Staff Directory

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Administration

NameTitleContactEmail
Joey Ridenour, RN, MN, FAANExecutive Director(602) 771-7801[email protected]
Diane Caruso, MSN, FNP-CAssociate Director - Complaints and Investigations(602) 771-7864[email protected]
Shannon Bitza, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, AGACNP-BCAssociate Director - Education / Evidence Based Regulation(602) 771-7851[email protected]
Marla Moore, RN, BSN, MAScope Of Practice Expert(602) 771-7802[email protected]
Emma Mamaluy, JDChief Counsel(602) 771-7844[email protected]
Gail MaioranaAssistant Chief Counsel(602) 771-7815[email protected]
Dolores HurtadoSenior Investigator/Complaints-Intake Triage Coordinator(602) 771-7845[email protected]
Cynthia QuintanillaExecutive Staff Assistant(602) 771-7806[email protected]

Complaints / Triage

NameTitleContactEmail
Dolores HurtadoSenior Investigator/Complaints-Intake Triage Coordinator(602) 771-7845[email protected]

Education

NameTitleContactEmail
Shannon Bitza, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, AGACNP-BCAssociate Director - Education / Evidence Based Regulation(602) 771-7851[email protected]
Cindy George, BSN, RNEducation Program Administrator(602) 771-7857[email protected]
Theresa Allison, DNP, FNP-CEducation Program Administrator(602) 771-7863[email protected]
Sarah BurtonAdministrative Assistant(602) 771-7856[email protected]

Fiscal Services

NameTitleContactEmail
Michael DoddFiscal Officer(602) 771-7809[email protected]
Joshua DeLong, BSA, MBAAccountant(602) 771-7810[email protected]
Bruce FaulknerAccountant(602) 771-7842[email protected]

Hearings

NameTitleContactEmail
Anna E. Anderson, BA, MPAProgram Administrator (602) 771-7817[email protected]
Trina SmithLegal Assistant(602) 771-7844[email protected]

Investigations

NameTitleContact
Diane Caruso, MSN, FNP-CAssociate Director, Complaints and Investigations(602) 771-7864
Janet Olson, DNP, FNP-BC, NNP-BCAdvanced Practice Nurse Consultant(602) 771-7878
Michelina Stazzone, DNP, RN, CPNP-PCAdvanced Practice Nurse Consultant(602) 771-7868
Paula Fortin, MSN, FNP-BCAdvanced Practice Nurse Consultant(602) 771-7818
Rachael Kimes, MSN, FNP-BC, ACNP-BCAdvanced Practice Nurse Consultant(602) 771-7823
VacantAdvanced Practice Nurse Consultant(602) 771-7867
Abby Connolly, BSN, RNNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7848
Lisa Bashford, BSN, RNNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7822
Lolita D. Moore, BSN, RNNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7846
Michelle Bagford, BSN, MHA, CPHQNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7874
Richard Robinson, BSN, RNNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7816
Tamara Uhler, MSN, RNNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7803

Senior Investigators

NameTitleContact
Kirk OlsonProgram Administrator(602) 771-7824
Allison EnriquezSenior Investigator(602) 771-7885
Amy SammitoSenior Investigator(602) 771-7858
Amy WilsonSenior Investigator(602) 771-7866
Bella PortueseSenior Investigator(602) 771-7847
Bonnie Richter, MSWSenior Investigator(602) 771-7828
Gari CarrollSenior Investigator(602) 771-7841
Harold RodriguezSenior Investigator(602) 771-7887
Irene BarajasSenior Investigator(602) 771-7814
James SilvaSenior Investigator(602) 771-7865
Michelle MortonSenior Investigator(602) 771-7850
Stephanie CruzSenior Investigator(602) 771-7812
Vanessa SamelsonSenior Investigator(602) 771-7833
VacantSenior Investigator 

Legal Secretaries

NameTitleContact
Krystal MillerLegal Secretary(602) 771-7876
Marylou RamozLegal Secretary(602) 771-7849
Tanya VasquezLegal Assistant(602) 771-7852
VacantLegal Secretary(602) 771-7811
VacantLegal Secretary 

Licensing and Certification

NameTitleContact
Angie JakubowskiLicense Administrator(602) 771-7836
Lauren SalinasAdministrative Assistant(602) 771-7800
Alex HidalgoLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800
Becky MeltonLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800
Diane WilliamsLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800
Donna FryeLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800
Heather ReedLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800
Lamonica LawrenceLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800
Monica OrtizLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800
Monica TolbertLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800
VacantLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800

Compliance / Alternative to Discipline and Monitoring

NameTitleContactEmail
Sara Steffen, MSN, ANP-CProgram Administrator(602) 771-7854[email protected]
Lily BurtonAdministrative Assistant(602) 771-7890[email protected]
Brent SutterSenior Investigator(602) 771-7860[email protected]
Ruth Kish, MN, RNNursing Board Consultant(602) 771-7894[email protected]
Susan Bushong, B.A.Senior Investigator(602) 771-7821[email protected]
Naira KutnerianLegal Assistant(602) 771-7861[email protected]

Customer Services

NameTitleContact
Jamie FivecoatCustomer Service Rep(602) 771-7800
Julie MillerCustomer Service Rep(602) 771-7800
VacantCustomer Service Rep(602) 771-7800
VacantCustomer Service Rep(602) 771-7800

Records

NameTitleEmail
Brenda BasomRecords Management Specialist[email protected]

IT Department

NameTitleEmail
Susan ZimmermanLead IT & Senior Database Administrator[email protected]
Karel NiesenService Desk Analyst[email protected]
VacantSystems Administrator 
Rebeca HenslerWeb Applications Developer[email protected]
Jennifer IngramBusiness Analyst[email protected]