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Board of Directors & Staff

The Board is comprised of members of the CRPNM elected by their peers and members of the public appointed by the Board or by government. It consists of at least 12 people, one third of whom must be public representatives.

As the governing body of the CRPNM, the Board of Directors provides oversight to ensure the College meets its mandate and that it operates effectively and in the best interest of all its stakeholders. Board members direct the affairs of the organization with an overall responsibility for strategic planning, finances, organizational operations and human resources.

More information about the Board’s role and responsibilities can be found here.

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Isabelle Jarrin, RPN, President
Tracy Thiele, RPN, Vice President
Chris Dooley, Public Member, Executive Member at Large
Kelly-Ann Stevenson, RPN, Chair, Finance Committee
Wanda Brine, RPN
Jennifer McKelvey, RPN
Deb Melanson, RPN
Susan Namba, RPN
Naomi Sirota, RPN
Sara Wikstrom, RPN
Richard Zwiep, RPN
Joanne Burns, Ministerial Appointee
Carole Lupkowski, Ministerial Appointee
Destiny Watt, Ministerial Appointee
Christy Rogowski, Public Representative

Laura Panteluk, RPN, Executive Director/Registrar
Ryan Shymko, RPN, Practice Consultant/Deputy Registrar
John Schmidt, Business Services Manager
Marigrace Licerio, Acting Registration Coordinator/Executive Assistant
Sherry Leynes, Administrative Assistant