Adjunct ProfessorOtterbein University

Amy Barienbrock, BSN, RN

Perioperative ManagerOrthopedic One Surgery Center at Easton

Brenda Bearden, DHA, MSN, RN

Nurse ManagerMayo Clinic

Lisa Berus

Director, Clinical Education and TrainingSurgical Care Affiliates (SCA)

Amy Bethel, MPA, BSN, RN, NE-BC

ConsultantStaff Eye Surgery Laser Eye Center UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Brenda Blain, DNP, RN-BC, FACHE, NEA-BC

Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse ExecutiveBayhealth

Hazel Boyd, MBA

Clinical Operations Manager, Perioperative ServicesBoston Children's Hospital

Beth Bozzelli, MBA, RN, CNOR, CSSM

Assistant Vice President, Surgical Services OperationsHCA Healthcare

Michele Brunges

Director of Surgical ServicesUF Health Shands

Lisa Cadugan, MSN, RN, CNOR

Director, Surgical Services, Operations and Service Lines GroupHCA Healthcare

Janet Cortez, MS, RN, TCRN

Trauma Program ManagerUniversity of Utah Healthcare

Colleen Cummins, MSN, BBA, RN, CEN

Perioperative Education CoordinatorCleveland Clinic

Stephanie S. Davis, MSHA, RN, CNOR, CSSM

VP of Surgical Services, Operations and Service Lines GroupHCA Healthcare

Mary H. Diamond, MBA, RN, CNOR, PMP


Ryan Donohue

Strategic AdvisoryNRC Health

Dr. Donna J. Doyle, DNP, RN, CNOR, NE-BC

Independent Perioperative ConsultantDJD Consulting Services

Janet Duran, DNP, MSN, MHA, RN, CST, LNC

Perioperative Director Surgical ServicesCleveland Clinic/Fairview Hospital/ASC

Jacob Eiler, MD

Clinical Dyad Leader, Department of Anesthesiology and Chief of Staff ElectCentraCare Health

Fawn Esser-Lipp, MBA, BSN, CASC, CNOR

Executive DirectorThe Surgery Center LLC

Ann B. Geier, MS, RN, CNOR, CASC

Chief Nursing OfficerSourceMedical

Lenore Gregg, CST

Administrative Program Coordinator Surgical TechnologyCleveland Clinic

Jennifer Guild, MSN, RN, CNML, CSSC, TLMP

Adjunct FacultyLabor Management Institute, Inc.

Eyad Hajhussein, MSHCA, RN, CNOR, CSSGB

Senior Director Peri-Operative DepartmentJohns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

Lee Hedman

Executive Vice PresidentSurgical Directions

Jennifer Hignett, BSN, RN-BC, CAPA

Administrative Director of Perioperative Services, Neonatal ICUBaptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas

Tracy Hoeft-Hoffman, MSN, MBA, RN, CASC

AdministratorHeartland Surgery Center

Karen Hoffmann, RN, MS, CIC, FSHEA, FAPI

Infection Preventionist ConsultantNuvo Medillum

Rebecca Holland, MSN, RN, CSSM, CST, CRCST

Director, Surgical ServicesInterim Leadership

Gail Horvath, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRCST

ECRI Institute

Theresa Hughes, MSN, RN, CNOR, CHSE

Clinical LeaderUF Health Shands

Philip Jaklich, MS, RN, CNOR

VP Surgical Services, Spine & JointSky Ridge Medical Center

Liz Jazwiec, RN

Author“Eat THAT Cookie!,” “Hey Cupcake! We are ALL Leaders,” and “Service Excellence is as easy as P.I.E. (Perception Is Everything)”

Rick Kelley, MA, BA, BSN, RN

Director of NursingOhioHealth - Grady Memorial Hospital

Cindy L. Kildgore, MSHA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Perioperative Services DirectorVanderbilt University Medical Center

John Kimsey

V.P. OperationsSTERIS Instrument Processing Solutions

Beverly Kirchner, BSN, RN, CNOR, CASC

Chief Compliance OfficerSurgeryDirect, LLC

Susan Klacik, BS, CRCST, CIS, SHL, ACE, FCS

Clinical EducatorInternational Association of Healthcare Central Services Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)

Paula Kobelt, DNP, RN-BC

Outcomes ManagerOhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Christopher Lake, PhD

Executive Director, Community ResilienceNevada Hospital Association

Thomas LeMaster, MSN, MEd, RN

Director, Education/Training ProgramsUF Health Shands

Natalie Lind

Education DirectorInternational Association of Healthcare Central Services Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)

Vicky Lyle

Vice President, Industry AssociationsOwens & Minor, Inc.

