Randy C. Quinn, RN, MSN, CRNA

Board President

Mr. Quinn is a managing partner for Arizona Anesthesia Solutions, an anesthesia group that provides anesthesia services across Arizona. He has been a certified registered nurse anesthetist for six years and a registered nurse for over fifteen years. He graduated with an associates from Northland Pioneer College, then received a BSN from Northern Arizona University, and an MS in Nurse Anesthesia from Texas Christian University. His areas of expertise or clinical interests are anesthesia, critical care and nursing regulation. Mr. Quinn's professional memberships include the Arizona Nurses Association, The American Nurses Association, Arizona Association of Nurse Anesthetists and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Carolyn Jo McCormies, RN, MS, FNP-BC

Board Vice President

Ms. McCormies is the Nursing Director of the Nursing Program at Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Arizona.  She also works as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Mount Graham Family Practice in Safford, Arizona.  She has been a registered nurse for over 20 years, received both her BSN and MS from Arizona State University, and is a board-certified Family Practice Nurse Practioner.  Her areas of expertise or clinical interests are Nursing Education, Pediatrics and Women’s Health.  Ms. McCormies’ professional memberships include the Arizona Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, the NCLEX Item Review Committee with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, and Sigma Theta Tau.  She is also a Community Church Youth Leader within the LDS Church.

Theresa (Terri) Berrigan, LPN, C-AL

Board Secretary

Ms. Berrigan is employed at Koelsch Senior Communities in Mesa, Arizona.  She has been a licensed practical nurse since 1990, has been working in Long Term Care for 17 years, is a graduate of Syracuse Central Technical Vocational Center, New York, and has been Certified in Excellence of Care by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.  Her areas of expertise or clinical interests are Long Term Care, Alzheimer’s, Assisted Living, Public Policy and Regulation.  Ms. Berrigan’s professional memberships include American Assisted Living Nurses Association (Arizona Chapter President) and the Arizona Health Care Association.

Lori A. Gutierrez, BS, RN-C, DON-CLTC, CBN

Board Member

Ms. Gutierrez is a national Clinical Development Specialist for Chamberlain College of Nursing, and is also a Consultant and Clinical Educator specializing in Long Term Care with consulting group Clinical Advisors for Resources and Educational Services, LLC (C.A.R.E.S.).  She has been a registered nurse for 32 years in the Phoenix area.  She is a graduate of Phoenix College Nursing Program and received a BS in Business from the University of Phoenix and is working towards her MSN.  Her areas of expertise or clinical interests are Long Term Care: Education, Consulting, Training, Quality Improvement Processes, Federal and State Regulations, Survey Preparation.  She is also interested in  Pathways to Excellence, Education, ANCC Certification Courses for LTC Nurses, Competencies, and Training.  Ms. Gutierrez’s professional memberships include the American Association for Long Term Care Nursing, the Arizona Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, the Arizona Healthcare Association, Aging Services of Arizona, and the Arizona Chapter of the Assisted Living Federation.

Jana Machesky, LPN

Board Member

Ms. Machesky has been employed as a Case Manager for Post-Acute Transitions at United Health Group, Mesa, Arizona. She has been employed in case management for 12 years and her current role is coordinating care and discharge planning with skilled nursing facilities and managed care company. She is a graduate of Willow Street Vocational/Technical School in Lancaster County PA has been a licensed practical nurse since 1984.

Her past career experiences include correctional health nursing and chemical dependency; working with adults and adolescents. She has been certified as a HIV prevention counselor and level 2 chemical dependency counselor. She currently holds a professional membership in Case Management Society of America; CMSA.

Kathryn L. Busby, J.D.

Board Member

Ms. Busby is a government relations consultant specializing in health care. She represents various health care providers and entities providing government relations representation and advice, and consultation on regulatory, contracting and other health care related issues.  Ms. Busby obtained a Foreign Service BS from Georgetown University, Washington DC, and a Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University.  Ms. Busby's professional memberships include Board membership with Touchstone Behavioral Health and membership in the State Bar of Arizona.

