Bylaws, Policies & Procedures Committee
The purpose of this committee is to review and update the Bylaws and Policies of this Association and submit a report of recommendations to the CANA Board of Directors of this Association on a yearly basis.
Johnny Garza (Chair)
The purpose of this committee is to communicate clearly on a timely basis to the membership of this Association and its community of interest.
Emily Francke (Chair)
Liz Bamgbose (Co-Chair)
Gene (Howard) Booth
The EC is responsible for editing official and unofficial documents produced by CANA (printed and electronic) for sensitivity, content accuracy and appropriateness, grammar, spelling, punctuation, formatting, and application.
Karyn Karp (Chair)
The purpose of this committee is to monitor and safeguard CANA’s financial assets in accordance with current fiscal policy, and to uphold fiscal responsibility for the monies belonging to the members of this Association. A current budget shall be presented at the Annual Fall Meeting to be approved by the board members.
Eric Bowles (Chair)
Josh Carr (Treasurer)
Government Relations Committee
The GR Divisions monitor and analyze changes in state and national regulatory and legislative policy which could impact the practice of anesthesia and the economic and general welfare of the members of this Association.
Josh Carr (FPD)
Kristen Roman (Co-Chair)
Thomas Batchler (Co-Chair)
Rommel Uniza (NorCal Specialist)
John Gianitsis (NorCal Specialist)
Greg Crawford (NorCal Specialist)
Johnny Garza (Central Cal Specialist)
Chelsie Arnold (Central Cal Specialist)
Tina Ramundo (SoCal Specialist)
Beck Ashlock (SoCal Specialist)
Leadership Development Committee
The purpose of this committee is to identify and involve emerging leaders by preparing and presenting an election slate containing biographical sketches of candidates for the following offices to the Board of Directors sixty (60) days before the regular Spring meeting.
Peer Assistance & Wellness
The CWC designs, implements, and monitors programs that foster lifelong healthy behavior decisions for CANA members. CWC operates in solidarity and in collaboration with the AANA Health & Wellness Committee and Peer Assistance Program.
Chuck Griffis (Chair)
The purpose of this division is to keep current on the legislative, regulatory, payer, and insurance issues potentially affecting the practice of members of this Association. The committee shall be available to advise and assist members of this Association experiencing practice difficulties. The committee shall review the practice of nurse anesthesia in California and implications concerning patient safety to formulate recommendations for consideration by the Board of Directors.
Melanie Rowe (Practice Director)
Karyn Karp (State Reimbursement Specialist)
Tim Wolf (Consultant)
This committee shall be responsible for the planning and implementation of the educational meetings of the Association. Committee functions may be accomplished in collaboration with, and/or delegation to the Association Manager. Please see program committee general guidelines and additional sample forms in the appendix portion of this document.
Danny Bell (Chair)
The purpose of this committee is to be responsible to and perpetuate good relations between this Association, the profession of nursing and its specialties, the medical profession, and the public through all available channels. This committee shall disseminate any pertinent information on the practice of CRNAs in collaboration with the Public Relations Committee of the AANA.
Bich Tram (Chair)
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Pauline Rioux (Chair)
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