2017-2019

Hester Klopper, PhD, MBA, FAAN, ASSAF (chair)
Past President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2013-2015
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Strategic Initiatives & Internationalization
Stellenbosch University
South Africa

Rowaida Al-Maaitah, DrPH
Advisor for Her Royal Highness Princess Muna El Hussein for Health & Social Development
Senator, Jordan Nursing Council and the Upper Parliament of Jordan
Professor, Jordan University of Science & Technology
Amman, Jordan

Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN
President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2015-2017
Associate Professor, Rush University College of Nursing
Chicago, Illinois, USA

John Daly, PhD, RN, FACN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Health
University of Technology Sydney
Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia

Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean Emerita & Professor, Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Huda Abu-Saad Huijer RN, PhD, FEANS, FAAN
Professor of Nursing Science
Founding Dean Hariri School of Nursing
American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon<

Annette Kennedy, MSc, BNS, RM, RN, Dip Mgt, FFNMRCSI
Vice President, 2013-2017
International Council of Nurses
Ireland

Elizabeth Madigan, PhD, RN, FAAN
Sigma Chief Executive Officer
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN
President & CEO
Jhpiego
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Beth Tigges, PhD, RN, PNP, BC
President-Elect, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2015-2017
Associate Professor and Regents' Professor
University of New Mexico College of Nursing
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Theo van Achterberg, PhD, FEANS
Professor of Quality of Care
KU Leuven - Department of Public Health & Primary Care
Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery (accentVV)
Leuven, Belgium

Cynthia Vlasich, MBA, BSN, RN, FAAN
Sigma Global Initiatives Director
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA


2016-2017

Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN (chair)
Dean Emerita & Professor, Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Baltimore, Maryland USA

Rowaida Al-Maaitah, DrPH
Advisor for Her Royal Highness Princess Muna El Hussein for Health & Social Development
Senator, Jordan Nursing Council and the Upper Parliament of Jordan
Professor, Jordan University of Science & Technology
Amman, Jordan

Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN
President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2015-2017
Associate Professor, Rush University College of Nursing
Chicago, Illinois USA

Eric Lu Shek Chan, DMgt, RN, FACN
Professor and Dean
School of Health Sciences
Caritas Institute of Higher Education
Hong Kong

John Daly, PhD, RN, FACN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Health
University of Technology Sydney
Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia

Annette Kennedy, MSc, BNS, RM, RN, Dip Mgt, FFNMRCSI
Vice President, 2013-2017
International Council of Nurses
Ireland

Hester Klopper, PhD, MBA, FAAN, ASSAF
Past President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2013-2015
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Strategic Initiatives & Internationalization
Stellenbosch University
South Africa

Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN
President & CEO
Jhpiego
Baltimore, Maryland USA

Isabel Amelia Costa Mendes, PhD, RN
Full Professor
University of Sao Paulo Ribeirao Preto College of Nursing
Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

Judith Shamian, PhD, RN, LLD, DSc (Hon), LLD (Hon)
President, International Council of Nurses
Canada

Beth Tigges, PhD, RN, PNP, BC
President-Elect, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2015-2017
Associate Professor and Regents' Professor
University of New Mexico College of Nursing
Albuquerque, New Mexico USA

Theo van Achterberg, PhD, FEANS
Professor of Quality of Care
KU Leuven - Department of Public Health & Primary Care
Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery (accentVV)
Leuven, Belgium

Lynda Wilson, PhD, RN, FAAN
Retired Professor
University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing
Birmingham, Alabama USA

Patricia E. Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN
Chief Executive Officer
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
Indianapolis, Indiana USA

Cynthia Vlasich, MBA, BSN, RN
Director, Global Initiatives
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
Indianapolis, Indiana USA

Global Panelists

2013-2015

Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN (chair)
Dean Emerita and Professor, Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health,
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Baltimore, Maryland USA

Rowaida Al-Maaitah, DrPH
Advisor for Her Royal Highness Princess
Muna El Hussein for Health and Social Development
Former Senator and Minister of Higher Education Member,
Jordanian Nursing Council Professor,
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Amman, Jordan

Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN
President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2015-2017
Associate Professor, Rush University College of Nursing
Chicago, Illinois USA

Eric Lu Shek Chan, DMgt, RN, FACN
Principal Nursing Officer, Hospital Authority
Kowloon, Hong Kong

John Daly, PhD, RN, FACN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Health,
University of Technology Sydney
Lindfield, New South Wales, Australia

Hester Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA
President, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2013-2015
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Forum of University Nursing
Deans of South Africa Professor,UWC and NWU
Pretoria, South Africa

Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN
President and CEO, Jhpiego
Baltimore, Maryland USA

Isabel Amelia Costa Mendes, PhD, RN
Full Professor, University of Sao Paulo
Ribeirao Preto College of Nursing
Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

Mary E. Norton, EdD, APN-C
Associate Dean and Professor, Global Academic Initiatives, Felician College, The Franciscan College of New Jersey
Lodi, New Jersey USA

Anne Marie Rafferty, CBE, DPhil (Oxon) RN, FRCN, FAAN
Professor of Nursing Policy, King’s College
London, United Kingdom

Judith Shamian, PhD, RN, LLD, DSc (Hon), LLD (Hon)
President, International Council of Nurses
Canada

Wichit Srisuphan, DrPH, RN
Professor Emerita, Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Roger Watson, PhD, RN, FRCN, FAAN
Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull
Hull, United Kingdom

Lynda Wilson, PhD, RN
Assistant Dean and Professor, International Affairs
Deputy Director, PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center on International Nursing
University of Alabama Birmingham School of Nursing
Birmingham, Alabama USA

Patricia E. Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN
Chief Executive Officer, Sigma Theta Tau International
Indianapolis, Indiana USA

Cynthia Vlasich, MBA, BSN, RN
Director, Education and Leadership, Sigma Theta Tau International
Indianapolis, Indiana USA

2015-2016 Panelists