2019-2020 Board of Directors

The non-profit Faith Community Nurse Network is governed by a volunteer board of directors, at least one-third of whose members must be Faith Community Nurses.


  • Janessa Prawer, MBA, Chair
  • Susan O’Conner-Von, Ph.D., RN, Vice Chair
  • Edward Holland, MDiv, BCC, LMFT, Secretary
  • Roland Hayes, MDiv, Treasurer
  • Patti Betlach, RN, BSN, PHN
  • Jessica Drecktrah, MHA, MN, RN, FCN
  • Ann Ellison, MA
  • Kathi Koehn, MA, RN, FAAN
  • Craig McDaniels, BA
  • Susan O'Connell, MA, BAN, FCN
  • Rose Umland, RN, FCN
Faith community nursing is the specialized practice of professional nursing that focuses on the intentional care of the spirit as well as on the promotion of holistic health and prevention or minimization of illness within the context of a faith community. ~ Faith Community Nursing: Scope & Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition, ANA, 2012