These are the standing committees as designated in the WVASN By-Laws. These chairpersons are appointed yearly by the WVASN President. Each chairperson must be an association member in good standing and must have been a member for a minimum of two years. Anyone who is interested in serving on a Committee should contact the Committee chairperson.
Monitors health policies and laws and advocates for school health and school nursing while keeping members informed.
Brenda Isaac, RN, BSN, MA, NCSN – Co-Chairperson
Shawna Hedrick, RN, BSN, CSN – Co-Chairperson
Maintain and increase membership in WVASN and NASN and keeps accurate list of current members in the associations.
Crystal Foley, RN, BSN, CSN – Chairperson
Judy McCune, RN, MSN, NCSN
Diana Simmons RN, BSN, MEd, NCSN
Jan Smitley, RN, BSN, CSN
Works closely with Convention Chairperson to plan for meetings and speakers.
Tiffany Frame RN, BSN, MSN – Chairperson
Grants, Awards and Research
Promotes research, develops the procedure to select the School Nurse of the Year; reviews and awards grants for further education.
Maintains financial records, account payable and receivable; Prepares and maintains yearly budget.
Amy Carlstrom RN, BSN, CSN – Chairperson
Develops, monitors and revises the WVASN five year Strategic Plan and monitor its progress.
Mindy Liller RN, BSN, NCSN
Samantha Knapp RN, BSN, NCSN
Works closely with Program Chairperson to plan banquet, displays, registration, hospitality, awards, etc.
Samantha Knapp, RN, BSN, NCSN – Chairperson
Lydia Gordon RN, BSN, CSN
Submits candidates for officers and nominating committee to be considered at the annual general meeting.
Jenny Friel RN, BSN, CSN – Chairperson
Develops position statement and briefs on critical issues as determined by the President and/or the Board of Directors.
Alicia Warden RN, BSN, NCSN – Chairperson
Assist in preparing and issuing newsletters, maintaining Association website, and promoting public awareness of WVASN activities.
Stephanie DeWees RN, BSN, CSN – Chairperson
WV Council of School Nurses Representative
Tiffany Frame RN, BSN, MSN
Carol Ward MSN, RN, NCSN
WVDE Office of Federal Programs
Division of Student Support and Well-Being
Coordinates with various colleges/universities for graduate credit hours as a WVASN educational offerings. Provides CEU certificates to participants of WVASN educational offerings.
Jenny Lilly RN, BSN, MSN – Chairperson
Lori Haapala RN, BSN, NCSN