Staff Directory

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Administration

Name Title Contact
Joey Ridenour, RN, MN, FAAN Executive Director (602) 771-7801
Janeen Dahn, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C Associate Director - Operations, Hearings, and Compliance (602) 771-7814
Cindy Mand, MSN, RN Associate Director Complaints and Investigations (602) 771-7815
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
Dolores Hurtado Senior Investigator and Assistant to the Associate Director of Complaints and Investigations - Intake Triage Coordinator (602) 771-7845
Erika Floyd Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director (602) 771-7806

Complaints / Triage

Name Title Contact
Dolores Hurtado Senior Investigator/Complaints-Intake Triage Coordinator (602) 771-7845
Lynette Drafton Senior Investigator/Complaints-Intake Triage Coordinator (602) 771-7827

Education

Name Title Contact
Heather Healy Education Program Administrator (602) 771-7877
Dave Hrabe, PhD, RN, NC-BC Education Program Administrator (602) 771-7877
Cindy George, BSN, RN Education Program Administrator (602) 771-7857
Lyn Ledbetter Administrative Assistant (602) 771-7856

Fiscal Services

Name Title Contact
Michelle Butler, BBA, MBA  Accounting Manager (602) 771-7809
Joshua DeLong, BSA, MBA Accountant (602) 771-7810
Karen Johnson Mail Room (602) 771-7800

Hearings

Name Title Contact
Trina Smith Legal Assistant / Hearing Department (602) 771-7844

Investigations

Name Title Contact
Eileen Owen-Williams, DNP, PhD, APRN, CNM, FNP, AFN-BC, FAANP Advanced Practice Nurse Consultant (602) 771-7819
Kristi Hunter, MSN, FNP-C Advanced Practice Nurse Consultant (602) 771-7854

Diane Caruso, MSN, FNP-C, CRRN

Advanced Practice Nurse Consultant (602) 771-7864
Kevin Rapkoch, BSN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant (602) 771-7867
Loral Pultz, BSN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant (602) 771-7878
Michael J. Pilder, MSN, RN Nurse Practice Consultant (602) 771-7816
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

Senior Investigators

Name Title Contact
Kirk Olson Senior Investigator (602) 771-7824
Bonnie Richter, MSW Senior Investigator (602) 771-7828
David Elson, III Senior Investigator (602) 771-7851
Frank Curatola Senior Investigator (602) 771-7822
Irene Barajas Senior Investigator (602) 771-7837
John Capone Senior Investigator (602) 771-7835
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 Contact
Lynette Drafton Senior Investigator/Complaints-Intake Triage Coordinator (602) 771-7827
Gari Carroll Legal Secretary (602) 771-7841
Tanya Vazquez Legal Secretary (602) 771-7852

Licensing and Certification

Name Title Contact
Vacant License Administrator N/A
Becky Melton License Specialist (602) 771-7800
Diane Williams License Specialist (602) 771-7800
Donna Frye License Specialist (602) 771-7800
Heather Reed License Specialist (602) 771-7800
Helen Tay License Specialist (602) 771-7800
Janel Berry License Specialist (602) 771-7800
Monica Ortiz License Specialist (602) 771-7800

Compliance / Alternative to Discipline and Monitoring

Name Title Contact
Kathleen Harrington, MSN, RN Program Administrator (602) 771-7811
Brent Sutter Senior Investigator (602) 771-7860
Naira Kutnerian Legal Assistant (602) 771-7861
Olga Zuniga Administrative Assistant for Compliance Department (602) 771-7865
Lila Wiemann Administrative Assistant (602) 771-7890

Customer Services

Name Title Contact
Jamie Fivecoat Customer Service Rep (602) 771-7800
Nancy Davis Customer Service Rep (602) 771-7800
Liz Kleiser Customer Service Rep (602) 771-7800


Records

Name Title Contact
Public Information Request Records Room [email protected]
Veronica Diaz Records Management Specialist (602) 771-7800