2016 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Patricia T. Alpert, DrPH, MSN, APN, FNP, PNP, FAANP, CNE
President

Associate Professor & Chair of the Physiologic Department
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
School of Nursing
4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 453018
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3018
Tel: (702) 895-3810
Fax.: (702) 895-4807
Email: patricia.alpert@unlv.edu

Alona Angosta, PhD, APRN, FNP, NP-C
President-Elect

Associate Professor (Tenured)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
School of Nursing
4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 453018
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3018
Tel: (702) 895-1218
Fax.: (702) 895-4807
Email: alona.angosta@unlv.edu

Mahealani Suapaia, PhD(c), RN
Secretary
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ke Ola Mau Research Scholarship (2014-2015)
College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Hawaiʻi Pacific University
45-045 Kamehameha Highway
Kāneʻohe, Hawaiʻi 96744-5297
Phone: (808) 236-5829
Fax: (808) 236-5818
Email: meanduha@hawaii.edu

Jennifer Kawi, PhD MSN APRN FNP-BC CNE
Treasurer

Assistant Professor
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
School of Nursing
4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 453018
Las Vegas, NV 89154-3018
Tel: (702) 895-5930
Email: jennifer.kawi@unlv.edu

Elizabeth W. Gonzalez, PhD, PMHCNS-BC
Past President

Associate Professor & Chair of Doctoral Nursing Program,
Hartford Scholar
College of Nursing & Health Professions
Drexel University
1505 Race Street, MS 1030
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel: 215-762-8331; Cell: 610-220-7933
Fax: 215-762-4080
Email: ewg22@drexel.edu

 

2016 – 2017 Standing Committee Chairs

Award Committee, Chair
Reimund Serafica, PhD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

By law Committee, Chair
Alona D. Angosta, PhD, APRN FNP, NP-C
Associate Professor & MSN Coordinator
School of Nursing
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Communications Committee, Chair
Yu-Ping Chang PhD, RN
Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship and Associate Professor
School of Nursing
The State University of New York, University at Buffalo New York

Finance Committee, Chair
Alona D. Angosta, PhD, APRN FNP, NP-C
Associate Professor & MSN Coordinator
School of Nursing
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Membership Committee, Chair
Mahealani Suapaia, PhD(c), RN
Critical Care Nurse
Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Nominating Committee, Chair
Elizabeth W. Gonzalez, PhD, APRN-BC
Associate Professor & Chair of Doctoral Nursing
College of Nursing & Health Professions
Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania