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State Council Websites

About the State Council Website Directory

AORN currently has 30 state councils. The directory below provides links to some of these councils and their officers. Some state councils maintain standalone websites, some use ORNurseLink – AORN's online social network – for their web communications, and a handful of state councils do not maintain a presence on the web or have not provided AORN with a link.

 

State

Chapter Title

Council Chair

AL

Alabama State Council of AORN

 

AK

Alaska Legislative Council of periOperative Registered Nurses

Buffie Jones 

AZ

Arizona State Council

Catherine Rodrigue 

CA

Operating Room Nursing Council of California 

Gayle Sarlatte 

CT

Connecticut State Council of Operating Room Nurses

Caryl Lucchesi 

FL

Florida Council of Operating Room Nurses

Connie Vallerinos 

GA

Georgia State Council

Charlotte Dorsey 

IL

Illinois Council of PeriOperative Registered Nurses

Paula Morton 

IN

Indiana Council of Operating Room Nurses

Diana Sullivan 

KY

Kentucky State Council of Perioperative Nurses

Shirley Pollard Ramsey 

LA

Louisiana State Council

Kristy Simmons 

MA

Massachusetts State Council

Marsha Hopkins 

MD/DC

Maryland/Washington DC State Council

Gwen Dobbins 

MI

Michigan Council of Perioperative Registered Nurses

Karen Knapp 

MN

State Council of Minnesota

Cheryl Langford 

MS

Mississippi Council of Perioperative Nurses

Beth Gasson 

MO

Missouri Perioperative Nurses State Council

Lynda Lederle 

NJ

New Jersey State Council of Perioperative Nurses

Dianna McCorkle 

NY

New York State Council

BarbaraRhodes
Sheila Conners-Cardinale 

NC

North Carolina Council of Operating Room Nurses

Lori Ingram 

OH

Ohio Council of Perioperative Registered Nurses 

Lois Belton 

OK

Oklahoma State Council of Perioperative Nurses

Nicole Gripe  

OR

Oregon State Council of Perioperative Nurses 

Linda Phillips 

SC

South Carolina Council of Perioperative Nurses

Sue Seitz 

TN

Tennessee State Council of AORN

Skip Rue 

TX

Texas Council of Operating Room Nurses (TCORN) 

Dawn Duncan 

VA

Virginia State Council

Stephen Balog 

WA

Washington State Council of Perioperative Nurses

 Judi Lyons 

WI

Wisconsin State Council

Vonda Wall 

WV

West Virginia State Council

Dawn Yost 

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