Meet the AaNA Staff and Leadership Team

Without our members, we wouldn’t be the leading nurses association of Alaska. Our dedicated staff is here to elevate your concerns.

ALASKA NURSES ASSOCIATION STAFF

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Programs Director
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Andrea Nutty
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Program Specialist
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Geri Heiner
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Membership Administrative Specialist
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Janet Antonio
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Primary Nurse Planner
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Angela Trujillo, DNP, MS, RN, SANE-P
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Nurse Planner
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Kathy Bell, BSN, RN
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Nurse Planner
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Emlynne Villanos, BSN, RN
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Nurse Planner
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Colleen James, BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P
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Nurse Planner
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Krista Kandrick, BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

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Professional Practice Committee Chair
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Beth Farnstrom, BSN, RN
Professional Practice Committee Chair
Beth Farnstrom, BSN, RN

Beth Farnstrom, BSN, RN has 38 years of nursing experience and currently serves as our director at large for the AaNA Board of Directors. Beth is a resident of Anchorage, Alaska and has worked as a staff nurse in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit at Providence Alaska Medical Center since 1999. Beth also serves as a faith community nurse at Amazing Grace Lutheran Church and is a past member and past chair of the Alaska Board of Nursing. Beth is an active participant in the AaNA legislative committee, a contributing author to The Alaska Nurse magazine, and has served as AaNA’s director of professional practice since 2014.

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Health and Safety Committee Chair
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Stacey Sever, BSN, RN, CCDS
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Legislative Committee Co-Chair
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Sara Massmann, RN, PCCN
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(612) 889-2654
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Legislative Committee Co-Chair
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Shannon Davenport, MSN, RN

Leadership and Governance

BOARD MEMBERS

Each of our board members are dedicated to serving the voices of AaNA through governing our organization. Our board members are elected each year through a nomination process that runs from August to September. Our Alaska Nurses Association members then vote to elect our board members. All terms begin October 15th and last for two years. The AaNA Board of Directors Election is open to all AaNA members in good standing, except our Associate Members.

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President
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Jane Erickson, ADN, RN, CCRN
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(907) 354-8678
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Jane Erickson, ADN, RN, CCRN

Jane Erickson, ADN, RN, CCRN has 34 years of experience as an RN and currently serves as president of the AaNA Board of Directors. Jane is a resident of Palmer, Alaska and has worked as a staff nurse in Adult Critical Care (ACC) at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage since 1986. Jane has been active in AaNA since arriving in Alaska and has enjoyed attending meetings, volunteering for a variety of events, and supporting the labor program. Before moving to Alaska, Jane was involved with the California Nurses Association from 1982 – 1986. She is also an active member of the American Nurses Association and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

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Terra Colegrove, RN
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(907) 441-8015
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Terra Colegrove, RN

Terra Colegrove, RN has 32 years of experience as an RN and currently serves as vice president of the AaNA Board of Directors. Terra is a resident of Anchorage, Alaska and has worked as a staff nurse in the Operating Room at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage since 1987, and at the Surgery Center of Anchorage since 2011. Terra was one of many, many nurses who supported organizing a union for nurses at PAMC, and has since served as president of her bargaining unit in addition to her position on the AaNA Board of Directors and Labor Council.

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Secretary
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Quinn Sharkey, MA, CCDS, RN-BC, CEM
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Quinn Sharkey, MA, CCDS, RN-BC, CEM

Quinn Sharkey, MA, RN-BC, CCDS, NHDP-BC has been a registered nurse for over 24 in multiple specialties and currently serves as a Director at Large on the Board of Directors for AaNA.

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Treasurer
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Kimberly Kluckman, BSN, RN
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Kimberly Kluckman, BSN, RN

Kimberly Kluckman, RN, currently serves as Treasurer of the AaNA Board of Directors. Kim is a resident of Anchorage, Alaska and has worked as a staff nurse in Adult Critical Care at Providence Alaska Medical Center since 2009.

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Staff Nurse Director
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Stacey Sever, BSN, RN, CCDS
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Rural Director
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Karlene Dettwiller, BSN, RN
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Greater Alaska Director
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Patrick Taylor, RN
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(843) 245-6124
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Director at Large
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Beth Farnstrom, BSN, RN
Director at Large
Beth Farnstrom, BSN, RN

Beth Farnstrom, BSN, RN has 38 years of nursing experience and currently serves as our director at large for the AaNA Board of Directors. Beth is a resident of Anchorage, Alaska and has worked as a staff nurse in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit at Providence Alaska Medical Center since 1999. Beth also serves as a faith community nurse at Amazing Grace Lutheran Church and is a past member and past chair of the Alaska Board of Nursing. Beth is an active participant in the AaNA legislative committee, a contributing author to The Alaska Nurse magazine, and has served as AaNA’s director of professional practice since 2014.

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Cynthia Booher, PhD, RN
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Cynthia Booher, PhD, RN

Cynthia Booher, PhD, RN has 12 years of experience as an RN and currently serves as the director at large of the AaNA Board of Directors. Cynthia is a resident of Anchorage, Alaska and is employed by the University of Alaska Anchorage, where she works as an Assistant Professor. Cynthia served as Associate Professor at Guilford Technical Community College in the past, and was also employed as an RN Case Manager at Hospice and Palliative Care. She holds a strong interest in becoming more familiar with the Association and all that it does to promote nursing not only in Alaska, but nationwide.

