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.

PNCB OFFICE CLOSED

Based on the executive order issued 3/23/2020 by the Governor of Maryland, PNCB’s physical office is closed. Staff are working remotely to continue to serve candidates, certificants, and employers. Please use email addresses listed here to contact us, and thank you for understanding that there may be some delay in our response. All online systems including certificant portals and the CE / Pediatric Updates marketplace are still available 24/7. Please check back frequently for updates here.

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

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

Gloria Fabrey

Gloria Fabrey, MBA, CDP
Treasurer
Public Member
Overland Park, KS

Debra Arnow, DNP, RN, NE-BC
Nurse Executive-at-Large Representative
Owens Crossroads, AL

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

Michael Maymi

Michael Maymi, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC, CCRN
CPNP-AC-at-Large Representative
St. Cloud, FL

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

Peg Harrison, MS, CPNP-PC, CAE

Peg Harrison, MSN, CPNP-PC, CAE
Chief Executive Officer - PNCB
Frederick, 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!

Clayton Collins, CPN Shriners Hospitals for Children - Galveston Galveston, TX
Leticia Cole, CPNP-PC, CPN Sniffles & Giggles Waxahachie, TX
Renee Flippo, CPNP-PC Louise Herrington School of Nursing | Baylor University Dallas, TX
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