Staff Directory

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Joey Ridenour, RN, MN, FAANExecutive Director(602) 771-7801[email protected]
Janeen Dahn, Ph.D., RN, FNP-CAssociate Director - Operations, Hearings, and Compliance(602) 771-7814[email protected]
Cindy Mand, MSN, RNAssociate Director Complaints and Investigations(602) 771-7815[email protected]
Kathy Malloch PhD, MBA, RN, FAANAssociate Director - Education / Evidence Based Regulation(602) 771-7803[email protected]
Judy Bontrager, MN, RNScope Of Practice Expert(602) 771-7802[email protected]
Emma Mamaluy, JDChief Counsel(602) 771-7844[email protected]
Dolores HurtadoSenior Investigator and Assistant to the Associate Director of Complaints and Investigations - Intake Triage Coordinator(602) 771-7845[email protected]
Jamie FivecoatExecutive Staff Assistant(602) 771-7806[email protected]

Complaints / Triage

Dolores HurtadoSenior Investigator/Complaints-Intake Triage Coordinator(602) 771-7845[email protected]
Lynette DraftonExecutive Staff Assistant/Complaints-Intake Triage Coordinator(602) 771-7827[email protected]


Kathy Malloch PhD, MBA, RN, FAANAssociate Director - Education / Evidence Based Regulation(602) 771-7803[email protected]
Lyn LedbetterAdministrative Assistant(602) 771-7856[email protected]
Dave Hrabe, PhD, RN, NC-BCEducation Program Administrator(602) 771-7877[email protected]
Cindy George, BSN, RNEducation Program Administrator(602) 771-7857[email protected]
Kathy Scott, PhD, MPA, BSN, RNEducation Program Administrator(602) 771-7877[email protected]

Fiscal Services

Michelle Butler, BBA, MBA Accounting Manager(602) 771-7809[email protected]
Joshua DeLong, BSA, MBAAccountant(602) 771-7810[email protected]
Veronica DiazAccount Specialist II(602) 771-7875[email protected]


Trina SmithLegal Assistant / Hearing Department(602) 771-7844[email protected]


Shawna Bonner, MSN, RNProgram Administrator(602) 771-7833[email protected]

Diane Caruso, MSN, FNP-C, CRRN

Advanced Practice Nurse Consultant(602) 771-7864[email protected]
Tiffany Fotinos, MSN, FNP-CAdvanced Practice Nurse Consultant(602) 771-7854[email protected]
Kevin Rapkoch, BSN, RNNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7867[email protected]
Loral Pultz, BSN, RNNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7878[email protected]
Ruth Kish, MN, RNNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7823[email protected]
Stephanie Chambers, MN, RNNurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7818[email protected]
Amy Winkler-Heistand, BNS, RN, PCCN Nurse Practice Consultant(602) 771-7833[email protected]

Senior Investigators

Kirk OlsonSenior Investigator(602) 771-7824[email protected]
Bonnie Richter, MSWSenior Investigator(602) 771-7828[email protected]
David Elson, IIISenior Investigator(602) 771-7851[email protected]
Irene BarajasSenior Investigator(602) 771-7837[email protected]
Michelle MortonSenior Investigator(602) 771-7850[email protected]
Laura BaileySenior Investigator(602) 771-7866[email protected]
Stephanie CruzSenior Investigator(602) 771-7812[email protected]
Susan Bushong, B.A.Senior Investigator(602) 771-7821[email protected]
Anna E. Anderson, B.A.Senior Investigator(602) 771-7817[email protected]
Kandice ColemanSenior Investigator(602) 771-7836[email protected]
Amy SammitoSenior Investigator(602) 771-7858[email protected]
Anna SpiegelSenior Investigator(602) 771-7868[email protected]

Legal Secretaries

Lynette DraftonExecutive Staff Assistant/Complaints-Intake Triage Coordinator(602) 771-7827[email protected]
Gari CarrollLegal Secretary(602) 771-7841[email protected]
Tanya VazquezLegal Secretary(602) 771-7852[email protected]
Marylou RamozLegal Secretary(602) 771-7849[email protected]

Licensing and Certification

VacantLicense AdministratorN/A 
Becky MeltonLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800[email protected]
Diane WilliamsLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800[email protected]
Donna FryeLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800[email protected]
Heather ReedLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800[email protected]
Helen TayLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800[email protected]
Monica OrtizLicense Specialist(602) 771-7800[email protected]

Compliance / Alternative to Discipline and Monitoring

Andrea Vasquez MSN, RN,FNP-CProgram Administrator(602) 771-7811[email protected]
Brent SutterSenior Investigator(602) 771-7860[email protected]
Naira KutnerianLegal Assistant(602) 771-7861[email protected]
Olga ZunigaAdministrative Assistant for Compliance Department(602) 771-7865[email protected]
Lily BurtonCustomer Service Representative(602) 771-7890[email protected]

Customer Services

Emily FuquaCustomer Service Rep(602) 771-7800
Liz KleiserCustomer Service Rep(602) 771-7800
Angie JakubowskiCustomer Service Rep(602) 771-7800


Shannon DietzRecords Room[email protected]