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Contact Accreditation Staff

General inquiries: accreditation@ana.org

  • Kathy Chappell, PhD, RN, VP, Accreditation Program and Institute for Credentialing Research
    Director, ANCC Accreditation Program
    Provides strategic oversight and direction for the Accreditation Program. Primary point of contact for the Joint Accreditation Program.
  • Sibyl Lavin, MSN, RN, Senior Accreditation Program Analyst
    Responsible for the Primary Accreditation appraiser pool, including orientation, training, monitoring, and mentoring. Supports timely and comprehensive review process for all newly accredited and re-accrediting organizations. Analyzes documentation submitted by accredited and applicant organizations.
  • Sheryl Cosme, MSN, RN-BC, Senior Operations Manager, PTAP and NSCP
    Responsible for the Practice Transition Accreditation Program and Nursing Skills Competency Program appraiser pool, including orientation, training, monitoring, and mentoring. Supports timely and comprehensive review process for all newly accredited and re-accrediting organizations. Analyzes documentation submitted by accredited and applicant organizations.
  • Elizabeth Collins, BSN, RN, Senior RN Accreditation Specialist
    Provides operational support for the Accreditation Program. Primary point of contact for questions related to the accreditation process for Accredited Providers and Accredited Approvers.
  • Morgan O'Brien, BA, Senior Accreditation Program Specialist
    Responsible for supporting the application and review processes for the Practice Transition Accreditation Program and Nursing Skills Competency Program. Provides operational support for the Accreditation Program.
  • Monica Whipps, M Ed., Senior Accreditation Program Specialist
    Responsible for supporting the application and review processes for the Primary Accreditation Program. Provides operational support for the Accreditation Program.
  • Kendria Jackson, BS, Senior Operations Specialist
    Primary point of contact for general accreditation questions. Provides operational support for the Accreditation Program. Responsible for financial tracking and reporting, ISO certification, and website.