Membership & Marketing Committee

The purpose of the Membership and Marketing Committee is to promote NGNA’s Mission and Values to nurses, interprofessional team members and nursing institutions and organizations across the country, and to increase partnerships with those who care for Older Adults.

Superb benefits for members' return on investment currently include: Geriatric Nursing Journal; opportunities for discounted continuing education webinars, self-learning modules, and ANCC Gerontological Certification; access to a National Gerontological Nursing Conference, the NGNA Insider e-newsletter, a large, active ListServ to communicate practice-related issues/questions; care of the older adult advocacy; and recognition of expert members as "Fellows"; as well as other discounts and services.

Committee meetings are held the second Monday of the month at 12 noon EST. Schedule: September 12, October 10, November 14 and December 12. Please notify for call in information.

Committee Chair
  • Linda Hassler, MS, RN, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
Board Liaison
  • Joanne Alderman, MS-N, APRN-CNS, RN-BC, FNGNA
Committee Members
  • Brenda Belbot, MSN, MHA, RN-BC
  • Lynn Bemett, BSN, RN-BC
  • Michele D. Blakely, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
  • Julie Brandy, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNE
  • Julie Britton, MSN, RN-BC, GCNS-BC, FGNLA
  • Fayron Epps, PhD, RN
  • Kathleen Hall, PhD, APRN, GNP-BC
  • Gerti Heider, PhD
  • Cynthia L. Massello, BSN, RN-BC
  • Maude McGill, PhD, MSN, RN-BC
  • Araaceli Mendoza
  • Laura Mohun, RN
  • Amy Pemberton, R.N., B.S.N., B.S., C.D.P
  • Gabriel Sapalaran
  • Tricia Sheehy, MSN/MBA-HC, RN-BC, CHPN
  • Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
  • Wanda Spurlock, DNS, RN-BC, CNE, FNGNA
  • Angela St. Onge
  • Summer Valenti, BSN, RN
  • Jessi Vidito, RN
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