Provincial Directors


British Columbia - ORNAC Director

Jeannette Hill  RN, BScN

Term: 2021-2023



 Red Person 2021

Alberta - ORNAC Director

 Bryana Hahn RN, BN

Term: 2021-2023 


(Provincial Council President ORNAA
Operating Room Nurses Alberta Association)




 Red Person 2021

Saskatchewan - ORNAC Director 

 Valancie Pierce RN BEd BScN

Term: 2022-2023

(Provincial Council President -Saskatchewan Operating  Room Nurses Group)


 Valancie completed her Bachelor of Education in 2000. After teaching for 7 years, she decided to switch directions and returned to university. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2009 which she quickly followed up with taking a perioperative course in 2010. In 2020 she accepted a position as a Clinical Nurse Educator. She loves learning and challenging her knowledge. When Valancie is not in the operating room, she loves being outdoors in her garden or paddling in a canoe.

 Red Person 2021

Manitoba - ORNAC Director




Angela Russell

Ontario -  ORNAC Director

Angela Russell RN, BN, CPN(C)

Term: 2021-2023


Graduated from University of New Brunswick with a Bachelors in Nursing 1999.
George Brown College Perioperative Diploma 1999.
Canadian Perioperative Certification 2006.
ORNHAD executive member 2010 - 2019.
Vascular Service Resource Nurse 2013- present.
In my spare time, Wife to Dion, Mom of Caleb & Rachel, Hobby baker and Director with Thirtyone!


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 Quebec - ORNAC Director  

Kathy Yemenidjian (Kat) RN, BN

Term: 2021-2023




 Red Person 2021

New Brunswick - ORNAC Director

Alex Bogle BN, RN, BSc, CPN(C)

Term: 2022-2023


 Alex has been a Perioperative Nurse for 3 years, having recently taken on the role of Spine Service Resource Nurse in 2021 and completed his CNA Perioperative Certification. He graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 2019 with a Bachelor of Nursing first division, and in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science first division. He began serving as a Board Member of the Kennebecasis Valley Food Basket in 2021. He is passionate about promoting excellence in Perioperative Nursing and working with ORNAC to promote the Perioperative Nursing community.



Nova Scotia - ORNAC Director


Term: Vacant



 New Red Person

Prince Edward Island - ORNAC Director

Provincial Council President -ORNPEI
Operating Room Nurses of Prince Edward Island


Term: 2022-2024

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 Red Person 2021

Newfoundland & Labrador - N&LORNA

Joanne Peddle, RN, BScN, MN, CPN(C)

Term: 2022-2024



 Red Person 2021

 Advanced Practice Seat -ORNAC Director

Sarah Davis, RN, BN, RNFA, CPN(C)

Term: 2022-2023

 Red Person 2021

Education Seat -ORNAC Director

Shelley Haynes, RN, BScN


Shelley Haynes holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Dalhousie University and is completing a Masters in Health Studies at Athabasca University. She worked as a perioperative nurse in the operating room from 2014 to 2020, when she took a position as Perioperative Clinical Nurse Educator for the Dartmouth General and Victoria General Hospitals. In 2021, she took on the role of Nurse Educator for the Perioperative Nursing Program for the province of Nova Scotia. She has served on the ORNANS executive as secretary since 2019.

                        Maria Ingram   

Leadership Seat- ORNAC Director

Maria Ingram RN, CPN(C)


Maria has worked as a perioperative nurse at Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH), British Columbia since 2006. In 2011, she became Certified in Perioperative Nursing (C)anada with the Canadian Nurses Association.  In 2017 she was awarded the position of Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) and was instrumental with the implementation of the In-House Perioperative Nurse Training Program in the Fraser Health Authority. She facilitated the program for nearly 5 years. Maria is currently working as a CNE at RCH for redevelopment supporting work for the interventional platform, which consists of the operating room, interventional cardiology, interventional radiology, post anesthetic care unit and the pre/post area. In these areas she will assist with the implementation of the Perioperative and Invasive Procedures Accreditation Standards as well as ORNAC standards where appropriate. Maria currently holds an honorary appointment to the role of MD Undergraduate Tutor/ Instructor with the Faculty of Medicine at University of British Columbia where she facilitates sterile technique and scrub sessions for medical student interns.  Maria has volunteered on multiple occasions with Health For Humanity to provide surgical services to those in need in Guatemala. Maria is passionate about perioperative nursing. She seeks to collaborate with associated organizations to establish best practice and advance perioperative nursing in Canada. She is excited to work with a team of board directors for ORNAC.
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