Executive Committee

Executive Committee Members

Roberta Proffitt Lavin, PhD, APRN-BC (Lead)
Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Professor
University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Nursing
lavinr@umsl.edu
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Mary Pat Couig, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Program Manager
Special Projects and Public Health Emergency Preparedness (Intermittent)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Nursing Services (ONS)
MaryPat.Couig@va.gov

Aram Dobalian, PhD, JD, MPH
Director, Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC)
Veterans Health Administration Office of Patient Care Services
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
aram.dobalian@va.gov

Alicia R. Gable, MPH
Senior Project Director
Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC)
Veterans Health Administration Office of Patient Care Services
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs alicia.gable@va.gov

Anne “Belle” Griffin, MPH, BSN, RN
Clinical Investigator and Senior Project Director
Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC)
Veterans Health Administration Office of Patient Care Services
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
anne.griffin@va.gov

Judith Katzburg, PhD, MPH, RN
Health Services Researcher
Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC)
Veterans Health Administration Office of Patient Care Services
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Judith.Katzburg@va.gov

Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Center for Refugee and Disaster Response, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health tveenem1@jhu.edu

Kelly Wolgast DNP, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret)
Assistant Professor; Assistant Dean for Online Education and Outreach
Penn State University College of Nursing
University Park, PA
kaw466@psu.edu