|2017 Board of Directors Ballot|
The Nominating Committee is proud to announce the 2017 Board of Directors Ballot
PRESIDENT ELECT CANDIDATE
Jennifer Doyle, RN, MSN, WHNP-BC
Jennifer Doyle, MSN, WHNP-BC, is the APN for Women's Services at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio. She has been a RN for over 20 years, working NICU initially but spending the majority of career specializing in intrapartum care. Her education includes a BSN from Kent State University and MSN from University of Louisville.
A former AWHONN Chapter Leader, she spent eight years as an elected AWHONN Ohio Section leader; Section Secretary-Treasurer and Chair. She is currently serving a second term on the AWHONN Executive BOD. During her tenure, she has been honored to Chair the Public Policy Committee where she assisted in developing several AWHONN position statements.
Through participation in AWHONN's Emerging Leader Selection Committee, Awards Task Force, and Section Initiatives Advisory Panel, she is continually inspired and amazed by works of fellow AWHONN members.
Jennifer's work is not limited to AWHONN nationally, as she remains heavily involved in clinical care and projects. She was the recipient of an AWHONN Research Award in 2015 for her project "A Standardized Postpartum Oxytocin Protocol to Prevent PPH". Actively involved in her state, she participates in the Pregnancy Related Mortality Review Committee, Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative Executive Planning Committee, and the newly formed State of Ohio 'Safe Outcomes for Obstetric and Neonatal Steering Committee. In 2015, she was appointed by Governor Kasich to the state of Ohio's Maternal-Newborn Advisory Council.
Not all of Mrs. Doyle's life is nursing! She is active in dog agility and obedience, proud wife to Tim and Mom to Claire!
PRESIDENT ELECT CANDIDATE
Mary McMahon, RN, MSN, CHTS-CP
Mary McMahon has been a leader in AWHONN since 1984 when she co-founded a new chapter in Colorado. She has served in leadership roles on the chapter, section and national level, including 2010-11 AWHONN Secretary/Treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee. With over thirty years of involvement, she has served on many committees, including the national Nominating Committee (2013), the Leadership Conference Planning Committee (2012) and as conference chair for Colorado and Oregon sections. Mary's experience progressed from OB staff nurse to service line director of perinatal services, where she led multidisciplinary teams, highlighted by activation of two new hospitals and two replacement perinatal departments. She served in the Army Nurse Corps and earned her nickname, Major Mac. In her current position, she leads a nursing practice council to improve communication with patients and EMR workflow. As a consultant for the Colorado Hospital Association, Mary is the nursing voice for Safe Deliveries, a collaboration to reduce the risk of preterm births. She serves on the Executive Committee for Colorado Perinatal Care Quality Collaborative, the Board of Directors of University of Colorado College of Nursing Alumni Association and the Board of Directors for Colorado HIMSS.
Mary received a Masters in Nursing, a certificate in Nursing Informatics, and certification in Inpatient Obstetrics and Health Information Management. Honors include the 2009 Colorado Nightingale award and the HITECH Scholarship from the ONC. AWHONN has been the foundation of her career; serving as a future president will provide opportunity for her to pay back all she has benefitted as a member!
Margaret Mueller Boyer, MS, RNC, C-EFM, CNS-BC
Margie Boyer is an experienced Women’s Health Nurse Navigator at Florida Hospital Tampa. She received a Baccalaureate degree (BSN) and Master’s degree (MS) from The Ohio State University where she worked for over 10 years in positions ranging from Staff RN in LDR to Nurse Manager Perinatal services. After traveling to Hawaii and Arizona as an L&D RN for 1 year, she came to Tampa as a CNS in 1992. Then in 1999 to 2014 she served as the Administrative Director of the Women’s Health Pavilion and Pediatrics. Margie has extensive OB experience as Staff Nurse, Nurse Manager, Perinatal CNS and Director.
Margie has served as Florida Chair for AWHONN most recently from 2012-2014. Also as Vice Chair in 1994-1996. She has also served as Hillsborough Chapter Leader. She is NCC certified in both Inpatient Obstetrics and EFM. She now serves as the AWHONN FL RN expert on FPQC OHI (OB Hemorrhage Initiative) and also as AWHONN Florida newsletter editor. Currently she is President of Hillsborough Healthy Start Board of Directors. Margie is married (Jeff) (21 years) with 2 sons (Jack, Luke) and is a life-long OSU Buckeye fan!
Margie is a 2 year Breast Cancer Survivor and currently facilitates the “ Renewing Wellness” Class at Florida Hospital Tampa which includes a MNT, PT, Surgeon, Personal trainer for Women and their support persons. Margie has always wanted to give more back to AWHONN as much has been gained through AWHONN membership!
Cheryl Larry-Osman, RN, MS, CNM
Cheryl Larry-Osman is a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Michigan. She has over 20 years of experience in obstetrics with focus in the clinical areas of Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, High Risk Antepartum, Normal Newborn, and Women’s Health. Cheryl Trained as a certified nurse midwife and is regularly invited to present on a host of clinical topics related to the care of women and newborns. Cheryl is an active member of AWHONN. Since joining in 2003, she has been involved as a SE Michigan Chapter Leader; member of the Michigan Section Leadership Team; 2012 AWHONN Emerging Leader; 2015 Nurse in Washington Scholarship Recipient; Legislative Coordinator for MI; and, is also a member of the Public Policy Committee. As a complement to clinical practice, Cheryl is trained as a healthcare Equity Ambassador through the Henry Ford Health System, serving as an expert in the areas of cultural competence and healthcare equity in the hospital system. As a researcher, she has been co-primary investigator for a cultural competence study, and is currently primary investigator for a “virtual nurse” digital education platform for postpartum moms. Cheryl is a passionate advocate for the optimal and equitable care of women and children and has involvement in policy and clinical strategies as the national, state, and local levels addressing preterm birth, infant mortality, and the reduction of maternal morbidity/mortality. Cheryl has also volunteered at perinatal loss and domestic violence prevention events.
Barbara Tewell, RNC-OB, MSN