Purpose: To develop educational programs for current and future nurse leaders that support ONL NJ strategic initiatives.

Education Committee
Education Committee at the Annual Conference


Lauren M. Stabinsky, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CEN, Director, Corporate and Community Wellness, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton


Rita Zenna, MSA, BSN, RN, CPHQ, Vice President Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, Deborah Heart and Lung Center

Board Sponsor

Helene Burns, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Jefferson Health New Jersey


  • Cynthia Basile, DNP, MSN, RN, CCRN, Director of Education, RWJBarnabas Behavioral Health Center 
  • Sheri L. Cleaves, MSN, RN, CCRN, CRNI, Administrative Director of Professional Development, Monmouth Medical Center
  • Lynn Costello, MSN, RN-BC, Informatics Nurse Specialist, AtlantiCare Information Technology
  • Barbara L. Grygotis, RN, BSN, MBA, CNML, Administrative Director, Cardiac Surgery, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
  • Avril A. Keldo, DNP, NSN, ANP-BC, RN-BC, Oncology Nurse Manager, St. Peter's University Hospital
  • Cynthia M. Marvulli, MPA, RN, CNA, NE-BC, Enterprise Director Medical Informatics/Education & Training, RWJBarnabas Health
  • Susan Politsky, PhD, RN, NE-BC, Director of Professional Development & Nursing Research, Virtua
  • Andrea D. Racobaldo, MSN, RNC-OB, Director of Women's and Children's Services and Nursing Education, Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital
  • Mary Beth Russell, PhD, RN, Assistant Vice President, Patient Care Services, St. Barnabas Medical Center
  • Maureen A. Schneider, PhD, MBA, RN, FACHE, Chief Nurse and Operations Officer, Chilton Medical Center
  • Kathy Scipione, MSN, RN, Nursing Director, Hunterdon Healthcare System
  • Barbara F. Tofani, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Assistant Vice President, Outpatient and Ambulatory Services, Hunterdon Healthcare System
  • Kathleen Vnenchak, MSN, RN, CNML, Nurse Educator, Morristown Medical Center
  • Nancy Winter, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Director Clinical Quality & Program Development, New Jersey Hospital Association

Meeting Schedule - for times contact Susan Cholewka, Executive Director,

  • Jan. 3
  • June 9
  • July 10
  • Aug. 14
  • Sept. 11
  • Oct. 16
  • Nov. 20