Board of Directors

President: Georgia M. Elmassian, MSN, MA, APRN, CPSN, CFLE
Nurse, Educator, Consultant and Author

Georgia, with 15 plus years in plastic surgery nursing, is an advanced practice - Certified Plastic Surgery Nurse, educator, consultant and author working in the mid-Michigan area and beyond. She has been enthusiastically involved with the ISPAN since 2003. As a service advocate, Georgia has actively participated on various ISPAN committees and in leadership roles.
President-Elect: Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN
Nurse Practitioner

Amanda, has been working in plastic surgery for over 10 years. She is a nurse practitioner with the Department of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is also a Certified Wound Specialist.
Secretary-Treasurer: Linda Duffy, RN, CPSN, CPN
Licensed Registered Nurse

Linda has devoted her nursing career to pediatrics. She has worked over 30 years at Lurie Childrenís Hospital in Chicago and recently brought her expertise to the team at UI Healthís Craniofacial Center. Along with her CPSN she is also certified as a pediatric nurse (CPN). Linda has served as the Pediatric Chair on the Editorial Board of the PSN where she successfully recruited pediatric nurses, pediatric plastic surgeons, pediatric speech pathologist and a pediatric social worker to contribute articles for the journal.
Director: Connie M. Brennan, RN, CPSN, CANS
Licensed Registered Nurse

Connie is currently the National Director of Aesthetic Education for Life Time LifeSpa/Medi Corporation and President/Founder of Aesthetic Enhancement Solutions, LLC. Connie is a licensed registered nurse in ten states and has earned advanced certifications in aesthetic injectables, laser treatments, skin care, sclerotherapy, clinical photography and perioperative nursing over the course of 28 years in aesthetic medicine. Connie is a published author, public speaker and has worked as the aesthetic chair on the Editorial Board of the PSNCB as well as an expert alongside the ISPAN task force in creating the first Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) exam.
Director: Kristi Elliott, RN, FNP-C, CPSN

Kristi has been a nurse for over 20 years. She has experience in both Women's Health and Plastic Surgery, with the last 10 years being in private and academic plastic surgery practices. She is a nurse practitioner at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Division of Plastic Surgery.
Director: Teresa Barroca, MSN, RN

Teresa, a registered nurse for 30 years, has spent the last 8 years as Director of Nursing for Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, a large academic private practice in New York. She is a CPSN with a diverse background in management, post- anesthesia care, project management and pediatric critical care, in addition to plastic surgery. Teresaís interest in serving ISPAN has included the SSPC, as a member and Co-Chair, as well as contributing as a speaker on several occasions at ISPANís national meetings.
Gerrie Obi, MSN,ARNP,, RN, CPSN

Gerrie is certified in Adult and Geriatric Primary Care and Plastic Surgery Nursing. Over the past decade she has held positions in several of the major aesthetic corporations serving as a an educator and physician liaison providing clinical and scientific support for various products. She is also an international trainer; she trains the trainers as well as other Master injectors, both nationally and internationally. Gerrie has trained thousands of aesthetic providers globally over the past decades as well as providing innovative Aesthetic care for countless clients in private practice for over 35 years.