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1 The American Association of Nurse Attorneys A 25 Year Retrospective

2 MISSION STATEMENT The American Association of Nurse Attorneys provides resources, education and leadership to its members and the healthcare and legal communities regarding health law and policy.

3 GOALS To promote and enhance TAANA and the profession of the nurse attorney To provide educational programs, products, and services to members, chapters, and the public To facilitate communication, collaboration, and leadership among members To identify and influence health law and policy issues and to serve as a resource for the healthcare and legal communities

4 TAANA FOUNDER CYNTHIA ELLEN NORTHROP, RN, MS, JD *BS Columbia Union-College, 1972 *MS University of Maryland, 1975 *JD University of Baltimore, 1979 *Co-authored Legal Issues in Nursing, 1987 *Wrote many articles, chapters, directories, manuals *Held academic appointments at University of Maryland, Catholic University, Georgetown University, Columbia University and New York Medical College *Lectured extensively throughout the world *Admitted to bars of Maryland and New York

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6 In the beginning… 1977Cynthia E. Northrop placed notices in various publications requesting that nurse attorneys or nurses in law school identify themselves.

7 In the beginning… 1978Development of a Roster of Nurses with Law Degrees or in Law School was begun; ABA and ANA were contacted.

8 In the beginning… 1979Development of a Roster continues; thoughts of an organization begin; related organizations were contacted.

9 In the beginning… In March, the first Directory of Nurses with Law Degrees or in Law School was published; 1980

10 In the beginning… Regions were established (Region I – west coast; Region II – mid-America; Region III – east coast). Region III held the first meeting on September 28 th in Laurel, MD. 1980

11 In the beginning… Additional 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 18 th. 1981

12 In the beginning… Additional regional and local meetings were held; on August 24 th, Cynthia E. Northrop, Ann Mech and Elizabeth Price signed the Articles of Incorporation which were notarized by a used car salesman. 1982

13 In the beginning…  First 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. 1982

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15 Eleanor Holmes Norton Keynote Speaker Comparable Worth Comparable Pay Lemmons case

16 Lori Lustig, Cynthia E. Northrop and Delores Wilson (l to r)

17 Janine Fiesta, Karen Logue and Tamara Todd Cotton (l to r)

18 Linda Wilder-Curtis, Elaine Suppes, Mary Kelly and Jill Follows (l to r)

19 Michael Pollard, Luncheon Speaker FTC Antitrust and Health Professions

20 Marie Snyder and Delores Wilson

21 Sandra L. Berkowitz

22 Mary Lou Mayers, Maureen Cushing and Margaret LaMontagne (l to r)

23 Marilyn Pesto, Katherine J. Pohlman and Karen Hauss-Nerlfi (l to r)

24 Laurie Catron and Mary Jane McGinty

25 Debra Bernard, Judy Schuenemeyer and Carol Hilliard (l to r)

26 D. M. Boulay, Delores Trojar and Linda Hurst (l to r)

27 Marie Snyder, Michael Pollard (guest speaker) and Pat Hofstra (l to r)

28 Gayle Hacker and Al Haggard

29 Nina Coffey and Trudy Keating

30 Julia Morris and Beth Price

31 Felice Quigley, Kathy Hermesch and Kathy Michels (l to r)

32 Ellen Murphy, Virginia Haggerty, Marilyn McHugh and Bonnie Eyler (l to r)

33 Theresa Rosselot, Ann Mech and Gilbert Wells (l to r)

34 Diane Warlick, Sandy Berkowitz and Lori Lustig (l to r)

35 Steve Brodsky and Ellen Murphy

36 Signing the first dues check: D. M. Boulay

37 AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Marcia J. Allar, Boston, MA Pamela A. Ames, Kansas City, MO Catherine M. Anderson, NY, NY Mary L. Barraca, Chicago, IL Bridget G. Baynes, Sacramento, CA Colleen B. Beaman, Milwaukee, WI Barbara L. Beck, Covington, KY Sandra L. Berkowitz, Philadelphia, PA Debra E. Bernard, Middleburg Heights, OH Gloria Birkholz, Albuquerque, NM D. M. Boulay, Minneapolis, MN Elizabeth A. Bowyer, Boston, MA Nancy J. Brent, Chicago, IL Judith Renzi Brown, Lemogne, PA Sandra Brunton, Indianapolis, IN Laurie J. Catron, Washington, DC Elizabeth A. Chaney, Anaheim, CA Susan D. Chenowith, Philadelphia, PA Marlee Clausing, Maywood, IL Sarah D. Cohn, Woodbridge, CT

38 AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Ann Ruley Combs, Cincinnati, OH Kathleen B. Corey, Tucson, AZ Lori Costa, Pasadena, CA Tamara Todd Cotton, Louisville, KY Nancy Kabara Dowling, Towson, MD Deborah A. Doyle, Philadelphia, PA Bonnie J. Eyler, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Jean M. Farquharson, New Orleans, LA Sharon N. Feller, Boulder, CO Melissa Rico Ferrari, Cincinnati, OH Barbara T. Ferbrod, NY, NY Janine Fiesta, Allentown, PA Karla B. Fisher, Lenexa, KS Jill M. Follows, Philadelphia, PA Phyllis M. Gallagher, Anaheim, CA Margaret Mary Robins Garrett, Laurel, MD Kathleen M. Gialanella, Westfield, NJ Lois A. Fenner Giles, Baltimore, MD Sandra L. Gorski, San Francisco, CA Cynthia M. Grubbs, Pittsburgh, PA

