Professional Advisory Committee

Professional Advisory Committee2018-05-25T16:40:10+00:00


The Professional Advisory Committee serves as a body to guide, advise and make recommendations concerning issues relating to the Natick VNA’s clinical programming, professional development, and strategic partnerships .


  • Annually review and make recommendations concerning the revision or implementation of the agency’s policies governing scope of services offered, admission and discharge policies, medical supervision and plans of care, clinical protocols, emergency care, clinical records, personnel qualifications and program evaluation
  • Advise the agency on professional issues
  • Participate in the annual evaluation of the agency’s programs
  • Assist the agency in maintaining liaison with other health care providers in the community and with the agency’s community information program
  • Submit recommendations to the agency’s Board of Trustees

Committee Members

  • Artemis Coble, PT
  • Judy Engstrom, RN, COS-C, HCS-D
  • Maureen Hafner, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN
  • Anne Hosking, RN, BSN, MA, COS-C
  • Jill Kukis, OT
  • Susan Nazarko, RN, BSN
  • Anita Oulette, SLP
  • Sally Tipton, LICSW
  • Dr. Raul Laguarda — Medical Director