Jamie Mathison, RN

Resource Nurse SpecialistMayo Clinic

Tamara Mayne, BSN, RN

Cardiothoracic Surgery Service SpecialistUniversity of Colorado Hospital

Rebecca McKenzie, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN

Assistant VP Perioperative ServicesDuke University Hospital

Patricia Mews, MHA, RN, CNOR

Surgical Management ConsultantMews Surgical Consulting, Inc.

Michelle Meyer, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP

PharmacistOhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Mindy Miller, MSN, CRNA, ARNP

PresidentHeartland Anesthesia & Consulting

Ila Minnick, MS, BSN, RN

PresidentInterim Leadership Associates

Lynn M. Nolan, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA

PresidentAmerican Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification (ABPANC)

Casey Orth-Nebitt, BSN, RN

Director of SurgeryBuena Vista Regional Medical Center

Carol Pehotsky, DNP, RN, CPAN, ACNS-BC, NEA-BC

Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Surgical ServicesCleveland Clinic

Constance Perez, MSIOP, BSN, CNOR

Strategic Services AssociateDuke University Health System

Nicholas M. Perrino, DNP(c), MPH, MS, RN, FNP-BC, NE-BC, FACHE

President & CEO; Co-FounderAdvanced Practice Provider Executives, Inc. (APPex)

Jake Poore

President & Chief Experience OfficerIntegrated Loyalty Systems

Catherine Pusey, MBA, BS, RN

Manager Patient Safety and Quality ConsultingECRI Institute

Janet Quigley, MSN, RN

Nursing Director: Post Anesthesia CareMassachusetts General Hospital

John R. Rosing, MHA, FACHE

Executive Vice PresidentPatton Healthcare Consulting

Randy Saad, RN

Director of Perioperative ServicesAdventist Health White Memorial Medical Center

Dena Salamon, MSN, RN

Director Surgical NursingCleveland Clinic

Patricia C. Seifert, MSN, RN, CNOR, FAAN

Perioperative Consultant

Cynthia Sell, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Perioperative ServicesDuke University Hospital

Nick Shannon, BSN, RN, CNOR

Nurse Manager, Neuro & Spine ORsCleveland Clinic

Ruth Shumaker, BSN, RN, CNOR

Executive Director of Perioperative ServicesRegional One Health

Wendy Simmons, MSN, RN

Director of Ambulatory Surgical NursingCleveland Clinic

Erica Stefanik, MSN, RN, CPAN

Nurse Manager PACUCleveland Clinic

Jim Stobinski PhD, RN, CNOR, CSSM(E)

CEOCompetency & Credentialing Institute

Martha Stratton, MSN, MHSA, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC

Interim Perioperative LeaderHealthTrust

ChrysMarie Suby, MS, RN, CCSS, CCRL

President-CEOLabor Management Institute, Inc.

Mark Taylor, MD, FASE

Chairman of Enterprise Surgical Operations; Staff AnesthesiologistCleveland Clinic

Renee Thompson, DNP, RN, CSP

CEO & FounderHealthy Workforce Institute

Carla Thorson, MSN, APRN, CNS

Clinical Nurse SpecialistUC Health - Northern Region

Gina Throneberry, MBA, RN, CASC, CNOR

Director of Education and Clinical AffairsAmbulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA)

Carol Tyson, BSN, RN

Perioperative ManagerSpartanburg Surgery Center-Prisma Health

Kathleen Ulrich, MS, BSN, RN, NEA-BC

Assistant Vice President of Nursing, Perioperative ServicesDuke Health

Rebecca Urban, M.Ed

Assistant Administrator for Enterprise Sterile ProcessingCleveland Clinic

Kristen Vargo, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Nurse ManagerCleveland Clinic

Sheri Voss MS, RN, CNOR

Associate Principal ConsultantOwens & Minor

Tara Walczak-Daege, DNP, RN, CNOR, NE-BC

Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Surgical ServicesDuke Raleigh Hospital

Larry Walker

Manager Surgical ServicesInova Health System

Rosemary Welde, MBA, BSN, BCC, RN

Health Care Consultant

Andrea Wetshtein, PharmD, MHSA, BCPS, CPE

Palliative Care Clinical PharmacistOhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Vicki Yfantis, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CPAN

PresidentAmerican Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification (ABPANC)