco, CATrudy Keating, New Haven, CTMary Kelly, Los Angeles, CANancy Perpall Kelly, Emmaus, PAJane A. Kenney, Merchantville, NJDiane K. Kjervik, Minneapolis, MNDonna Guinn Kline, New Orleans, LAMary Kay Kolar, St. Paul, MNDenice Krez, Chicago, IL
40AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Elaine P. Krupnick, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Joyce K. Laben, Nashville, TNMargaret E. LaMontagne, Boston, MANancy Sanders Lane, Tucson, AZKaren R. Logue, Pittsburgh, PASuzanne Crosswell Louy, Seattle, WALori J. Lustig, Alexandria, VASharon S. Lutz, Detroit, MIMarguerite R. Mancini, Hartford, CTRosanne Maraziti, Livingstone, NJJudy Irene Massong, Olympia, WAMarcia M. Meade, Spokane, WAAnn B. Mech, Baltimore, MDAlene M. Mercer, Raleigh, NCKathleen A. Michels, Madison, WIDonna Marie Moniz, Seattle, WAEileen Moore, Newport Beach, CAJulia Caldwell Morris, San Mateo, CALinda B. Moskowitz, Norwalk, CTEllen K. Murphy, Milwaukee, WI
41AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Joanne Napiewocki, Southfield, MI Terry A. Noeth, San Francisco, CACynthia E. Northrop, NY, NYClaire C. Obade, Philadelphia, PAMargaret S. O’Connell, Long Island City, NYCarol Pillsbury Patton, Ann Arbor, MIPatricia Elaine Permakoff, NY, NYKathleen Flynn Peterson, St. Paul, MNDeborah Peyton, Towson, MDLillian A. Phelan, Los Angeles, CAGwen K. Pohl, Washington, DCKatherine J. Pohlman, Boston, MAPamela W. Popp, Cincinnati, OHElizabeth Price, Washington, DCJ. ‘Gail Rahn, Charleston, SCAlane A. Repa, Cicago, ILJulie A. Remter, Atlanta, GASonja H. Rhodes, Tustin, CAPaul F. Richard, Fargo, NDLinda Faith Rosen, Philadelphia, PA
42AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Mary C. Rupert, Hampton Bays, NY Martha A. Schick, Richmond, VAJoanne M. Sclmek, San Diego, CATresa Schlecht, Alexandria, VAJudith A. Schuenemeyer, Wilmington, DEPatricia Scully, Tucson, AZEllie Sega, Drexel Hill, PAJanet Brenan Sherry, Oklahoma City, OKJill S. Slattery, Montclair, NJMolly K. Smith, Eugene, ORMarie E. Snyder, Boston, MAChristine B. Spak, Hartford, CTDolores Telfer Trojnar, Annandale, VAVirgie M. Vakil, Media, PAPatricia M. Wark, Lexington, SCDiane Trace Warlick, U.S. Virgin IslandsGilbert L. Wells, Arlington, VALinda M. Wilder-Curtis, Hartford, CTDelores Pegram Wilson, Newark, NJDonna L. Yukna, New Orleans, LADebra Zboray, Hackensack, NJ
43Board of Directors 1982 Cynthia E. Northrop Loretta Costa Patricia HofstraSandra L. BerkowitzLori LustigElizabeth Chaney
44Board of Directors 1983 Cynthia E. Northrop, President Sandra L. Berkowitz, Vice-PresidentLoretta Costa, TreasurerDolores Pegram Wilson, Recording SecretaryElizabeth Price, Corresponding SecretaryPatricia Hofstra, DirectorElizabeth Chaney, DirectorAlbert Haggard, DirectorVirginia Haggarty, DirectorKatherine J. Pohlman, DirectorDiane Trace Warlick, DirectorCynthia E. Northrop
45Board of Directors 1984 Cynthia E. Northrop, President Sandra L. Berkowitz, Vice-PresidentVirginia Haggarty, TreasurerDiane Trace Warlick, Recording SecretaryElizabeth Price, Corresponding SecretaryD. M. Boulay, DirectorElizabeth Chaney, DirectorLoretta Costa, DirectorMary Kelly, DirectorKatherine J. Pohlman, DirectorDolores Pegram Wilson, DirectorCynthia E. Northrop
46In 1984, name was changed to TAANA by bylaws amendment at annual meeting.
