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ITNS Chapters

Have a question about starting or joining a chapter? Contact your Chapter Development Director, Brittany Williams at itnschapters@gmail.com

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Chapter Resources


U.S. Chapters

CALIFORNIA

California Chapter
President: Melodie Deis
Email: mdeis@stanfordhealthcare.org

COLORADO

Colorado Chapter (2001)
President: Angela Miskolci
Email: angela.miskolci@uchealth.org

FLORIDA

Northeast Florida Chapter (2003)
President: Adam Faulkner
Email: Faulkner.Adam@mayo.edu

GEORGIA

Georgia Chapter (2004)
President: Chris Fowler
Email: christopher.fowler@piedmont.org
Website: http://www/itnsa-ga.org/

ILLINOIS

Chicago (2011)
President: Erin Patrick
Email: epatrick@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

KANSAS

Heart of America (2011)
President: Claire Peterman
Email: cpeterman@kumc.edu

LOUISIANA

Louisiana Chapter (1992)
President: Julie Hahn
Email: jhahn@ochsner.org

MARYLAND

Greater Chesapeake Chapter
President: Heather Carberry

Email: hcarberry@som.umaryland.edu

MASSACHUSETTS

New England Chapter (2014)
President: Carol Zazula

cz.newenglandtrx@gmail.com

MICHIGAN

Great Lakes Chapter (1995)
President: Erika Demars
Email: edemars1@hfhs.org

MINNESOTA

Upper Midwest Heartland Chapter (2000)
President: Michelle James

Email: mjames2@fairview.org 
Website: http://www.uppermidwest-itns.org/

MISSOURI

Gateway Chapter (St. Louis) (2008)
President: Masina Scavuzzo
Email: masina.scavuzzo@bjc.org

NEW YORK

Upstate NY Chapter (Rochester) (2004)
President: Judy Gierlach
Email: Judy_Gierlach@urmc.rochester.edu

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Chapter (1999)
President: Jessica Hawn
Email: jessica.hawn@gmail.com

OHIO Buckeye Chapter (2001)
President: Lisa Sowers
Email: Lisa.Sowers@uhhospitals.org

Heart of Ohio Chapter (2006)
President: Melissa Mazur
Email:
Melissa.Mazur@osumc.edu
PENNSYLVANIA

Delaware Valley Chapter (Philadelphia) (2009)
President: Christine Culkin
Email: culkin40@gmail.com

Golden Triangle Chapter (2002)
President: Paula Eicker
Email: paula.eicker@chp.edu
Website: www.itns-gtc.org

TENNESSEE Midsouth Chapter (Memphis) (2001)
President: Tina Sandoval
Email: tina.sandoval@mlh.org
TEXAS

Dallas / Fort Worth Chapter (1992)
www.dfwitns.com
President: Sandy Sander
Email: nicole1sandy@yahoo.com

South Texas Chapter (San Antonio) (2003)
President: Mary Laura Beal
Email: mlbealathome@aol.com

Texas Medical Center (Houston) (2012)
President: Brittany Williams Rhoades
Email: uabrttny@gmail.com

WASHINGTON

Seattle (1995)
President: Jeniffer Hausmann

Email: jeniffer.hausmann@virginiamason.org

WASHINGTON, DC    

National Capital Area Chapter (2010)
President: Caroline Schrader Acker
Email: caroline.acker@ymail.com

WISCONSIN

WI ITNS Chapter (2008)
www.wi-itns.org
President: Leah Madden
Email: LMadden2@uwhealth.org

International Chapters

CANADA

Alberta Chapter (2003)
President: Gilda Frizzell

Email: gilda.frizzell@albertahealthservices.ca

London, Ontario Chapter (1997)
President: Cheryle Anne Mac Belford
Email: cheryle.macbelford@lhsc.on.ca

Montreal, Quebec (2010)
President: Angela Burns
Email: Angela.burns@muhc.mcgill.ca


Ontario (Toronto) Chapter (1993)
President: Rhonda Allan
Email: rhonda.allan@uhn.ca

ITALY

Italy (2010)
President: Juri Ducci
Email: j.ducci@ao-pisa.toscana.it

UK/IRELAND    

UK / Ireland Chapter (2001)
President Moria Perrin
Email: Moira.perrin@uhb.nhs.uk



National Representatives

National Representative Application Form

The National Representative (NR) position was developed by the ITNS Board of Directors (BOD) in 2009 to promote professional growth and development to those ITNS members who reside outside the United States and Canada. The following Representatives have applied for this position and have been appointed by the ITNS BOD. They are liaisons between transplant professionals in their country and ITNS to facilitate communication, networking, and collaboration to develop educational opportunities. 

To apply, contact Muneeb Jaffry at mjaffry@itns.org.

AUSTRALIA Fiona Burrell
Email: burrellf@email.cs.nsw.gov.au
ITALY Juri Ducci
Email: juri.ducci@tiscali.it
SAUDI ARABIA Ammin Abu Elshaer
Email: amminrajab@yahoo.com
SWEDEN Anne Flodén
Email: anne.floden@vgregion.se
THE NETHERLANDS     Marjo Van Helden
Email: m.vanhelden@nier.umcn.nl

Mirjam Tielen
Email: m.tielen@erasmusmc.nl
TURKEY Yaprak S. Ordin
Email: yapraksarigol@gmail.com