M. Shawn Harrell, RN, MS

Board Member

Ms. Harrell most recently worked for John C. Lincoln Health Network in Phoenix, Arizona, for 15 years. During her tenure at JCL, now known as Honor Health, she served as Director of College Nursing Programs for 8 years, working in partnership with Paradise Valley Community College and Grand Canyon University. She has also served as a Nursing Administrator for Maricopa Integrated Health Systems, and on the faculty of Arizona State University's College of Nursing. Ms. Harrell has a health care project management consulting business, Harrell Consultations. She is current Co-chair of the Arizona State Board of Nursing Education Advisory Committee. She earned an Associate Degree from Phoenix College, a BS from Idaho State University, and an MS from Arizona State University; all in nursing. Her areas of expertise are Nursing Education and Administration. She is the Editor of the Arizona Nurse, the official publication of the Arizona Nurses Association. Ms. Harrell's professional memberships include the Arizona Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, the Future of Nursing/Arizona Action Coalition, and the Arizona Action Coalition Education Task Force.

Brandon E. Dale

Board Member

Mr. Dale is the Regional V.P. for Hanger Clinic. He Received his MBA from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business. He attended San Francisco State University and received his BS in Kinesiology/Physiology. Mr. Dale also attended Northwestern University/Orthotic and Prosthetic Center to receive his certificate in Orthotics and Prosthetics. He has been a Senior General Manager with 20 years healthcare experience in orthotics and prosthetics and developed Critical and Rehabilitative Equipment Solutions (CARE). Mr. Dales’ professional memberships include Foundation for Burns & Trauma as a board member and Arizona Disabled Sports and American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association board member.

Melinda Pheanis Preston, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Board Member

Dr. Melinda Pheanis Preston received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Psychiatric Nursing degrees from the University of Cincinnati. Experience following these degrees includes psychiatric staff nurse, charge nurse, head nurse, Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) for 17 years in both adult and pediatric settings including development of emergency psychiatric services and inpatient consultation. She received a Post-Masters Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate and later her Doctor of Nursing Practice in Psychiatry from Arizona State University.

Past experiences include being a psychiatric representative to The Cincinnati Child Abuse Team, co-teaching a course in Child Abuse for Social Workers. She was also the CNS for Menninger Phoenix for 5 years. Dr. Preston was the first nurse practitioner hired by Mayo Clinic, where she worked for almost 13 years in paving the way for others Melinda served on the ASU curriculum committee to develop the Arizona post-masters certificate for nurse practitioners and obtained her certificate as an ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She has also served as a voting member of two Institutional Review Boards, chaired Nursing Research Councils, Documentation Committees, and developed a Psychiatric Sitter course for St. Joseph's Hospital and Research for the Bedside Nurse course at Mayo Clinic. She has presented regionally and nationally on psychiatric issues and research and pursues her own continuing education.

Dr. Preston currently provides psychiatric consults and ongoing service at Foothills Neurology. In her practice she provides evaluation, medication management, and psychotherapy for individuals and couples as well as family therapy. Her special interests are patients with a variety of neurological disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, migraine, and chronic pain. She treats patients with depression, anxiety, personality disorder, behavioral change in dementia and Parkinson’s, delirium, psychosis, and bipolar disorders. Her research involves the co-morbidity of migraine and mood issues and use of continuing education to change clinical decision-making. She maintains an active drug research practice with NoesisPharma.

Cecelia Andersen, BSN, RN

Board Member

Ms. Andersen attended Graduate School at University of Washington for Psychiatric Nursing. She received her BSN in 1968 from the College of St. Theresa. She has18 years of experience in adult/pediatrics intensive care, coronary care unit, emergency room care and 14 years experience as a Behavioral Health Administrator in three hospital programs. Ms. Anderson was involved in the ownership of Andersen Health Care Consulting that included startups for behavioral health projects and outpatient clinics. She is a Retired Administrator at Department of Economic Security – Division of Developmental Disabilities.

Melanie D. Logue, Ph.D., DNP. APRN, CFNP, FAANP

Board Member

Dr. Logue is Dean and Professor at Grand Canyon University in the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions. She received her BSN from Grand Canyon University in 1993 and a Master of Science in Nursing with a Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Arizona State University in 1999 and in 2011 she received her Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Arizona. Her areas of expertise/clinical interest are research in cognitive work analysis, survey methodology and dynamic network modeling. Her clinical experience is in preventing disability and improving health outcomes in vulnerable populations. Dr. Logue’s memberships and community activities include the, Arizona Nurses Association, Nurse Educator Chapter 6 - Past President, Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Arizona State representative, and a member of the Community Advisory Board: Peoria Unified School District. She was involved in the publication of research related to the Dynamic Network Analysis Decision Support Tool for Nurse Managers (DyNADS) in the Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA) in 2010.

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