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AANA Peer Assistance Resource Directory

Following resources are available for helping CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists facing substance use disorder (SUD) issues. This assistance is also for the families, friends, coworkers, managers, supervisors, or colleagues seeking information or guidance.

Search by State for:

  • AANA State Peer Advisor (SPA) Volunteers*
  • Chemical Dependency/SUD Programs
  • State Boards of Nursing

Select a state from the drop down list below, then click search. 

The first step in getting help is to contact your SPA or call the helpline (800)654-5167*- see also www.AANA.com/GettingHelp

Alabama - State Peer Advisor

Laura Wright, CRNA, PhD, MNA
Birmingham, AL 35205
p: 205/253-1629
e: crnateach@gmail.com

Alabama - Substance Use Disorder Program

Alabama Voluntary Disciplinary Alternative Program (VDAP)     (A)
Bernadette Powe, M,Ed, Program Director
P.O. Box 303900
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900
p: 334-293-5227
f: 334-293-5208
e: bernadette.powe@abn.alabama.gov
Web site: http://www.abn.alabama.gov/vdap

Alabama - State Board of Nursing

Alabama Board of Nursing     (D) & (A)
Peggy Benson, RN, MSHA, MSN NE-BC, Executive Officer
P.O. Box 303900
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900
p: 334-293-5200
p: 1-800-656-5318
f: 334-293-5201
e: abn@abn.alabama.gov
Web site: www.abn.alabama.gov

Alaska - State Peer Advisor

Suzanne Maynard, CRNA, MSN
Anchorage, AK 99509-2821
p: 603-833-0635
e: smrun63@gmail.com

Alaska - State Board of Nursing

Alaska Board of Nursing, Dept. of Commerce and Economic Dev.     (D)
Gail Bernth, MSN, ANP Executive Administrator
550 West Seventh Avenue
Suite 1500
Anchorage, AK 99501
p: 907-269-8161
f: 907-269-8196
e: gail.bernth@alaska.gov
Web site: https://tinyurl.com/yclblqjh

Arizona - State Peer Advisor (1)

Tom Muller, CRNA
Phoenix, AZ
p: 480-330-8540
e: tmuller0492@msn.com

Arizona - State Peer Advisor (2)

Bridget Petrillo, CRNA, MS
Phoenix, AZ
p: 203-996-1322
e: bridget.petrillo@gmail.com

Arizona - Substance Use Disorder Program

Arizona State Board of Nursing     (A)
Chemically Addicted Nurses Diversion Option (CANDO)
PauletteY.Jones, MSN,RN,Nurse C
4747 N. 7th St., Suite #200
Phoenix, AZ 85014-3653
p: 602-771-7864
f: 602-771-7882
e: pjones@azbn.gov
Web site: http://www.azbn.gov/discipline-complaints/cando/

Arizona - State Board of Nursing

Arizona State Board of Nursing     (D)
Joey Ridenour, MN, RN, FAAN, Executive Director
4747 N. 7th Street
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85014-3655
p: 602-771-7801
f: 602-906-9365
e: jridenour@azbn.gov
Web site: http://www.azbn.gov

Arkansas - State Peer Advisor

Call the AANA Peer Assistance Helpline
p: 800-654-5167
e: wellness@aana.com

Arkansas - State Board of Nursing

Arkansas State Board of Nursing     (D)
Sue A. Tedford, M.N.Sc., RN
1123 S. Univeristy Ave.
Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204
p: 501-686-2703
f: 501-686-2714
e: stedford@arsbn.org
Web site: http://www.arsbn.org

California - State Peer Advisor (1)

Bridget Lynn Tracy, CRNA, JD, MS
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
p: 714-292-9297
e: blttracy@gmail.com

California - State Peer Advisor (2)

Ernest A. Quier, CRNA
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
p: 760-793-1121
e: equier@phoenixmed.org

California - State Peer Advisor (3)

Richard Ferguson, CRNA
San Francisco, CA 94118
p: 609-713-9707
e: richferguson6@gmail.com

California - State Peer Advisor (4)

Tami Glenn, CRNA
Saint Helena, CA 94574
p: 707-951-2570
e: tsglenn@gmail.com

California - Substance Use Disorder Program

Intervention Program     (A)
California Board of Registered Nursing
400 R Street
Suite 4030
Sacramento, CA 95814-6239
p: 916-322-3724
p: 800-522-9198
f: 916-323-4030
Web site: www.rn.ca.gov/intervention/whatisint.shtml

California - State Board of Nursing

California Board of Registered Nursing
Joseph Morris, PhD, BSN, MSN, CNS, GNP, Exec Officer
1747 North Market Blvd.
Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95834
p: 916-322-3350
f: 916-574-8637
e: brn_licensing@dca.ca.gov
Web site: http://www.rn.ca.gov

Colorado - State Peer Advisor

Cindi Harding, MS, CRNA, CNS, CCRN
Fort Collins, CO 80525
p: 443-286-7695
e: airlifern@hotmail.com

Colorado - Substance Use Disorder Program

Peer Assistance Services, Inc. (PAS)     (A)
2170 S. Parker Road
Suite 229
Denver, CO 80231
p: 866-369-0039 toll free
p: 303-369-0039
f: 303-369-0982
e: info@peerassist.org
Web site: http://peerassistanceservices.org

Colorado - State Board of Nursing

Colorado Board of Nursing
Sam Delp, Program Director
Div. of Professions and Occ.
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
p: 303-894-7727
f: 303-894-2821
e: sam.delp@state.co.us
Web site: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/dora/Nursing

Connecticut - State Peer Advisor

Julie Myslenski
Brooklyn, CT 06234
p: 860-428-2904
e: jmyslenski@hotmail.com

Connecticut - Substance Use Disorder Program

HAVEN (Health Assistance Intervention Education Network)     (A)
Maureen Sullivan Dinnan, J.D. Executive Director
1210 Mille Street
East Berlin, CT 06023
p: 860-828-3175
f: 860-828-3192
e: mdinnan@haven-ct.org
Web site: http://www.haven-ct.org/index.html

Connecticut - State Board of Nursing

Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing     (A)
Christian D. Andresen
410 Capitol Avenue, MS #12HSR
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
p: 860-509-7624
f: 860-509-7553
e: oplc.dph@ct.gov
Web site: www.ct.gov/dph

