Executive Committee

Executive Committee Members

Roberta Proffitt Lavin, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN (Lead) (rlavin@utk.edu)
Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor
University of Tennessee Knoxville, College of Nursing
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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

Cole Edmonson, DNP, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, FAAN                                                            Chief Nursing Officer / Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

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

Joanne C. Langan PhD, RN, CNE
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Pre-Licensure Programs in Nursing
Associate Professor & Coordinator, Disaster Preparedness
Saint Louis University School of Nursing
langanjc@slu.edu

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

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