The purpose of the Advance Practice Advisory Committee is to provide recommendations to the Board on issues involving Advanced Practice.

The Goals are:

  1. Clarify and articulate regulatory sufficiency of the four Advanced Practice roles and recommend changes to the Nurse Practice Act and rules.
  2. Develop recommendations for Advisory Opinions related to Advanced Practice Nurse functions.
  3. Review national trends in the regulation of Advanced Practice and make recommendations to the Board.
  4. Evaluate the APRN Model Compact and make recommendations to the Board its impact on the APRN regulatory process.
  5. Collaborate with other Board committees on matters of mutual interest.

The Advanced Practice Committee meets in the AZBN Board room located at:

1740 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Meeting Schedule:

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 @ 1pm

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 @ 1pm

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 @ 1pm



The Advance Practice Committee is currently recruiting advanced practices nurses who are interested in volunteering to serve on the Advanced Practice Advisory Committee for a two-year term beginning June 2019 through June 2021.


Advanced Practice Advisory Committee


Randy C. Quinn, MSN, CRNA, Board Member
Melinda Preston, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, Board Member

Board Staff:

Janeen Dahn, PhD, RN, MSN, FNP-C
Kristi Hunter, RN, MSN, FNP-C
Eileen Owen-Williams, PhD, DNP, FNP-BC, CNM, AFN-BC, FAANP

Committee Members:

Carol Bafaloukos, DNP, WHNP-BC, FNP
Janice Bovee, MSN, CNM, RNFA
Amanda Dean, DNP, MSN, ACNP, CENP
Elaine Henson, MSN ANP
Karen Holder, MHS, FNP-BC, AHN-BC, CNM
Diana R. Jolles, MSN, CNM
Sun Jones, DNP, FNP-BC
Isabel Kozak, DNP, ANP-C
Pamela Lusk, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Leila Micklos, MS, FNP-BC
Michelle Morgan, DNP, ANP-BC
Heather Naylor, MSN, FNP-BC, AP-PMN
Judy O'Haver, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC
Amber Porter, DNP, FNP-BC
Lee Ranalli, DNP, MSN, CRNA
Janet Semenova, MSN, ACNP
Pat Shannon, PhD, PNP-BC, CNE
Patti Stoffers, DNP, WHNP-BC
Tracy Thomas, MSN, CCRN, TCRN, ACNS-BC
Joan Webber, MSN, CNS, CRNI, OCN
Shelley Vaughn, DNP, FNP-BC
Joan Webber, MSN, CNS, CRNI, OCN
Tamara Wisely, DNP, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC

Meeting Agenda

Download the most recent Meeting Agenda for the Advanced Practice Committee. Agendas will be posted at least 48 hours before the meeting and will remain until the next agenda is posted.

Resource Materials

Meeting Minutes

Download the meeting minutes from the Advanced Practice Committee meetings.

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Online Application and Renewal
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