SPN Committees

Chapter Support and Development Committee

This committee helps identify the needs of chapters, makes recommendations to the Board for chartering new chapters, and recommends policies and procedures relating to chapters. The committee meets by conference call approx. 8-10 times per year.

2017 Chair: Lynda Phillips
2018 Chair: JoDe Kinnaman 

Clinical Practice and Research Committee

This committee develops the content for various projects as charged by the Board of Directors, and reviews abstracts for the SPN Convention Program. The committee meets by conference call approx. 8-10 times per year.

2017 Chair: Jennifer Baird
2018 Chair: Mary Cazzell

Education Committee

This committee is comprised of a diverse group of pediatric nurses who practice in all areas of healthcare. The committee develops educational content for SPN’s Annual Conference, revises current educational products and develops new educational products and activities based on identified needs of pediatric nurses and other health care providers. Members of the committee support the American Nursing Credentialing Center-Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA) guidelines and work in collaboration with the Director of Programs. The education committee meetings are held monthly via conference calls, with additional correspondence occurring through email communication. In between monthly meetings additional work may be required to support initiatives focused on the conference, webinars and new product development. 

2017 Co-Chairs: DeAnne Ellis & Nicole Shannon
2018 Chair: Lori Williams

Nominating Committee

This committee is the only SPN committee with elected members. Committee members are responsible for recruiting eligible candidates for the annual election. Self-nomination to be considered a candidate for the committee is encouraged.

2017 Chair: Shirley Wiggins