Board Member Elections results are in!
Lets welcome our 2 newly elected Board Members: Lisa Spragins and Nina Every
Lisa Spragins, MSN, RN, CNL, CPPS, CPAN, CAPA
NPANA Education Coordinator 2022-2024
Lisa is a Master’s prepared registered nurse with board certification as a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL). Her scope of practice includes the roles of leader, researcher, consultant, clinical expert, educator, facilitator, change agent, advocate, outcomes manager, and systems/risk analyst. She has 25 years of proven nursing experience in quality/patient safety, perianesthesia, oncology, and medical/surgical nursing. Her experience covers tertiary acute care hospitals and ambulatory office clinics. Her peers have described her as organized, flexible, self-motivated, efficient, goal-oriented, and calm under pressure.
She has been an active member of ASPAN since 2008. She joined NPANA in November of 2020 when she moved to Seattle, WA from Atlanta, GA. Prior to joining NPANA, she was active in the ASPAN region 5 component, GAPAN. Lisa has previously served in the various roles of Vice-President, Secretary, Historian, Social Media Planner, and State Conference Coordinator for GAPAN. She currently is dual certified in perianesthesia (CPAN & CAPA), patient safety (CPPS), and Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL). Her skills in effective communication, leadership, education, lateral integration, critical thinking, cause analysis, and continual process improvement have contributed to safe quality care and enhanced clinical outcomes within perianesthesia.
In 2020, she became the Vice-Coordinator for the ASPAN Advanced Degree Specialty Practice Group (ADSPG). She will assume the Coordinator role in August 2021. She is also involved with other professional organizations like ABPANC, AACN, ANPD, CNLA, ASPSS, and IHI. Currently, she works as a Clinical Professional Development Specialist in the perianesthesia areas of a local community hospital in Kirkland, WA. Her goals for NPANA are to advance members through continuing education, community service, and research.
Nina Every, BSN, RN, CPAN
NPANA Secretary 2022-2024