Description

The CBN Certification Committee is dedicated to enhancing and promoting the specialty of bariatric nursing care by maintaining the CBN certification program.

Chair 

William F. Gourash, MSN, CRNP

Co-Chair

Jessie M. Moore, MSN, APRN

IHEC Liaison

Lisa Luz, MSN, RN, CBN

Accreditation

Tammy E. Beaumont, BSN, RN-BC, CBN (Leader)
Renee J. O’Daniel, RN, MSN, CBN
James D. Meyer BS, RN, CBN

Exam Development

Ruth M. Davis, RN, BSN, MBA (Leader)
Jessie M. Moore, MSN, APRN
Alice J. Jackson NP-C, CBN
Cheryl L. Holsworth, RN, BSN, MSA, CBN Maureen T. Quigley, APRN Mara Berman, MBA, BSN, RN, CNOR

Examination Preparation

Bobbie Lou Price, BSN, RN, CBN (Leader)
Barbara L. Lawrence, RN, MEd
Christine C. Bauer, MSN, RN, CBN Vanessa L. Shay RN, BSN, CBN

Financial

Tracy Martinez, BSN, RN, CBN
Bobbie Lou Price, BSN, RN, CBN
Kim Carmichael (ASMBS Staff Liaison)

Marketing/Feasibility

Jamie J. Carr, RN, CBN (Leader)
Narelle M. Story, RN, MSN, CBN
Trudy L. Ivins, RN, CBN
Nicole Forryan BSN, RN, CBN

Policy and Procedure

Ann Couch, RN, CBN, CPC (Leader)
Lisa C. Luz, MSN, RN, CBN

Practice Analysis

Sandy L. Tompkins, RN, CDE (Leader)
Teresa R. Fraker, RN, BSN, MS
Susan M. Dugan, RN, BSN

Recertification

Sally N. Strange, RN PhD (Leader)
Carrie L. Smith, MSN, RN, PHN, CBN
Wanda Szymanski, BSN, RN, CBN

Projects

Promotion of the CBN program to members and nonmembers
Continue recertifying existing CBN members
Work toward accreditation of the CBN Program

Staff Liaison: McKenzie O`Leary