American Holistic Nurses Association
Terri served as the Interim Executive Director of AHNA from February 2012 until December 1, 2012 when she was hired as the permanent Executive Director. For 23 years, Terri served as the Executive Director of the Kansas State Nurses Association (KSNA), representing KSNA and professional nurses before the Kansas Legislature, state agencies and in interactions with other healthcare organizations. She was the Editor In-Chief of The Kansas Nurse, a refereed journal, and the Editor of a Legislative Newsletter that was published weekly during the Kansas legislative session each year. Terri is a 1978 graduate of Washburn University School of Nursing and is licensed as an RN in Kansas, and she is a 1982 graduate of Washburn University School of Law. She has served on numerous committees and task forces in Kansas and for the American Nurses Association and she is a past president of the Kansas Society of Association Executives (KSAE), serving in a several elected leadership positions for KSAE from 2002 until 2006. Her clinical experience is in medical surgical, cardiac and GI nursing and she has a passion for reducing tobacco consumption and promoting healthier lifestyles.