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Brittany Mackey, RNC-OB
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(907) 350-7232
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Director at Large
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Katie Davis, RN
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(907) 283-2273
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Katie Davis, RN

Katie Davis, RN has 28 years of experience as an RN and currently serves as a director at large on the AaNA Board of Directors. Katie is a resident of Kenai, Alaska where she works at CPH Clinical Informatics. Katie has previously served as RNs United President/Grievance officers. She has served on the Board since 2015.

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Sara Massmann, RN, PCCN
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(612) 889-2654
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Labor Council Chair
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Donna Phillips, BSN, RN
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(907) 830-5333
Labor Council Chair
Donna Phillips, BSN, RN

Donna Phillips, BSN, RN has 37 years of experience as an RN and currently serves as labor council chair of the AaNA Board of Directors. Donna is a resident of Girdwood, Alaska and works as a staff nurse in Adult Critical Care at Providence Alaska Medical Center, where she has been employed since 1994. Donna has served as Labor Council Chair since 2011 and previously from 2002 – 2010. She also serves as Health & Safety Officer for Providence Registered Nurses and has been serving as Providence Registered Nurses treasurer for over 20 years total. She served as Treasurer for the AaNA Board of Directors from 2007 – 2011. Donna currently serves on the Anchorage Central Labor Council, Alaska State Federation of Labor, and the PAMC Safe Patient Handling Committee, which works to decrease exposure to Musculoskeletal Disorders for health care workers. Donna holds a BSN from the University of Illinois.

Open Positions:

Student Nurse Liaison – Charter College
Student Nurse Liaison – Alaska Pacific University
Student Nurse Liaison – University of Alaska Anchorage

Our Student Nurse Liaisons serve as a connection between AaNA and nursing students. Each liaison represents their school. Interested in becoming a student nurse liaison for our organization?


Labor Council

Below are your labor council representatives.

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Chair
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Donna Phillips, BSN, RN
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(907) 830-5333
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Donna Phillips, BSN, RN

Donna Phillips, BSN, RN has 37 years of experience as an RN and currently serves as labor council chair of the AaNA Board of Directors. Donna is a resident of Girdwood, Alaska and works as a staff nurse in Adult Critical Care at Providence Alaska Medical Center, where she has been employed since 1994. Donna has served as Labor Council Chair since 2011 and previously from 2002 – 2010. She also serves as Health & Safety Officer for Providence Registered Nurses and has been serving as Providence Registered Nurses treasurer for over 20 years total. She served as Treasurer for the AaNA Board of Directors from 2007 – 2011. Donna currently serves on the Anchorage Central Labor Council, Alaska State Federation of Labor, and the PAMC Safe Patient Handling Committee, which works to decrease exposure to Musculoskeletal Disorders for health care workers. Donna holds a BSN from the University of Illinois.

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Vice Chair
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Terra Colegrove, RN
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(907) 441-8015
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Terra Colegrove, RN

Terra Colegrove, RN has 32 years of experience as an RN and currently serves as vice president of the AaNA Board of Directors. Terra is a resident of Anchorage, Alaska and has worked as a staff nurse in the Operating Room at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage since 1987, and at the Surgery Center of Anchorage since 2011. Terra was one of many, many nurses who supported organizing a union for nurses at PAMC, and has since served as president of her bargaining unit in addition to her position on the AaNA Board of Directors and Labor Council.

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Secretary
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Stacey Sever, BSN, RN, CCDS
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Treasurer
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Kimberly Kluckman, BSN, RN
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Kimberly Kluckman, BSN, RN

Kimberly Kluckman, RN, currently serves as Treasurer of the AaNA Board of Directors. Kim is a resident of Anchorage, Alaska and has worked as a staff nurse in Adult Critical Care at Providence Alaska Medical Center since 2009.

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Brittany Mackey, RNC-OB
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(907) 350-7232
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Katie Davis, RN
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(907) 283-2273
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Katie Davis, RN

Katie Davis, RN has 28 years of experience as an RN and currently serves as a director at large on the AaNA Board of Directors. Katie is a resident of Kenai, Alaska where she works at CPH Clinical Informatics. Katie has previously served as RNs United President/Grievance officers. She has served on the Board since 2015.

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Sara Massmann, RN, PCCN
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(612) 889-2654
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Bargaining Unit Representative - Providence Registered Nurses
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Jane Erickson, ADN, RN, CCRN
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(907) 354-8678
Bargaining Unit Representative - Providence Registered Nurses
Jane Erickson, ADN, RN, CCRN

Jane Erickson, ADN, RN, CCRN has 34 years of experience as an RN and currently serves as president of the AaNA Board of Directors. Jane is a resident of Palmer, Alaska and has worked as a staff nurse in Adult Critical Care (ACC) at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage since 1986. Jane has been active in AaNA since arriving in Alaska and has enjoyed attending meetings, volunteering for a variety of events, and supporting the labor program. Before moving to Alaska, Jane was involved with the California Nurses Association from 1982 – 1986. She is also an active member of the American Nurses Association and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

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Bargaining Unit Representative - RNs United Central Peninsula
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Jenipher Young, RN
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(907) 394-5414
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Bargaining Unit Representative - Ketchikan Registered Nurses
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Katie Shull, RN
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(907) 617-9873