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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 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.
  • 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.
  • Sheryl Cosme, MSN, RN-BC, Senior Accreditation Program Analyst
  • 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.
  • Morgan Tuohy, BA, Senior Accreditation Program Specialist
    Provides operational support for the Accreditation Program.Primary point of contact for Practice Transition Accreditation Program and Nursing Skills Competency Program.
  • Robin Rak, Senior Administrative Assistant
    Provides operational support for the Accreditation Program.
  • Monica Whipps, M Ed., Senior Operations Specialist
    Provides operational support for the Accreditation Program. Responsible for financial tracking and reporting, ISO certification, and website.