Delaware - State Peer Advisor

Cheryl Gamble, CRNA, MSN
New Castle, DE 19720
p: 302-561-0111
e: sleeprn58@gmail.com

Delaware - Substance Use Disorder Program

Delaware Professionals' Health Monitorting Program (DPHMP)     (A)
Kay Warren (Deputy Director)
861 Silver Lake Boulevard
Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904
p: 302-744-4503
e: kay.warren@state.de.us
Web site: http://www.delawaremonitoring.com/

Delaware - State Board of Nursing

Delaware Dept. of State, Div. of Professional Regulation     (A)
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Cannon Bldg., Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904
p: 302-744-4500
p: 302-677-7308
f: 302-739-2711
e: Customerservice.dpr@state.de.gov
Web site: http://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/nursing/

District of Columbia - State Peer Advisor

Call the AANA Peer Assistance Helpline
p: 800-654-5167
e: wellness@aana.com

District of Columbia - Substance Use Disorder Program

D.C. Board of Nursing Committee on Impaired Nurses     (A)
Washington, D.C.
p: 202-724-8870
e: dc.coin@dc.gov
Web site: https://doh.dc.gov/node/130612

District of Columbia - State Board of Nursing

Karen Scipio-Skinner MSN, RN, Executive Director
Board of Nursing
889 North Capitol Street, NE
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20002
p: 202-724-8818 Direct
p: 877-672-2174 Customer Serv.
f: 202-442-4817
e: DC.BON@dc.gov
Web site: https://doh.dc.gov/node/149382

Florida - State Peer Advisor (1)

Ron Wegner, CRNA, ARNP
Hudson, FL 34667
p: 727-207-9656
e: airsnooze@verizon.net

Florida - State Peer Advisor (2)

Debra Diaz, CRNA, DNP, APRN, CDR, NC, USN
Miami, FL 33136
p: 305-303-2357
e: debrajdiaz@me.com

Florida - Substance Use/Mental Health Nurse Monitoring Disorder Prog

Intervention Project for Nurses (IPN)     (A)
Linda Smith, ARNP, MN, M.Div, CARN-AP, Executive Director
P.O. Box 49130
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32240-9130
p: 904-270-1620, Ext. 118
p: 800-840-2720
f: 904-270-1633
e: mgreene@ipnfl.org
Web site: http://www.ipnfl.org

Florida - State Board of Nursing

Florida Board of Nursing
Joe Baker, Jr. Executive Director
Capital Circle Office Center
4042 Bald Cypress Way, Rm 120
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252
p: 850-245-4125
f: 850-617-6460
e: info@floridasnursing.gov
Web site: www.floridasnursing.gov

Georgia - State Peer Advisor

Martha Kral, CRNA
Savannah, GA 31410
p: 912-660-0652
e: kralsml2@aol.com

Georgia - Substance Use Disorder Program

Georgia Nurses Association Nurses Advocate Program     (D)
Georgia State Nurses Association
Margie Collins
3032 Briarcliff Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-2655
p: 800-462-9627 (24-hour helpline)
p: 404-325-8807 (24-hour helpline)
f: 404-325-0407
Web site: http://www.georgianurses.org/?page+GNAIP

Georgia - State Board of Nursing

Georgia Board of Nursing
Jim Cleghorn
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
p: 478-207-2440
f: 478-371-5712
e: jcleghorn@sos.state.ga.us
Web site: http://www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/rn

Hawaii - State Peer Advisor

Call the AANA Peer Assistance Helpline
p: 800-654-5167
e: wellness@aana.com

Hawaii - Peer Assistance Program

Hawaii Nurses Association Peer Assistance     (P)
Sandra D. Eichelberger, RN
677 Ala Moana Blvd.
Suite 301
Honolulu, HI 96813
p: 808-531-1628 (W)
p: 808-265-1290 (C)
f: 808-524-2760
e: sandy@hinurse.org

Hawaii - State Board of Nursing

Hawaii Board of Nursing Prof & Vocational Licensing Division     (A)
Lee Ann Teshima, Executive Officer
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
p: 808-586-3000
f: 808-586-2689
e: pvl@dcca.hawaii.gov
Web site: http://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/files/2013/08/hrs_pvl_334d.pdf

Idaho - State Peer Advisor

Douglas (Scott) Elder, CRNA
Boise, ID 83706-6902
p: 208-954-2960
e: painlessinidaho@gmail.com

Idaho - State Peer Support Program

INSIGHT Support Groups     (P)
Karolyn 'KC' Crowley, R.N.
P.O. Box 146
Boise, ID 83701-0146
p: 208-631-4117
e: karolyn@insightsupportgroups.com
Web site: www.insightsupportgroups.com

Idaho - Substance Use Disorder Program

Idaho Program for Recovering Nurses     (A)
Tina Baird, Compliance Monitor
5530 W. Emerald
Boise, ID 83706
p: 208-323-9555 x116
p: Toll free 800-386-1695
f: 208-323-9222
e: Tina@southworthassociates.net
Web site: https://tinyurl.com/y7dakl7h

Idaho - State Board of Nursing

Idaho Board of Nursing
Sandra Evans, MAEd, RN, Executive Director
280 North 8th Street, Suite 210
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0061
p: 208-577-2476
f: 208-334-3262
e: Deborah.daniels@ibn.idaho.gov
Web site: http://www.ibn.idaho.gov

Illinois - State Peer Advisor

Victor J. Oskvarek, CRNA
Joliet, IL 60404
p: 773-925-6029
e: vjoskvarek@gmail.com

Illinois - Substance Use Disorder Program

Illinois Professionals Health Program (IPHP)     (A)
Janet Pickett, RN, CARN, CADC
701 Lee Street, Suite 125
Des Plaines, IL 60016-4545
p: 847-892-7910
p: 800-215-HELP (4357)

Illinois - State Board of Nursing/Licensing Body

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
Michele Bromberg, MSN, APN, BC, Nursing Act Coordinator
320 West Washington Street
3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
p: 217-782-8556
f: 217-782-7645
Web site: http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/068/068013000A

Indiana - State Peer Advisor

Robert J. Colcord, CRNA, MHS
Warsaw, IN 46582
p: 574-596-9436
e: robcolcord@comcast.net

