Pictured from left to right: Melane Marsh, Dustin Bass, and Jodie Lane


President (2020-2022)


Dustin hails originally from the east coast where he was very active in ENA since becoming an ED nurse almost 10 years ago. Currently, he serves as the Director of Emergency Services at Carson Tahoe Health in Carson City, Nevada and has always had an affinity for leadership and a love emergency nursing and ENA. He has worked in a variety of settings throughout his nursing career including, Trauma, ICU, Pediatric Trauma, Cardiac Chest Pain, and spent time traveling and working in a float pool. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his partner Michael and his two dogs Fitzgerald and Scarlett.




I am a dedicated and well-seasoned emergency/trauma nurse with extensive training and experience in education and leadership.  I currently work as an Assistant Director of Operations.  I have experience in prehospital settings as well as in pediatric oncology.  I am a compassionate and energetic go-getter that consistently strives for excellence.  I have been on the Nevada  Emergency Nursing Association Board since 2005 as president-elect, president, and education director.  I also served on the National Emergency Nursing Association Leadership Conference board from 2008 to 2012. A day does not go by that I do not learn.


Jodie Lane EDD MSN

Jodie graduated from nursing school in Texas in 1988 with an ADN. She attended Emory University for her BSN and MSN and lastly Walden University for her Doctorate. Jodie was a medic in the Los Angeles and San Bernardino area for 10 years before starting nursing school. She has traveled extensively with her husband in military service. Has a comprehensive background in emergency services, training, and education to include mass casualties and pediatrics. Jodie is a national faculty member for ENA and currently Nevada ENA state Treasurer and Peds trauma chair and past president. She also services a Regional faculty for AHA and Nevada / California AHA task force team member. Jodie teaches in many rural areas. Jodie currently is the system clinical educator for emergency services in Las Vegas Nevada and AHA coordinator and continues to educate ED staff and new graduates. She loves all things Disney and her family and of course to just play. Her motto is; Life’s journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well-preserved body, but rather skid in sideways, totally worn out shouting--- Man what a ride!


Jan Lida