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

2018-19 Board. Pictured: Amos Wilkinson, Ali Baghai, Lee Ranalli, Kristie Hoch, Chad Peterson, Shaun Ferrie, Angi Fountain, Henry Sargent, Blaire Zamboni.  Not Pictured: Aaron Whitley.

2018-19 Board. Pictured: Amos Wilkinson, Ali Baghai, Lee Ranalli, Kristie Hoch, Chad Peterson, Shaun Ferrie, Angi Fountain, Henry Sargent, Blaire Zamboni.

Not Pictured: Aaron Whitley.

The AZANA BOD typically meets the first Wednesday of every month. We welcome members to participate!
Please contact info@azcrna.com for more information and membership verification.


2019-20 Board of Directors: 

President: Lee Ranalli, President-Elect: Henry Sargent, Secretary: Blaire Zamboni, Treasurer: Ali Baghai.

Directors: Margie Aram, Matt McGhee, Kathleen Piotrowski, Jessica Portillos, Aaron Whitley.  

Ex-Officio President: Shaun Ferrie.

2018-19 Board of Directors: 

President: Shaun Ferrie, President-Elect: Lee Ranalli, Secretary: Henry Sargent, Treasurer: Ali Baghai.

Directors: Angi Fountain, Amos Wilkinson, Kristie Hoch, Blaire Zamboni, Aaron Whitley.  

Ex-Officio President: Chad Peterson.


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Lee Ranalli, DNP, CRNA

President

Chair, Education Committee. Dr. Ranalli is an assistant professor at Midwestern University's CRNA program.  

 

 

Henry Sargent, MS, CRNA

President-Elect

Chair, CRNAs of AZ PAC. Mr. Sargent oversees fundraising and distributions to policymakers throughout Arizona. Mr. Sargent is a managing partner of Summit Anesthesia.

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CPT Blaire Zamboni, MNA, CRNA

Secretary

Chair, Wellness Committee. CPT Zamboni practices at the Phoenix VA Health Care System.

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Ali Baghai, MS, CRNA

Treasurer

Past President 2016-17. Mr. Baghai is a managing partner of Arizona Anesthesia Solutions.

 
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Margie Aram, DNP, CRNA

Board of Directors 2019-20

Dr. Aram practices at Mayo Clinic Hospital.

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Matt McGhee, MS, CRNA

Board of Directors 2019-20

Mr. McGhee practices at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation.

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Kathleen Piotrowski, DNP, CRNA, CHSE

Board of Directors 2019-21

Dr. Piotrowski is the Chief CRNA at Banner University Medical Center Tucson & South. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Arizona.  

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Jessica Portillos, DNP, CRNA

Board of Directors 2019-21

Dr. Portillos is an independent CRNA with Greater Anesthesia Solutions, practicing at St. Luke’s Medical Center and Tempe St. Luke’s.

 
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Aaron Whitley, DNP, CRNA

Board of Directors 2019-21

Dr. Whitley practices throughout Arizona in all models of anesthesia delivery as well as the Department of Defense.

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Shaun Ferrie, MSN, CRNA

Ex-Officio President 2019-0

Member and Public Relations Committee. Mr. Ferrie practices throughout Arizona in all models of anesthesia delivery.    

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Amanda Gibson, DNAP, CRNA

Chair, Member and Public Relations Committee. Dr. Gibson practices at  Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, and is an assistant professor at Midwestern University's CRNA program.

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Joseph Rodriguez, MSN, CRNA

Chair, Government Relations Committee, Past President 2017-18. Mr. Rodriguez is a managing partner of Arizona Anesthesia Solutions.

 
 

Lee Allen, CRNA

AZANA Federal Political Director

Mr. Allen oversees federal government affairs.

 
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Kaija Thompson, RN

AZANA Government Affairs Advisor

Mrs. Thompson coordinates and participates in government affairs activities. 

 

Mike MacKinnon, DNP,
FNP-C, CRNA

State Reimbursement Specialist, Past President 2014-15, 2015-16. Dr. MacKinnon is a managing partner at Northeastern Anesthesia.

 
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Joseph Morell, BSN, SRNA

Student Representative, Midwestern University

Mr. Morell is expected to graduate in 2021.

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Michael Rios, BSN, SRNA

Student Representative, The University of Arizona

Mr. Rios is expected to graduate in 2022.