Council on Professional Development

MNA’s Council on Professional Developments goals are to advance quality continuing education/professional development for nurses through established Accredited Provider and Accredited Approver Unit functions.

To Contact the Council on Professional Development, please email:


  • Gwyn Palchak, BSN, RN-BC, ACM

Representative to the Board:

  • Deborah Lee, BSN, RN-BC, CCRP

Council on Professional Development:

  • Charlotte Skinner, BSN, RN-C
  • Joe Poole, BSN, RN, CHSE
  • Emily Michalski-Weber, PMHNP-BC
  • Gwyn Palchak, BSN, RN-BC, ACM
  • Brenda Donaldson, BA, RN, CAPA, NPD-BC
  • Sandy Sacry, MSN, RN
  • Janet Smith, MN, MSHS, RN