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Infusion Nurses Certification Corporation

INCC Board of Directors

Kathy Puglise,

MSN/ED, BSN, RN, CRNI®

Chair

Kathy has been a registered nurse for 34 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 and pharmacy services.

Myra L. Swintz,

MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, CRNI® 

Chair Elect

Myra is the clinical education coordinator for Franciscan Alliance Home Health and Hospice Services in 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 34 years, a CRNI® for 5 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.

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 associate vice president, nursing, quality and compliance for Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she provides supervision and support for nursing, quality, compliance, education, and accreditation. She has been a nurse for 30 years with experience in critical care, home infusion, specialty pharmacy, older and adult mental health. Peg has been in nursing and operations management for more than 20 years in various roles. She received her BSN from Ohio University and nursing diploma from Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing. She holds certifications in infusion therapy and health care compliance. She has published multiple posters related to infusion therapy and patient outcomes. Peg is a member of the National Home Infusion Association, Infusion Nurses Society, Immunoglobulin National Society, and Health Care Compliance Association.

Britt M. Meyer,

PhD, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC, NE-BC

Director

Dr. Meyer is a Duke University School of Nursing Quality Implementation Scholar who provides leadership for vascular access and infusion practices at Duke University Health System. She is currently involved in a variety of research projects aimed at improving patient outcomes related to vascular access and infusion therapy and joined INCC to promote the specialty of infusion nursing and to foster the reputation of the CRNI credential. 

Trisha M. Campbell,

MSN, RN, OCN®, CRNI®

Director

Trisha has been a registered nurse since 2003. She is currently employed as a chemotherapy nurse at Aurora Advocate Health Care in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area.

Trisha has a master’s degree at Grand Canyon University with an emphasis on nursing education with a future goal of becoming a clinical instructor. She has been an OCN® since 2009 and earned her CRNI® in 2018. A member of numerous professional nursing organizations, Trisha has been a member of INS since 2009 and is currently on the board of her local INS chapter in Wisconsin. She is a strong advocate in continuing education through certification and firmly believes that it is though certification that you build the foundation for continuing education and professional growth.

Kathryn Windley

Public Member

Kathy has an extensive background in business management, communications and customer service. She is currently a business owner, along with her brother and husband, in family restaurant in Norfolk, Virginia. This historic restaurant has operated in its current location since 1934. Kathy began working there when she was eleven and has continued to work there for 42 years. She is a former technology integration specialist and teacher, having retired after 15 years at Norfolk Collegiate School. Kathy is active in her community as a volunteer and mentor dog watcher at Chesapeake Animal Services. She has a bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric and Communications, as well as a Master’s in Business Administration 

Mary Alexander

MA, RN, CRNI®, CAE, FAAN

Chief Executive Officer

Mary serves as chief executive officer of INS and INCC. As INS CEO, she is responsible for the management of an international, nonprofit specialty nursing organization of more than 6,000 members and for providing the consistent delivery of the highest-quality education and professional services. Mary’s role has taken her across the country and around the globe where she has delivered infusion education programs to clinicians in Armenia and China and established relationships with international colleagues from Europe to South America, Asia Pacific, and everywhere in between. As INCC CEO, Mary oversees the certified registered nurse infusion (CRNI® ) credentialing program, and she works with other nursing organizations in the U.S. and worldwide to further knowledge of and the practice of infusion therapy. Mary is also editor of the Journal of Infusion Nursing, INS’ scientific, research-based, peer-reviewed publication.

Mary Alexander

About INS

The Infusion Nurses Society (INS) is an international nonprofit organization representing infusion nurses and other clinicians  who are engaged in the specialty practice of infusion therapy.
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