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Federal Government Relations Committee

 Ryan Wells, Chair

The Federal Government Relations Committee is responsible for working with the AANA National Office and our Federal Legislators on issues relevant to the practice of Nurse Anesthesia.

Finance Committee

Jeff Gaskins, Treasurer

The Finance Committee is responsible for review of the association's long-term finances.

Political Action Committee

Susie Newell, Chair

The Political Action Committee is responsible for organizing OSANA fundraisers and to ensure the proper use of OSANA PAC funds.

Professional Wellness Committee

Jack Stem, Peer Assistance Advisor
Theresa Howland, Wellness Chair

The Professional Wellness Committee is responsible for educating and advocating on issues pertinent to wellness and recovery.

Communications Committee

Zach Vorst, Chair

The Communications Committee is responsible for educating and increasing awareness by disseminating information to the public through proper channels including social media and the OSANA website.

State Government Relations Committee

Kellie Deeter, Director of Government Relations
 Kim Riviello, State Reimbursement Specialist

The State Government Relations Committee is responsible for monitoring and addressing matters related to legislation and regulations in the State of Ohio.

Student Committee

The Student Committee is responsible for coordinating activities for, and advocated on behalf of, student nurse anesthetists.

Programs Committee

Zach Vorst, Chair

The Program Committee is responsible for planning all statewide educational events.


 Nominations Committee
 Kristin Kunze
 Karen Nye

The Nominations Committee is responsible for slating, and if necessary, solicitation of candidates for office for OSANA board of directors and nominations committee.