Advanced Practice Committee

Next Committee Meeting Day and Time:


October 2019


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. 


May 29, 2019 - Committee Meeting Agenda



Advanced Practice Committee Resources and Minutes


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, October 23rd, 2019 @ 1pm 
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 1pm
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 @ 1pm
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 @ 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
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
Carmen Hill-Mekoba, DNP, AGNP-BC
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