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Active Preemie Parent Alliance Committees
The leadership team is responsible for mapping the strategic plan for the network. They are tasked with advancing the mission, maintaining the integrity of the network and representing the PPA on a national level.
Members: Keira Sorrells, Chair, Jennifer Canvasser, Lisa Grubbs, Kelli Kelley, Gigi Khonyongwa-Fernandez, Kristin Love, & Bob Selby
Membership Engagement Committee
Members: Keira Sorrells, Co-Chair, Bob Selby, Co-Chair, Jennifer Degl, Jennifer Driscoll, Lisa Grubbs, Ashley Mann, Simone Rosito
This committee evaluates and coordinates opportunities for the PPA network to participate in such as parent review councils, policy issues, parent input for a resource or educational materials, etc. This committee also reviews and establishes recommendations on how PPA might respond, get involved, and make an impact in the Maternal Infant Health Community.
Members: Keira Sorrells, Co-Chair, Stephanie Vaughan, Co-Chair, Jennifer Canvasser, Jennifer Degl, Deb Discenza, Jennifer Driscoll, Erika Goyer, Cristal Grogan, Yamile Jackson, Laurel Kapferer, Kelli Kelley, Kristin Love, Christine Yang
Summit Planning Committee
This committee plans our annual Preemie Parent Summit. Sub-committees include Marketing, Logistics & Agenda, Speakers, Sponsors, and Attendees. From developing the agenda to finding keynote speakers and creative networking activities, the planning committee is the key to making the annual summit such a success.
Members: Keira Sorrells, Chair, Angela Davids, Cristal Grogan, Jenné Johns, Tracy Pella, Stacey Porter
We are the ONLY speakers’ bureau comprised solely of preemie parent leaders, offering first-hand knowledge and experience that providers, educators, and other healthcare workers cannot get anywhere else.
Members: Keira Sorrells, Chair, Brittany Lothe, Amanda Santoro, Katie Cascamo
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Apply to Be Part of the Speakers BureauWe are the ONLY speakers’ bureau comprised solely of NICU parents, offering first-hand knowledge and experience that providers, educators, and other healthcare workers cannot get anywhere else. Our unique perspectives will ensure your next event is memorable and informative.
PPA will continually refine and evaluate our policies as it relates to being involved and engaged in the NICU community.
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One of the exclusive membership benefits is the ability to show your donors, sponsors, parents, and others that you are a part of this phenomenal network of professional parent leaders.
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2017 Preemie Parent Summit | September 29 – October 1, 2017 | Fort Worth, Texas