Board of Directors

President Amanda Bailey, ACNP-BC, CWS, CPSN, ISPAN-F
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 Kristi Elliott, RN, FNP-C, CPSN, ISPAN - F
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 Connie M. Brennan, RN, CPSN, CANS, ISPAN - F
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 Teresa Barroca, MSN, RNM, ISPAN - F
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.
President-Elect Gerrie Obi, MSN, ARNP, RN, CPSN, ISPAN - F
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.
Director Pamela Messina, BSN, CPSN, CANS
Immediate Past President: Georgia M. Elmassian, MSN, MA, APRN, CPSN, CFLE, ISPAN-F
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.