47Board of Directors 1985 Diane Trace Warlick, President D. M. Boulay, Vice-PresidentVirginia Haggarty, TreasurerMary Kelly, Recording SecretaryKatherine J. Pohlman, Corresponding SecretaryPam Ames, DirectorMary Powers Antoine, DirectorSandra L. Berkowitz, DirectorJill Fellows, DirectorCynthia E. Northrop, DirectorDolores Pegram Wilson, DirectorDiane Trace Warlick
48Board of Directors 1986 Mary Kelly, President Katherine J. Pohlman, Vice-PresidentMary Powers Antoine, TreasurerElizabeth Bowyer, Recording SecretaryJill Follows, Corresponding SecretaryCynthia E. Northrop, DirectorSandra L. Berkowitz, DirectorD. M. Boulay, DirectorVirginia Haggarty, DirectorEllen Murphy, DirectorDiane Trace Warlick, DirectorPamela Ames, DirectorMary Kelly
49Board of Directors 1987 Katherine J. Pohlman, President Mary Powers Antoine, Vice-PresidentJill Follows, TreasurerFelice M. Quigley, Recording SecretaryElizabeth Bowyer Malacoft, Corresponding SecretaryMary Kelly, DirectorTamara Todd Cotton, DirectorMarcia Meade, DirectorMartha Cohn Romney, DirectorDiane Trace Warlick, DirectorCynthia E. Northrop, DirectorKatherine J. Pohlman
50Board of Directors 1988 Katherine J. Pohlman, President Mary Powers Antoine, Vice-PresidentMary O’Reilly Yob, TreasurerFelice Quigley, Corresponding SecretaryTonia Dandry Aiken, Recording SecretaryElizabeth Bowyer, DirectorMary Kelly, DirectorTamara Todd Cotton, DirectorMarcia Meade, DirectorMartha Cohn Romney, DirectorKatherine J. Pohlman
51Board of Directors 1989 Katherine J. Pohlman, President Mary Powers Antoine, Vice-PresidentMary O’Reilly Yob, TreasurerFelice Quigley, Corresponding SecretaryTonia Dandry Aiken, Recording SecretaryLinda M. E. Auton, DirectorTamara Todd Cotton, DirectorKaren Guarino, DirectorMarni Leger, DirectorKimberly Nelson, DirectorMartha Cohn Romney, DirectorKatherine J. Pohlman
52Board of Directors 1990 Mary Powers Antoine, President Tamara Todd Cotton, President ElectFelice Quigley, Vice-PresidentKaren Shedd Guarino, TreasurerTonia Dandry Aiken, Recording SecretaryLinda M. E. Auton, Corresponding SecretaryMarni Leger, DirectorKimberly Nelson, DirectorMartha Cohn Romney, DirectorKatherine J. Pohlman, DirectorMary O’Reilly Yob, DirectorMary Powers Antoine
53Board of Directors 1991 Tamara Todd Cotton, President Karen Shedd Guarino, Vice-PresidentElizabeth Bowyer Malacoff, TreasurerTonia Dandry Aiken, Recording SecretaryLinda M. E. Auton, Corresponding SecretaryMary Powers Antoine, DirectorJulie M. Bargnesi, DirectorM. Robin Morris, DirectorDiane M. Rodriguez, DirectorFelice Quigley, Director
54Board of Directors 1992 Karen Shedd Guarino, President Tonia Dandry Aiken, President-ElectTamara Todd Cotton, Immediate Past PresidentM. Robin Morris, TreasurerLinda M. E. Auton, Recording SecretaryDiane M. Rodriguez, Corresponding SecretaryEileen Urban Kolasa, DirectorM. Jeanne Trott, DirectorJune Smith Tyler, DirectorJulie M. Bargnesi, DirectorElizabeth Bowyer Malacoff, DirectorAlice Rini, DirectorKaren Shedd Guarino
55Board of Directors 1993 Tonia Dandry Aiken, President Linda M. E. Auton, President-ElectKaren Shedd Guarino, Immediate Past PresidentM. Robin Morris, TreasurerJulie M. Bargnesi, Recording SecretaryDiane M. Rodriguez, Corresponding SecretaryMartha Johnson, DirectorDiane K. Kjervik, DirectorEileen Urban Kolasa, DirectorM. Jeanne Trott, DirectorKathleen Hastings, DirectorRuthe Ashley, DirectorTonia Dandry Aiken
