Executive Committee

The NEXus Executive Committee is comprised of one representative from each Academic Collaborator Member Institution as well as a representative from the lead organization, the Western Institute of Nursing. Officers are elected to the Executive Committee.



Clementina D. Ceria-Ulep, PHD, RN – Chair Elect
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Jenifer Chilton, PhD, RN – Past Chair
The University of Texas at Tyler

Kristin G. Cloyes, PhD MN, RN – Chair
University of Utah*

Barbara Damron, PhD, RN, FAAN – Treasurer
University of New Mexico

Catherine Dingley, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Ellen D’Errico, PhD
Loma Linda University

David P. Hrabe, PhD, RN – Vice Chair
The Ohio State University

Emily J. Jones, PHD, RN
The University of Oklahoma

Pauline Komnenich, PhD, RN
Arizona State University



Jeanette A. McNeill, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF
University of Northern Colorado*

Paula Meek, PhD, RN, FAAN – Secretary
University of Colorado Denver*

Mary Ann Meeker, DNS, RN
University at Buffalo

Gail Oneal, PhD, RN
Washington State University

Jo L. Robins, PhD, RN, ANP-BC
Virginia Commonwealth University

Amy M. Ross, PhD, RN, CNS
Oregon Health and Science University*

Anita Stineman, PhD, RN
The University of Iowa

Karen Wambach, PhD, RN, IBCLC, FILCA, FAAN
University of Kansas

Joanne Noone, PhD, RN, CNE
Western Institute of Nursing Representative

* Founding member institution of the NEXus Collaborative

Contact NEXus

3455 SW Veterans Hospital Rd Portland, OR 97239-2941

Phone: (503) 494-7671
Fax: (503) 346-8296
Email: nexus@ohsu.edu