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2019 ONA Statewide Elections

2019 ONA Statewide Elections: Nominations Open

By deciding to run for an ONA statewide elected position, you make a choice to invest in your future and the future of nursing.

Whether serving on a committee, cabinet, or the board, ONA leaders have the capacity to influence public policy, professional nursing standards and the advancement of the association.

Election Results

The winners of each race are listed below.

Vice President/ANA Delegate

  • Jacqueline Dillon


  • Caitlin Reid

Director (4)

  • David Hilderbrand
  • Sue Phillips
  • Rachel Seidelman
  • Allison Seymour

Director – New Graduate (1)

  • Che Richardson Jung

Cabinet on Health Policy (4)

  • Cheryl Cosgrove
  • Travis Elmore Nelson
  • Christy Simila
  • Paul van Waardenburg

Cabinet on Education (3)

  • Paula Gubrud-Howe
  • Karmin Maher-Hasse
  • Angela Powell

Cabinet on Nursing Practice & Research (4)

  • Rebecca McCay
  • Mary Phoenix
  • Lace Velk
  • Tonsina Wells

Cabinet on Economic & General Welfare (3)*

  • Seat 5: Kevyn Paul
  • Seat 6: Michelle Chau

ANA Delegate/Alternate (9)

  • Nicholas Bowling
  • Kathleen Cooper
  • Jacqueline Dillon
  • Bruce Humphreys
  • Allison Hyder
  • Elizabeth McPhee
  • Teri Mills
  • Kevyn Paul
  • Susan Phillips

AFL-CIO Delegate (20)

  • Christine Bernier
  • Tamarah Cline
  • Jacqueline Dillon
  • Clarice Gerlach
  • Pamela Gordon
  • Kevyn Paul
  • Susan Phillips
  • Lynda Pond
  • Rebecca Sudduth
  • Paul van Waardenburg

Position Descriptions

Below you will find descriptions of each role and position. Click on the links to open/download the descriptions of each leadership position.


Click on the subsequent links for a complete description of each cabinet's member responsibilities:

Board of Directors Position Descriptions

Click on the subsequent links for a job description of the following Board of Directors positions:


Other Leadership Positions

ANA Delegate Information

For those nurses interested in the being an American Nurses Association (ANA) delegate and representing ONA at the ANA Assembly, June 21-23, 2018 in Washington DC, you can learn more about the responsibilities and funding for the position in the ONA policies and documents below.

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