56Board of Directors 1994 Linda M. E. Auton, President Julie M. Bargnesi, President-ElectTonia Dandry Aiken, Immediate Past PresidentMartha Johnson, TreasurerDiane M. Rodriguez, Recording SecretaryM. Robin Morris, Corresponding SecretaryRuthe Ashley, DirectorVicki Braum, DirectorDiane K. Kjervik, DirectorDavia Solomon, DirectorM. Jeanne Trott, DirectorLinda M. E. Auton
57Board of Directors 1995 Julie M. Bargnesi, President Diane M. Rodriguez, President-ElectLinda M. E. Auton, Immediate Past PresidentMartha Johnson, TreasurerM. Jeanne Trott, Recording SecretaryDavia Solomon, Corresponding SecretarySally Austin, DirectorPatricia Becker, DirectorPenny Brooke, DirectorDiane K. Kjervik, DirectorM. Robin Morris, DirectorDiane Trace Warlick, Director
58Board of Directors 1996 Diane M. Rodriguez, President M. Jeanne Trott, President-ElectJulie M. Bargnesi, Immediate Past PresidentSally Austin, TreasurerDavia Solomon, Recording SecretaryDiane Trace Warlick, Corresponding SecretaryPatricia Becker, DirectorPenny Brooke, DirectorLorie Brown, DirectorAndrea Gansheimer, DirectorPaula DiMeo Grant, DirectorDiane K. Kjervik, Director
59Board of Directors 1997 M. Jeanne Trott, President Davia Solomon, President-ElectDiane M. Rodriguez, Immediate Past PresidentAndrea Gansheimer, TreasurerSally Austen, Recording SecretaryDiane Trace Warlick, Corresponding SecretaryPatricia Becker, DirectorPenny Brooke, DirectorLorie Brown, DirectorVirginia Fleming, DirectorPaula DiMeo Grant, DirectorDiane K. Kjervik, Director
60Board of Directors 1998 Davia Solomon, President Sally Austen, President-ElectM. Jeanne Trott, Immediate Past PresidentAndrea Gansheimer, TreasurerVirginia Fleming, Recording SecretaryDiane Trace Warlick, Corresponding SecretaryPatricia Becker, DirectorPenny Brooke, DirectorLorie Brown, DirectorBarbara Grimes, DirectorDiane K. Kjervik, Director
61Board of Directors 1999 Sally Austen, President Andrea Gansheimer, President-ElectDavia Solomon, Immediate Past PresidentPenny Westfall, TreasurerVirginia Fleming, Recording SecretaryPenny Brooke, DirectorPaula DiMeo Grant, DirectorLinda Gobis, DirectorBarbara Grimes, DirectorDiane K. Kjervik, DirectorM. Jeanne Trott, DirectorDiane Trace Warlick, Director
62Board of Directors 2000 Andrea Gansheimer, President Diane K. Kjervik, President-ElectSally Austin, Immediate Past PresidentPenny Westfall, TreasurerVirginia Fleming, Recording SecretaryDiane Trace Warlick, Corresponding SecretaryElizabeth Beall, DirectorPenny Brooke, DirectorPaula DiMeo Grant, DirectorLinda Gobis, DirectorJoanne P. Sheehan, DirectorAndrea Gansheimer
63Board of Directors 2001 Diane K. Kjervik, President Virginia Fleming, President-ElectAndrea Gansheimer, Immediate Past PresidentJoanne P. Sheehan, TreasurerPenny Westfall, Recording SecretaryLinda Gobis, Corresponding SecretaryElizabeth Beall, DirectorPenny Brooke, DirectorPaula DiMeo Grant, DirectorMonica Mooney, DirectorBarbara Radlauer, DirectorJackie Walus-Wigle, DirectorDiane K. Kjervik ®
64Board of Directors 2002 Virginia Fleming, President Penny Westfall, President-ElectDiane K. Kjervik, Immediate Past PresidentElizabeth Beall, TreasurerJoanne P. Sheehan, Recording SecretaryBarbara Radlauer, Corresponding SecretaryPenny Brooke, DirectorMonica Mooney, DirectorLouann Kitchen, DirectorAndrea Sloan, DirectorJackie Walus-Wigle, DirectorSusan Ziel, DirectorVirginia Fleming (l)
