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

2018 Meeting Schedule:

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 @ 1pm

 Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 @ 1pm

  Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 @ 1pm



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


Heidi Apsey, MSN, FNP-C (ONS, RNFA)

Carol Bafaloukos, DNP, WHNP-BC, FNP


Jenny Brady, MSN, FNP-C

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

Judy O'Haver, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC

Amber Porter, DNP, FNP-BC

Janet Semenova, MSN, ACNP

Pat Shannon, PhD, PNP-BC, CNE 

Patti Stoffers, DNP, WHNP-BC

Lee Ranalli, MSN, CRNA

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. 

Arizona State Board of Nursing - Nursing Regulatory Journal
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Scheduled System Upgrade
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
FAQ Recently Enacted 2018 Arizona Opioid Epidemic Legislation: June 2018
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Notice of Proposed NLC Rulemaking.
Friday, April 13, 2018
Communicable Diseases and Infestation Reporting Rules


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