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Responsible for soliciting scholarly papers from New York State SRNAs and selecting a winner for the annual Goldie Brangman Award as well as other awards distributed throughout the year.
Accepts proposed amendment changes to NYSANA Bylaws, Standing Rules, and Administrative Manual.
Chairperson: Kelly Barney & Board Advisor: Giovanna Mahar
Government Relations Committee
Monitors legislative and government policy in all matters affecting healthcare, and follows legislative activity in New York State relevant to the practice of nurse anesthesia.
Responsible for investigating expenses (past, present, and future) and determining the basic yearly budget requirements.
Responsible for preparing ballots for the membership comprised of eligible individuals who, by capability and intent, are qualified to serve NYSANA.
Peer Assistance & Wellness Committee
Assists CRNAs in safeguarding the quality of patient care; serves as a resource to NYSANA members by providing names of treatment centers or programs.
Political Action Committee
Chairperson: Ed Bonk & Board Advisor: Tim Lehey
Professional Practice Committee
Monitors current CRNA practice through the development and implementation of a survey at least once every five years. Monitors and communicates national CRNA practice issues to the Board and membership.
Responsible for organizing and overseeing two State Educational Meetings a year. This includes recruiting speakers and sponsors for each meeting in addition to selecting meeting places and organizing special events.
Publishes the Empire Courier bi-annually; maintains NYSANA Website.
Public Relations Committee
Chairperson: Yana Krmic & Board Advisor: Giovanna Mahar
Student Liaison Committee
Chairpersons: Lillian Chisholm, University at Buffalo; Joseph Drew, Albany Medical College; Jake Forrester, Columbia University; & Board Advisor: David Monahan
State Reimbursement Specialist (SRS) Program
Federal Political Director (FPD) Program
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