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ACNAP Committees & Task Forces

Association of Cardiovascular Nursing & Allied Professions



Advocacy Committee 

Members of the Advocacy Committee (2022-2024)

Position Name Country
Chair Irene Gibson Ireland
Member Eleni Kletsiou Greece
Member Faye Forsyth United Kingdom
Member Gerry Lee, FESC United Kingdom
Member Hywel Jones United Kingdom
Member Jessica Orchard Australia
Member Panoraia Rammou, FESC Greece
Member Rita Rodrigues Portugal

Communication Committee

Members of the Communication Committee (2022-2024)

Position Name Country
Chair Britt Borregaard Denmark
Member Cesar Alberto Monteiro Teixeira Spain
Member Dion Candelaria Australia
Member Jeroen Hendriks Australia
Member Maria Kalabaliki Greece
Member Mariela Acuna Mora Sweden
Member Nana Waldréus Sweden
Member Suzanne Fredericks, FESC Canada

Congress Programme Committee

Members of the Congress Programme Committee (2022-2024)

Position Name Country
Chair Eleni Kletsiou Greece
Member Alice Pearsons United Kingdom
Member Catherine Ross United Kingdom
Member Charlotte Helmark Denmark
Member Elena Marques-Sule Spain
Member Jennifer Jones United Kingdom
Member Lis Neubeck  United Kingdom
Member Lizelle Bernhardt United Kingdom
Member Lynne Hinterbuchner, FESC Austria
Member Maria Kalabaliki Greece
Member Maria Salome Jesus Coelho Portugal
Member Panagiota Manthou Greece
Member Stacey Schulberg United Kingdom

Education Committee

Members of the Education Committee (2022-2024)

Position Name Country
Chair Maggie Simpson United Kingdom
Co-Chair Valentino Oriolo, FESC United Kingdom
Member Ana Filipa Gomes Portugal
Member Antoniou Sotiris United Kingdom
Member Catherine Ross United Kingdom
Member Dominic Theuns, FESC Netherlands
Member Jennifer Jones Ireland
Member Maria Hayes Ireland
Member Marieke Van Der Heijden New Zealand
Member Michela Barisone Italy
Member Norma Caples Ireland
Member Susan Dawkes Ireland
Member Trond Pettersen Norway

Membership & Communities Committee

Members of the Membership & Communities Committee (2022-2024)

Position Name Country
Chair Agnieszka Mlynarska Greece
Member Marlena Dubatowka Poland
Member Karin Hinterbuchner Austria
Member Raul Juarez Vela  Spain

National Cardiovascular Nursing Societies Committee

Members of the National Cardiovascular Nursing Committee (2022-2024)

Position Name Country
Chair Michela Barisone Italy
Member Corina Thomet Switzerland
Member Dassy Levy Israel
Member Maria Kalabaliki Greece
Member Naoko Kato Japan
Member Norma Caples Ireland
Member Rafaela Batista Dos Santos Pedrosa Brazil

Science Committee

Members of the Science Committee (2022-2024)

Position Name Country
Chair Julie Sanders, FESC United Kingdom
Co-Chair Jeroen Hendriks, FESC Australia
Member Angela Massouh Lebanon
Member Dan Foldager Denmark
Member Ian Jones United Kingdom
Member Irene Lie, FESC Norway
Member Lien Desteghe Belgium
Member Lizelle Bernhardt United Kingdom
Member Quin Denfeld United States of America
Member Suzanne Fredericks, FESC Canada

YoCo Committee

Members of the YoCo Committee (2022-2024)

Position Name Country
Chair Ana Filipa Gomes Portugal
Member Angela Massouh Lebanon
Member Hady Atef Egypt
Member Liesbet Van Bulk Belgium
Member Panagiota Manthou Greece

Task Force on Allied Professions

Members of the Task Force on Allied Professions (2022-2024)

Position Name Country
Task Force Chair Maria Back, FESC Sweden
Task Force Member - EAPCI Representative Angeliki Kolyda Greece
Task Force Member (Healthcare Scientist) Catherine Ross United Kingdom
Task Force Member - EHRA Representative Dominic A.M.J Theuns, FESC Netherlands
Task Force Member - EAPC Representative Dominique Hansen, FESC Belgium
Task Force Member (Physiotherapist) Jennifer Jones Ireland
Task Force Member - EACVI Representative Joana Angela Braga Portugal
Task Force Member - HFA Representative Loreena Hill, FESC United Kingdom
Task Force Member (Pharmacist) Rani Khatib United Kingdom
Task Force Member (dietitian) Thomas Butler United Kingdom
Task Force Member -  ACVC Representative Tom Quinn, FESC United Kingdom