Steering committee

Steering Committee

Steering committee members represent several institutions and organizations across the US and oversee the initiative’s efforts, including the conference and the eRepository.


Connie W. Delaney (co-chair), PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP, Professor & Dean, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Minneapolis, MN

Rebecca Freeman (co-chair), PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, Vice President of Health Informatics for the University of Vermont Health Network, VT

Lisiane Pruinelli (co-chair), PhD, MS, RN, FAMIA, Associate Professor, University of Florida College of Nursing, Gainesville, FL


Whende M. Carroll, MSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS, Clinical Informatics Advisor, HIMSS;
Founder, Nurse Evolution; Lecturer, University of Washington–Tacoma, School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership

Alvin Jeffery, PhD, RN-BC, CCRN-K, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor of Nursing & Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University; Nurse Scientist, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Nashville, TN

Laura Heermann Langford, PhD, RN, FAMIA, Graphite Health, Salt Lake City UT; University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, UT

Cathy Ivory (eRepository Liaison), PhD, RN-BC, RNC-OB, NEA-BC, FAAN, Associate Nurse Executive, Practice Excellence, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN

Susan Matney, PhD, RNC-OB, FAAN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAMIA, FHL7, Farmington, UT (on leave)

Erin D. Maughan, PhD, RN, Executive Director Center for School Health Innovation & Quality, Arlington, VA. Association Professor, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Judy Murphy, DN (hon), RN, FACMI, LFHIMSS, FAAN, Nurse Executive, Health IT Leader, Lake Elmo, MN

Joyce Sensmeier MS, RN-BC, FHIMSS, FAAN, President, IHE USA, San Marcos, CA

Charlotte Weaver, PhD, RN, MSPH, Board Director, PIH Health, Whittier, CA and Seattle, WA