Alumni Association Officers

The Nursing Alumni Association encourages you to contact any of its officers or board members with your comments and questions.


Interim President

Mary Ellen Lorenz BSN '83
Director, Clinical Systems Support - Independence Blue Cross  
Philadelphia, PA

Immediate Past President

Joanne Gurney, BSN '71, MSN '88
Administrative Director of Perioperative Services
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA



Patricia Somers, BSN '74, MSN '85
Risk Manager
Doylestown Hospital
Doylestown, PA



(rotating position)


Membership/Nominating Committee


College of Nursing Liaisons

Rose O'Driscoll, BSN '64
Assistant Dean for Administration
College of Nursing
Villanova University
Villanova, PA

Ann Barrow McKenzie, BSN '86, MSN '91
Coordinator of College Relations
College of Nursing
Villanova University
Villanova, PA

College of Nursing Villanova University

Board Members

Michele Aragno, BSN '82 
Nurse Anesthetist, Atlantic Ambulatory Anesthesia
Shrewsbury, NJ


Colleen Avery Brown, BSN ‘09  
Washington state

Mary Donar-Reale BSN ‘77, MSN ‘91
Associate Practice Administrator
Anesthesia/Critical Care/Surgery
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE

Eileen Phillips '97 MSN
Director of Acute Care Services, Riddle Hospital 
Media, PA


Marguerite Schlag '68 BSN 
Assistant Dean and Director, Graduate Program, College of Nursing,Villanova University 
Philadelphia, PA

Jeanne J. Venella BSN ’82
Clinical Practice Specialist, NUVON, Inc., Philadelphia, PA

Kelly Zazyczny BSN ’94, MSN ’11
Nurse Manager, Pediatrics/ IV Team
Bryn Mawr Hospital
Bryn Mawr, PA

Please note that as of June 2015 the NAA is no longer collecting dues for membership.  

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