39 AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Albert L. Haggard, San Antonio, TX Virginia C. Haggerty, Orlando, FL Patricia J. Hajnosz, Bronx, NY Susan Hannon, Westmont, IL Karen Kauss, Brooklyn, NY Laura W. Hilkovitz, Phoenix, AZ Mary Delores Hemelt, Baltimore, MD Patricia S. Hofstra, Park Ridge, IL Wanda L. Hurr, Milwaukee, WI Margaret Jakacki, Bridgeport, CT Catherine Kania Kanner, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Mary P. Kasher, San Francisco, CA Trudy Keating, New Haven, CT Mary Kelly, Los Angeles, CA Nancy Perpall Kelly, Emmaus, PA Jane A. Kenney, Merchantville, NJ Diane K. Kjervik, Minneapolis, MN Donna Guinn Kline, New Orleans, LA Mary Kay Kolar, St. Paul, MN Denice Krez, Chicago, IL

40 AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Elaine P. Krupnick, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Joyce K. Laben, Nashville, TN Margaret E. LaMontagne, Boston, MA Nancy Sanders Lane, Tucson, AZ Karen R. Logue, Pittsburgh, PA Suzanne Crosswell Louy, Seattle, WA Lori J. Lustig, Alexandria, VA Sharon S. Lutz, Detroit, MI Marguerite R. Mancini, Hartford, CT Rosanne Maraziti, Livingstone, NJ Judy Irene Massong, Olympia, WA Marcia M. Meade, Spokane, WA Ann B. Mech, Baltimore, MD Alene M. Mercer, Raleigh, NC Kathleen A. Michels, Madison, WI Donna Marie Moniz, Seattle, WA Eileen Moore, Newport Beach, CA Julia Caldwell Morris, San Mateo, CA Linda B. Moskowitz, Norwalk, CT Ellen K. Murphy, Milwaukee, WI

41 AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Joanne Napiewocki, Southfield, MI Terry A. Noeth, San Francisco, CA Cynthia E. Northrop, NY, NY Claire C. Obade, Philadelphia, PA Margaret S. O’Connell, Long Island City, NY Carol Pillsbury Patton, Ann Arbor, MI Patricia Elaine Permakoff, NY, NY Kathleen Flynn Peterson, St. Paul, MN Deborah Peyton, Towson, MD Lillian A. Phelan, Los Angeles, CA Gwen K. Pohl, Washington, DC Katherine J. Pohlman, Boston, MA Pamela W. Popp, Cincinnati, OH Elizabeth Price, Washington, DC J. ‘Gail Rahn, Charleston, SC Alane A. Repa, Cicago, IL Julie A. Remter, Atlanta, GA Sonja H. Rhodes, Tustin, CA Paul F. Richard, Fargo, ND Linda Faith Rosen, Philadelphia, PA

42 AANA CHARTER MEMBERS Mary C. Rupert, Hampton Bays, NY Martha A. Schick, Richmond, VA Joanne M. Sclmek, San Diego, CA Tresa Schlecht, Alexandria, VA Judith A. Schuenemeyer, Wilmington, DE Patricia Scully, Tucson, AZ Ellie Sega, Drexel Hill, PA Janet Brenan Sherry, Oklahoma City, OK Jill S. Slattery, Montclair, NJ Molly K. Smith, Eugene, OR Marie E. Snyder, Boston, MA Christine B. Spak, Hartford, CT Dolores Telfer Trojnar, Annandale, VA Virgie M. Vakil, Media, PA Patricia M. Wark, Lexington, SC Diane Trace Warlick, U.S. Virgin Islands Gilbert L. Wells, Arlington, VA Linda M. Wilder-Curtis, Hartford, CT Delores Pegram Wilson, Newark, NJ Donna L. Yukna, New Orleans, LA Debra Zboray, Hackensack, NJ

43 Board of Directors 1982   Cynthia E. Northrop   Loretta Costa   Patricia Hofstra   Sandra L. Berkowitz   Lori Lustig   Elizabeth Chaney Cynthia E. Northrop

44 Board of Directors 1983  Cynthia E. Northrop, President  Sandra L. Berkowitz, Vice-President  Loretta Costa, Treasurer  Dolores Pegram Wilson, Recording Secretary  Elizabeth Price, Corresponding Secretary  Patricia Hofstra, Director  Elizabeth Chaney, Director  Albert Haggard, Director  Virginia Haggarty, Director  Katherine J. Pohlman, Director  Diane Trace Warlick, Director Cynthia E. Northrop

45 Board of Directors 1984  Cynthia E. Northrop, President  Sandra L. Berkowitz, Vice-President  Virginia Haggarty, Treasurer  Diane Trace Warlick, Recording Secretary  Elizabeth Price, Corresponding Secretary  D. M. Boulay, Director  Elizabeth Chaney, Director  Loretta Costa, Director  Mary Kelly, Director  Katherine J. Pohlman, Director  Dolores Pegram Wilson, Director Cynthia E. Northrop

46 In 1984, name was changed to TAANA by bylaws amendment at annual meeting.

47 Board of Directors 1985  Diane Trace Warlick, President  D. M. Boulay, Vice-President  Virginia Haggarty, Treasurer  Mary Kelly, Recording Secretary  Katherine J. Pohlman, Corresponding Secretary  Pam Ames, Director  Mary Powers Antoine, Director  Sandra L. Berkowitz, Director  Jill Fellows, Director  Cynthia E. Northrop, Director  Dolores Pegram Wilson, Director Diane Trace Warlick

