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Board Members

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

Cynthia M. Swineford, MSN, RN, CNE
Disputanta
1st term expires 6/30/2021

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

Margaret Joan Friedenberg, Citizen Member
Richmond
1st term expires 6/30/2021

Mark Monson, Citizen Member
Second Vice President

Fairfax
2nd term expires 6/30/2022

Felisa Smith, RN, BSN, MSA, MSN/Ed, CNE
Portsmouth 
First term expires 6/30/2023

Louise Hershkowitz. CRNA, MSHA
Reston
2nd term expires 6/30/2021

Meenakshi Shah, BA, RN
Roanoke
Unexpired term ending 6/30/2020

Ann T. Gleason, PhD, Citizen Member
Zion Crossroads
Unexpired term ending 6/30/2020

Brandon A. Jones, MSN, RN, CEN, NEA-BC
Roanoke
Unexpired term ending 6/30/2021

Yvette Dorsey, DNP, RN 
Richmond
Unexpired term ending 6/30/2020

Ethlyn McQueen-Gibson, DNP, MSN, RN-BC
Yorktown
1st term expires 6/30/2021

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

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

 

Massage Therapy Advisory Board

Dawn M. Hogue, MA, LMT (Faculty)
Advisory Board Chair
Virginia Beach
Term Expires 2020

Kristina E. Page, LMT
Sandston
Term Expires 2020

Jermaine Mincey (Citizen)
Advisory Board Vice-Chair
Annandale
Term Expires 2021

Erin C. Osiol, MSW, LMT
Richmond
Term Expires 2023

Shawnte’ Peterson, LMT
Chesapeake
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 

Karen A. Ransone, MD
Cobbs Creek, VA
Board of Medicine

Ann Tucker Gleason, PhD
Zion Crossroads, VA
Board of Nursing

Kenneth J. Walker, MD
Pearisburg, VA
Board of Medicine

Louise Hershkowitz, CRNA, MSHA
Reston, VA
Board of Nursing

Nathaniel Ray Tuck, Jr, DC
Blacksburg, VA
Board of Medicine

Members of Advisory Committee

Mark Coles, RN, BA, MSN, NP-C
Virginia Beach, VA
1st term ends 2020

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
1st term ends 2020 

Kevin E. Brigle, RN, NP
Richmond, VA
1st term ends 2020 

Stuart F. Mackler, MD
Franktown, VA
1st term ends 2020

Wendy Dotson, CNM, MSN
Ashburn, VA
2nd term ends 2020

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
Jennifer Phelps, BS, LPN, QMHP-A, CSAC, President