our Committees

BYLAWS COMMITTEE

The responsibilities of this committee encompass the review and revision of the Bylaws, including the drafting of the proposed amendments for approval by the MoANA board.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Committee Chair: Chris Black

The Continuing Education Committee is responsible for developing policy and program recommendations for the association’s continuing professional education program. 

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Rob Walsh

The role of the finance committee is primarily to provide financial oversight for the organization.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

Committee Chair: Kristen Richter

The committee is made up of experts in the political realm of legislation and regulation who work with state legislators and regulators.

INTERNET / WEBSITE

Committee Chair: Jean Covillo

The purpose of the Website / Internet Committee is to develop and manage MoANA’s internet presence, which includes both the traditional website and social media.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Jean Covillo

The Nominating Committee oversees the electoral process, reviews candidate submissions, and prepares the official ballot for all elective offices.

PAC

Committee Chair: Angela Delaria

The Missouri Association of Nurse Anesthetists Political Action Committee (MoANA PAC) is a political action committee representing the interests of CRNAs in Missouri. It is a voluntary, nonprofit committee established to elect candidates that will advance MoANA’s legislative program.

PEER ASSISTANCE & WELLNESS COMMITTEE

Committee Co-Chair: Mary Kay Bader Committee Co-Chair: (Mary Elizabeth Monnig)

PEER REVIEW AUDIT COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Debra Finkenwirth

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Committee Chair: Austyn Belle Isle

STUDENT LEADERSHIP

Committee Chair: Corry Coopmans

AD HOC RURAL CRNA COMMITTEE

Committee Chair: Sallie Poepsel

FPD

Committee Chair: Cassandra Decker

ASSOCIATE FPD

Committee Chair: Denise Stuit

STATE REIMBURSEMENT SPECIALISTS

State Reimbursement Specialist: Sheila Ray

PAIN REIMBURSEMENT SPECIALISTS

Pain Reimbursement Specialist (PRS): Wallace Ralston

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The Missouri Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MoANA) has more than 1236 members. MoANA was founded in 1935 by 15 charter members, including Helen Lamb of St. Louis. She became the first president of MoANA and later served as president of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), our parent organization.