48 Board of Directors 1986  Mary Kelly, President  Katherine J. Pohlman, Vice-President  Mary Powers Antoine, Treasurer  Elizabeth Bowyer, Recording Secretary  Jill Follows, Corresponding Secretary  Cynthia E. Northrop, Director  Sandra L. Berkowitz, Director  D. M. Boulay, Director  Virginia Haggarty, Director  Ellen Murphy, Director  Diane Trace Warlick, Director  Pamela Ames, Director Mary Kelly

49 Board of Directors 1987  Katherine J. Pohlman, President  Mary Powers Antoine, Vice-President  Jill Follows, Treasurer  Felice M. Quigley, Recording Secretary  Elizabeth Bowyer Malacoft, Corresponding Secretary  Mary Kelly, Director  Tamara Todd Cotton, Director  Marcia Meade, Director  Martha Cohn Romney, Director  Diane Trace Warlick, Director  Cynthia E. Northrop, Director Katherine J. Pohlman

50 Board of Directors 1988  Katherine J. Pohlman, President  Mary Powers Antoine, Vice-President  Mary O’Reilly Yob, Treasurer  Felice Quigley, Corresponding Secretary  Tonia Dandry Aiken, Recording Secretary  Elizabeth Bowyer, Director  Mary Kelly, Director  Tamara Todd Cotton, Director  Marcia Meade, Director  Martha Cohn Romney, Director Katherine J. Pohlman

51 Board of Directors 1989  Katherine J. Pohlman, President  Mary Powers Antoine, Vice-President  Mary O’Reilly Yob, Treasurer  Felice Quigley, Corresponding Secretary  Tonia Dandry Aiken, Recording Secretary  Linda M. E. Auton, Director  Tamara Todd Cotton, Director  Karen Guarino, Director  Marni Leger, Director  Kimberly Nelson, Director  Martha Cohn Romney, Director Katherine J. Pohlman

52 Board of Directors 1990  Mary Powers Antoine, President  Tamara Todd Cotton, President Elect  Felice Quigley, Vice-President  Karen Shedd Guarino, Treasurer  Tonia Dandry Aiken, Recording Secretary  Linda M. E. Auton, Corresponding Secretary  Marni Leger, Director  Kimberly Nelson, Director  Martha Cohn Romney, Director  Katherine J. Pohlman, Director  Mary O’Reilly Yob, Director Mary Powers Antoine

53 Board of Directors 1991  Tamara Todd Cotton, President  Karen Shedd Guarino, Vice-President  Elizabeth Bowyer Malacoff, Treasurer  Tonia Dandry Aiken, Recording Secretary  Linda M. E. Auton, Corresponding Secretary  Mary Powers Antoine, Director  Julie M. Bargnesi, Director  M. Robin Morris, Director  Diane M. Rodriguez, Director  Felice Quigley, Director

54 Board of Directors 1992  Karen Shedd Guarino, President  Tonia Dandry Aiken, President-Elect  Tamara Todd Cotton, Immediate Past President  M. Robin Morris, Treasurer  Linda M. E. Auton, Recording Secretary  Diane M. Rodriguez, Corresponding Secretary  Eileen Urban Kolasa, Director  M. Jeanne Trott, Director  June Smith Tyler, Director  Julie M. Bargnesi, Director  Elizabeth Bowyer Malacoff, Director  Alice Rini, Director Karen Shedd Guarino

55 Board of Directors 1993  Tonia Dandry Aiken, President  Linda M. E. Auton, President-Elect  Karen Shedd Guarino, Immediate Past President  M. Robin Morris, Treasurer  Julie M. Bargnesi, Recording Secretary  Diane M. Rodriguez, Corresponding Secretary  Martha Johnson, Director  Diane K. Kjervik, Director  Eileen Urban Kolasa, Director  M. Jeanne Trott, Director  Kathleen Hastings, Director  Ruthe Ashley, Director Tonia Dandry Aiken

56 Board of Directors 1994  Linda M. E. Auton, President  Julie M. Bargnesi, President-Elect  Tonia Dandry Aiken, Immediate Past President  Martha Johnson, Treasurer  Diane M. Rodriguez, Recording Secretary  M. Robin Morris, Corresponding Secretary  Ruthe Ashley, Director  Vicki Braum, Director  Diane K. Kjervik, Director  Davia Solomon, Director  M. Jeanne Trott, Director Linda M. E. Auton

57 Board of Directors 1995  Julie M. Bargnesi, President  Diane M. Rodriguez, President-Elect  Linda M. E. Auton, Immediate Past President  Martha Johnson, Treasurer  M. Jeanne Trott, Recording Secretary  Davia Solomon, Corresponding Secretary  Sally Austin, Director  Patricia Becker, Director  Penny Brooke, Director  Diane K. Kjervik, Director  M. Robin Morris, Director  Diane Trace Warlick, Director

58 Board of Directors 1996  Diane M. Rodriguez, President  M. Jeanne Trott, President-Elect  Julie M. Bargnesi, Immediate Past President  Sally Austin, Treasurer  Davia Solomon, Recording Secretary  Diane Trace Warlick, Corresponding Secretary  Patricia Becker, Director  Penny Brooke, Director  Lorie Brown, Director  Andrea Gansheimer, Director  Paula DiMeo Grant, Director  Diane K. Kjervik, Director

