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Board and Committee Members

Board Of Nursing

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

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

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

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

Ethlyn McQueen-Gibson, DNP, MSN, RN-BC
Second Vice President

Yorktown
1st term expires 6/30/2021

Felisa Smith, RN, BSN, MSA, MSN/Ed, CNE
Portsmouth 
1st term expires 6/30/2023

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

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

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

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

Dawn M. Hogue, MA, LMT (Faculty)
Advisory Board Chair
Virginia Beach
Term Expires 2024
Maria Mercedes Olivieri, LMT
Burke
Term Expires 2024
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
David Archer, MD
Norfolk, VA
Board of Medicine
Louise Hershkowitz, CRNA, MSHA
Reston, VA
Board of Nursing
Lori Conklin, MD
Charlottesville, VA
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
Kathleen J. Bailey, CNM, MA, MS, FACNM
Suffolk, VA
1st 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
Jennifer Phelps, BS, LPN, QMHP-A, CSAC, President