65Board of Directors 2003 Penny Westfall, President Joanne P. Sheehan, President-ElectVirginia Fleming, Immediate Past PresidentJackie Walus-Wigle, TreasurerSusan Ziel, Recording SecretaryBarbara Radlauer/Janet Feldkamp, Corresponding SecretaryElizabeth Beall, DirectorPatricia Blair, DirectorKaren Butler, DirectorLouann Kitchen, DirectorCynthia A. Mikos, DirectorAndrea Sloan, DirectorPenny Westfall
66Board of Directors 2004 Joanne P. Sheehan, President Susan Ziel, President-ElectPenny Westfall, Immediate Past PresidentJackie Walus-Wigle, TreasurerKaren Butler, Recording SecretaryJanet Feldkamp, Corresponding SecretaryPatricia Blair, DirectorLouann Kitchen, DirectorCynthia A. Mikos, DirectorRosemary McCarthy, DirectorAndrea Sloan, DirectorMable Smith, DirectorJoanne P. Sheehan
67Board of Directors 2005 Susan Ziel, President Cynthia A. Mikos, President-ElectJoanne P. Sheehan, Immediate Past PresidentJackie Walus-Wigle, TreasurerJanet Feldkamp, SecretaryPatricia Blair, DirectorSuzanne Collins, DirectorPaula Grant, DirectorAmy Jerdee, DirectorDaneil McAuliffe, DirectorRosemary McCarthy, DirectorBridget Neuson, DirectorSusan Ziel
68Board of Directors 2006 Cynthia A. Mikos, President Janet Feldkamp, President-ElectSusan Ziel, Immediate Past PresidentBridget Neuson, TreasurerSuzanne Collins, Recording SecretaryAmy Jardee, Corresponding SecretaryCheryl Farber, DirectorPaula DiMeo Grant, DirectorDaneil McAuliffe, DirectorRosemary McCarthy, DirectorRandi Kopf, DirectorJackie Walus-Wigle, DirectorCynthia A. Mikos
69DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD TAANA established the Distinguished Service Award in 1985 to recognize an individual member’s leadership role in, and significant contributions to, TAANA as an association. The award is intended to serve as an expression of sincere gratitude for the member’s committed leadership, participation in, and contributions to the purposes of TAANA and its growth as the professional association for nurse attorneys.
70Recipients of the Cynthia E. Northrop Distinguished Service Award 1987 – Diane Trace Warlick1988 – Katherine J. Pohlman1989 – Cynthia E. Northrop
71Recipients of the Cynthia E. Northrop Distinguished Service Award 1990 – Sandra L. Berkowitz1991 – Felice Quigley1993 – D. M. Boulay1994 – Tamara Todd Cotton &Karen Shedd Guarino1995 – Tonia D. Aiken1996 – Julie M. Bargnesi1998 – Linda M. E. Auton
72Recipients of the Cynthia E. Northrop Distinguished Service Award 2001 – Paula DiMeo Grant2002 – Sally Austin2003 – Elizabeth Beall2004 – Randi Kopf2005 – Cynthia A. Mikos
73OUTSTANDING ADVOCATE AWARD TAANA established the Outstanding Advocate Award in 1985 to recognize an individual member’s outstanding legal advocacy. The Awards Committee recognizes that a nurse attorney can be an advocate in many varied ways, such as impacting legislation, authoring scholarly works such as law review articles, books, journal articles, as well as achieving significant rulings in appellate practice, trial practice, and administrative law practice (i.e. hearings before various state boards). The award is intended to give recognition to a member whose legal theories, strategies and abilities demonstrate outstanding advocacy.
