Committee and Task Force Chairs

Thank you to Those Who Volunteer in SUNA


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) - SUNA is fully committed to advancing our efforts around diversity, equity, and inclusion to ensure the future leadership and membership of SUNA is as diverse as the environments we proudly work and live within.
Chair: Katie Wall, MSN, FNP-C, FAUNA

FAUNA – This committee recognizes leaders as Fellows of the Academy of Urologic Nurses and Associates (FAUNA) who have made outstanding, sustained contributions to SUNA and to urology education, policy, management, clinical practice, and research.
Chair: Susan B. Lipsy, ANP-BC, CUNP, FAUNA

Nominations - The Nominating Committee plays an integral role in selecting the future leaders of SUNA. Committee members identify, invite, and nominate current, qualified SUNA members as candidates to run for elected offices and oversees the annual election.
Chair: Glenn Sulley, BS, RN, CURN, FAUNA

Program Planning Committee – This committee plans, develops, implements, and evaluates educational programs associated with the Annual and Advanced uroLogic Conferences. Committee members assure that the program provides exchange of professional knowledge and educational opportunities that will promote excellence in urologic care utilizing the best available evidence.
2024 Advanced uroLogic Chair: Amy Hull, DNP, WHNP-BC, FAUNA
2024 uroLogic Chair: Christine Aliory, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, CURN, ONC

Publications - The Publications Committee is responsible for maintaining and growing SUNA’s educational library. This includes publication review timeline, making recommendations for authors, and writing groups, monitoring progress of production, and proposing new publications.
Chair: Amy Hull, DNP, WHNP-BC, FAUNA

Research - The Research Committee is responsible for the development of research culture, oversight of the establishment of the research priorities, research awards and grants, and building research partnerships.
Chair: Jennifer Lewis, DNP, APRN, CNP, CUNP

Task Forces

Strategic Plan Goals:

MA Standards – Establish minimal evidence clinical competencies for MAs and define tasks beyond scope of practice to increase patient safety outcomes by creating a position statement.
Chairs: Hillary Durstein, MSN, APRN-C, CUNP and Beth Ebner, BSN, RN, CURN

Patient Education - Develop and disseminate education for patients.
Chair: Jennifer Delegee, BSN, RN, CWOCN

Urology RN Value - Make the business case for the role of the Urology RN and promote the role of the RN in the development of staff competencies, training, and education by creating a position statement.
Chairs: Kimberly Lyons, RN and Mary Emmett, RNFA, CURN