Indiana - Substance Use Disorder Program

Indiana State Nurses Assistance Program (ISNAP)     (A)
Chuck Lindquist, MA, M.Div. (Program Director)
2915 N. High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46224
p: 800-638-6623 ext. 101
p: 1-317-295-9862, ext. 101
e: clindquist@indiananurses.org
Web site: http://indiananurses.org/isnapsite/

Indiana - State Board of Nursing

Indiana State Board of Nursing
Sean Gorman, Board Director
Health Professions Bureau
402 W. Washington St., Rm. W066
Indianapolis, IN 46204
p: 317-234-2043
f: 317-233-4236
Web site: http://www.in.gov/pla/nursing.htm

Iowa - State Peer Advisor (1)

Robert J. Berger, CRNA, ARNP-A, MSNA, LTC, Army, USAR, Ret.
Sioux City, IA 51104
p: 712-490-5762
e: sptdwlf50@aol.com

Iowa - State Peer Advisor (2)

Dan Lenz, CRNA
Ankeny, IA 50023
e: delenz123@yahoo.com

Iowa - Iowa Board of Nursing, Alternative to Disc Prog for Nurses

Iowa Nurse Assistance Program (INAP)     (A)
Rhonda Ruby, MS, RN, INAP Coordinator
p: 515-725-4008
e: inap@iowa.gov
Web site: http://www.auditionmanager.net/articles/17375-iowa-board-of-

Iowa - State Board of Nursing

Iowa Board of Nursing
Kathleen R. Weinberg, MSN, RN (Executive Director)
River Point Business Park
400 S.W. 8th Street, Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309-4685
p: 515-281-3255
f: 515-281-4825
e: kathy.weinberg@iowa.gov
Web site: http://nursing.iowa.gov/

Kansas - State Peer Advisor (1)

Donna Nyght, CRNA, DNP
Shawnee, KS 66216
p: 913-634-9940 (Cell)
e: dnyght55@gmail.com

Kansas - State Peer Advisor (2)

Paul Hertel, CRNA, DNP
Shawnee, KS 66218-9148
p: 913-645-7176
e: phert@me.com

Kansas - State Peer Advisor (3)

Paul Bennetts, CRNA, PhD
Lenexa, KS 66215-4802
p: 913-634-3690
e: paul89crna@gmail.com

Kansas - Substance Use Disorder Program

Kansas Nurses Assistance Program (KNAP)     (A)
Alan Murray, LSCSW, LCSW, Exectuive Director
6405 Metcalf Avenue
Suite 502
Overland Park, KS 66202
p: 913-236-7575
f: 913-236-7779
e: alan@hapn.org
Web site: http://www.ksbn.org/knap.htm

Kansas - State Board of Nursing

Kansas State Board of Nursing
Mary Blubagh, MSN, RN (Executive Administrator)
Landon State Office Building
900 S.W. Jackson, Suite 1050
Topeka, KS 66612-1230
p: 785-296-4929
f: 785-296-3929
e: mary.blubaugh@ksbn.state.ks.us
Web site: http://www.ksbn.org

Kentucky - State Peer Advisor (1)

Carla Spare, CRNA
Prestonburg, KY 41653-8701
p: 502-802-9813
e: carak24@msn.com

Kentucky - State Peer Advisor (2)

Jack Brueggeman, CRNA, FNP
Florence, KY 41042-8405
p: 859-609-9659
e: jackb715@twc.com

Kentucky - Substance Use Disorder Program

KARE for Nurses Program, Patricia Y. Smith     (A)
Commonwealth of Kentucky Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Parkway
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222-5172
p: 502-429-3328
f: 502-429-1245
e: PatriciaY.Smith@ky.gov
Web site: http://kbn.ky.gov/kare/

Kentucky - State Board of Nursing

Kentucky Board of Nursing
Charlotte F. Beason, Ed.D, RN, NEA, Executive Director
312 Whittington Parkway
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222-5172
p: 502.429.3311
p: 502-429-3300, Ext. 226
f: 502-696-3936
Web site: http://kbn.ky.gov/kare/

Louisiana - State Peer Advisor

Carl A. Cheramie, CRNA, MHS
Monroe, LA 71203
p: 337-380-1822
e: nduckshun@aol.com

Louisiana - Substance Use Disorder Program

Recovery Nurse Program (RNP)     (A) & (D)
Barbara McGill, MSN, RN (Director RNP/Monitoring)
17373 Perkins Rd,
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
p: 225-755-7546
f: 225-755-7582
e: mcgillb@lsbn.state.la.us
Web site: http://www.lsbn.state.la.us

Louisiana - State Board of Nursing

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
17373 Perkins Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
p: 225-755-7576
f: 225-755-7585
Web site: http://www.lsbn.state.la.us

Maine - State Peer Advisor (1)

Glenda (Michelle) Kribel
Windham, ME 04062
p: 207-852-0461
e: mkribelcrna@gmail.com

Maine - State Peer Advisor (2)

Lori Thibault, MS, CRNA
Weld, ME 04285
p: 207-364-6060
e: loritebo@yahoo.com

Maine - Substance Use Disorder Program

Cathryn Stratton     (A)
Medical Professionals Health Program (MPHP)
20 Pelton Hill Rd.
P. O. Box 69
Manchester, ME 04351
p: 207-623-9266
f: 207-430-8386
e: mphp@mainemed.com
Web site: www.mainemphp.org

Maine - State Board of Nursing

Maine State Board of Nursing
Myra Broadway, JD, MS, RN (Executive Director)
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0158
p: 207-287-1133
f: 207-287-1149
e: myra.a.broadway@maine.gov
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/

Maryland - State Peer Advisor (1)

Jessica Switzman, CRNA, MS, RYT
Annapolis, MD 21409
p: 410-991-5046
e: jessicaswitzman@verizon.net

Maryland - State Peer Advisor (2)

LCDR Tiffany Urange, CRNA, DNP, NC, USN
Rockville, MD 20852-4650
p: 772-807-2744
e: tiffdodson@gmail.com

Maryland - Chemical Dependency Program

Maryland Board of Nursing Rehabilitation Program     (A)
Keva Jackson-McCoy, MSN, RN, Dir of Discipline & Rehab.
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-2254
p: 410-585-1953
f: 410-358-1499
e: keva.jackson-mccoy@maryland.gov
Web site: http://www.mbon.org/main.php?v=norm&p=0&c=disc/rehab.html

