2019 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Jennifer Grenier, DNP, RN-BC
Director of Nursing Acute In-Patient Rehab
Rush University Medical Center

President Elect
Sharon V. Rangel, MSN, MBA, RN
Manager, Nursing Resource Office
Advocate Christ Medical Center

Nicole H. Wynn, MSN, RN-BC
Assistant Unit Director, 9 Kellogg
Rush University Medical Center

Elaine Kemper, BSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Director, Labor Management & Operations
Presence Health

Regional Directors

Region 1A
Kathi Gehrke, MS, RN, NE-BC
Nurse Adult Inpatient – Rockton & Riverside Campuses
Mercy Health

Region 2C
Cara Marco, RN, MSN
Manager, Med-Surg & House Supervisors
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers

Region 1B
Teresa McConkey, RN, MSN, MBA-HC CPHQ
Chief Nurse Executive
Graham Hospital

Region 3A
Deidra Glisson RN, MSN, MBA, NE-BC
Director of Nursing Operations
Memorial Medical Center

Director Region 2A
Karen Mayer, PhD, MHA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Vice President of Patience Care Services
Rush Oak Park Hospital

Region 3B
Julianna Sellett, DNP, MBA, RN, CPHQ, CENP
Vice President, Community Health Initiatives
The Carle Foundation

Region 2B
Michele Kramer, PhD, RN, AHN-BC
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
Lewis University

Regions 4/5
Richelle Rennegarbe, PhD, RN, CENP
Graduate Program Director
DNP Program Director
McKendree University

Committee Chairs

Audit Committee
Julie Smith, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing
Jersey Community Hospital

Bylaws Committee
Yolanda A. Coleman, PhD, MS, RN, MT (ASCP), ACHE, NEA-BC
Administrative Nursing Director
Loyola Health System

Continuum of Care Chair
Kathleen Ferket, APRN-BC
Senior Consultant
Ferket Advisory Services, LLC

Member Engagement Committee

Katie Koerner DNP, MBA, RN
Manager, Nursing Professional Practice
Rush Copley Medical Center

Nominations and Elections Committee
Frank Bradtke, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Policy and Advocacy Committee
Debra Quintana, MS, RN, APN, ONC, NEA-BC, CPHQ
Director of Clinical Operations
Presence Resurrection Medical Center

Program Chair
Timothy Carrigan PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Associate Vice President
Rush University Medical Center

Advisory Board Members

Past Presidents Advisory Council
Melinda Earle, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Program Director, Systems Leadership Doctor of Nursing Practice; Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and College of Health Sciences

Nurse Planner

Kristin Lattanzio, MSN, FNP-BC
Clinical Nurse Educator
Presence Resurrection Medical Center

Executive Director

Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders
Michelle Goldberg
Executive Director
Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders
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