The Arizona State Board of Nursing has continued to see a rise in the number of individuals claiming to be licensed nurses or working in positions that requires nursing licensure without valid license and credentials. These individuals put patients at risk by performing tasks and decision-making which they are unqualified and unlicensed to do.

Two Nurse Imposters Practicing Without A License Convicted of Felonies

Imposter List

The following individuals have either applied for a position, been employed or represented themselves to others as a Nurse or Nursing Assistant without evidence of a valid license or certificate to practice in Arizona.

Name Outcome Date
CRYSTAL HOOPER 07/13/2016
MELISSA SUE GOMEZ 03/18/2016
KERRY LYNN FARLEY 03/02/2016
AMANDA KAY RATH 12/21/2015
TALEM GOMEZ 09/24/2015
TANYA MARIA FORSYTHE 07/30/2015
CRESFIELD WINSLOW MOODY 07/15/2015
MICHELLE MARIE MARTINEZ 07/15/2015
CRECELL BYERLY 07/15/2015
BYRON STUBBLEFIELD 03/20/2015
AMIE M. GADIGAN 03/20/2015
LAURA CINI 03/20/2015
JANET S. PLATTNER 03/20/2015
CHRISTINE ELIZABETH ATCHISON 03/20/2015
JIM STEVICK 03/20/2015
AMANDA LUCIA TRUJILLO 09/05/2014
SHELLEY KNUFFKE 12/16/2013
SADAF POOJA ATEEQULLAH 11/12/2013
LUCIA MONROY 10/03/2013
JOE DANIEL MUNOZ 03/14/2013
KARI SOTO 12/28/2012
CATHLEEN CASTRO WIRTH 12/21/2012
SARAH D CHILDERS 09/14/2012
TINA LEE DONLIN 09/14/2012
JULIE ARIANA SPARAVIC 06/29/2012
JULIE JEAN OPPENHEIM 08/17/2011
DEANNA RAE SHUGART 04/12/2011
KRISTIN RAE BEST 04/12/2011
OLIVIA BUSTAMANTE 02/24/2011
SHAWN BOND 08/06/2010
MELODY DIXON-LAFFERTY 07/22/2010
KATHLEEN M. BRAND-OLSEN 06/09/2010
MELISSA SCHAEFER PEREZ 11/17/2009
AURELUS MARCELLUS 10/15/2009
TARYN WOODWARD PACCIONI 07/15/2009
KERI ANN LUNDEEN 07/14/2009
CHUCK KERSTELL 01/13/2009
LORA MAY TOTZAUER-SMITH 01/12/2009
MELISSA M. TOWNLEY 12/31/2008
KRISTINA LYNN MCCOY 12/12/2008
KEITHIA BLAKE 12/12/2008
MARC DAVID KATZ 10/01/2008
JOSEPHINE SCHOELLES 09/09/2008
MICHELLE A ALVAREZ 08/15/2008
ROBERTA BRYSON 08/06/2008
SHARON BUCHNA LANG 05/08/2008
LINDA MARIE BIEGERT 05/07/2008
MELANIE PORTER 03/11/2008
NUVEA MITCHELL 02/27/2008
JOLENE GRONHOLZ 02/08/2008
THOMASCITA YAZZIE 06/20/2007
JOANNE F YANEZ 05/31/2007
MICHAEL BRUCE CARTY 05/11/2007
HESTER E. SHORTER 03/29/2007
DIANA L. CRAIG 01/31/2007
NORMA MAE EVANS 01/11/2007
KATHLEEN MONKMAN 08/09/2006
VICKI WAHL 05/24/2006
DAWN M FALK 05/12/2006
ALFREDO ZEPEDA 04/26/2006
PATRICIA VINCENT 03/15/2006
CATHY ELIZABETH GOFF 02/27/2006
APRIL DAWN DRESSLER 02/01/2006
DEBORAH LARAE RIDGELEY 12/06/2005
ANNA MARIE MARTIN 08/30/2005
RANDI STEWART 08/17/2005
MELINDA REYES 07/25/2005
RICHELLE ESTES 07/21/2005
NORMA GARCIA 07/14/2005
CARMEN E MONGE 07/08/2005
SONYA CRICHTON 06/21/2005
SUSANNE BUHR 06/14/2005
MARCIA ALISHA MYERS 06/07/2005
RAMONA M. BEGAYE 05/17/2005
DONNA ARAGON 04/20/2005
DEE JAY BARTLETT 04/19/2005
MARTHA YOLANDA QUIJADA 04/01/2005
CLAUDIA MARQUEZ 03/25/2005
MILDREADA RUIZ 01/26/2005
ANGELINE COX 12/17/2004
CHRISTINE JUANITA OTERO 11/30/2004
CATHLEEN ANN SPENCER 10/27/2004
CANDACE HAVERMALE 10/27/2004
WESTIE L RUDOLPHI 10/19/2004
YVONNE BARRETT 10/05/2004
RICHARD PUCZKO 10/04/2004
GALLETTE BOARD 06/21/2004
MARCINDA GALINDO 06/16/2004
MARLENE MULLER 06/10/2004
CHERI SUZANNE RITTER 05/26/2004
SANDRA J MILLER 05/19/2004
MELISSA ANN DAVIS 05/19/2004
MICHAEL D RYAN 05/12/2004
NEDA TINEEL RODRIGUEZ 04/21/2004
CINDY PARISH-TAMAYO 04/21/2004
DEEDEE HICKS 04/15/2004
COLETTE CARPENTER BIGLER 04/08/2004
DARNELL WILLIAMS 04/08/2004
LISA MARIE BIGGS 01/15/2004
MARIE L. ARAGON 12/24/2003
MARIBEL A GONZALEZ 11/25/2003
ALAINA SPURLING 07/09/2003
JUANITA IBARRA 06/17/2003
ANDREW KING 06/12/2003
AMBER KOPF 06/04/2003
NANCY J VOLK 01/23/2003
DEBORAH E BATES 12/06/2002
JOY DAWN GRIGGS 09/27/2000
MICHELLE BASS 04/28/1998
KERRY BRATTON 11/03/1997
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Statement of locations where all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing will be posted.

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02(A)(1)(a), the Arizona State Board of Nursing will post all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing Meetings and any of its committees and subcommittees on the Board's website at www.azbn.gov. Notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.

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