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Committee Chairs:

Lisa Nichols BSN, RN, CCRN, Nurse Leadership Committee Co-Chair Lisa Nichols BSN, RN, CCRN
Tricia Morrell, BSN, RN-BC, Nurse Leadership Committee Co-Chair Tricia Morrell, BSN, RN-BC


Amanda Felder
Amanda Taylor
Amy Waunch
Anne Moss
Carla Coffey
Cheryl Malone
Chris McKenna
Christi Reeves
Christi Thornhill
Danielle Sargeant
Dawn Tortajada
Diane Hochstuhl
Donna Matwiejewicz
Erika Ohm
Ginger G. Wilkins
Jennifer A. Tabak
Karla Earnest
Kathy Haley
Kellie Rowker
Kimberly Giordano
Kirsten Campbell
Kris Hansen
Lee Ann Wurster
Lisa Gray
Lisa Puett
Lisa Schwing
Lynn Haas
Maria McMahon
Melea Anderson
Nate Christopherson
Pam Pieper
Patricia Morrell
Sally Snow
Stacey Staman
Steven Litzsinger
Susan Ziegfeld
Terri Elsbernd
Tracie Walton


  1. Purpose of the Committee
    1. The mission of the TPM Committee is to network, minimize duplication of effort related to pediatric trauma program/operation, and decrease variation within pediatric trauma programs making the role of pediatric nurse leader easier.

  2. Committee Charge
    1. Develop PTS as the must join organization for all pediatric TPM, nurse leaders, and PI coordinators.
    2. Provide input and/or coordinate the PTS conference (clinical and leadership)
    3. Provide recommendations to the board regarding trauma program leadership issues
    4. Seek inclusion with ACS regarding TPM issues and verification

  3. 2017 Committee Goals
    1. Formalize the ListServ and establish oversight for adding and managing a static site
    2. Create an archive within the website for ListServ documents
    3. Explore a PTS TPM summit for sharing and reducing variation among programs

  4. Target Audience for the Nurse Leadership Committee
    1. Any TPM or person who is in a leadership role within a trauma program/service including but not limited to trauma coordinator, trauma director, PI coordinator, or similar position

  5. Charter Changes and Renewal
    1. The committee will review and reassess the adequacy of the charter annually and recommend any proposed changes to the PTS board for approval

Approved 12/19/2016