59 Board of Directors 1997  M. Jeanne Trott, President  Davia Solomon, President-Elect  Diane M. Rodriguez, Immediate Past President  Andrea Gansheimer, Treasurer  Sally Austen, Recording Secretary  Diane Trace Warlick, Corresponding Secretary  Patricia Becker, Director  Penny Brooke, Director  Lorie Brown, Director  Virginia Fleming, Director  Paula DiMeo Grant, Director  Diane K. Kjervik, Director

60 Board of Directors 1998  Davia Solomon, President  Sally Austen, President-Elect  M. Jeanne Trott, Immediate Past President  Andrea Gansheimer, Treasurer  Virginia Fleming, Recording Secretary  Diane Trace Warlick, Corresponding Secretary  Patricia Becker, Director  Penny Brooke, Director  Lorie Brown, Director  Barbara Grimes, Director  Diane K. Kjervik, Director

61 Board of Directors 1999  Sally Austen, President  Andrea Gansheimer, President-Elect  Davia Solomon, Immediate Past President  Penny Westfall, Treasurer  Virginia Fleming, Recording Secretary  Penny Brooke, Director  Paula DiMeo Grant, Director  Linda Gobis, Director  Barbara Grimes, Director  Diane K. Kjervik, Director  M. Jeanne Trott, Director  Diane Trace Warlick, Director

62 Board of Directors 2000  Andrea Gansheimer, President  Diane K. Kjervik, President-Elect  Sally Austin, Immediate Past President  Penny Westfall, Treasurer  Virginia Fleming, Recording Secretary  Diane Trace Warlick, Corresponding Secretary  Elizabeth Beall, Director  Penny Brooke, Director  Paula DiMeo Grant, Director  Linda Gobis, Director  Joanne P. Sheehan, Director Andrea Gansheimer

63 Board of Directors 2001  Diane K. Kjervik, President  Virginia Fleming, President-Elect  Andrea Gansheimer, Immediate Past President  Joanne P. Sheehan, Treasurer  Penny Westfall, Recording Secretary  Linda Gobis, Corresponding Secretary  Elizabeth Beall, Director  Penny Brooke, Director  Paula DiMeo Grant, Director  Monica Mooney, Director  Barbara Radlauer, Director  Jackie Walus-Wigle, Director Diane K. Kjervik ®

64 Board of Directors 2002  Virginia Fleming, President  Penny Westfall, President-Elect  Diane K. Kjervik, Immediate Past President  Elizabeth Beall, Treasurer  Joanne P. Sheehan, Recording Secretary  Barbara Radlauer, Corresponding Secretary  Penny Brooke, Director  Monica Mooney, Director  Louann Kitchen, Director  Andrea Sloan, Director  Jackie Walus-Wigle, Director  Susan Ziel, Director Virginia Fleming (l)

65 Board of Directors 2003  Penny Westfall, President  Joanne P. Sheehan, President-Elect  Virginia Fleming, Immediate Past President  Jackie Walus-Wigle, Treasurer  Susan Ziel, Recording Secretary  Barbara Radlauer/Janet Feldkamp, Corresponding Secretary  Elizabeth Beall, Director  Patricia Blair, Director  Karen Butler, Director  Louann Kitchen, Director  Cynthia A. Mikos, Director  Andrea Sloan, Director Penny Westfall

66 Board of Directors 2004  Joanne P. Sheehan, President  Susan Ziel, President-Elect  Penny Westfall, Immediate Past President  Jackie Walus-Wigle, Treasurer  Karen Butler, Recording Secretary  Janet Feldkamp, Corresponding Secretary  Patricia Blair, Director  Louann Kitchen, Director  Cynthia A. Mikos, Director  Rosemary McCarthy, Director  Andrea Sloan, Director  Mable Smith, Director Joanne P. Sheehan

67 Board of Directors 2005  Susan Ziel, President  Cynthia A. Mikos, President-Elect  Joanne P. Sheehan, Immediate Past President  Jackie Walus-Wigle, Treasurer  Janet Feldkamp, Secretary  Patricia Blair, Director  Suzanne Collins, Director  Paula Grant, Director  Amy Jerdee, Director  Daneil McAuliffe, Director  Rosemary McCarthy, Director  Bridget Neuson, Director Susan Ziel

68 Board of Directors 2006  Cynthia A. Mikos, President  Janet Feldkamp, President-Elect  Susan Ziel, Immediate Past President  Bridget Neuson, Treasurer  Suzanne Collins, Recording Secretary  Amy Jardee, Corresponding Secretary  Cheryl Farber, Director  Paula DiMeo Grant, Director  Daneil McAuliffe, Director  Rosemary McCarthy, Director  Randi Kopf, Director  Jackie Walus-Wigle, Director Cynthia A. Mikos

69 DISTINGUISHED 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.

70 Recipients of the Cynthia E. Northrop Distinguished Service Award 1986 – Cynthia E. Northrop 1987 – Diane Trace Warlick 1988 – Katherine J. Pohlman 1989 – Cynthia E. Northrop

71 1990 – Sandra L. Berkowitz 1991 – Felice Quigley 1993 – D. M. Boulay 1994 – Tamara Todd Cotton & Karen Shedd Guarino 1995 – Tonia D. Aiken 1996 – Julie M. Bargnesi 1998 – Linda M. E. Auton Recipients of the Cynthia E. Northrop Distinguished Service Award

72 2001 – Paula DiMeo Grant 2002 – Sally Austin 2003 – Elizabeth Beall 2004 – Randi Kopf 2005 – Cynthia A. Mikos Recipients of the Cynthia E. Northrop Distinguished Service Award

