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 ASPSN since 2003. As a service advocate, Georgia has actively participated on various ASPSN 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
Clinical Coordinator


Linda, has devoted her nursing career to pediatrics. She has worked over 30 years at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago and along with her CPSN has obtained certification as a pediatric nurse (CPN). Linda 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 ASPSN task force in creating the first Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS) exam.
 
Director: Kristi Elliott, RN, FNP-C, CPSN
Nurse Practitioner


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: Kathleen Mortl, RN, CPSN, CANS
Clinical Coordinator


Kathy, has been a RN 20 + years working in Plastic Surgery; including the OR, private practice and now in an academic setting. Presently Kathy is a clinical coordinator in the Department of Plastic surgery at The Medical College of WI/Froedtert Hospital.
 
Director: Kathleen Soso, RN, CPSN
Licensed Registered Nurse


Katie, has worked in Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery for her entire nursing career. She has experience in both aesthetic and reconstructive procedures; she is also trained as a medical micropigmentation artist. She is a Certified Plastic Surgery Nurse. Katie currently works for Chamberlain College of Nursing-Chicago in their Center for Academic Success.