Provincial Council Directors and Specials Seats


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British Columbia - PRNABC
Perioperative Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia

Donna Gramigna
RN, BSN, CPN(C)

Term: 2018-2019

PRNABC

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I graduated from the University Of Maine School Of Nursing with an Associate Degree in Nursing in 1978, and received my BSN from the University of Southern Maine  in 1988.  I have worked and taught in diverse perioperative settings since 1979, including Maine, PEI, Bermuda, and BC.  (There has to be an ocean nearby!)  I am currently working as a Surgical Clinical Reviewer for the Surgical Quality Program of Island Health.  

I have been a member of PRNABC (previously BCORNG) since 1997 and I have maintained CNA certification in Perioperative Nursing since 1999.  I have supported Canadian perioperative nursing in the past as a regional representative, provincial president, and Conference Program Chair for the BC Provincial Conference in 2004 and ORNAC National Conference in 2007, and am also a long-time member of the ORNAC Journal’s Editorial Board.  I am honoured to be representing perioperative nurses in BC as an ORNAC Director.


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Alberta - ORNAA
Operative Room Nurses Alberta Association

Darlene Rikley
RN

Term: 2016-2018

ORNAA

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I have been in Perioperative Nursing for 25 years. I am presently employed at the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. Throughout my career, I have gained vast knowledge in many areas of Perioperative Nursing, Rural and Urban experience, with experience in every different specialty. I have been a staff nurse, Program Manager and Clinical Nurse Educator. I was fortunate enough to sit on the Canadian Standards committee for 4 years which was an excellent opportunity. I have always wanted to be involved in the National Board with ORNAC and I look forward to the next two years.


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Saskatchewan - SORNG
Saskatchewan periOperative Registered Nurses’ Group

Lyanne Faucher-Sinclair
RN, MN, CPN(C)

Term: 2017-2019

SORNG

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Lyanne's nursing career began in 1984 when she graduated from Kelsey Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences with a Diploma in Nursing. Her perioperative career began in 1989 following completion of a certificate in Operating Room Techniques from Wascana Institute, now known as Saskatchewan Polytechnic. The fall of 2006, she facilitated her first clinical group with the Perioperative Nursing Program with Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST).

In 2007 Lyanne joined the SIAST team of educators and became a full time faculty member. Lyanne is a dedicated lifelong learner, she successfully wrote the Canadian Nurses' Association Certification in Perioperative Nursing in 2008. She has certificate in adult education and a bachelor of nursing. In the spring of 2016 Lyanne convocated from University of Saskatchewan with a Masters in Nursing. In 2009 and 2012, Lyanne participated in item writing sessions with The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and Assessment Strategies Inc. with the development of the Perioperative Nursing Certification Exam. Lyanne is the Program Head of the Perioperative Nursing and Medical Device Reprocessing programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Over the past 23 years she has held fulltime and part time positions in the operating room at the Regina General Hospital, and continues to enjoy working there on casual basis.


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Manitoba - MORNA
Manitoba Operating Room Nurses Association

Kim Goodman
RN, CPN(C)

Term: 2016-2018

MORNA

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Kim started her nursing career after graduating from Red River College in 1988. She has spent 24 of her 28 years of nursing experience as a perioperative nurse at the Health Science Center in Winnipeg. She currently has her CPN(C) and has been President Elect for MORNA since 2014. Kim is looking forward to her upcoming role as President of MORNA as well as being a new board member of ORNAC.


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Ontario - ORNAO
Operating Room Nurses Association of Ontario

Dee Frisina
RN, CPN(C)

Term: 2017-2019

ORNAO

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Since 1989, I have been a proud front line perioperative operating room nurse. I am an expert in my field and the voice of the operating room nurse. The standards set forth by ORNAC are adhered to daily in my practice. I have many years of leadership as a Specialty Resource Nurse in the Operating Room and have represented nursing on numerous occasions within the hospital organization. My past experience as President of ORNAHD and now Treasurer of ORNAO make me an ideal candidate to take on the role of Ontario Director for ORNAC. I welcome the challenge and look forward to networking on a professional level with other perioperative nurses and associates.


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Quebec - CORNQ
Corporation of Operating Room Nurses of Quebec

Philippe Willame
RN, BScN

Term: 2017-2019

CIISOQ

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Coming Soon!.


Chantal Pelletier

New Brunswick - NBORN
New Brunswick Operating Room Nurses

Chantal Pelletier
RN, BN, BSc

Term: 2016-2018

NBORN

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Chantal began her perioperative career as a new grad in 1987 at the Chaleur Regional Hospital. She worked for 19 years as a perioperative nurse specializing in Ophthalmology, Plastics, ENT and Maxillo-facial. She had CPN(c) in 2003. She left the OR in 2007 to become a Staff Educator but came back in 2013 as the Nurse Manager. Chantal has been part of NBORN since the nineties and is looking forward to assuming her new role as New-Brunswick Director on the ORNAC board.


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Nova Scotia - ORNANS
Operation Room Nurses' Association of Nova Scotia

Jennifer Radtke-Jardine
RN, BSc, BScN, CPN(C)

Term: 2017-2019

ORNANS

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Coming Soon! 


Aletha MacNevin

Prince Edward Island - ORNPEI
Operation Room Nurses of Prince Edward Island

Aletha MacNevin
RN, BScN, CPN(C)

Term: 2016-2018

 

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Aletha has been a Registered Nurse for 10 years, with the last 6 years as a Peri-operative Nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown PEI. She has had her Peri-op Certification for 4 years. As a member of the Operating Room Nurses Association of Prince Edward Island (ORNPEI), she is currently the ORNPEI President. Aletha is looking forward to be working at the national level with the ORNAC board.


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Newfoundland & Labrador - N&LORNA
Newfoundland & Labrador Operation Room Nurses' Association

Tina Parrill
RN, BN, MN, CPN(C)

Term: 2016-2018

NLORNA

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Tina has been a Perioperative Nurse in St. John’s, NL for 10 years. She has worked with both paediatric and adult patients in her career and is currently the Care Facilitator for Thoracic and General Surgery at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital. Tina is passionate about perioperative nursing professional development and has completed a Masters in Nursing along with Perioperative certification. As well, she has travelled to Haiti with Team Broken Earth on several missions to not only provide basic health care to the people of Haiti but to also contribute to the education of Operating Room nurses at Hospital Bernard Mevs. Tina has held several positions on the N&LORNA Executive and is excited to be the Newfoundland & Labrador Provincial Director with the ORNAC Board.


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Education Seat

Erin Robertson
RN, BScN, MN, CPN(C)

Term: 2017-2019

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Coming Soon!


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Advanced Practice Seat

Sarah Pelletier
RN, BScN, CPN(C), RNFA, MScN

Term: 2017-2019

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Coming Soon!

 

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Leadership Seat

Laurie Dawn Boyer
RN, BScN, MEd, CIC, CPN(C)

Term: 2016-2018

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Laurie Dawn Boyer is a seasoned Perioperative Nursing Professional, currently employed as the Operating Room Informatics Specialist at Health Sciences North in Sudbury. Laurie Dawn is a member of the CORL executive in the role of Website Liaison. Laurie has experience in staff, educator and leadership roles in Surgical Services, Infection Prevention & Control, Quality, Patient Safety, and Post-secondary Education. An early adopter of Lean methodology in healthcare, Laurie Dawn is passionate about connecting people with each other and the information and skills needed to understand our collective work and fuel improvement.

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