Maryland - State Board of Nursing

Maryland Board of Nursing
Mary Kay Goetter, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, Executive Director
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-2254
p: 410-585-1914
f: 410-358-3530
e: marykay.goetter@maryland.gov
Web site: http://www.mbon.org/main.php?v=norm&p=0&c=disc/index.html

Massachusetts - State Peer Advisor (1)

Jennifer Jett, CRNA
Northborough, MA 01532-2069
p: 301-751-4831
e: jlynnjett@gmail.com

Massachusetts - State Peer Advisor (2)

Maria van Pelt, CRNA, MSA, MSN
Westborough, MA 01581-3606
p: 215-888-9950
e: mariamagro@yahoo.com

Massachusetts - State Peer Advisor (3)

Linda Kovitch, CRNA, RRT, MSN
Bedford, MA 01730-1023
p: 617-633-6698
e: zzzcrna@comcast.net

Massachusetts - Peer Assistance Program

The Massachusetts Nurses Association Peer Assistance Program     (P)
Massachusetts Nurses Association
340 Turnpike Street
Canton, MA 02021
p: 781-830-5755
f: 781-821-4445
e: cmallia@mnarn.org
Web site: http://www.peerassistance.com

Massachusetts - Substance Use Disorder Program

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing     (A)
Substance Abuse Rehab Program (SARP)
Douglas McLellan, RN, Coordinato
239 Causeway St., #200, 2nd Flr
Boston, MA 02114
p: 617-973-0931
p: 617-973-0904
f: 617-973-0984
e: doug.mclellan@state.ma.us
Web site: http://www.mass.gov/dph/boards/rn

Massachusetts - State Board of Nursing

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
Lorena M. Silva, MSN-L, MBS, DNP, RN, Executive Director
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
239 Causeway St., #500, 5th Fl.
Boston, MA 02114
p: 617-973-0907
f: 617-973-0984
Web site: http://www.mass.gov/dph/boards/rn

Michigan - State Peer Advisor (1)

Margaret (Margie) Ohryn, CRNA, MS, MBA
West Bloomfield, MI 48323-2201
p: 248-342-1968
e: margohryn@gmail.com

Michigan - State Peer Advisor (2)

Patricia Goorin, MSN, CRNA
East Lansing, MI 48823
p: 517-488-7809
e: psgoorin@gmail.com

Michigan - Substance Use Disorder Program (1)

William E. Livingston, MA, LLP, CAA, SAP, Director     (A)
Health Professional Recovery Program (HPRP)
P. O. Box 31-1239
Detroit, MI 48231
p: 1-800-453-3784 x 202
f: 313-964-5038
Web site: http://www.hprp.org

Michigan - Substance Use Disorder Program (2)

Michigan Dept. of Community Health, Bureau of Health Prof.
Ray Garza (HPRP Contract Administrator)
611 West Ottawa
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909-7105
p: 517-335-3294
f: 517-241-1212
e: rrgarza@michigan.gov
Web site: http://www.hprp.org

Michigan - State Board of Nursing

Mich. Dept. of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs     (D)
Bureau of Health Care Services
P. O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
p: 517-335-0918
f: 517-241-9416
e: bhcsinfo@michigan.gov
Web site: http://www.michigan.gov/healthlicense

Minnesota - State Peer Advisor (1)

Lisa Maw, CRNA, APRN, DNP
Roseville, MN 55113
p: 612-384-5619
e: lmaw.msa@gmail.com

Minnesota - State Peer Advisor (2)

Danilo Lovinaria, CRNA, DNP, APRN, MS, MBA
Minneapolis, MN 55406-2944
p: 612-310-4842
e: lovinaria.dan@gmail.com

Minnesota - Substance Use Disorder Program

Health Professionals Services Program     (A)
Monica Feider, Program Manager
Energy Park Place
1380 Energy Lane, Suite 202
St. Paul, MN 55108
p: 651-643-2120
f: 651-643-2163
Web site: http://www.hpsp.state.mn.us

Minnesota - Peer Support

Nurses Peer Support Network (NPSNetwork)     (P)
meetings in several cities, MN
p: 612-508-3709
e: info@npsnetwork-mn.org
Web site: http://npsnetwork-mn.org/

Minnesota - State Board of Nursing

Minnesota Board of Nursing     (D)
Shirley A. Brekken, MSN, RN, Executive Director
2829 University Avenue, SE
#200
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3253
p: 612-317-3000
f: 612-617-2190
e: Nursing.Board@State.MN.US
Web site: http://www.nursingboard.state.mn.us

Mississippi - State Peer Advisor

Audrey Ghatas, CRNA
Mount Olive, MS 39119-5113
p: 601-466-3601
e: ghatas99@bellsouth.net

Mississippi - Substance Use Disorder Program

Mississippi Recovering Nurse Program, Board of Nursing     (A)
713 Pear Orchard Dr., Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS 39157
p: 601-957-6287
Web site: http://www.msbn.ms.gov/Pages/RecoveringNurseProgram.aspx

Mississippi - State Board of Nursing

Mississippi Board of Nursing
Phyllis Johnson, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Executive Director
713 Pear Orchard Rd.
Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS 39157
p: 601-957-6259
f: 601-957-6301
Web site: http://www.msbn.ms.gov

Missouri - State Peer Advisor (1)

Elisa Oetting, DNAP, MA, CRNA
Concordia, MO 64020-6313
p: 660-909-1500
e: eaoetting@gmail.com

Missouri - State Peer Advisor (2)

Mary Kay Bader,BSN, CRNA
Ste. Geneivieve, MO 63670
p: 573-517-2397
e: mkbcrna@gmail.com

Missouri - State Board of Nursing

Missouri State Board of Nursing     (D)
Lori Scheidt, MBA-HCM, Executive Director
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
p: 573-751-0681
f: 573-751-0075
e: lori.scheidt@pr.mo.gov
Web site: http://www.pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp

Montana - State Peer Advisor (1)

John (Craig) Gill, CRNA, BSN, EdM, Retired LTC ANC
Plains, MT 59859-0115
p: 406-546-4001
e: jcgcrna1@aol.com

Montana - State Peer Advisor (2)

Robin Jankiewicz, CRNA, DNP, CDR (ret)
Great Falls, MT 59404-6435
p: 406-750-1930
e: rbntylr@aol.com

