The Executive Board, the Advisory Board, the National Committees Chairs and the President of each Member Associations will constitute the Governing Board of NAINA. A non-nurse or lay person may be invited to serve as a guest from the community at large. This person will serve in an advisory capacity with no decision making authority or voting rights.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Lydia Albuquerque
DNP, APN, ACNP-BC, CCRN
President

Accamma Kallel
MSN, APRN, ANP-C, CCRN
Executive Vice President

Bobby Varghese
Ph.D., RN, CNE
Vice President

Suja Thomas
MSN. Ed., RN, CWOCN
Secretary

Tara Shajan
MSN, MBA, RN, PMHN-BC 
Treasurer

ADVISORY BOARD

Jackie Michael
PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC
Advisory Board Chair

Sara Gabriel
MSN, MBA, RN
Advisory Board

Solymole Kuruvilla
PhD, MSN, APRN, ANP-C
Advisory Board

Omana Simon
DNP, MSN, ANP-C
Advisory Board

NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Rachel Zachariah
RN, PhD  
Bylaws Chair

Vidya Kanagaraj
MSN, RN
Awards/Scholarship Chair

 

Anna George
PhD, APRN, FNP-C
Advance Practice RN Chair

Liffy Cherian
APRN, AGCNS-BC, OCN
Editorial/Journal Chair

Anne Luckose
PhD, PM-ANP, APRN, NP-C
Research/Grant Chair

Pressanna Parackal
DNP, RN, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, CRRN
Communications Chair

Nancy Fernandes
DNP, RN
Membership Chair

Sandra Emmanuel
MA, RN-BC 
Professional Development/
Education Committee Chair

Aney Abraham
DNP, RN, NE-BC
Election Chair

CHAPTER PRESIDENTS

Deepthy Varghese
MSN, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC
President, Atlanta, GA
Website

Uma M. Venugopal
MSN, RN, CCRN-K
President, New Jersey II
Website

 

Boby Thomas
MSN, RN
President, New Jersey I
Website

Nargita Arora
MSN-Ed, RN
President, Miami, FL
Website

Saly Kulangara
BSN, RN, PCCN
President, Tampa, FL 
Website

Mercy Roy
MSN, NP, RN
President, Columbia, SC
Website

Kasthuri Sivakumar
MS, RN, CCRN, FNP-BC
President, Albany, NY
Website

 

Anna George
PhD, APRN, FNP-AC
President, New York, NY
Website

Shijy Alex
MSN, MBA, CCRN-CMC, CNAT
President, Chicago, IL
Website

Annie Zachariah
MSN, RN, CNOR
President, OK
Website

Missam Merchant
MBA, BSN, RN, CCRN-K, PCCN, CV-BC, GERO-BC, MEDSURG-BC, NE-BC
President, San Antonio, TX
Website

Anumol Thomas
DNP, FNP-C, CCRN 
President, Houston, TX
Website

 

Asha Suresh
MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CMSRN
President, Austin, TX
Websit

Renee John
MSN, RN, OCN 
President, Dallas, TX
Website

Ampili Umayamma
DNP, APRN, AGNP-C
President, Gilbert, Arizona
Website

Santhosh Sunny
MSN, RN, CEN
President, Philadelphia, PA
Website

 

Harkiraat Bal
DNP, RN, FNP-C
President, Fresno, CA
Website

Vijaya Ramakirshnan
DNP, RN, CMSRN, CBN
President, Baltimore, MD
Website

Sujayalakshmi Devarayasamudram
PhD, M. Phil, MSN, RN, ACUE
President, NC 
Website

Anna Cherian
APRN, RN
President,West Hartford, CT
Website

 

Annie Mathews
President, MI
Website

Any questions?

Suja Thomas
MSN. Ed., RN, CWOCN
Secretary
nainasecretary@gmail.com

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