International Society
of Nurses in Genetics



ISONG ballot For Board of Directors

ISONG 2017 Ballot

We are delighted to announce the 2017 ISONG Board Ballot. Eligible ISONG members received a ballot on June 7, 2017.

Participation in the annual election is a vital component in selecting ISONG's future leadership team. This ballot will remain open until Monday, July 10, 2017 at 5PM Eastern time.  All candidates are listed in alphabetical order by position. The personal statements are listed below each candidates name. To view the Personal Statement and CV for each candidate please click here. 

The Nominations committee is:
Sandra Daack-Hirsch Chair,
Sheila Alexander
Elizabeth Pestka
Sivia Barnoy  


Catherine Read, PhD, RN
Associate Professor 
William. F. Connell School of Nursing
Boston College 
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts USA                              

Kimberly Subasic PhD, MS, RN
Associate Professor
Department of Nursing
University of Scranton
Scranton, Pennsylvania USA


Jennifer R. Dungan, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina USA

Erika Santos, RN, MSc, PhD
Scientific Advisor
Hospital Sirio-Libanes|
Sao Paulo, Brazil


Lisa B. Aiello, RN, MSN, AOCNS, APRN-C
PhD Doctoral Program
Villanova University
Assistant Clinical Professor 
                       College of Nursing and Health Professions 
                       Drexel University
                       Philadelphia, PA USA

Allison Vorderstrasse, DNSc, APRN, FAAN
Associate Professor
Duke University School of Nursing
Duke Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine
Durham, North Carolina USA

Susan W. Wesmiller, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Student Member Representative: 

Caitlin Dreisbach, BSN, RN
PhD Student
School of Nursing
University of Virginia
RN Clinician 
University of Virginia Medical Center 
                      Charlottesville, Virginia USA

Maura K. McCall, MSN, RN 
PhD Student 
School of Nursing 
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Please refer to the ISONG Bylaws at (or click here) for the actual board position descriptions.  If you have any questions please contact Dr. Sandy Daack-Hirsch at, chair of the Nominations Committee.


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