Local Chapters and Officers

Chattahoochee Chapter Title Name Email
President Jack Rodgers gamedic4221@hotmail.com
President-elect VACANT
Secretary/Treasurer Mike Zimmermann michael.zimmermann@columbusregional.com
Coastal Empire Chapter
President Cari Hamelink hamelinkjk@aol.com
President-elect Anne Byerly byerlya@sjchs.org
Secretary/Treasurer Keith Dawson csm_603@yahoo.com
Communications Brandy Weddel brandy.weddel@me.com
Heart of Georgia Chapter
President Diane Studstill ladydi5s@aol.com
President-elect Stacy Thompson thompson.stacy@navicenthealth.org
Secretary Monica Bergman bergman.monica@navicenthealth.org
Treasurer Joanne Williams purplejordan25@gmail.com
Past President Kayla Albright kayla.albright2014@gmail.com
Lorene Newberry Chapter
President Nancy Doolottle nancy.doolittle@wellstar.org
President-elect Rene Disser rene.disser@wellstar.org
Secretary Jan Turner jangturner@comcast.net
Treasurer Sandy Dudek sdudrk@bellsouth.net
Metro Atlanta Chapter
President Morgan Ooley smilinfool826@yahoo.com
President-elect Abbey Ballesteros abbeyballesteros@gmail.com
Secretary/Treasurer Lina Adams serenity5234@gmail.com
Southside Chapter
President Holly Knight mekhikzk@bellsouth.net
President-elect Patricia Tomlin ptomlin64@hotmail.com
Secretary/Treasurer Jennifer DeHart dehartjl@att.net
Southwest Georgia Chapter
President Toni Bullard tbukklard89@gmail.com
President-Elect Robyn Mosteiko-Jalbert rmosteiko@gmail.com
Secretary Gabrielle Dennis gkronshage@yahoo.com
Secretary Christi Griner c_grits@yahoo.com
Treasurer Melissa Joy melissajoy816@yahoo.com

Georgia State Council

The Georgia State Council of the Emergency Nurses Association is comprised of the Executive Board (president, president-elect, secretary, treasurer and immediate past president), one member from each of the local chapters and the chairs of each active state committee. The State Council shall meet at least twice every calendar year at a date, time and location to be determined by the state president.

2018 Georgia ENA State Council Executive Board
Randi.jpg President

Randi Bos
Medical Center Navicent Health
Macon, GA

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Coleen Chang
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
Marietta, GA

Jack_Rodgers_head_shot.jpg President-Elect

Jack Rodgers
St. Francis Health
Columbus, GA

Sharon_headshot.jpg Immediate Past President

Sharon Vanairsdale
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, GA

thumbnail_Nancy_Doolittle_-_05-13.jpg Secretary

Nancy Doolittle
Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
Marietta, GA

National Board Liaison

Mike Hastings
Swedish Edmonds Hospital
Edmonds, WA


The Georgia Emergency Nurses Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization operating under the umbrella of its parent organization, the Emergency Nurses Association, serving as the voice of over 1,000 members.


The Georgia Emergency Nurses Association is a professional member organization recognized internationally for  promoting excellence in emergency nursing through leadership, research, education and advocacy.


The vision of the Georgia Emergency Nurses Association is to promote advocacy, diversity, and excellence in emergency nursing practice.


The objectives of the Georgia Emergency Nurses Association are as follows:

  • To promote the specialty of emergency nursing
  • To promote the interests of members and improve the professional environment of the emergency nurse through education and public awareness
  • To promote ethical principles as defined in the organization's Code of Ethics for Emergency Nurses and the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics
  • To actively collaborate with other healthcare organizations to improve emergency care
  • To be the primary resource for emergency nursing leadership, education and research
  • To define standards that serve as a basis for emergency nursing practice
  • To develop, disseminate and evaluate emergency nursing education and research
  • To encourage interaction and mentoring among emergency nurses
  • To identify and disseminate information on key trends affecting and pertinent to emergency nursing
  • To serve as an advocate for the public regarding emergency care