Board of Directors


Kristine Barman, BSN RN CGRN
UNCH Healthcare
101 Manning Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 

Michelle Day, MSN BSN RN CGRN
Hartford Hospital
85 Seymour Street, STE 321
Hartfort, CT 06106

Loralee Kelsey, BSN RN CGRN
Carle Foundation Hospital
611 West Park
Urbana, IL 61801

Catherine Bauer, RNBS MBA CGRN CFER
University of Virginia Medical Center
1300 Jefferson Park Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22903

Immediate Past President:
Lisa Fonkalsrud, BSN RN CGRN 
Tulsa Endoscopy Center 
4200 East Skelly Drive, Suite 100 
Tulsa, OK 74135 

Awards & CEPRG
Barbara Arnold, ADN RN CGRN
Florida Hospital North Pinellas
1395 S. Pinellas Ave.
Tarpon Spring, FL 34689

Janet King, BSN RN CGRN
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114

Legislative Activities:
Michelle Juan, MSN RN CGRN
Indiana University 
550 N. University Blvd, Ste 1634
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Lea Anne Myers, MSN RN CGRN
Parkview Hospital 
2200 Randallia
Fort Wayne, IN 46805



Research & Social Media:
Kimberly Venturella, BSN RN CGRN
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 State Route 33
Neptune, NJ 07753

Regional Societies:
Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
736 Battlefield Blvd North
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Speaker of the House of Delegates:
Laura Habighorst, BSN RN CGRN
North Kansas City Hospital
2800 Clay Edwards Dr.
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Vice-Speaker of the House of Delegates:
Karin Cierzan, RN CGRN
Minnesota Gastroenterology
1997 Sloan Place

Maplewood, MN 55117

Ex-Officio Members

Associate Member-at-Large:
Kelly Sields, BSB/M
Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30342

Gastroenterology Nursing Journal Editor:
Kathy A. Baker, PhD RN ACNS-BC FAAN 
Texas Christian University
2800 West Bowie Street, #229
Fort Worth, TX 76109

SGNA Executive Director:
Dale West, CAE
SGNA Headquarters
330 N. Wabash Ave Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611








SGNA Past Presidents

Click here for a historical listing of Past Presidents of SGA/SGNA, the years they served and the locations of the corresponding Annual Course.