PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)

National Association
2008-2010     Member-National ARN Health Policy Committee
2007-2008     Chair-National Nominating Committee
2006-2007     President National ARN
2005-2006     President Elect National Board
2003-2005     Secretary/Treasurer, National Board Member
2001-2003     National Board Member, Region 2 Director
1998              Managed Care Committee, National Committee, Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, Chicago, IL
1998              Life Care Planning, ARN Network Newsletter Article
1994              National Conference Chair for 1994 Education Conference, Orlando, FL
1993              Associate Editor of Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum.
1990              Committee Member, Continuing Education Approval Unit
1990              Program Chair for 1990 Education Conference, Phoenix, AZ
1988              National Conference, Dallas, TX Chair Technical Exhibits
1987              Core Curriculum Revision Committee
1986              National Conference Committee, Philadelphia, PA,
Chairman of Papers/Poster Committee
1985-1987     National Research Committee Chair
1985-1988     National Bylaws Committee

Local Philadelphia Chapter
2008-2012    Chair-Philadelphia Chapter Health Policy Committee
2000              Education Committee Chair, Philadelphia, PA
1999              Scholarship Committee, Philadelphia, PA
1998              Chair: Strategic Planning Committee, Philadelphia, PA
1996              Strategic Planning Committee, Philadelphia, PA
1994              Anniversary Committee, Philadelphia Chapter
1992              Committee Member, Philadelphia Chapter ARN Education Conference
1989              President, Greater Philadelphia Chapter
1988              President-Elect, Greater Philadelphia Chapter
1988              Region II Conference Chair, Atlantic City, NJ
1988              Newsletter Editor, Greater Philadelphia Chapter
1985-1986     Board Member, Greater Philadelphia Chapter
1985-1986     Education Chair, Greater Philadelphia Chapter

CARF-Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
1998             National Advisory Committee Member: Medical Case Management Standards

American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants
PHILADELPHIA CHAPTER
1994, 1995-Education Committee Chair
1993-Marketing Committee Chair
Easter Seals Society
Case Management Society of America-CMSA
American Nurses Association-ANA
Pennsylvania Nurses Association-PNA
Brain Injury Association-BIA
International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals-IARP
Amputee Coalition of America-ACA
Phoenix Society of Burn Survivors, Inc.
International Academy of Life Care Planners
Villanova University Alumni Association
Syracuse University Alumni Association

ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS:

Villanova University Graduate College of Nursing
Academic Case Management Advisory Committee
:
Case Management Grant, Graduate Nursing Program
Faculty: Models of Case Management Course
Clinical Associate: Practicum Preceptor, Guest Lecturer
Committee: Anniversary Committee 2001
University of Pennsylvania College of Nursing
Graduate Nursing Program
Guest Lecturer

Thomas Jefferson University, College of Nursing
Curriculum Committee 1985-1986
Graduate Rehabilitation Nursing Program