74Recipients of the Outstanding Advocate Award 1986 – Mary E. Kelly1987 – Jill M. Follows1988 – Marie E. Snyder1989 – Cynthia E. NorthropKathleen Flynn Peterson
75Recipients of the Outstanding Advocate Award 1992 – Kathleen E. Hastings1993 – Virginia Trotter Betts1994 – Kathleen H. Switzer1995 – Diane M. Rodriguez1996 – Penny G. Westfall1997 – Peggy L. B. Nakamura1998 – Diane K. Kjervik
76Recipients of the Outstanding Advocate Award 2001 – Joanne P. Sheehan2002 – Penny Brooke2003 – Karen Butler2004 – Diane K. Kjervik2005 – Phyllis Gallagher
77Recipients of the Board of Directors Award 1991 – Pamela PoppJune Smith Tyler1996 – Paula DiMeo Grant1998 – Diane M. Rodriguez2001 – Monica Mooney2003 – Virginia Fleming
78TAANA FOUNDATIONIncorporated 1984 in Maryland as a charitable organization.Initial funding of $10, from parents of Cynthia E. Northrop
79TAANA FOUNDATIONMission is to educate the public and members of the legal and health professions about the impact of legal decisions and legislation upon the health care delivery system and its participants.
80TAANA FOUNDATIONFirst Silent Auction Fundraiser at TAANA Annual Conference held in 1997 in Atlanta.
81TAANA FOUNDATION provides Sponsorship of speaker fees and other expenses associated with TAANA’s annual educational programFunding students’ attendance at TAANA’s annual educational programGrants to community organizations2004 – Quest, Inc., Orlando, FL2005 – Tri-Cities Well Child Clinic, Inc., Batavia, IL
82TAANA FOUNDATION 1984 Board Cynthia E. Northrop, PresidentDiane Trace WarlickVirginia HaggertyElizabeth PriceD. M. BoulayMary KellyKatherine J. PohlmanLoretta CostaElizabeth ChaneyDelores WilsonCynthia E. Northrop
83TAANA FOUNDATION 1985 Board Cynthia E. Northrop, PresidentSandra Berkowitz, SecretaryVirginia Haggarty, TrusteeMary E. Kelly, TrusteeD. M. Boulay, TrusteeDiane Trace Warlick, MemberKatherine J. Pohlman, MemberPamela A. Ames, MemberMary Powers Antoine, MemberJill Follows, MemberDolores Pegram Wilson, MemberCynthia E. Northrop
84TAANA FOUNDATION 1986 Board Cynthia E. Northrop, PresidentDiane Trace Warlick, TreasurerVirginia Haggerty, TrusteeMary Kelly, TrusteeJoann Smith, TrusteeMary Powers Antoine, MemberD. M. Boulay, MemberKatherine J. Pohlman, MemberElizabeth Bowyer, MemberEllen Murphy, MemberJill Follows, MemberSandra L. Berkowitz, MemberCynthia E. Northrop
85TAANA FOUNDATION 1987 Board Cynthia E. Northrop, PresidentCynthia E. Northrop
86TAANA FOUNDATION 1988 Board Cynthia E. Northrop, PresidentCynthia E. Northrop
87TAANA FOUNDATION 1989 Board Cynthia E. Northrop, PresidentCynthia E. Northrop
88TAANA FOUNDATION 1990 Board Sandra L. Berkowitz, PresidentSandra L. Berkowitz
89TAANA FOUNDATION 1991 Board Sandra L. Berkowitz, PresidentEllen Murphy, TreasurerMary Kelly, SecretaryJill Follows, DirectorSandra L. Berkowitz
90TAANA FOUNDATION 1992 Board Sandra L. Berkowitz, PresidentAnn Mech, TreasurerDiane Trace Warlick, SecretaryKatherine J. Pohlman, DirectorFelice Quigley, DirectorSandra L. Berkowitz
91TAANA FOUNDATION 1993 Board Katherine J. Pohlman, PresidentKatherine J. Pohlman
92TAANA FOUNDATION 1997 Board Tonia Aiken, PresidentLinda M. E. Auton, TreasurerDavia Solomon, Secretary
93TAANA FOUNDATION 1998 Board of Trustees Paula DiMeo Grant, PresidentLinda M. E. Auton, TreasurerDiane K. Kjervik, SecretaryPenny Brooke, TrusteeAndrea Gansheimer, TrusteeRena Murtha, TrusteeM. Jeanne Trott, TrusteePaula DiMeo Grant
