Advanced Practice Committee

Next Committee Meeting Day and Time: 


October 2020



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. 


February 19, 2020 - Committee Meeting Agenda




Call for Members!

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 19, 2020 @ 1pm
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 @ 1pm (CANCELLED)
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 @ 1pm

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 @ 1pm
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 @ 1pm
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 @ 1pm



Advanced Practice Advisory Committee 


Carolyn McCormies, RN, MS, FNP-BC, Board Member

Board Staff:

Janeen Dahn, PhD, RN, MSN, FNP-C
Heather Healy, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, PMP
Eileen Owen-Williams, PhD, DNP, FNP-BC, CNM, AFN-BC, FAANP

Committee Members:

Carol Bafaloukos, DNP, WHNP-BC, FNP
Janice Bovee, MSN, CNM, RNFA
Valori Cable, DNP, FNP-BC, CCRN
Amanda Dean, DNP, MSN, ACNP, CENP
Sonia Helmick, MSN, FNP-C
Karen Holder, MHS, FNP-BC, AHN-BC, CNM
Dennis Kirsten, DC, FNP-C
Isabel Kozak, DNP, ANP-C
Pamela Lusk, DNP, PMHNP-BC
Leila Micklos, MS, FNP-BC
Sharon Morgan, DNP, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC
Heather Naylor, MSN, FNP-BC, AP-PMN
Joan Webber, MSN, CNS, CRNI, OCN
Lee Ranalli, DNP, MSN, CRNA
Patti Stoffers, DNP, MS-NE,WHNP-BC
Tracy Thomas, MSN, CCRN, TCRN, ACNS-BC
Shelley Vaughn, DNP, FNP-BC
Tuesday Werner, DNP, FNP-BC