Board Committees

Committee Name Committee Members Board Staff Comment
Executive Tammy Endozo, Board President, Chair
Bernice Bass de Martinez, Board Vice-President
Elaine Yamaguchi
Vicki Lyman
Committee will consider & advise relative to Board organization and administration. The Committee will discuss and develop policies, and make recommendations to the full Board relative to attendance and standards of conduct for Board Members.
Administrative Samantha James – Perez
Cheryl C. Turner
Rochelle Lee Committee will consider and make recommendations relative to matters regarding Board staff.
Education Bernice Bass de Martinez
Ken Maxey
Elaine Yamaguchi
Vicki Lyman
Nursing Education Consultants
Committee will consider initial placement of programs on provisional approval and make recommendations to the Board for final action. This will reallocate full Board time for more complex school review.
Enforcement Samantha James Perez
Ken Maxey
Elaine Yamaguchi
Vicki Lyman
Candace Raney
Stacie Higashi
Rocio Llamas
Matthew McLean
Jay Prouty
Committee will establish program oversight and key measures to insure timely review of complaints, case closure and coordination with outside agencies (DOI, AG, etc.)
Evaluation Bernice Bass de Martinez
Aleta Carpenter
Elaine Yamaguchi
Vicki Lyman
Jen Johnson
Committee will advise the Board on matters related to the approval of endorsement, work equivalence, continuing education and competency to ensure safe and effective practice.
Legislative and Regulations Cheryl C. Turner
John Dierking
Elaine Yamaguchi
Vicki Lyman
Samantha Calma
Committee will review and make recommendations to the full Board. If needed, representatives from this Committee will provide public comment on behalf of the Board.
Licensing Paula Amezola de Herrera
Paul Sellers
Elaine Yamaguchi
Vicki Lyman
Jen Johnson
Committee will develop strategies to proactively improve consumer service to mitigate complaints and wait times. This Committee will review the current complaints and devise a mitigation strategy to engage the full Board.
Practice Samantha James – Perez
Tammy Endozo
Elaine Yamaguchi
Vicki Lyman
Jessica Gomez
Committee will review current scope of practice and advocate for preserving existing scope of practice in face of competing priorities.
Strategic Outreach John Dierking
Aleta Carpenter
Elaine Yamaguchi
Vicki Lyman
Committee will develop opportunities to engage stakeholders to achieve AB 179 objective.