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Advisory/Ad Hoc Committees and Workgroups

The BRN establishes and appoints advisory/ad hoc committees and workgroups as needed to complete specific tasks. The current committees and workgroups and their functions are as follows:

Education Issues Workgroup

Reviews and provides recommendations to BRN staff for the Annual School Survey and report. Considers and provides recommendations to the BRN staff, as necessary, on various nursing education related topics.

Current Members:
  • Loucine Huckabay, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN - California State University, Long Beach
  • Audrey Berman, PhD, RN - Samuel Merritt University
  • Paulina Van, PhD, RN, CNE California State University, East Bay
  • Brenda Fong - Community College Chancellor's Office
  • Patricia Girczyc, RN, MSN, MPH - College of the Redwoods
  • Marilyn Herrmann, PhD, RN - Loma Linda University
  • Deloras Jones, RN, MS Independent Consultant/Former Executive Director for California Institute for Nursing and Health Care
  • Stephanie Leach - Kaiser Permanente National Patient Care Services
  • Judy Martin-Holland, PhD, MPA, RN, FNP - University of California, San Francisco
  • Tammy Rice, MSN, RN - Saddleback College
Ex-Officio Members:
  • Louise Bailey, MEd, RN, Executive Officer
Staff Liaison:
  • Julie Campbell-Warnock, MA - Board of Registered Nursing

Nursing Workforce Advisory Committee

Advises the Board members and staff of the BRN on current and projected issues affecting the nursing workforce in California and reviews and provides input on the biennial RN survey instrument.

Current Members:
  • Lupe Alonzo-Diaz, MPA - Health Workforce Development Division, OSHPD
  • BJ Bartleson, RN, MS, NEA-BC - California Hospital Association/North
  • Judee Berg, RN, MS, FACHE - California Institute for Nursing and Health Care
  • Bonnie Castillo - California Nurses Association
  • Denise Duncan, BSN, RN - UNAC/UHCP
  • Jeannine Graves, MPA, BSN, RN, OCN, CNOR Sutter Medical Center
  • Tricia Hunter, MN, RN - American Nurses Association\California
  • Deloras Jones, RN, MS - Independent Consultant/Former Executive Director for California Institute for Nursing and Health Care
  • Stephanie Leach - Kaiser Permanente National Patient Care Services
  • Pat McFarland - Association of California Nurse Leaders
  • Doug Perkins, M.Ed. - Pacific Gateway Group
  • Tammy Rice, MSN, RN - Saddleback College
  • Joanne Spetz, Ph.D. Phillip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies University of California, San Francisco
Ex-Officio Members:
  • Louise Bailey, M.Ed., RN, Executive Officer
  • Janette Wackerly, Supervising NEC – Board of Registered Nursing
Staff Liaisons:
  • Julie Campbell-Warnock, MA, Research Program Specialist, Board of Registered Nursing