94TAANA FOUNDATION 1999 Board of Trustees Paula DiMeo Grant, PresidentD. M. Boulay, TreasurerDiane K. Kjervik, SecretaryRena Murtha, (Community Member) TrusteePenny Brooke, TrusteeAndrea Gansheimer, TrusteeM. Jeanne Trott, TrusteePaula DiMeo Grant
95TAANA FOUNDATION 2000 Board of Trustees Paula DiMeo Grant, PresidentD. M. Boulay, TreasurerDiane K. Kjervik, SecretaryRena Murtha, TrusteeSally Austin, TrusteePenny Brooke, TrusteeShellie Karno, TrusteeM. Jeanne Trott, TrusteePaula DiMeo Grant
96TAANA FOUNDATION 2001 Board of Trustees Penny Brooke, PresidentD. M. Boulay, TreasurerSally Austin, SecretaryRena Murtha, TrusteeElizabeth Beall, TrusteeAndrea Gansheimer, TrusteePaula DiMeo Grant, TrusteeShellie Karno, TrusteeM. Jeanne Trott, Trustee
97TAANA FOUNDATION 2002 Board of Trustees Penny Brooke, PresidentD. M. Boulay, TreasurerSally Austin, SecretaryRalph Dupont, TrusteeElizabeth Beall, TrusteeElizabeth Edwards, TrusteeDiane K. Kjervik, TrusteeBarbara Radlauer, TrusteeJackie Walus-Wigle, Trustee
98TAANA FOUNDATION 2003 Board of Trustees Penny Brooke, PresidentD. M. Boulay, TreasurerDiane K. Kjervik, SecretaryRalph Dupont, TrusteeElizabeth Beall, TrusteeElizabeth Edwards, TrusteeVirgnia Fleming, TrusteeArdele Float, TrusteeBarbara Radlauer, TrusteeAndrea Sloan, TrusteeJackie Walus-Wigle, Trustee
99TAANA FOUNDATION 2004 Board of Trustees Penny Westfall, PresidentElizabeth Beall, TreasurerDiane K. Kjervik, SecretarySherry Gold, TrusteeArdele Float, TrusteeAndrea Sloan, TrusteeJackie Walus-Wigle, TrusteeStephanie Wise, TrusteePenny Westfall
100TAANA FOUNDATION 2005 Board of Trustees Penny Westfall, PresidentElizabeth Beall, TreasurerDiane K. Kjervik, SecretaryPaula DiMeo Grant, TrusteeSherry Gold, TrusteeAndrea Sloan, TrusteeJackie Walus-Wigle, TrusteeStephanie Wise, TrusteeJoanne P. Sheehan, TrusteeRosemary McCarthy, TrusteePenny Westfall
101TAANA FOUNDATION 2006 Board of Trustees Penny Westfall, PresidentElizabeth Beall, TreasurerDiane K. Kjervik, SecretaryPaula DiMeo Grant, TrusteeAndrea Sloan, TrusteeJackie Walus-Wigle, TrusteeStephanie Wise, TrusteeJoanne P. Sheehan, TrusteeRosemary McCarthy, TrusteeSusan Ziel, TrusteePenny Westfall
102Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award TAANA FOUNDATIONMary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian AwardCeremony naming award held May 30, 1987Award is granted to individual or group that has made a significant contribution to the development of health law, nursing and policy
103Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award TAANA FOUNDATIONMary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian AwardNamed for Mary Eleanor McGarvah who was the first nurse attorneyBorn June 15, 1886 in Windsor, Ontario, CanadaGraduated from nursing school in 1911Graduated from law school in 1929Worked for Detroit Health DepartmentFocused on maternal and infant healthOpened an evening and Saturday law practiceCo-authored Jurisprudence for Nurses (1945)Died April 3, 1979
104Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award TAANA FOUNDATIONMary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian AwardMary Eleanor McGarvahgraduating from nursing school1911
10880th Birthday Celebration Mary Eleanor McGarvah80th Birthday Celebration
109Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award TAANA FOUNDATIONMary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian AwardOctober 17, 1998 award presented to Tipper Gore in Boston in recognition of her humanitarian efforts especially for breast cancer.March 23, 1999 ceremony held in Washington, D.C. where award was presented by Paula DiMeo Grant, Sally Austin and Diane K. Kjervik.
110Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award TAANA FOUNDATIONMary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian AwardMay 20, 2003 award presented to Congresswoman Lois Capps of California in Washington, D.C.Presentation by Penny Brooke, Elizabeth Beall, Louann Kitchen and Penny Westfall.
111Congresswoman Lois Capps (D-CA) and Penny Brooke McGarvah Award presentationMay 20, 2003
112Congresswoman Lois Capps (D-CA) McGarvah Award presentation May 20, 2003
114Alaska Chapter (1984)Northern California Chapter (1986)Southern California Chapter (1995)Connecticut Chapter (1992)Tampa Bay (Florida) Chapter (1995)Georgia Chapter (1994)Chicago (Illinois) Chapter (1993)Indiana Chapter (1998)
115Kentucky/Southern Ohio Association of Nurse Attorneys (1986) New England Chapter (1989)Chesapeake Nurse Attorneys, Inc. (1991)Michigan Chapter (1990)New York Metropolitan ChapterWestern New York Chapter (1990)Western Pennsylvania Chapter (1997)
116Texas chapter (1991)Utah/Intermountain Chapter (1992)Twin City (Minnesota) Nurse AttorneysNorthern New JerseyToledo (Ohio)Milwaukee (Wisconsin)West Virginia
117Supreme Court Admission June 12, 1989Paula DiMeo Grant, Washington, DCCatherine Parks, FloridaBarbara Beck Dickinson, IllinoisAnn Baldwin Mech, MarylandKatherine J. Pohlman, New JerseyKathleen Obermayer Curley, New JerseyMarita Molloy Hutchinson, PennsylvaniaFelice Quigley, PennsylvaniaMartha Romney, PennsylvaniaMovant – Mary Kelly
119Supreme Court Admission July 13, 1994Karen Richardson, CaliforniaLinda Wilder-Curtis, ConnecticutLinda M. E. Auton, MassachusettsAnne Loughran Rubin, PennsylvaniaEleanor Tintner Segal, PennsylvaniaMichelle Hoffman Young, PennsylvaniaM. Robin Morris, South CarolinaJamie Richarson, TexasJean DiMotto, WisconsinMargaret Leppanen, WisconsinMovant – Paula DiMeo Grant
120Supreme Court Admission June 19, 1995Evelyn Schipske, CaliforniaDorothy Cox Duffy, New JerseySusan Bennet McAuley, New JerseyDiane K. Kjervik, MinnesotaMaureen Gatto, PennsylvaniaBarbara Hirsch, MarylandDavia Solomon, CaliforniaLaurie Badzek, West VirginiaJulie M. Bargnesi, New YorkMovant – Paula DiMeo Grant
122Supreme Court Admission November 10, 1997Sally Austin, New YorkKathleen Hessler, WashingtonMary Lucas Cavanaugh, IllinoisJoan Cerniglia-Lowensen, MarylandCheryl D. Farber, PennsylvaniaJanet Feldkamp, OhiioVirginia M. Fleming, MassachusettsTrudy A. Kiaunis, ConnecticutKathleen A. McCormac, CaliforniaDeborah L. Phillips, CaliforniaJoanne P. Sheehan, ConnecticutM. Jeanne Trott, New HampshireAngela M. Vieira, MassachusettsMovant – Diane K. Kjervik
130TAANA ARCHIVESThe American Association of Nurse Attorneys Nursing Law and Ethics Collection dedicated in memory of Cynthia E. NorthropHoused in the Honorable John J. Burns Library at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsDedication luncheon held on November 7, 1997
131TAANA ARCHIVESAgreement for Donation signed by M. Jeanne Trott, President of TAANA and Robert K. O’Neill, Burns LibrarianExhibit of selected archives held during 1998 TAANA annual meeting in Boston at a reception in the Burns LibraryExhibit of selected archives held during 2006 TAANA Gala in Boston at a reception at the Burns Library
