The Arizona Association of Nurse Anesthetists Board of Directors and Leadership Team

2017-18 Board (starting September, 2017).  Pictured: Shaun Ferrie, Angi Fountain, Lee Ranalli, Henry Sargent, Joseph Rodriguez, Amanda Gibson, Chad Petersen, Scott Imus, Joshua Zack.  Not pictured: Brandon Martin.  

2017-18 Board (starting September, 2017).  Pictured: Shaun Ferrie, Angi Fountain, Lee Ranalli, Henry Sargent, Joseph Rodriguez, Amanda Gibson, Chad Petersen, Scott Imus, Joshua Zack.  Not pictured: Brandon Martin.  


2016-17 Board of Directors

President: Joseph Rodriguez, President-Elect: Chad Petersen, Secretary: Amanda Gibson, Treasurer: Henry Sargent

Directors: Shaun Ferrie, Lee Ranalli, Angi Fountain, Brandon Martin (1 seat abdicated).  

Ex-Officio: Ali Baghai.  

2017-18 Board of Directors: 

President: Chad Petersen, President-Elect: Shaun Ferrie, Secretary: Amanda Gibson, Treasurer: Henry Sargent

Directors: Scott Imus, Lee Ranalli, Angi Fountain, Brandon Martin, Amos Wilkinson.  

Ex-Officio: Joseph Rodriguez


Ali Baghai, CRNA, MSN

APRN Coalition Representative, Government Relations, Former President (2015-16), CRNAs of AZ PAC Founder.  

Mr. Baghai is a managing partner at Arizona Anesthesia Solutions.  

Joshua Zack, SRNA, BSN

Student Representative, University of Arizona CRNA Program.  

Mr. Zack is expected to graduate in 2020.  

Scott Imus, CRNA, DNP (c)

Board of Directors 2017 - 19. 

Mr. Imus is an assistant professor at Midwestern University's CRNA program.  

Joseph Rodriguez, CRNA, MSN

Current President, 2016-17, Government Relations, PR, CRNAs of AZ PAC Founder.  

Mr. Rodriguez is a managing partner at Arizona Anesthesia Solutions.  

 

Chad Petersen, CRNA, DNP

President Elect, 2017-18, Government Relations, Ad-hoc Membership Committee.  

Dr. Petersen practices both independently and in cohesive teams at St. Luke's Medical Center, Phoenix.  

Henry Sargent, CRNA, MSN

Current Treasurer, President, CRNAs of AZ PAC. 

Mr. Sargent oversees fundraising and distributions to policymakers throughout Arizona.  

Mr. Sargent currently practices at St. Luke's Medical Center, Phoenix.  

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Shaun Ferrie, CRNA, MSN

President-Elect 2018-19. Co-chair, Member and Public Relations Committee.  

Mr. Ferrie practices throughout the Phoenix metro area in all models of anesthesia delivery.  

Lee Ranalli, CRNA, DNP (c) 

Board of Directors, 2016-18.  Chairman, Education Committee.  

Mr. Ranelli is currently an assistant professor at Midwestern University's CRNA program.   

 

Amanda Gibson, CRNA, MSN 

Current Secretary, Co-chair, Member and Public Relation Committee.  

Ms. Gibson currently practices at Maricopa County Medical Center.  

Maj. Angi Fountain, CRNA, DNP (c)  

Board of Directors, 2017-19, Ad-hoc Membership Committee.  

Maj. Fountain currently is an instructor at University of Arizona's CRNA program.  

Deanna Villiano, SRNA, BSN

Student Representative, Midwestern University CRNA program.  

Ms. Villiano is expecting to graduate in 2019.  

John Thompson, CRNA, MSN

AZANA Federal Political Director. 

Mr. Thompson oversees federal government affairs.  He currently practices at Maricopa County Medical Center.  

 

Kaija Thompson, RN

AZANA Government Affairs Advisor.  

Mrs. Thompson coordinates and participates in government affairs activities. 

Mike Mackinnon, CRNA, DNP (c)

State Reimbursement Specialist, Government Relations, Former President, 2014-15, 2015-16.  

Mr. Mackinnon is a managing partner in Northeastern Anesthesia.  

Justin McBride, CRNA, MSN

GRC Chair, Former Board Member.

Mr. McBride currently practices at St. Lukes Medical Center, Phoenix. 

Laurie Williams, BS

Ms. Williams, from SOS Association Management,  serves as the account executive and association director.