Committees

Bylaws Committee

Receives proposed changes to current bylaws, prepares and presents them for consideration.
DANA Bylaws Committee 2016-2017:

  • Ron Castaldo, CRNA (Chair)
  • Jacqueline Mainwaring, CRNA
  • Bill Stanton, CRNA

Finance Committee

Prepares the annual budget and assists in preparing applications for small states funding to AANA.
DANA Finance Committee 2016-2017:

  • Suzie Ariza, CRNA (Chair)
  • Tim Holleran, CRNA
  • Del Price, CRNA

Government Relations Committee

Functions with DANA and AANA government relations committee in matters pertaining to legislation affecting nurse anesthesia practice both at the state and national levels.
DANA Government Relations Committee 2016-2017:

  • Del Price, CRNA (Chair)
  • Cheryl Gamble, CRNA
  • Michelle Nenish, CRNA
  • Bill Stanton, CRNA

Nominating Committee

Prepares a slate of candidates from active members of DANA for each Board seat, submitting and preparing a ballot for the year’s election.

  • Tom Burkett, CRNA
  • Barbara Bradbury, CRNA
  • Carrie Kenney, CRNA (Chair)

Program and Continuing Education Committee

Coordinates the program for the annual meeting, and other social activities.  Acts as liaison between DANA and AANA, keeps abreast of changes in policy with AANA, assists DANA with development of continuing education credits.
DANA Program Committee 2016-2017:

  • Redemptor Atuma, CRNA
  • Barbara Bradbury, CRNA (Chair)
  • Elaine Burkett, CRNA
  • Ron Castaldo, CRNA
  • Jacqueline Mainwaring, CRNA
  • Michelle Nenish, CRNA
  • Bill Stanton, CRNA

Public Relations Committee

Liaison between DANA and the media within the state, organizes participation at nursing and public events to enhance public awareness of nurse anesthesia
DANA PR Committee 2016-2017:

  • Elaine Burkett, CRNA
  • Jacqueline Mainwaring, CRNA (Chair)
  • Michelle Nenish, CRNA
  • Bill Stanton, CRNA

Student Liaisons

A student nurse anesthetist from clinical sites in Delaware, who will be the representative for their class, to disseminate information to other students about legislative issues and activities
pertaining to DANA (one per class from each of the nurse anesthesia programs), must attend monthly DANA meetings.
Student Representative 2016-17:

  • Eric Grider

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