73 OUTSTANDING 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.

74 Recipients of the Outstanding Advocate Award 1986 – Mary E. Kelly 1987 – Jill M. Follows 1988 – Marie E. Snyder 1989 – Cynthia E. Northrop Kathleen Flynn Peterson

75 1992 – Kathleen E. Hastings 1993 – Virginia Trotter Betts 1994 – Kathleen H. Switzer 1995 – Diane M. Rodriguez 1996 – Penny G. Westfall 1997 – Peggy L. B. Nakamura 1998 – Diane K. Kjervik Recipients of the Outstanding Advocate Award

76 2001 – Joanne P. Sheehan 2002 – Penny Brooke 2003 – Karen Butler 2004 – Diane K. Kjervik 2005 – Phyllis Gallagher Recipients of the Outstanding Advocate Award

77 1991 – Pamela Popp June Smith Tyler 1996 – Paula DiMeo Grant 1998 – Diane M. Rodriguez 2001 – Monica Mooney 2003 – Virginia Fleming Recipients of the Board of Directors Award

78 TAANA FOUNDATION  Incorporated 1984 in Maryland as a charitable organization.  Initial funding of $10, from parents of Cynthia E. Northrop

79 TAANA FOUNDATION  Mission 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.

80 TAANA FOUNDATION  First Silent Auction Fundraiser at TAANA Annual Conference held in 1997 in Atlanta.

81 TAANA FOUNDATION  Sponsorship of speaker fees and other expenses associated with TAANA’s annual educational program  Funding students’ attendance at TAANA’s annual educational program  Grants to community organizations  2004 – Quest, Inc., Orlando, FL  2005 – Tri-Cities Well Child Clinic, Inc., Batavia, IL provides

82 TAANA FOUNDATION  Cynthia E. Northrop, President  Diane Trace Warlick  Virginia Haggerty  Elizabeth Price  D. M. Boulay  Mary Kelly  Katherine J. Pohlman  Loretta Costa  Elizabeth Chaney  Delores Wilson 1984 Board Cynthia E. Northrop

83 TAANA FOUNDATION  Cynthia E. Northrop, President  Sandra Berkowitz, Secretary  Virginia Haggarty, Trustee  Mary E. Kelly, Trustee  D. M. Boulay, Trustee  Diane Trace Warlick, Member  Katherine J. Pohlman, Member  Pamela A. Ames, Member  Mary Powers Antoine, Member  Jill Follows, Member  Dolores Pegram Wilson, Member 1985 Board Cynthia E. Northrop

84 TAANA FOUNDATION  Cynthia E. Northrop, President  Diane Trace Warlick, Treasurer  Virginia Haggerty, Trustee  Mary Kelly, Trustee  Joann Smith, Trustee  Mary Powers Antoine, Member  D. M. Boulay, Member  Katherine J. Pohlman, Member  Elizabeth Bowyer, Member  Ellen Murphy, Member  Jill Follows, Member  Sandra L. Berkowitz, Member 1986 Board Cynthia E. Northrop

85 TAANA FOUNDATION Cynthia E. Northrop, President 1987 Board Cynthia E. Northrop

86 TAANA FOUNDATION Cynthia E. Northrop, President 1988 Board Cynthia E. Northrop

87 TAANA FOUNDATION Cynthia E. Northrop, President 1989 Board Cynthia E. Northrop

88 TAANA FOUNDATION Sandra L. Berkowitz, President 1990 Board Sandra L. Berkowitz

89 TAANA FOUNDATION Sandra L. Berkowitz, President Ellen Murphy, Treasurer Mary Kelly, Secretary Jill Follows, Director 1991 Board Sandra L. Berkowitz

90 TAANA FOUNDATION Sandra L. Berkowitz, President Ann Mech, Treasurer Diane Trace Warlick, Secretary Katherine J. Pohlman, Director Felice Quigley, Director 1992 Board Sandra L. Berkowitz

91 TAANA FOUNDATION Katherine J. Pohlman, President 1993 Board Katherine J. Pohlman

92 TAANA FOUNDATION Tonia Aiken, President Linda M. E. Auton, Treasurer Davia Solomon, Secretary 1997 Board

93 TAANA FOUNDATION Paula DiMeo Grant, President Linda M. E. Auton, Treasurer Diane K. Kjervik, Secretary Penny Brooke, Trustee Andrea Gansheimer, Trustee Rena Murtha, Trustee M. Jeanne Trott, Trustee 1998 Board of Trustees Paula DiMeo Grant

94 TAANA FOUNDATION Paula DiMeo Grant, President D. M. Boulay, Treasurer Diane K. Kjervik, Secretary Rena Murtha, (Community Member) Trustee Penny Brooke, Trustee Andrea Gansheimer, Trustee M. Jeanne Trott, Trustee 1999 Board of Trustees Paula DiMeo Grant

95 TAANA FOUNDATION Paula DiMeo Grant, President D. M. Boulay, Treasurer Diane K. Kjervik, Secretary Rena Murtha, Trustee Sally Austin, Trustee Penny Brooke, Trustee Shellie Karno, Trustee M. Jeanne Trott, Trustee 2000 Board of Trustees Paula DiMeo Grant

96 TAANA FOUNDATION Penny Brooke, President D. M. Boulay, Treasurer Sally Austin, Secretary Rena Murtha, Trustee Elizabeth Beall, Trustee Andrea Gansheimer, Trustee Paula DiMeo Grant, Trustee Shellie Karno, Trustee M. Jeanne Trott, Trustee 2001 Board of Trustees

97 TAANA FOUNDATION Penny Brooke, President D. M. Boulay, Treasurer Sally Austin, Secretary Ralph Dupont, Trustee Elizabeth Beall, Trustee Elizabeth Edwards, Trustee Diane K. Kjervik, Trustee Barbara Radlauer, Trustee Jackie Walus-Wigle, Trustee 2002 Board of Trustees

98 TAANA FOUNDATION Penny Brooke, President D. M. Boulay, Treasurer Diane K. Kjervik, Secretary Ralph Dupont, Trustee Elizabeth Beall, Trustee Elizabeth Edwards, Trustee Virgnia Fleming, Trustee Ardele Float, Trustee Barbara Radlauer, Trustee Andrea Sloan, Trustee Jackie Walus-Wigle, Trustee 2003 Board of Trustees

99 TAANA FOUNDATION Penny Westfall, President Elizabeth Beall, Treasurer Diane K. Kjervik, Secretary Sherry Gold, Trustee Ardele Float, Trustee Andrea Sloan, Trustee Jackie Walus-Wigle, Trustee Stephanie Wise, Trustee 2004 Board of Trustees Penny Westfall

100 TAANA FOUNDATION Penny Westfall, President Elizabeth Beall, Treasurer Diane K. Kjervik, Secretary Paula DiMeo Grant, Trustee Sherry Gold, Trustee Andrea Sloan, Trustee Jackie Walus-Wigle, Trustee Stephanie Wise, Trustee Joanne P. Sheehan, Trustee Rosemary McCarthy, Trustee 2005 Board of Trustees Penny Westfall

101 TAANA FOUNDATION Penny Westfall, President Elizabeth Beall, Treasurer Diane K. Kjervik, Secretary Paula DiMeo Grant, Trustee Andrea Sloan, Trustee Jackie Walus-Wigle, Trustee Stephanie Wise, Trustee Joanne P. Sheehan, Trustee Rosemary McCarthy, Trustee Susan Ziel, Trustee 2006 Board of Trustees Penny Westfall

102 TAANA FOUNDATION Ceremony naming award held May 30, 1987 Award is granted to individual or group that has made a significant contribution to the development of health law, nursing and policy Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award

103 TAANA FOUNDATION Named for Mary Eleanor McGarvah who was the first nurse attorney –Born June 15, 1886 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada –Graduated from nursing school in 1911 –Graduated from law school in 1929 –Worked for Detroit Health Department –Focused on maternal and infant health –Opened an evening and Saturday law practice –Co-authored Jurisprudence for Nurses (1945) –Died April 3, 1979 Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award

104 TAANA FOUNDATION Mary Eleanor McGarvah graduating from nursing school 1911 Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award

105 TAANA FOUNDATION Mary Eleanor McGarvah (c – 1940) Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award

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108 Mary Eleanor McGarvah 80 th Birthday Celebration

109 TAANA FOUNDATION October 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. Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award

110 TAANA FOUNDATION May 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. Mary Eleanor McGarvah Humanitarian Award

111 Congresswoman Lois Capps (D-CA) and Penny Brooke McGarvah Award presentation May 20, 2003

112 Congresswoman Lois Capps (D-CA) McGarvah Award presentation May 20, 2003

113 TAANA STATE CHAPTERS

114 Alaska 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)

115 Kentucky/Southern Ohio Association of Nurse Attorneys (1986) New England Chapter (1989) Chesapeake Nurse Attorneys, Inc. (1991) Michigan Chapter (1990) New York Metropolitan Chapter Western New York Chapter (1990) Western Pennsylvania Chapter (1997)

116 Texas chapter (1991) Utah/Intermountain Chapter (1992) Twin City (Minnesota) Nurse Attorneys Northern New Jersey Toledo (Ohio) Milwaukee (Wisconsin) West Virginia

117 Supreme Court Admission Paula DiMeo Grant, Washington, DC Catherine Parks, Florida Barbara Beck Dickinson, Illinois Ann Baldwin Mech, Maryland Katherine J. Pohlman, New Jersey Kathleen Obermayer Curley, New Jersey Marita Molloy Hutchinson, Pennsylvania Felice Quigley, Pennsylvania Martha Romney, Pennsylvania Movant – Mary Kelly June 12, 1989

118 Supreme Court Admission June 12, 1989

119 Supreme Court Admission Karen Richardson, California Linda Wilder-Curtis, Connecticut Linda M. E. Auton, Massachusetts Anne Loughran Rubin, Pennsylvania Eleanor Tintner Segal, Pennsylvania Michelle Hoffman Young, Pennsylvania M. Robin Morris, South Carolina Jamie Richarson, Texas Jean DiMotto, Wisconsin Margaret Leppanen, Wisconsin Movant – Paula DiMeo Grant July 13, 1994

120 Supreme Court Admission Evelyn Schipske, California Dorothy Cox Duffy, New Jersey Susan Bennet McAuley, New Jersey Diane K. Kjervik, Minnesota Maureen Gatto, Pennsylvania Barbara Hirsch, Maryland Davia Solomon, California Laurie Badzek, West Virginia Julie M. Bargnesi, New York Movant – Paula DiMeo Grant June 19, 1995

