2017 MAAPPN BOARD

Diane Grimaldi, MAAPPN Chair
Kathy Andolina, Treasurer/Education
Peggy Chapman, Legislative Committee Chair
Ginny Tay, Practice Committee Chair
Sharon Reynolds, Payer Liaison
Diane Clinton, Chair, Membership Committee
Rebecca Feldman, Board Member-at-Large

COMMITTEES

 

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

Legislative Committee works with the MAAPPN board and members to influence legislation and health care policy in order to promote, protect and expand the role of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses in Massachusetts, while ensuring access to behavioral health care for the patients we serve.

CURRENT MEMBERS

Chair – Peggy Chapman

  • Member – Sharon Reynolds
  • Member – Mary Coakley
  • Member – Rebecca Feldman
  • Member – Deb Romano

 

PRACTICE COMMITTEE

Practice Committee addresses current and proposed matters related to advanced psychiatric nursing practice. These matters are brought to the committee by MAAPPN members and the Board.

CURRENT MEMBERS

Chair – Ginny Tay

  • Member – Ann Cousins
  • Member – Grace Trivers
  • Member – Rebecka Feldman

 

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

The Membership Committee is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating , strategies pertaining to the recruitment and retention of new and existing MAAPPN members. They will seek to learn the needs and interests of existing and potential members and to collaborate with the board regarding MAAPPN’s mission and goals. The committee will provide feedback regarding current IT and other strategies used to attract revenue possibilities.They will also focus on assessing current perceptions about our organization within the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Community.

CURRENT MEMBERS

Chair – Diane Clinton (Board Member)

  • Member – Dan Gross
  • Member – Bea Forrest
  • Member – Julia Martyn
  • Member – Lisa Fownes

 

TECHNOLOGY & NETWORKING COMMITTEE

The mission of the Technology and Networking Committee is to produce and promote Internet-based materials and resources to better showcase the activities and available resources of MAAPPN. This committee is responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of the MAAPPN web site, Provider Directory and other social media and networking venues.

CURRENT MEMBERS

Chair – Kathy Andolina

  • Member – Diane Grimaldi