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MICNP Executive Board Members

Gretchen Schumacher

President - Term: January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018

Dr. Gretchen Schumacher is currently an Assistant Professor in the Michigan State College of Nursing. She facilitates nurse practitioner curricula at the masters and doctoral levels. She is also a practicing FNP/GNP at Williamson Family Medicine in Rockford, MI. Gretchen has more than 16 years of academic, clinical and legislative experience that spans three different states. She is a strong advocate for advancing nurse practitioner education and practice to meet consumer care needs.

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Mary Anne McCoy

President-Elect - Term: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Dr. McCoy has spent 37 years practicing in critical care including ICU nursing & management, cardiology, general surgery and neuro surgery. She holds a BSN from Mercy College, an MSN specializing in adult health from Oakland University and a PhD in human ecology from Michigan State University. In addition to her current position at Wayne State University’s College of Nursing as Assistant Professor (Clinical) & Specialty Coordinator, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty, she maintains a contingent practice at Henry Ford Health System’s West Bloomfield Surgical ICU. She has also held leadership positions at the national level as the specialty interest group chair for Acute Care with the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty (NONPF), at the state level as MICNP Treasurer and Organization Management Chair, and locally as the President of the Board of Directors of Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing Alumni association for over year 20 years. 

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Mary Serowoky

Secretary - Term:  January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019

Mary's advanced clinical practice is in primary care, either in school-based teen health centers or as past clinical coordinator for McAuley Health Center. Her role as a clinical consultant for the Michigan Department of Community Health enables her to assist state-funded child and adolescent health centers in their delivery of high quality services. She serves as volunteer NP at Cabrini clinic (caring for uninsured adults).

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Denise Hershey

Treasurer - Term:  January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019

Dr. Denise Soltow Hershey is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at Michigan State University, teaching in both the PhD and DNP programs .  Denise has over 20 years a Family Nurse Practitioner, and currently works contingent in the Urgent Care at Hayes Green Beach Hospital in Charlotte MI.  Denise is the current past president of the Capital Area Chapter of MICNP.

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Olivia McLaughlin

Executive Director

Olivia Visperas McLaughlin brings to MICNP over fifteen years of experience in public affairs, including government relations and communications. She previously served as Regional Public Affairs Manager for Comcast, and as a staffer for U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham. A graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, and a member of the Michigan Society of Association Executives & American Society of Association Executives, McLaughlin has also served on numerous nonprofit boards and is an active community volunteer.

Email: [email protected]