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Board and Committee Members

Board Of Nursing

Brandon A. Jones, MSN, RN, CEN, NEA-BC
President 
Roanoke
Unexpired term ending 6/30/2023

Mark Monson, Citizen Member
Fairfax
2nd term expires 6/30/2022

Cynthia M. Swineford, MSN, RN, CNE
First Vice President

Disputanta
2nd term expires 6/30/2025

Margaret Joan Friedenberg, Citizen Member
Richmond
2nd term expires 6/30/2025

Felisa Smith, PhD, MSA, RN, CNE
Second Vice President

Portsmouth 
1st term expires 6/30/2023

Teri Crawford Brown, RNC, MSN
Cedar Bluff
1st term expires 6/30/2022

Laurie Buchwald, RNC, MSN, WHNP, FNP
Radford
1st term expires 6/30/2025

Meenakshi Shah, BA, RN
Roanoke
1st term expires 6/30/2024

Ann T. Gleason, PhD, Citizen Member
Zion Crossroads
1st term expires 6/30/2024

Marie Gerardo, MS, RN, ANP-BC
Midlothian
2nd term expires 6/30/2022

Yvette Dorsey, DNP, RN 
Richmond
1st term expires 6/30/2024

Jennifer Phelps, BS, LPN, QMHP-A, CSAC
Lynchburg
2nd term expires 6/30/2021

Dixie L. McElfresh, LPN 
Richmond
1st term expires 6/30/2023

James L. Hermansen-Parker, MSN, RN, PCCN-K
Norfolk
1st term expires 6/30/2023

 

Massage Therapy Advisory Board

Shawnte’ Peterson, LMT
Advisory Board Chair

Chesapeake
Term Expires 2023
Maria Mercedes Olivieri, LMT
Burke
Term Expires 2024
Dawn M. Hogue, MA, LMT (Faculty)
Advisory Board Vice-Chair
Virginia Beach
Term Expires 2024
P. Lisa Speller, RN, BSN, MS
Glen Allen
Term Expires 2025
Erin C. Osiol, MSW, LMT
Richmond
Term Expires 2023 
 

Committee Of The Joint Boards Of Nursing And Medicine

Members of Committee

Marie Gerardo, MS, RN, ANP-BC - Chair
Midlothian, VA
Board of Nursing
Ryan Williams, MD
Suffolk, VA
Board of Medicine
Ann Tucker Gleason, PhD
Zion Crossroads, VA
Board of Nursing
David Archer, MD
Norfolk, VA
Board of Medicine
Laurie Buchwald, MSN, WHNP, NCMP, FNP
Radford
Board of Nursing
Blanton L. Marchese
North Chesterfield
Board of Medicine

Members of Advisory Committee

Mark Coles, RN, BA, MSN, NP-C
Virginia Beach, VA
2nd term ends 2024
Thokozeni Lipato, MD
Richmond, VA
1st term ends 2021
Janet L. Setnor, Colonel, C.R.N.A.
Springfield, VA
1st term ends 2021
David Alan Ellington, MD
Lexington, VA
2nd term ends 2024
Kevin E. Brigle, RN, NP
Richmond, VA
2nd term ends 2024
Stuart F. Mackler, MD
Franktown, VA
2nd term ends 2024
Komkwuan P. Paruchabutr, DNP, FNP-BC
Vienna, VA
Unexpired term ends 2024
Sarah E. Hobgood, MD
Richmond,  VA
2nd term ends 2022

 

Contact the Board:
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico Virginia 23233-1463
Phone: 804-367-4515
FAX: 804-527-4455
nursebd@dhp.virginia.gov
Hours: M-F 8:15 - 5:00

Virginia Board of Nursing
Jay P. Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE, Executive Director
Brandon A. Jones, MSN, RN, CEN, NEA-BC, President