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​​​​​ASPMN® Board of Directors​

ASPMN® Call for Nominations
We are seeking your nominations of candidates to stand for election for the 2020-22 ASPMN® Board of Directors. Member engagement is critical to the success of ASPMN®, and the Board relies upon your recommendations for strong candidates. Even if you are new to the association, please consider colleagues you know. We are always looking for the next generation to lead our organization.

The positions that will be elected by the membership in 2020 are:
• President-Elect (1)
• Treasurer (1)
• Directors (3)
• Nominating Committee Members (2)

Positions begin terms in October 2020. Review the position criteria carefully to acquaint yourself with each position. This information will assist you in recommending for nomination the best candidate for the office. It is our goal to offer more than one candidate for each office; however, this is dependent upon receiving a sufficient number of nominations for each office from the membership. You may recommend yourself or another ASPMN® member for nomination by completing the electronic submission form. All recommendations MUST BE RECEIVED BY May 31, 2020 to be considered for the slate of candidates. 

Please have the following information ready when submitting the nomination:
  • Board positions held
  • Committee(s), position(s), and year(s) served
  • Chapter(s), position(s), and year(s) served
  • Professional experience (Job title, Institution, City/State, and date(s) of employment)
  • Years of experience in field as RN/APN in Pain Management
  • Education [Degree(s) earned and date(s)]
  • Certifications
  • Personal statement (200 word limit; what qualifies you to seek this position?)

Recommendations should be electronically submitted to ASPMN®’s Executive Office here.

President (2020)

Ann N. Quinlan-Colwell, PhD, RN-BC, D​AAPM​
Wilmington, North Carolina
New Hanover Regional Medical Center​

Board Liaison: Communications Committee


President-Elect (2020)

Maureen F. Cooney, DNP, FNP, RN-BC
Westchester Medical Center
Croton, New York​

Board Liaison: Master Faculty Committee 

Treasurer (2020)

Sharon K. Wrona, MS, RN-BC, PNP Sharon K. Wrona, DNP, RN-BC, PNP, PMHS, AP-PMN​
Nationwide Children's Hospital​
Columbus, Ohio​

Board Liaison: Conference Planning Committee

Secretary (2021)​

Lynn M. Clark MS, RN, CPNP-PC, AP-PMN

Advanced Practice Service
Children's Health System of Texas
Dallas, Texas​

Board Liaison: Achievement and Recognition Committee​

Immediate Past President (2020)

Helen N. Turner, DNP, RN-BC, PCNS-BC, AP_PMN, FAAN Debra J. Drew, MS, ACNS-BC, RN-BC, AP-PMN
University of Minnesota Health​
Maplewood, Minnesota

Board Liaison: Nominating Committee

Director (2020)

Esther I. Bernhofer, PhD, RN-BC, CPE​
Parma, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic​​​

 Board Liaison: Research Committee

Director (2021)

Mary T. Lyons, AP-PMN, RN-BC​
Edwards Hospital
Naperville, Illinois​​

Board Liaison: Advanced Practice Pain Management Commision (AP-PMN)


​Director (2020)

Robert K. Montgomery, DNP, RN-BC, ACNS-BC
Evergreen, Colorado
University of Colorado​

 Board Liaison: ​Membership/Chapter Resource Committee​

Director (2021)

Christine H. Peltier, BSN, RN-BC June E. Oliver, MSN, APN/CNS
Swedish Convenant Hospital
Oak Park, Illinois​​

 Board Liaison: Education Committee

Director (2020)

Jason Sawyer, RN (EC), MN, BC Teri Reyburn-Orne, RN, PPCNP-BC/CPNP-AC
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, Colorado​​

Board Liaison: Education Committee


Director (2021)

Barbara L. Vanderveer, RN-BC, MSN Kimberly Wittmayer MS, APN, PCNS-BC, AP-PMN​
Advocate Children's Hospital
Oak Lawn, Illinois​​

 Board Liaison: Membership/Chapter Resource Committee​​ and;