Advisory Board

The PA Action Coalition's Advisory Board comprises senior leaders who represent both private and public organizations. The Advisory Board provides general direction and oversight for the planning, implementation, and assessment of the ongoing work and effectiveness of the coalition; it also includes standing committees, such as Finance and Governance. These leaders have the resources, expertise, and dedication to advance the Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing report in Pennsylvania.


Member Organization



William White

Convenient Care Association

Nate Bronstein

Excela Health

Helen Burns

Geisinger Health System

Susan Robel

Hospital Association of Pennsylvania

Barbara Wadsworth

Independence Blue Cross Foundation

Heather Falck and Lorina Marshall-Blake

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Kim Jordan


Michael Becker

National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Valerie Caraballo

National Nurse-Led Care Consortium

Cheryl Fattibene

PA Academic Progression in Nursing

Mary Jean Osborne

Penn State College of Nursing

Laurie Badzek

Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners

Adele Caruso

Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders

Diane Hupp

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority

Michelle Bell

Pennsylvania State Nurses Association

Mark Crider

SEIU Healthcare PA

Zach Zobrist

Student Nurses Association of PA

Madeline Stadler

The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust

Joseph Napolitano

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Nancy Hodgson and Lisa Lewis

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Barbara Todd

University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Jackie Dunbar-Jacob


Holly Lorenz

UPMC Health Plan

Marion McGowan
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