Montana - Chemical Dependency Program

Montana Nursing Assistance Program (NAP)     (A)
P.O. Box 7848
Missoula, MT 59807
p: 406-251-4210
p: 877-251-4210 Toll Free
f: 406-251-4348
e: mtassist@msn.com
Web site: http://mtassist.org/

Montana - State Board of Nursing

Montana State Board of Nursing
301 South Park
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
p: 406-841-2300
f: 406-841-2305
Web site: http://www.nurse.mt.gov

Nebraska - State Peer Advisor

Timothy P. Glidden, CRNA, MS
Omaha, NE 68118
p: 402-650-2739
e: timglidden@cox.net

Nebraska - Chemical Dependency Program

Nebraska Licensee Assistance Program (NE LAP)     (A)
9239 W. Center Road
Omaha, NE 68124
p: 402-354-8055
p: 1-800-851-2336
e: judi.leibrock@bestcareeap.org
Web site: http://www.lapne.org

Nebraska - State Board of Nursing

Nebraska Dept of HHS Licensure Unit, Nursing Section
Karen Bowen, MS, RN, Executive Director
301 Centennial Mall,PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-5007
p: 402-471-0317
f: 402-471-1066
e: karen.bowen@nebraska.gov
Web site: www.dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth

Nevada - State Peer Advisor

Call AANA Peer Assistance Helpline
p: 800-654-5167
e: wellness@aana.com

Nevada - Substance Use Disorder Program

Alternative Program for Chemically Dependent Nurses     (A)
Sherri Twedt, RN, Compliance Coordinator
5011 Meadowood Mall Way
Suite 300
Reno, NV 89502
p: 775-687-7723
p: 888-590-6726 Toll Free
f: 775-687-7729
e: stwedt@nsbn.state.nv.us
Web site: http://tinyurl.com/4ck6bym

Nevada - State Board of Nursing

Nevada State Board of Nursing
Cathy Dinauer, MSN, RN, Executive Director
5011 Meadowood Mall Way
Suite 300
Reno, NV 89502
p: 775-687-7734
f: 775-687-7707
Web site: http://nevadanursingboard.org

New Hampshire - State Peer Advisor (1)

Rachel Ritter, MSN, CRNA
Grantham, NH 03753
p: 617-372-6544
e: rritter.rn@gmail.com

New Hampshire - State Peer Advisor (2)

John Hanlon, Jr., CRNA, DNP, ARNP
Hudson, NH 03051-3339
p: 603-234-3536
e: johnhanloncrna@comcast.net

New Hampshire - State Board of Nursing

Office of Prof Licensure & Certification,NH Board of Nursing     (D)
Denise M. Nies, MSN, RN, BC, Board Administrator
121 South Fruit Street
Suite 16
Concord, NH 03301
p: 603-271-0741
p: 603-271-2323
f: 603-271-6605
e: denise.nies@nh.gov
Web site: www.oplc.nh.gov/nursing

New Jersey - State Peer Advisor

Ferne M. Cohen, CRNA, EdD
Voorhees, NJ 08043
p: 856-625-3631
e: mitchferne@comcast.net

New Jersey - Chemical Dependency Program

Recovery and Monitoring Program of NJ (RAMP)     (A)
Jillian Scott, RAMP Director
Call Annemarie Edinger to enroll
1479 Pennington Road
Trenton, NJ 08618
p: Annemarie 609-883-5335 ext 115
p: Emily Gannon ext124 intake inter
f: 609-883-5343
e: annemarie@njsna.org
Web site: http://www.njsna.org/?page=RAMP

New Jersey - State Board of Nursing

New Jersey Board of Nursing     (D)
Dorothy S Carolina, PhD, MSN RN, Executive Director
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
P.O. Box 45010
Newark, NJ 07101
p: 973-504-6430
f: 973-648-3481
Web site: http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur/Pages/default.aspx#

New Mexico - State Peer Advisor

Timoteo (Timo) Chacon, CRNA, MSN
Corrales, NM 87048-2671
p: 505-692-7289
e: tyepitt@aol.com

New Mexico - Substance Use Disorder Program

Diversion Program, NM BON     (A)
Forrest Sweet, Case Manager
6301 Indian School Road, NE
Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM 87110
p: 505-841-8345
f: 505-841-9092
e: Forrest.Sweet@state.nm.us
Web site: http://www.bon.state.nm.us/diversionprog.html

New Mexico - State Board of Nursing

New Mexico Board of Nursing
Demetrius Chapman, Executive Director
6301 Indian School Rd., NE
Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM 87110
p: 505-841-9057
f: 505-841-8347
e: Demetrius.Chapman@state.nm.us
Web site: www.bon.state.nm.us

New York - State Peer Advisor (1)

Laura Ardizzone, CRNA, DNP
New York, NY 10004
p: 646-541-7755
e: lla99@hotmail.com

New York - State Peer Advisor (2)

Karen Mascolo, CRNA
New York, NY 10044
p: 973-714-3984
e: kmascolo@gmail.com

New York - Substance Use Disorder Program (1)

Statewide Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (SPAN)     (P)
New York State Nurses Association
Ellen Brickman, MPH,MS,RN,NPP
155 Washington Avenue, 4th Floor
Albany, NY 12210
p: 518-782-9400 ext. 350
f: 518-786-3007
e: span@nysna.org
Web site: https://tinyurl.com/y7xfwp88

New York - Substance Use Disorder Program (2)

Professional Assistance Program     (A)
State Education Department
Bernadette Lochner, RN, MS, NPP
80 Wolf Road, Suite 204
Albany, NY 12205-2643
p: 518-474-3817 ext. 480
f: 518-485-9378
e: PAP@mail.nysed.gov
Web site: http://www.op.nysed.gov/pap.htm

New York - State Board of Nursing

New York State Board of Nursing, State Education Department
Suzanne Sullivan
89 Washington Avenue
West Wing, Second Floor
Albany, NY 12234-1000
p: 518-474-3817 ext. 120
f: 518-474-3706
e: nursebd@nysed.gov
Web site: http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/

North Carolina - State Peer Advisor

Linda Stone, DNP, CRNA
Raleigh, NC 27612
p: 919-250-9740 (W)
p: After 5 p.m. 919-395-2905 (C)
e: lstone@rsna-edu.org

