Board of Directors

     

President

Rishelle Zhou, DNAP, LLB, CRNA

Portland VA Medical Center

President-Elect

Christian Campbell, CRNA

J. A. Haley VA Medical Center

Treasurer

Johnny Gayden, CRNA

Maryland VA Health Care System

 

 Secretary

Carrie Cromwell, CRNA

Central Texas VA Health Care System

 

 

 Director at Large

Michael Accordino, CRNA

J. A. Haley VA Medical Center

Executive Director

Peter Kallio DNP, CRNA, MSN, APNP

Milwaukee VA Medical Center

Southern Regional Director

Alison Harmon, CRNA

Tenn Valley Heath Care System 

States of Responsibility: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas

 

Eastern Regional Director

Sarah Halbedel, CRNA

Washington D.C. VA Medical Center

 States of Responsibility: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia

   

Central Regional Director

Patrick McElhone, CRNA

Chicago, IL VA Medical Center

States of Responsibility: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Western Regional Director

Michelle D. Mekpongsatorn, CRNA

Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System 

States of Responsibility: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Philippines, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

   


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