PNCB Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is dedicated to the certification needs of the pediatric nurse and pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP), both acute and primary care, and others providing care for pediatric populations.

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PNCB Board of Directors

PNCB promotes optimal outcomes in global pediatric health by providing certification services that validate specialized knowledge and continuing competence in pediatric nursing. The PNCB's Board of Directors is dedicated to the certification needs of the pediatric nurse and pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP), both acute and primary care.

Board members include a public member, a pediatrician and pediatric nurses and PNPs who provide the expertise needed by the Board to guide strategic planning for all of PNCB's certification exams. The Board of Directors serves without compensation.

Natalie Van Waning, BSN, MSN, ARNP, CPNP

Natalie Van Waning, BSN, MSN, ARNP, CPNP
Chair
CPNP-PC-at-Large Representative
Coralville, IA

Michael Maymi

Michael Maymi, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC, CCRN
Chair-Elect

CPNP-AC-at-Large Representative
St. Cloud, FL

Debra Arnow, DNP, RN, NE-BC
Treasurer

Nurse Executive-at-Large Representative
Owens Crossroads, AL

Donna Bigani, MSN, RN, CPN
Secretary
CPN-at-Large Representative
Yorba Linda, CA

Susan Burke

Susan Burke, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC
CPNP Faculty-at-Large Representative
Lafayette Hill, PA

Carly Byrne

Carly Byrne, MSN, APRN, PCNS-BC, CCNS, CPN, CCRN-K
CPN-at-Large Representative
Portland, OR

Sina J. Linman, DNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS

Sina J. Linman, DNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS
CPNP-PC-at-Large Representative
Bellevue, NE

Theresa Mikhailov

Theresa Mikhailov, MD
Pediatrician-at-Large Representative
Milwaukee, WI

Karla Nygren, MSN, MBA, RN, CCRN, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CPN, TCRN
CPN-at-Large Representative
Sioux Falls, SD

Suzanne Witte

Suzanne Witte, LMSW
Public Member
Iowa City, IA

Sheri Sesay-Tuffour, PhD, CAE

Sheri Sesay-Tuffour, PhD, CAE
Chief Executive Officer - PNCB
Rockville, MD

Faces of Certification

PNCB-certified nursing professionals work in a variety of roles and settings throughout the US and beyond. Share your photo today!

Tonya Brooks, CPNP-PC Sniffles & Giggles Waxahachie, TX
Jose Ramirez, CPN Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Edinburg, TX
Shacarah Fordjour, CPNP-PC, PMHS Penn Medicine Plainsboro, NJ
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