2018 MAAPPN BOARD

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

COMMITTEES

 

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

The 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 – Mary Coakley
  • Member – Rebecca Feldman
  • Member – Deb Romano

 

PROFESSIONAL  PRACTICE COMMITTEE

The Professional 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 member recruitment and retention through developing, implementing, and evaluating strategies to serve MAAPPN members and survey the needs and interests of existing and potential members. The Chair sits on the MAAPPN Board and collaborates on MAAPPN’s mission and goals. The committee provides feedback regarding current information technology (IT)  and other strategies used to build revenue. Other activities include surveying current perceptions about our organization within the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing Community.

CURRENT MEMBERS

Chair – Diane Clinton (Board Member)

  • Member – Diane Grimaldi
  • Member -Kathy Andolina
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(On Hiatus) 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 website, Provider Directory and other social media and networking venues.

CURRENT MEMBERS

Chair – Kathy Andolina

  • Member – Diane Grimaldi