North Carolina - Substance Use Disorder Program

Candace Elliott     (D)
Chemical DependencyDiscipline Program (CDDP), NC BON
P. O. Box 2129
Raleigh, NC 27602-2129
p: 919-782-3211 x228
Web site: www.ncbon.com

North Carolina - Substance Use Disorder Program

Alternative Program for Chemical Dependency     (A)
Alison Bailey
North Carolina Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 2129
Raleigh, NC 27602-2129
p: 919-782-3211 x257
e: abailey@ncbon.com
Web site: www.ncbon.com

North Carolina - State Board of Nursing

North Carolina Board of Nursing
Julia L. George, RN, MSN, FRE, Executive Director
3724 National Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27602
p: 919-782-3211
f: 919-781-9461
e: julie@ncbon.com
Web site: http://www.ncbon.com/

North Dakota - State Peer Advisor

Call the AANA Peer Assistance Helpline
p: 800-654-5167
e: wellness@aana.com

North Dakota - State Board of Nursing

North Dakota Board of Nursing     (D)
Constance Kalanek, PhD, RN, FRE, Executive Director
919 South 7th Street
Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504-5881
p: 701-328-9781
f: 701-328-9785
e: ckalanek@ndbon.org
Web site: https://www.ndbon.org

Ohio - State Peer Advisor (1)

John (Jack) T. Stem
Cincinnati, OH 45230-2905
p: 513-833-4584
e: jack@jackstem.com

Ohio - State Peer Advisor (2)

Rosemarie Olivo Okal, CRNA, MSN
Chesterland, OH 44026-2036
p: 440-487-0366
e: rolivookal@gmail.com

Ohio - Substance Use Disorder Program

For questions regarding alternative discipline such as     (A)
Practice Intervention and Improvement Program (PIIP) or the
Alternative Program for Chemical
Dependency (AP) call or email:
p: 614-466-0376
f: 614-867-9412
e: alternative@nursing.ohio.gov
Web site: www.nursing.ohio.gov

Ohio - State Board of Nursing

Ohio Board of Nursing
Betsy J. Houchen, RN, MS, JD, Executive Director
17 South High Street
Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215
p: 614-995-3684
f: 614-995-3683
e: bhouchen@nursing.ohio.gov
Web site: http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/

Oklahoma - State Peer Advisor

Danielle Casey, CRNA
Edmond, OK 73102
p: 785-447-0406
e: dani.casey@yahoo.com

Oklahoma - Substance Use Disorder Program/Peer Assistance Program

Oklahoma Peer Assistance Program (OPAP)     (A) (P)
Jenny Barnhouse, RN, DNP, Program Coordinator
2901 N. Classen Boulevard
Suite 101
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
p: 405-525-0350
f: 405-962-1821
e: jenny.barnhouse@nursing.ok.gov
Web site: http://www.ok.gov/nursing/peer3.html

Oklahoma - State Board of Nursing

Oklahoma Board of Nursing
Kimberly Glazier, M.Ed., RN, Executive Director
2915 North Classen Blvd.
Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
p: 405-962-1800
f: 405-962-1821
e: kim.glazier@nursing.ok.gov
Web site: www.nursing.ok.gov

Oregon - State Peer Advisor

Kaori Donohue, CRNA, MSN
Beaverton, OR 97003
p: 503-860-6815
e: sean1126kaori@hotmail.com

Oregon - Chemical Dependency Program

Nurse Assistance Network (NAN)     (P)
Oregon Nurses Association
18765 SW Boones Ferry Road
Suite 200
Tualatin, OR 97062
p: 888-516-2796
Web site: http://www.prnoforegon.org/html/02-nurse/nurse-main.htm

Oregon - State Board of Nursing

Oregon State Board of Nursing     (A)
Holly Mercer, JD, RN, Executive Director
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd.
Portland, OR 97224
p: 971-673-0685
f: 971-673-0683
e: holly.mercer@state.or.us
Web site: http://oregon.gov/OSBN/monitoring_program.shtml

Pennsylvania - State Peer Advisor

Suzanne Ariza, CRNA, MSN, CCRN
Chads Ford, PA 19317
p: 484-620-1568
e: suzanneariza@gmail.com

Pennsylvania - Substance Use Disorder Program

P.N.A.P. (Pennsylvania Nurse Peer Assistance Program)     (A)
Robert Rossi, R.Ph., President; Kathie Simpson, Dir of Oper.
258 Wolfe Lane
Irwin, PA 15642
p: 877-298-7627 ext. 1
f: 724-446-7081
e: ksimpson@pnap.org
Web site: http://www.pnap.org

Pennsylvania - Substance Use Disorder Program

Professional Health Monitoring Program (PHMP)     (A)
Voluntary Recovery Program (VRP)
P. O. Box 10569
Harrisburg, PA 17105
p: 800-554-3428 (PA only)
p: 717-783-4857
f: 717-772-1950
Web site: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/phmp

Pennsylvania - Substance Use Disorder Program

Professional Health Monitoring Program (PHMP)     (D)
Disciplinary Monitoring Unit (DMU)
P. O. Box 10569
Harrisburg, PA 17105
p: 800-554-3428 (PA only)
p: 717-783-4857
f: 717-772-1950
Web site: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/phmp

Pennsylvania - State Board of Nursing

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
Laurette D. Keiser, RN, MSN, Executive Secretary/Section Chi
2601 North Third Street
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17110
p: 717-783-7142 (office)
f: 717-783-0822
e: st-nurse@state.pa.us
Web site: http://www.dos.pa.gov/nurse

Puerto Rico - State Peer Advisor


Call the AANA Peer Assistance Helpline
p: 800/654-5167
e: wellness@aana.com

Puerto Rico - Chemical Dependency Program

NONE

Puerto Rico - State Board of Nursing

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Board of Nurse Examiners
Roberto Figuero, RN, MSN (Executive Director)
800 Roberto H. Todd Avenue
Room 202, Stop 18
Santurce, PR 00908
p: 787-725-8161
f: 787-725-7903

Rhode Island - State Peer Advisor

Call the AANA Peer Assistance Helpline
p: 800-654-5167
e: wellness@aana.com

Rhode Island - Peer Assistance Program

Resource International Employee Assistance Services     (P)
Sharon Goldstein, PCNS, CEAP
120 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886
p: 401-732-9444