137PATIENT SELF-DETERMINATION ACT (PSDA) effective 11/1/91 Analysis done by the Legislative Affairs Committee co-chaired by Sherrie Trede Black and Paula DiMeo Grant with contribution by Marie InfanteIn 1990 testimony submitted that was recorded in the National RegisterIn 1991 BOD authorized letter to Governors listing organization as resource for implementation of Act
177Legal Nurse Consulting Section CHAIRPERSONS1999 Barbara Grimes1998 Barbara Grimes1997 Barbara Grimes1996 Barbara Grimes
178Students Section CHAIRPERSONS 2006 Daniel Tounsel, Catrina Sparacio 2005 Daniel Tounsel, Susan ZielOutstanding Section Member Award: Daniel Tounsel2004 Daniel Tounsel, Susan Ziel
179TAANA PUBLICATIONSBusiness and Legal Guidebook for Nurse Practitioners (2005)Health Law, Legislation and Compliance Section chaired by Amy JerdeeModel Curriculum of Legal Content in Nursing Education (revised 2004)Task Force chaired by Diane K. Kjervik
180TAANA PUBLICATIONSOn Becoming a Nurse Attorney: Questions and Answers (1991)Guidelines for the Selection of Counsel for the State Nurses Association (1985)Task Force chaired by Diane Trace Warlick
181TAANA POSITION PAPERSProfessional Liability Insurance for Nurses (1988)Task Force chaired by Sandra L. BerkowitzDeveloped into brochure “Demonstrating Financial Responsibility for Nursing Practice”Registered Care Technologist (1989)Task Force chaired by Mary Powers AntoineThe Juris Doctorate as a Terminal Degree (1/9/1999)
182TAANA POSITION PAPERS Experts on Nursing (2/5/2004) Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) (7/4/2004)Expert Testimony in Nursing Malpractice Actions (9/23/2004)
183TAANA AMICUS BRIEFS 1986 Wrable v. Community Memorial Hospital Brief written by Mary E. Kelly and Diane Trace Warlick1988 Ellen Johnson, RN v. Broken Arrow Public Schools, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Denver, COJoined in the brief filed by the Oklahoma Educational AssociationAmicus Committee chaired by Diane Trace Warlick
184TAANA AMICUS BRIEFS1989 Cruzan by Cruzan v. Harmon, United States Supreme CourtFiled joint brief with the ANAAmicus Committee chaired by Diane Trace Warlick2003 Sullivan v. Sullivan, Illinois Supreme CourtFiled brief written by Karen Butler, Co-Chair of Litigation Section, assisted by Chicago Chapter, particularly Leatrice Schmidt
185TAANA /NURSING SERVICE ORGANIZATION (NS0) AGREEMENT (1997) Collaborated in development and endorsement of stand-alone disciplinary defense reimbursement productThis product provides legal representation to nurses involved in State disciplinary proceedings before nursing licensing boardsTAANA members eligible to be identified as attorneys available to provide this legal representation
187TAANA 25TH YEAR GALA CELEBRATION Held March 31-April 1, 2006 in Boston, MAReception and viewing of archives at Boston CollegeEducational program on end-of-life issues and disciplinary defenseGala dinner and program
188* Remember our history * * Expand our knowledge * THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ATTORNEYS* Remember our history ** Expand our knowledge ** Commit to our future *