Membership and Leadership

The WI APRN Coalition has membership throughout the state, representing all APRN practice areas and their diverse geographical distribution. The maps below show the location of our members by Senate and Assembly Districts.  We will be using this map to demonstrate to legislators of the  critical mass of APRNs who favor the APRN Modernization Act.


Name Credentials Representing City
Tina Bettin FNP WNA APRN Forum Board President Marion
Gina Bryan MHNP WNA APRN Forum Board member Waunakee
Mary Beck Metzger FNP WNA APRN Forum Board member Lake Mills
Deb Dahlke CRNA Wisconsin Association of Nurse Anesthetist Legislative Chair Madison
Leona VandeVusse CNM Wisconsin Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives Milwaukee
Elizabeth Hill-Karbowski PhD, CNM Wisconsin affiliate of  the American College of Nurse-Midwives President Milwaukee
Tim Heyse CNS Wisconsin Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Legislative Liaison New Berlin
Karen Gralton MS, RN, PCNS-BC Wisconsin Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Milwaukee
Name Credentials Representing City
Andrea Pollema DNP, PMHNP-BC Self Madison
Gina Giazzoni MSN, NP, APNP Self Madison
Joanne Archer MSN, RN, CNS, BC-ADM WI Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Milwaukee
Kim Day MSN, FNP WNA APRN Forum Waterloo
Lisa Lokken MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CNS-BC Self Pewaukee
Rachael Cabral-Guevara FNP-BC Self Appleton
Rita Lease PMHNP-BC, APNP Self Fennimore
Terri Vandenhouten MSN, FNP-BC,APNP Aurora Advanced Practice Leadership Council Brussels
Name Credentials City District
Kim Day MSN, FNP Waterloo 5
Mary Beck Metzger FNP Lake Mills 5
Rita Lease PMHNP-BC, APNP Fennimore 3
Terri Vandenhouten MSN, FNP-BC,APNP Brussels 8
Kim Walker Daniels MSN, APNP, PMHNP-BC’S Sun Prairie 2
Ronda Thompson MSN, CNP, APNP St. Croix Falls 7
Rachael Cabral-Guevara FNP-BC Appleton 8
Gina Giazzoni MSN, NP, APNP Madison 2
Name Credentials Representing City
Pam Konrath MSN, RN, ACCNS-AG-BC, CCRN ProHealth Care & WI Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Waukesha
Jeana Holt DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, APNP Metro-Milwaukee Nurse Practitioners Milwaukee
Jessica Dekan APNP, FNP-BC Metro-Milwaukee Nurse Practitioners Waukesha
Kathy Bruning MS, RN WI Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists Waukesha
Ann Baggot MS, WHNP-BC, APNP Self Madison
Miriam Sward RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC Self Winter
Kim Moreland MSN, RN, ANP-BC WNA Oregon
Mary Beck Metzger MSN, APRN-BC, APNP WNA APRN Forum & Public Policy Council Lake Mills
Cathy DeValk-Holl FNP, APNP-BC Self New Franken
Name Credentials Representing City
Tina Bettin DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, APNP WNA APRN Forum Board President Marion
Jennifer McMahon MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC Metro Milwaukee Nurse Practitioners Wauwatosa
Linda Gobis BS, MN, JD, RN, FNP WNA President Oshkosh
Ashley Kwasinski MSN, APNP Metro-Milwaukee Nurse Practitioner Association; Aurora Healthcare;  Marquette University Waterford
Tim Heyse CNS WI Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist Legislative Liaison New Berlin