Rhode Island - Subtance Use Disorder Program

For Information see link from NCSBN directory     (A)
https://www.ncsbn.org/alternative-to-discipline.htm
and search by state for RI,
specific program subject to
board approval, contact RI BON
Web site: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE5/5-34/5-34

Rhode Island - State Board of Nursing

Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration & Nursing Education     (A)
Margaret Clifton, RN-BC, MS, CLNC, Director
Three Capital Hill, Room 105
Cannon Health Building
Providence, RI 02908-5097
p: 401-222-5700
f: 401-222-3352
e: margaret.clifton@health.ri.gov
Web site: www.health.ri.gov/licenses/nursing

South Carolina - State Peer Advisor

Olin (Brad) Hutto, CRNA, MHS
Batesburg, SC 29006-9618
p: 803-443-3807
e: brad_hutto@yahoo.com

South Carolina - State Peer Assistance Program

Peer Assistance Program in Nursing (PAPIN)     (P)
South Carolina Nurses Association
1821 Gadsden Street
Columbia, SC 29201
p: List of group mtgs: 803-252-4781
p: 803-939-9522
Web site: www.scnurses.org/?PAPIN

South Carolina - Substance Use Disorder Program

South Carolina Recovering Professional Program (RPP)     (A)
Frank Sheheen, MS, CACII, Program Director
440 Know Abbott Drive
Suite 220
Cayce, SC 29033
p: 803-896-5737
p: 1-877-349-2094 (toll free 24 hr)
f: 803-896-5710
e: fsheheen@lradac.org
Web site: http://www.scrpp.org

South Carolina - State Board of Nursing

SC State Board of Nursing, Dept of Labor, Licensing & Regul
Nancy Murphy, MS, RN, BC, CPM, Administrator
110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, SC 29211
p: 803-896-4529
f: 803-896-4515
e: nancy.murphy@llr.sc.gov
Web site: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/nursing/

South Dakota - State Peer Advisor (1)

Don Roesler, CRNA, MS
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
p: 605-212-0893
e: donrcrna@gmail.com

South Dakota - State Peer Advisor (2)

Kara McMachen, CRNA, BSN, APRN
Rapid City, SD 57702-5154
p: 605-484-4368
e: karamcmachen@gmail.com

South Dakota - Substance Use Disorder Program

South Dakota Health Professionals Assistance Program (HPAP)     (A)
Amanda McKnelly, MS, LAC
4109 S. Carnegie Cir
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
p: 605-275-4711
f: 605-275-4715
e: sherryg@mwhms.com
Web site: http://www.mwhms.com/hpap.html

South Dakota - State Board of Nursing

South Dakota Board of Nursing
Gloria Damgaard, RN, MS, Executive Director
4305 S. Louise Avenue
Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3115
p: 605-362-2760
f: 605-362-2768
e: gloria.damgaard@state.sd.us
Web site: http://doh.sd.gov/boards/nursing/

Tennessee - State Peer Advisor (1)

John (Jack) Edmondson, CRNA, MS
Gresham, OR 97080-8838
p: 615-351-9490
e: edson13@aol.com

Tennessee - State Peer Advisor (2)

James Stoltz, CRNA, CARN, MHS, BSN
Clarksville, TN 37043-5565
p: 931-981-9267
e: hecandoit77@yahoo.com

Tennessee - Substance Use Disorder Program

Tennessee Nurses Professional Assistance Program (TNPAP)     (A)
Mike Harkreader, MS, RN (Executive Director)
545 Mainstream Drive, Suite 414
Nashville, TN 37228-1219
p: 615-726-4001
p: 1-888-776-0786
e: mike@tnpap.org
Web site: http://tnpap.org/index.htm

Tennessee - State Board of Nursing

Tennessee State Board of Nursing
Elizabeth J. Lund, MSN, RN, Exec. Director
1st Floor, Cordell Hull Building
425 Fifth Avenue, North
Nashville, TN 37247-1010
p: 615-532-3202
p: 1-888-310-4650
f: 615-741-7899
Web site: http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/Nursing/peer.htm

Texas - State Peer Advisor

T'Anya Carter, CRNA, MS
Dallas, TX 75235-3521
p: 773/502-4752
e: tcartercrna@icloud.com

Texas - Substance Use Disorder Program

Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses (TPAPN)     (A)
Jonathan Wolfarth, MS, RN-BC, Program Director
8501 N. MoPac Expy.
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78759-8396
p: 1-800-288-5528
p: 512-467-7027 (local)
f: 512-467-2620
e: tpapn@texasnurses.org
Web site: http://www.tpapn.org

Texas - State Board of Nursing

Texas Board of Nursing
Katherine Thomas, MN, RN (Executive Director)
333 Guadalupe
Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701
p: 512-305-6811
f: 512-305-7401
e: kathy.thomas@bon.state.texas.gov
Web site: http://www.bne.state.tx.us

Utah - State Peer Advisor

Lawrence C. Van Atta, CRNA
Park City, UT 84098-1357
p: 435-901-1197
e: lcvanatta@comcast.net

Utah - Substance Use Disorder Program

Utah Recovery Assistance Prog., Div. of Occup. & Prof. Licen     (A)
Charles W. Walton, MD, Program Manager
160 E. 300 South
P. O. Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
p: 801-530-6106
f: 801-530-6511
Web site: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/programs/urap/index.html

Utah - State Board of Nursing

Utah State Board of Nursing
Jeff Busjahn, Bureau Manager
Heber M. Wells Building, 4th Fl
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
p: 801-530-6628
f: 801-530-6511
e: dhobbins@utah.gov
Web site: http://www.dopl.utah.gov

Vermont - State Peer Advisor


Call the Peer Assistance Helpline 800/654-5167
e: wellness@aana.com

Vermont - Chemical Dependency Program

Elizabeth Hansen, MS(N), RN, Nursing Program Mgr.     (A)
Alternative Program for Recovering Nurses and Nursing Assit.
Vermont State Board of Nursing
National Life Bldg, North FL2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
p: 802-828-2819
f: 802-828-2484
e: ehansen@sec.state.vt.us
Web site: http://vtprofessionals.org/opr1/nurses

Vermont - State Board of Nursing

Vermont State Board of Nursing
Linda Davidson, MS, APRN, Executive Director
89 Main Street
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
p: 802-828-2396
f: 802-828-2484
e: linda.davidson@sec.state.vt.us
Web site: http://vtprofessionals.org/opr1/nurses/

