INCC Board Of Directors

Lisa Gorski
MS, HHCNS-BC, CRNI®, FAAN
Chair

Lisa works as a clinical nurse specialist at Wheaton Franciscan Home Health & Hospice in Milwaukee and has over 30 years of experience in infusion nursing. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing. She is the author of over 40 journal articles and has authored three books on the topic of home infusion therapy. She is the coauthor of the 2014 Manual of IV Therapeutics: An Evidence-Based Practice for Infusion Therapy. She was an editor for the Infusion Nurses Society’s 2010 textbook Infusion Nursing in Clinical Practice: An Evidence-Based Approach and the Core Curriculum for Infusion Nursing, 4th edition. She served as INS president from 2007 to 2008 and chaired the 2011 and 2016 INS Standards of Practice committees. In 2006, she was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing. Lisa was honored as the INCC CRNI® of the Year in 2003 and as the 2011 CNS of the Year by the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.


Kathy Puglise
MSN/ED, BSN, RN, CRNI®
Chair-Elect

Kathy has been a registered nurse for 32 years. She has clinical experience in emergency room, critical care, and infusion nursing. Kathy has a master of science in nursing with a specialization in health care education.

Kathy served as president of the INS Board of Directors from 2012 to 2013. In addition, she was on the INCC RN Council as an expert in question development and evaluation of the CRNI® from 2003 to 2011. She currently serves as the director of nursing for the Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board.

Kathy is employed by Smiths Medical on the professional services team as a clinical manager of home infusion. Kathy's role is to provide education to the home infusion customers on the CADD Solis VIP pump, a medication-safety, software-driven pump


Mary Brown-Grieger
RN, CRNI®
Director

Mary has been a nurse for more than 34 years. For the past 13 years, she has worked in the outpatient infusion center of Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, Ohio. She has led that department since 2013. Mary is also a nurse educator with a focus on central vascular access, and serves on hospital committees that address improving central vascular access policies and procedures. She has been a member of INS and a CRNI® since 2009. She currently resides in Port Clinton, Ohio.


Peg Gruenemeier
BSN, RN, CHC CRNI®
Director

Peg Gruenemeier is the Group AVP, Nursing, Quality and Compliance where she provides supervision and support for Nursing, Quality, Compliance, Education and Accreditation. She has been a nurse for thirty years with experience in Critical Care, Home Infusion, Specialty Pharmacy, Older and Adult Mental Health. Peg has been in nursing and operations management for over 20 years in various roles. Ms. Gruenemeier received her BSN from Ohio University and nursing diploma from Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing. She holds certifications in Infusion Therapy and Healthcare Compliance. She published multiple posters related to infusion therapy and patient outcomes. Ms. Gruenemeier is a member of the National Home Infusion Association, Intravenous Nursing Society, Immunoglobulin National Society, and Health Care Compliance Association.


Britt M. Meyer
PhD, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC, NE-BC
Director

Britt is the nurse manager of the vascular access team at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina. She earned a PhD in nursing in 2016, with a focus on peripherally inserted central catheter-related deep vein thrombosis. Britt joined INCC to promote the specialty of infusion nursing and to foster the reputation of the CRNI® credential.


Myra L. Swintz
MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, CRNI®
Director

Myra is the statewide clinical education coordinator for Indiana University Home Health and Hospice Services in Indianapolis, Indiana. In her role, Myra emphasizes the use of evidence-based practice in post-acute care systems to achieve positive patient care outcomes as well as elicit a progressive impact on the organization. As a clinical nurse specialist, she incorporates research to bring evidence-based practice to the forefront of patient care services and provide best nursing practice at the patient’s bedside and in their homes. Myra has been an RN for 33 years, a CRNI® for 4 years, and was previously certified in psychiatric and mental health nursing for 15 years (1988-2003). In addition, she is a board certified clinical nurse specialist. Passionate about supporting nurses’ continued competence as well as advancing the practice of nursing, Myra is a strong advocate for life-long learning and certification.


Carol Zupancic
Public Member

Carol has an extensive background in business management and is currently a business owner and independent consultant for Rodan + Fields.  She worked for Delta Airlines for 29 years, retiring as vice president for airport customer service. Carol is the former president and member of the North Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of Professional Women and is involved in numerous causes that are important to her. Active in her community of Smyrna, Georgia, Carol is vice president of St. Thomas the Apostle Women's Auxiliary and a mentor for the House of Dreams, a St. Vincent DePaul ministry that helps homeless women get back on their feet to live independently.

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