Leadership and Committees

Chair

Members

Chair

Adriana Glenn
Assistant Professor

Members   

Chair

David Keepnews
Professor and Health Policy Faculty

Members  

Chair

Mayri Leslie
Director for Nurse-Midwifery Program

Members   

Chair

Linda Briggs
Director for Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program

Members   

Chair

Mary-Michael Brown, DNP, RN    
MedStar Health

Members   

  • Diane Billings, EdD, RN, FAAN        
    Indiana University School of Nursing   
  • Alan Schurman Cohn, JD        
    AbsoluteCare
  • Ellen Dawson, PhD, RN 
    Professor Emerita, GW Nursing
  • Patrick DeLeon, PhD , JD        
    Retired, Chief of Staff to U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii)  
  • Lucas Huang, BEE, BAE        
    B-Line Medical
  • Robin Kaplan, MSN, RN        
    Kushner Hebrew Academy
  • Cody D. Legler, DNP, APRN, NP-BC, RN-BC, NEA-BC, CNL
    Interim Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
  • Lynn Mertz, PhD        
    AARP Center to Champion Nursing in America   
  • JoAnne Reifsnyder, PhD, MSN, MBA, FAAN        
    Genesis HealthCare
  • Julie Settles, BSN, MSN, PhD
    Director Global Medical Affairs: Biomedicines at Eli Lilly and Company
  • Al Shimkus, MSN, RN, Capt. USN (Ret.)
    Naval War College
  • Janet R. Southby, PhD, RN        
    Interagency Institute for Federal HealthCare Executives
  • Ambassador Beatrice Welters, MA
    Founder/Co-Chair, AnBryce Foundation
  • Stephanie Wright, PhD, RN, FAANP
    Professor Emerita, GW Nursing

Chair

Sandra Davis
Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Members   

Chair

Cameron Hogg
Assistant Professor

Members   

Chair

Chair - Elect

  • Gretchen Wiersma
    Director of B.S.N. Clinical Education; Veterans & Military Faculty Liaison; Assistant Professor

Secretary

  • Joshua Mannix
    Coordinator, Policy, Populations and Systems Community

​​​​​​Members

Chair

Angie McNelis
Associate Dean for Scholarship, Innovation and Clinical Science

Members   

The GW Nursing Staff Council, a representative body of non-faculty employees, works to increase staff involvement in the governance of the School by promoting transparency and facilitating open communication amongst campus constituencies. The Council provides an opportunity for the staff to participate in policymaking while promoting staff visibility and fostering a healthy work environment. Toward this effort, the Council serves as an advocate for resolutions to the challenges that affect staff members. 

Chair

Matthew Hess
Events Manager, Special Events

Vice Chair   

Paul Collins
Simulation Technology Associate

Secretary

Audrey Anderson
Contracts Coordinator

Treasurer   

Alexander Schlichting
IT Support Specialist

Professional Development

Ken Schappelle
Director of Marketing and Communications

Wellness Officer   

Kyla Arager
Program Associate, DNP and Ph.D.

Social Officer

Morgan Epps
Academic Advisor

On-Boarding Officer

Hannah Hahn
Program Associate

Chair

Linda Cassar
Assistant Clinical Professor

Members