Virginia - State Peer Advisor (1)

Phillip Noel, CRNA, BS
Woodstock, VA 22664-4019
p: 540-325-6873
e: phillsue03@gmail.com

Virginia - State Peer Advisor (2)

Michael Nosbisch, CRNA, MS
Wytheville, VA 24382-1044
p: 540-250-8549
e: mldnosbisch@hotmail.com

Virginia - Physical, Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders

Health Practitioners' Monitoring Program (HPMP)     (A)
700 E. Franklin Street
Suite 1407 Tower
Richmond, VA 23219
p: 866-206-4747 (Toll free)
p: 804-828-1551
f: 804-828-5386
e: vahpmp@vcuhealth.org
Web site: www.dhp.virginia.gov/hpmp

Virginia - State Board of Nursing

Virginia Board of Nursing
Jay P. Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE Executive Director
9960 Maryland Dr., Ste 300
Perimeter Center
Henrico, VA 23233
p: 804-367-4515
f: 804-527-4455
e: nursebd@dhp.virginia.gov
Web site: http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/

Washington - State Peer Advisor (1)

Christine McGrann, CRNA, MSN
Seattle, WA 98115-5705
p: 206-412-6695
e: teenyturtle@gmail.com

Washington - State Peer Advisor (2)

Joanna Starratt, CRNA, MSN
Kennewick, WA 99336
p: 541-990-2577
e: jstarrat@gmail.com

Washington - Substance Use Disorder Program, Department of Health

Washington Health Professional Services     (A)
Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission
John Furman,PhD, MSN, COHN-S, ED
P.O. Box 47864
Olympia, WA 98504-7872
p: 360-236-2882
p: 360-236-2880
f: 360-664-8588
e: John.Furman@doh.wa.gov
Web site: https://tinyurl.com/y9d6htj2

Washington - State Board of Nursing

Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Comm., DOH
Paula Meyer, MSN, RN, Executive Director
P.O. Box 47865
Olympia, WA 98504-7865
p: 360-236-4700
f: 360-236-4818
e: nursing@doh.wa.gov
Web site: http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/professions/nursing/default.htm

West Virginia - State Peer Advisor (1)

Ann Bostic, CRNA
Charleston, WV 25312
p: 304-208-0707
e: anncrna@gmail.com

West Virginia - State Peer Advisor (2)

Julia Linton, MSN, CRNA
Martinsburg, WV 25403
p: 304-676-3889
e: julia_linton@yahoo.com

West Virginia - State Peer Advisor (3)

Tomi Ann Hanna, CRNA
Hurricane, WV 25526-9486
p: 901-517-8088
e: tomiannb@aol.com

West Virginia - State Peer Advisor (4)

Tammy Cunningham, CRNA, BSN
South Charleston, WV 25309
p: 304/552-2985
e: tcunninghamcrna@gmail.com

West Virginia - Substance Use Disorder Program

West Virginia Restore (WVR)     (A)
Mike Brown, director
P. O. Box 11626
Charleston, WV 25339
p: 304-932-7675
f: 606-832-0077
e: info@wvrestore.org
Web site: http://wvrestore.org

West Virginia - State Board of Nursing

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Prof. Nurses
Sue A. Painter, RN, Executive Director
90 MacCorkle, SW
Suite 202
Charleston, WV 25303
p: 304-744-0900
f: 304-304-0600
e: sue.a.painter@wv.gov
Web site: www.wvrnboard.wv.gov

Wisconsin - State Peer Advisor

Ilene Klassy, CRNA, MSN, BSN
Verona, WI 53593
p: 608-426-3021
e: ilenek96@gmail.com

Wisconsin - Substance Use Disorder Program

Professional Assistance Procedure (PAP)     (A)
Department of Safety and Professional Services
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935
p: 608-267-3817
f: 608-266-2264
e: dspsimpairedprofessionalprocedure@wisconsin.gov
Web site: https://tinyurl.com/ybvla7uh

Wisconsin - State Board of Nursing

Division of Legal Services and Compliance     (D)
Department of Safety and Professional Services
1400 East Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7190
Madison, WI 53708-7190
p: 608-267-3817
f: 608-266-2264
e: dspsmonitoring@wisconsin.gov
Web site: http://dsps.wi.gov/Other-Services/Monitoring

Wyoming - State Peer Advisor

Alison Melle, RN, MAE
Evanston, WY 82930-4796
p: 307-679-8037
e: girlmelle1@gmail.com

Wyoming - Chemical Dependency Program

Wyoming Professional Assistance Program (WPAP)     (D)
George A. Vandel, NLAC (Executive Director)
Bert Toews, MD(Medical Director)
P.O. Box 1496
Casper, WY 82602
p: 307-472-1222
e: wpap@alluretech.net
Web site: http://nursing.state.wy.us/Main.asp?MainMode=12

Wyoming - State Board of Nursing

Wyoming State Board of Nursing
Cynthia LaBonde, Executive Director
130 Hobbs Avenue, Suite B
Cheyenne, WY 82002
p: 307-777-7601
f: 307-777-3519
e: wsbn-info-licensing@wyo.gov
Web site: http://nursing.state.wy.us

(D) Disciplinary Program 
(State Administration or Recognized)
(A) Diversion 
(Alternative to Disciplinary Program)
(P) Peer Assistance Networking Program (Non-State Administered/Recognized)

*AANA Peer Assistance support from State Peer Advisors and/or the helpline is intended to provide resources and act as an information center for the purpose of providing helpful peer support to CRNAs in need of assistance for SUD. Although the helpline is administered by trained volunteers, it is not a professional treatment or counseling program. No person associated with the helpline, including any AANA staff or volunteers, is authorized to make a medical diagnosis, provide professional therapy, treatment or counseling, or provide legal or other professional advice of any kind. Please consult your personal medical provider or legal counsel for all such services. In addition, with the limited exception of anonymous demographic data, which is maintained for reporting purposes only, all information provided by a person contacting the helpline will be kept confidential to the extent required by applicable laws. However, please note that all AANA staff and volunteers are required to comply fully with all applicable state laws regarding mandated reporting.

 

Submit Peer Assistance Resource Directory revisions to:

Julie Rice
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001
Phone: 847-655-1114
Email: jrice@aana.com
Fax: 847-692-4317