Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
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COA Directors

Council Officers

Laura Bonanno, PhD, DNP, CRNA, President
CRNA Educator,
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – School of Nursing
 
Shari Burns, EdD, MSN, CRNA, Vice President
CRNA Educator,
Midwestern University

Paul Austin, PhD, CRNA,  Treasurer 
CRNA Educator
Texas Wesleyan University
 
Council Directors
 
Brian Andrew, JD
Public Representative

Judy Didion, PhD, RN
University Administrator
Oakland University

Claire Dixon-Lee, PhD, RHIA, CPH, FAHIMA
Public Member
 
Michael Fallacaro, DNS, CRNA, FAAN
CRNA Educator
Virginia Commonweath University


Juan Gonzalez, PhD, CRNA
CRNA Educator
University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies 

Susan McDonald, DNP,  RN, MBA, FACHE, NEA-BC, CENP
Healthcare Administrator
St. Elizabeth Healthcare 

Dennis J. McKenna, DNAP, CRNA
CRNA Practitioner
Medical University Hospital

Julie Pearson, PhD, CRNA
CRNA Practitioner
CarolinaEast Health System

Jerrol B. Wallace, DNP, MSN, CRNA, CDR, NC, USN
CRNA Educator
Uniformed Services Univesity of Health Sciences

Chelsea Dresner, BA, BSN, RN
Student Representative
Norther Kentucky University

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