Strategic Planning

Advisory Board

Comprised of leaders in higher education and health care educators, experts, practitioners and advocates from across the nation, the Strategic Planning Advisory Board will offer insights and feedback to the Strategic Planning Steering Committee on the direction and outcomes of the strategic planning process.

Stanley Ahalt | Dean, UNC School of Data Science and Society
Maureen Baker | Associate Professor, UNC School of Nursing
Kenya Beard | Associate Provost, Social Mission, Chamberlain University
Michelle Boyd | Director of Health Careers, Diversity & Quality Education, Charlotte AHEC and Atrium Health
Jean Davison | Associate Professor, UNC School of Nursing
Denisé Dews | Clinical Associate Professor, UNC School of Social Work
Maja Djukic | John P. McGovern Distinguished Associate Professor, Cizik School of Nursing at UT Health
Hugo Echeverry | Clinical Supervisor, Mecklenburg County Health Department
Sarah Farrell | Development Executive for Higher Education, Apple
Paula Fessler | Chief Nursing Officer, UNC Health
Jill Forcina | Director of Education & Nursing, NC AHEC Program Office
Chris Golding | Nursing Professional Development Specialist
Sarah Griffith | Chief Nursing Officer, North Carolina Board of Nursing
Susan Hassmiller | Senior Advisor for Nursing, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Joseph Jones | Chair, UNC School of Nursing Undergraduate Student Governance Council
Joan Kavanagh | VP for Clinical Professional Development, Nursing Center of Excellence, Ascension
Ashley Kellish | Health Care Leadership and Administration Lead Faculty and Assistant Professor, UNC School of Nursing
Saif Khairat | Associate Professor, UNC School of Nursing
Shawn Kneipp | Professor, UNC School of Nursing
Nate Knuffman | Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations, UNC Chapel Hill
Patricia Kyriakidis | Chief Executive Officer & Chief Integrations Officer, NovEx
Melissa LeVine | UNC School of Nursing Alum, BSN ’77, MSN ’81 
RJ Libunao | Assistant Dean for IIT, UNC School of Nursing
Susan Little | Chief Public Health Nursing Officer, North Carolina Division of Public Health
Cathy Madigan | System Chief Nursing Officer and System Nursing Administration, UNC Health
Erin Malloy | Professor of Psychiatry at the UNC School of Medicine and Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Success at UNC Chapel Hill
Barbara Mark | Professor Emeritus, UNC School of Nursing
Beth Mayer-Davis | Dean of the UNC Graduate School and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and Medicine, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Patrick McMurray | Nurse Specialist, UNC School of Nursing
Todd Nicolet | Vice Provost for Digital and Lifelong Learning, UNC Chapel Hill
Carrie Palmer | Associate Professor and DNP Lead Faculty, UNC School of Nursing
Schquthia Peacock | UNC School of Nursing Alum, BSN ’92, MSN ’99; Family Nurse Practitioner and Owner, Avance Care Preston; and Leader and Founder of Black NP Networking Group in NC
Yvonne Perry | Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean for the PhD Program and Division, UNC School of Nursing
Beth Phillips | Strategic Nursing Advisor for ATI Nursing Education
Tracy Vernon-Platt | Lead Faculty for AGPCNP Program and Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC School of Nursing
Juan Powe | UNC School of Nursing Alum, MSN ’21; Family Nurse Practitioner, American Family Urgent Care
Barbaba Senich | UNC School of Nursing Alum, BSN ’79; School of Nursing BOV Member
Catherine Sevier | AARP North Carolina State President
Tim Smith | Associate Vice Chancellor for Principal and Major Gifts, UNC Chapel Hill
Sara Smithson | Vice President of Partnerships, Intend Health Strategies
Victoria Soltis-Jarrett | Carol Morde Ross Distinguished Professor of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, UNC School of Nursing
Elizabeth Steadman | Senior Director for Medical Student Education, UNC School of Medicine
Elizabeth Stone | Assistant Professor, UNC School of Nursing
Elizabeth Walters | Assistant Professor, UNC School of Nursing
Morris Weinberger | Vergil N. Slee Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Quality Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Tiffany Yelverton | UNC School of Nursing Alum, BSN ’98