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Administration
NAME TITLE PHONE
Joey Ridenour, RN, MN, FAAN Executive Director 602-771-7801
Janeen Dahn, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C Associate Director - Licensing, Hearings, & Compliance 602-771-7814
Kathy Malloch PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN Associate Director - Education / Evidence Based Regulation 602-771-7803
Robert Ellis, BSIT, MBA, MPM Associate Director - IT & Fiscal Services 602-771-7889
Judy Bontrager, MN, RN Scope Of Practice Expert 602-771-7802
Emma Mamaluy, JD Chief Counsel 602-771-7844
Erika Floyd Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director 602-771-7806
Dolores Hurtado Senior Investigator and Assistant to the Associate Director of Investigations and Compliance - Intake Triage Coordinator 602-771-7845
Compliance / Alternative to Discipline and Monitoring
NAME TITLE PHONE
Kathleen Harrington, RN, MSN Program Administrator for Compliance Department 602-771-7811
Brent Sutter Senior Investigator 602-771-7860
Naira Kutnerian Legal Assistant/Investigator 602-771-7861
Olga Zuniga Administrative Assistant for Compliance Department 602-771-7865
Lila Wiemann Administrative Assistant 602-771-7890
Complaints / Triage
NAME TITLE PHONE
Lynette Drafton Legal Secretary/Senior Investigator-Triage 602-771-7827
Education
NAME TITLE PHONE
Cindy George, BSN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant 602-771-7857
Lyn Ledbetter Administrative Assistant 602-771-7856
Fiscal Services
NAME TITLE PHONE
Michelle Butler, BBA, MBA  Accounting Manager 602-771-7809
Karen Johnson Mail Room 602-771-7800
Joshua DeLong, BSA, MBA Accountant I 602-771-7810
Hearings
NAME TITLE PHONE
Trina Smith Legal Assistant / Hearing Department 602-771-7844
Nurse Practice Consultants
NAME TITLE PHONE
Cindy Mand, MSN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant 602-771-7815
Kevin Rapkoch, BSN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant 602-771-7867
Kristi Hunter, MSN, FNP-C Advanced Practice Nurse Consultant 602-771-7854
Michael J. Pilder, MSN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant 602-771-7816
Vacant Nurse Practice Consultant  
Ruth Kish, MN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant 602-771-7823
Shawna Bonner, MSN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant 602-771-7833
Stephanie Chambers, MN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant 602-771-7818
Eileen Owen-Williams, DNP, PhD, APRN, CNM, FNP, AFN-BC, FAANP Advanced Practice Nurse Consultant 602-771-7819
Loral Pultz, BSN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant 602-771-7878
Vacant Nurse Practice Consultant  
Senior Investigators
NAME TITLE PHONE
Kirk Olson Senior Investigator 602-771-7824
Bonnie Richter, MSW Senior Investigator 602-771-7828
Frank Curatola Senior Investigator 602-771-7822
David Elson, III Senior Investigator 602-771-7851
Dolores Hurtado Senior Investigator/Triage 602-771-7845
Michelle Morton Senior Investigator 602-771-7850
Pam Millben Senior Investigator 602-771-7866
Pete Wittenberg Senior Investigator 602-771-7817
Stephanie Cruz Senior Investigator 602-771-7812
Susan Bushong, B.A. Senior Investigator 602-771-7821
Legal Secretaries
NAME TITLE PHONE
Tanya Vazquez Legal Secretary 602-771-7852
Gari Carroll Legal Secretary 602-771-7841
Lynette Drafton Investigations 602-771-7827
Licensing & Certification
NAME TITLE PHONE
Jennifer Ingram License Administrator 602-771-7825
Becky Melton License Specialist 602-771-7800
Heather Reed License Specialist 602-771-7800
Helen Tay License Specialist 602-771-7800
Irene Barajas License Specialist 602-771-7800
Donna Frye License Specialist 602-771-7800
Monica Ortiz Document Imaging 602-771-7800
Client Services
NAME TITLE PHONE
Nancy Davis Customer Service Rep 602-771-7800
Jamie Salinas-Fivecoat Customer Service Rep 602-771-7800
Janel Berry Customer Service Rep 602-771-7800

Records
NAME TITLE E-mail
Public Information Request Records Room [email protected]
Veronica Diaz Records Management Specialist 602-771-7800

 

Arizona State Board of Nursing - Nursing Regulatory Journal
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
New dates for Nurse Licensure Compact webinars for public
At the link below are new dates for the remainder of 2019 for the public NLC educational webinars. Webinar Summer and Fall 2019 Dates
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Kratom Fact Sheet for Healthcare Professionals
Please see the below fact sheet for information about Kratom. Fact Sheet
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Arizona State Board of Nursing Considers Complaints Against Valerie Brehm, Kathryn DelReal, and Mckenzie Gillies
On May 16, 2019, the Arizona State Board of Nursing, in an open meeting, considered investigations pending against Valerie Brehm, Kathryn DelReal, and...
Thursday, April 11, 2019
New Occupational Licensing Law - HB2569
New Occupational Licensing Law - HB2569 You may have heard recent news reports about a new law, signed by the Governor, that eases licensing requireme...

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

Statement of locations where all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing will be posted.

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02(A)(1)(a), the Arizona State Board of Nursing will post all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing Meetings and any of its committees and subcommittees on the Board's website at www.azbn.gov. Notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.

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