Campaign Staff Members

The Campaign is coordinated by the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that is part of the Public Policy Institute at AARP. Read more about the Center’s staff members and what they do.

Our Staff

  1. Andrea Brassard, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

    Andrea Brassard, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

    Senior Strategic Policy Adviser

    Andrea Brassard returned from the American Nurses Association to the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve America’s health through nursing. Andrea is a senior adviser on strategic policy for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national initiative of those same organizations More

  2. Jazmine Cooper, MBA

    Jazmine Cooper, MBA

    Project Manager

    Jazmine Cooper is a project manager for the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve America’s health through nursing. Jazmine coordinates several projects of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national effort of those same three organizations to transform health care through More

  3. Jordan Green, MS

    Jordan Green, MS

    Outreach Senior Adviser

    Jordan Green is the senior adviser of outreach at the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve America’s health through nursing. She is responsible for implementation and management of communications outreach for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national initiative of those More

  4. Claudio Gualtieri, JD

    Claudio Gualtieri, JD

    Senior Strategic Policy Adviser

    Claudio W. Gualtieri is an senior adviser for the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA), an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He is responsible for stakeholder engagement and advocacy for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national initiative of those same organizations to transform health care through nursing and More

  5. Ana Hervada, LMSW, MPH

    Ana Hervada, LMSW, MPH

    Project Manager

    Ana Hervada is a project manager for the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA), an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve America’s health through nursing. Ana supports CCNA’s work around advancing nursing education and promoting nurse leadership. In addition to her work with CCNA, Ana supports AARP’s new Healthy More

  6. Aidan McCallion, MS

    Aidan McCallion, MS

    Digital Communications Project Analyst

    Aidan McCallion is the digital communications project analyst for the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve America’s health through nursing. Aidan is responsible for the website for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national initiative of those same organizations to More

  7. Lynn Mertz,  PhD

    Lynn Mertz, PhD

    Senior Strategic Policy Adviser

    Lynn M. Mertz is a senior strategic policy adviser for the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve America’s health through nursing. As adviser for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national effort of those same organizations to transform health care through nursing and build More

  8. Barbara Mitchell-Swain

    Barbara Mitchell-Swain

    Meetings and Events Adviser

    Barbara Mitchell-Swain is the meetings and events adviser for the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Barbara plans and manages meetings, conferences and other events in support of The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national initiative of those same organizations to transform health More

  9. Stacie Sampson, MA

    Stacie Sampson, MA

    Project Specialist

    Stacie Sampson is a project specialist for the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA), an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She supports operational activities and coordinates special projects. Stacie joined AARP as a graduate school intern and became a project coordinator with AARP’s Multicultural Leadership team upon More

  10. Scott Tanaka, MSW

    Scott Tanaka, MSW

    Project Analyst

    Scott Tanaka is a project analyst for the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA), an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He supports efforts to increase the diversity of stakeholders and coalition building for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national initiative of those same organizations to transform health care More

  11. Kristin Thomas

    Kristin Thomas

    Administrative Associate

    Kristin Thomas is an administrative associate for the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA), an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Kristin provides administrative support to the work of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national initiative of those same organizations to transform health care through nursing and build More

 

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Meet the team directing the efforts to building a healthier nation through nursing.

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