IFNA Standing Committees

  • Awards Committee

    Assume responsibility for the nomination and selection of IFNA members and non-IFNA partners for biennial awards that recognize those who have contributed to transforming family health and advancing family nursing.

    Chair: Norma Krumwiede – norma.krumwiede@mnsu.edu
    Co-Chair: OPEN
    Board Liaison:
     Naohiro Hohashi – naohiro@hohashi.org

    Bylaws Committee

    Assume responsibility for the review, call for proposed amendments and resolutions of the associations bylaws.

    Chair: Roberta Rehm – Roberta.rehm@ucsf.edu
    Co-Chair: OPEN
    Board Liaison: Carole Robinson – carole.robinson@ubc.ca

    Communications Committee

    Assume responsibility for the development of the infrastructure that assures effective communication among members and timely dissemination of information (IFNA website, IFNA Twitter, IFNA LinkedIn group, IFNA monthly newsletters)

    Co-Chair: Janice M. Bell – jmbell@ucalgary.ca
    Co-Chair: Wilma Schroeder – WSchroeder@rrc.mb.ca
    Member:Joel Anderson – jga3s@virginia.edu
    Member:Wendy Looman – looma003@umn.edu
    Web Designer: Kris Isaacson
    IFNA Office: Debbie Zaparoni – debbie@internationalfamilynursing.org
    Board Liaison: Veronica Swallow – V.M.Swallow@leeds.ac.uk

    Conference Committee

    Assume responsibility for conference planning.

    Co-Chair: June Horowitz – june.horowitz@jefferson.edu
    Co-Chair: Jane Lassetter –  jane_lassetter@byu.edu
    Board Liaison: Cristina Garcia-Vivar – cgarvivar@unav.es

    Education Committee

    Identify and disseminate the best educational practices for family nursing worldwide.

    Co-Chair: Lorraine Holtslander – lorraine.holtslander@usask.ca 
    Co-Chair: Jill Bally – jill.bally@usask.ca
    Board Liaison: Regina Bousso-Szylit – szylit@usp.br

    Membership Committee

    Develop strategies to recruit and retain members worldwide.

    Co-Chair: Jyu-Lin Chen – Jyu-Lin.Chen@ucsf.edu
    Co-Chair: Cheryl Corbett – Cheryl-Corbett@byu.edu
    Board Liaison: Laurie Gottlieb – laurie.gottlieb@mcgill.ca

    Nominating Committee

    Identify nominees, present a ballot, and oversee the election of IFNA officers and BOD.

    Chair: Karen LeGrow – klegrow@ryerson.ca
    Co-chair: Marion Mitchell – marion.mitchell@griffith.edu.au
    Board Liaison: Sandra Eggenberger – sandra.eggenberger@mnsu.edu

    Practice Committee

    Identify and disseminate the best practice knowledge and family nursing models used internationally.

    Co-Chair: Kathryn Anderson – khanderson@georgiasouthern.edu
    Co-Chair: Maria do Céu Barbieri Figueiredo – ceubarbieri@esenf.pt
    Board Liaison: Kit Chesla – kit.chesla@nursing.ucsf.edu

    Research Committee

    Advance the conduct, dissemination, and use of family nursing research worldwide.

    Chair: Helene Moriarty – hcincotta@msn.com
    Co-chair: Sonja Meiers – smeiers@winona.edu
    Board Liaison: Birte Ostergaard – boestergaard@health.sdu.dk

    Resource Advancement Committee

    Assume responsibility for identification and cultivation of diverse sources of funding for organizational initiatives.

    Chair: Janet Deatrick – deatrick@nursing.upenn.edu
    Co-Chair: OPEN
    Board Liaison: Kathy Knafl – kknafl@unc.edu