121 Supreme Court Admission June 19, 1995

122 Supreme Court Admission Sally Austin, New York Kathleen Hessler, Washington Mary Lucas Cavanaugh, Illinois Joan Cerniglia-Lowensen, Maryland Cheryl D. Farber, Pennsylvania Janet Feldkamp, Ohiio Virginia M. Fleming, Massachusetts Trudy A. Kiaunis, Connecticut Kathleen A. McCormac, California Deborah L. Phillips, California Joanne P. Sheehan, Connecticut M. Jeanne Trott, New Hampshire Angela M. Vieira, Massachusetts Movant – Diane K. Kjervik November 10, 1997

123 Supreme Court Admission November 10, 1997

124 Supreme Court Admission Simone Blais, California Karen Butler, New York Elaine Conway, Massachusetts Elizabeth Edwards, Maryland Andrea Gansheimer, California Shellie Karno, Illinois Randi Kopf, Maryland Roseanne Matricciani, Maryland Barbara Radlauer, Connecticut Carol Russell, New York Amanda Scott, Maryland Alexis Taylor, Illinois Jackie Walus-Wigle, California Patricia Welch, New Jersey Movant – Sally Austin June 21, 1999

125 Supreme Court Admission Movant – April 30, 2001

126 Supreme Court Admission Conswella Byrd, California Kaylan Thornhill, California Suzanne Collins, Florida Daneil McAuliffe, Florida Cynthia A. Mikos, Florida Russ Metler, Georgia Bridget Neuson, Illinois Marcia Parker, Maryland Carol Holmes, Michigan Gloria Ramsey, New Jersey Derek Defreitas, New York Charles Mils, Rhode Island Rosemary McCarthy, Texas Penny Brooke, Utah Elizabeth Beall, W. Virginia Movant – Penny Westfall May 19, 2003

127 Supreme Court Admission May 19, 2003

128 Supreme Court Admission Janet Michael, Maine Edith Brous, New York Janice Greening, Colorado Phyllis Gallagher, California Ghada Anis, Washington, DC Teressa Sanzio, Arizona Imelda Harrington, New York Ardelle Float, California John Jay, California Patricia Blair, Texas – by motion Anne-Jo Pennock McTague, New York – by motion Movant – Elizabeth Beall April 4, 2005

129 Supreme Court Admission April 4, 2005

130 TAANA ARCHIVES The American Association of Nurse Attorneys Nursing Law and Ethics Collection dedicated in memory of Cynthia E. Northrop Housed in the Honorable John J. Burns Library at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts Dedication luncheon held on November 7, 1997

131 TAANA ARCHIVES Agreement for Donation signed by M. Jeanne Trott, President of TAANA and Robert K. O’Neill, Burns Librarian Exhibit of selected archives held during 1998 TAANA annual meeting in Boston at a reception in the Burns Library Exhibit of selected archives held during 2006 TAANA Gala in Boston at a reception at the Burns Library

132 Burns Library Chestnut Hill, MA

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137 PATIENT SELF- DETERMINATION ACT (PSDA) PATIENT 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 Infante In 1990 testimony submitted that was recorded in the National Register In 1991 BOD authorized letter to Governors listing organization as resource for implementation of Act

138 ANNUAL CONFERENCES

139 Annual Conferences November 11-13, 1982 – Washington, DC November 4-6, 1983 – Los Angeles, CA November 2-4, 1984 – Philadelphia, PA

140 October 4-6, 1985 – Minneapolis, MN Annual Conferences

141 October 16-19, 1986 – San Francisco, CA Annual Conferences

142 October 15-18, 1987 – Boston, MA Annual Conferences

143 Past Presidents – Current President Katherine J. Pohlman, Diane Trace Warlick, Cynthia E. Northrop and Mary Kelly

144 Katherine J. Pohlman, President Jill Follows, Award Recipient Diane Trace Warlick, Award Recipient Felice Quigley, Recording Secretary

145 Frank Reardon, Speaker; Katherine J. Pohlman, TAANA President; Cynthia E. Northrop, TAANAF President; Elizabeth Bowyer, Program Chair (l-r)

146 Mary O’Reilly, Mary Powers Antoine, Katherine J. Pohlman, Michele Franck (non-member)

147 Mary O’Reilly, Mary Powers Antoine, Katherine J. Pohlman, Michele Franck (non- member), Cynthia E. Northrop

148 November 10-13, 1988 – Louisville, KY Annual Conferences

149 October 20-22, 1989 – Baltimore, MD Annual Conferences

150 October 26-29, 1990 – Chicago, IL October 17-20, 1991 – Anaheim, CA Annual Conferences

151 October 8-11, 1992 – Washington, DC October 14-17, 1993 – New Orleans, LA Annual Conferences

152 October 20-24, 1994 – San Antonio, TX October 12-15, 1995 – Chicago, IL Annual Conferences

153 October 17-20, 1996 – San Francisco, CA October 23-26, 1997 – Atlanta, GA

154 October 15-18, 1998 – Boston, MA Annual Conferences

155 October 21-24, 1999 – Denver, CO Annual Conferences

156 October 19-21, 2000 – New Orleans, LA Annual Conferences

157 October 19-21, 2001 – Alexandria, VA canceled due to 9/11 Annual Conferences

158 October 3-5, 2002 – San Diego, CA Annual Conferences

159 October 23-25, 2003 – Alexandria, VA Annual Conferences

160 October 28-30, 2004 – Orlando, FL Annual Conferences

161 November 3-5, 2005 – Chicago, IL Annual Conferences

162 October 26-28, 2006 – San Francisco, CA Annual Conferences

163 … in brief – first issue July 1983 TAANA MEMBERSHIP PUBLICATIONS

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165 Inside TAANA – first issue January 1985 TAANA MEMBERSHIP PUBLICATIONS

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167 Journal of Nursing Law – first issue August 1993 TAANA MEMBERSHIP PUBLICATIONS

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169 Health Law, Legislation & Compliance Section 2006Judith Ringholz 2005Susan Martin, Judith Ringholz Outstanding Section Member Award: Amy Jerdee 2004Susan Martin, Amy Jerdee 2003Louann Kitchen, Susan Martin, Amy Jerdee 2002Louann Kitchen, Susan Ziel Penny Westfall CHAIRPERSONS

170 Health Law, Legislation & Compliance Section 1999Penny Westfall 1998Penny Westfall 1997Penny Westfall 1996Penny Westfall 1995Penny Westfall 1994Karen Shedd Guarino/Penny Westfall 1993Audrey Covner 1992Mary Powers Antoine CHAIRPERSONS

171 Education Section 2006Laurie Badzek, Kathleen Mixson 2005Laurie Badzek, Kathleen Mixson Outstanding Section Member Award: Laurie Badzek 2004Laurie Badzek, Kathleen Mixson 2003Laurie Badzek 2002Laurie Badzek Penny Brooke CHAIRPERSONS

172 Education Section 1999 Penny Brooke 1998 Penny Brooke 1997 Penny Brooke 1996 Penny Brooke 1995 Penny Brooke 1994 Penny Brooke 1993 Penny Brooke 1992 Penny Brooke CHAIRPERSONS

173 Insurance Risk Management Section 1994Elizabeth Barnett 1993Karen Logue 1992Karen Logue CHAIRPERSONS

174 Litigation Section 2006Sharon Bridges, Trudy A. Kiaunis 2005Doreen Bartlett, Trudy A. Kiaunis Outstanding Section Member Award: Karen Butler 2004Karen Butler, Doreen Bartless 2003Karen Butler 2002Joanne Sheehan, Karen Butler 2001Joanne Sheehan, Karen Butler 2000Joanne Sheehan, Victoria Goldstein CHAIRPERSONS

175 Litigation Section 1999Joanne Sheehan, Victoria Goldstein 1998Kathleen Russell, Linda Gobis 1997Kathleen Russell 1996Kathleen Russell 1995Kathleen Switzer 1994Patricia Becker 1993Patricia Becker 1992Marlene Garvis CHAIRPERSONS

176 Legal Nurse Consulting Section 2006Conswella Byrd 2005Cindy Banes, Conswella Byrd Outstanding Section Member Award: Conswella Byrd 2004Conswella Byrd 2003Conswella Byrd, Gayle Sullivan 2002Katherine Dempski, Gayle Sullivan Gayle Sullivan CHAIRPERSONS

177 Legal Nurse Consulting Section 1999Barbara Grimes 1998Barbara Grimes 1997Barbara Grimes 1996Barbara Grimes CHAIRPERSONS

178 Students Section 2006Daniel Tounsel, Catrina Sparacio 2005Daniel Tounsel, Susan Ziel Outstanding Section Member Award: Daniel Tounsel 2004Daniel Tounsel, Susan Ziel CHAIRPERSONS

179 Business and Legal Guidebook for Nurse Practitioners (2005) Health Law, Legislation and Compliance Section chaired by Amy Jerdee Model Curriculum of Legal Content in Nursing Education (revised 2004) Task Force chaired by Diane K. Kjervik TAANA PUBLICATIONS

180 On 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 TAANA PUBLICATIONS

181 Professional Liability Insurance for Nurses (1988) Task Force chaired by Sandra L. Berkowitz Developed into brochure “Demonstrating Financial Responsibility for Nursing Practice” Registered Care Technologist (1989) Task Force chaired by Mary Powers Antoine The Juris Doctorate as a Terminal Degree (1/9/1999) TAANA POSITION PAPERS

182 Experts on Nursing (2/5/2004) Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP) (7/4/2004) Expert Testimony in Nursing Malpractice Actions (9/23/2004) TAANA POSITION PAPERS

183 1986Wrable v. Community Memorial Hospital –Brief written by Mary E. Kelly and Diane Trace Warlick 1988Ellen Johnson, RN v. Broken Arrow Public Schools, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Denver, CO –Joined in the brief filed by the Oklahoma Educational Association –Amicus Committee chaired by Diane Trace Warlick TAANA AMICUS BRIEFS

184 1989Cruzan by Cruzan v. Harmon, United States Supreme Court –Filed joint brief with the ANA –Amicus Committee chaired by Diane Trace Warlick 2003Sullivan v. Sullivan, Illinois Supreme Court –Filed brief written by Karen Butler, Co-Chair of Litigation Section, assisted by Chicago Chapter, particularly Leatrice Schmidt TAANA AMICUS BRIEFS

185 Collaborated in development and endorsement of stand-alone disciplinary defense reimbursement product This product provides legal representation to nurses involved in State disciplinary proceedings before nursing licensing boards TAANA members eligible to be identified as attorneys available to provide this legal representation TAANA /NURSING SERVICE ORGANIZATION (NS0) AGREEMENT (1997)

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187 TAANA 25 TH YEAR GALA CELEBRATION Held March 31-April 1, 2006 in Boston, MA Reception and viewing of archives at Boston College Educational program on end- of-life issues and disciplinary defense Gala dinner and program

188 THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NURSE ATTORNEYS * Remember our history * * Expand our knowledge * * Commit to our future *


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