IANANT GOVERNING BOARD 2023-2024

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Liffy Cherian
RN, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, OCN
                                President                                 (presidentianant@gmail.com)

Alice Mathew
DNP, RN
                           Vice President                                (indianamericannurses@gmail.com)

Angel Jyothi
MSN, RN, RNC-NIC
                               Secretary                                   (secretaryianant@gmail.com)

Susamma Abraham
DNP, APRN, FNP-C
                            Treasurer                                      (indianamericannurses@gmail.com)

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Beena Johnson
BSN, RN-BC
Membership Chair       (ianantmembership@gmail.com)

Elizabeth Reddiar
MSN, RN, APRN, AGPCNP-BC
                           APRN Chair                             (ianantaprn@gmail.com)

Beenu Karun
DNP, BHMS, PMHNP
             Professional Development & Education Chair                  (iananteducation@gmail.com)

Jaya Raji Mathai
RN, MSN, PCCN, PMHNP-BC
                         Editorial Chair                                 (ianantpublications@gmail.com)

Divya Joseph Attebery
RN, BSN
                    Communications Chair                               (inanantcommunications@gmail.com) 

Elizabeth Antony
RN, MSN, CPHQ
                       Awards/Scholarship Chair                       (ianantscholarship@gmail.com)

Nisha Jacob
DNP, MBA, AGACNP, CDCES
        Leadership and Succession planning Chair       (inanantsp@gmail.com)

Beena Varghese
MSN-Ed, RN, CNN
                      Fundraising/Charity Chair                       (inanantcommunications@gmail.com) 

Kavitha Nair
MSN, RN, OCN, NEA-BC
          Bylaws/Governing rules & Regulation Chair          (inanantcommunications@gmail.com)    

ADVISORY BOARD

Mahesh Pillai
Past President

Reene John
Immediate Past President

Haridas Thankappen
Past President

Jackie Michael
Past President

Ann Varghese
Past President

Reene John
RN, MSN, OCN
President

Reene John is a dedicated nurse leader, with several years of experience in oncology and nursing education. Ms John has been involved with IANANT and NAINA for several years and has served in various leadership roles. Reene lives true to her values of servant leadership and models the same.

Alice Mathew
DNP, RN
Vice President

indianamericannurses@gmail.com

Dr Mathew is well known to IANANT and NAINA as one of the leaders who spearheaded the growth on IANANT. She has served several terms of office at local and national level. She is known for her courage and compassion. Dr Mathew retired from her full time role as nurse leader, however she continues to be a mentor for many and has been pivotal in building the local professional community. Dr Mathew has published in peer reviewed journals and has been a presenter at local and national conferences.

Angel Jyothi
MSN, RNC-NIC
Secretary

secretaryianant@gmail.com

Angel Jyothi has served IANANT office as membership chair during 2021-2022, and currently serves as secretary. Her expertise includes neonatal nursing and health care leadership. Ms. Jyothi serves as mentor and has presented posters at local and national conferences.

Dr. Susamma Abraham

DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Treasurer

indianamericannurses@gmail.com

Dr. Susamma Abraham has been an active member of IANANT since 2008. Susamma served IANANT office as charity and fundraising chair of 2021-2022 term. She is working as a nurse practitioner in the Interventional Radiology department at the Dallas VA Medical Center. Dr. Abraham is a mentor and resource for many health professionals.