Contact Us

AMWA Northern California Chapter, 2021 Board of Directors

Please join us in welcoming this year’s board members. Our board members truly welcome your thoughts and questions so please don’t hesitate to write. Please note that the email addresses below have been spelled out so as to discourage spam.

Northern California Chapter Officers

President: Bridget Mazzini, RN, OCN
Email: president (at)

President-Elect/Vice President: Faezeh (Fae) Koohestani, PhD
Email: vice-president (at)

Immediate Past President: Sandra Ruhl, RN
Email: immediate-past-pres (at)

Secretary: Barbara Arnoldussen, DBA, MBA, RN
Email: secretary (at)

Treasurer: Sandra Ruhl, RN
Email: treasurer (at)

Northern California Chapter Leaders

Chapter Program Committee Chair: Maggie Norris, BSc
Email: program-chair (at)

Chapter Program Committee Members: Barbara Arnoldussen, Nancy Katz, Faezeh (Fae) Koohestani, Leslie Kowitz, Bridget Mazzini, and Sandra Ruhl

Pacific Coast Conference Committee Co-Chairs: Mark Hagerty and Sandra Ruhl
Email: pcc (at)

Pacemaker Newsletter, Co-Editors: Mimi Wessling, PhD, and Michele Anderson
Email: pacemaker.editor (at)

Communications Committee Chair: Crystal Herron, PhD, ELS
Email: communications-chair (at)

Communications Committee Members: Michele Anderson, Suzanne Canada, Nicki Davis, Nisha Nair, Abe Jellinek, Bridget Mazzini, Sandra Ruhl, and Mimi Wessling

Governance Committee Chair: Nancy Katz, PhD, MWC
Email: bylaws-procedures-chair (at)

Membership Committee Chair: Suzanne Canada, PhD
Email: membership (at)

Chapter Website: webmaster (at)

Jobs List Administrator: Nisha Nair, BDS, M.Sc, MBA
Email: jobs-administrator (at)