Marisa Schaffer MSN, RNC-MNN, C-EFM

Section Co-Chair, Education Coordinator, Contact

Marisa Schaffer is a Nurse Educator at Bryan Women’s and Children’s.  She focuses on staff development and quality improvement.  Marisa received her BSN from UNMC-Lincoln in 2008.  She has worked in adult progressive care, mother/baby and labor and delivery.  Marisa completed her MSN in nursing education from Nebraska Wesleyan in 2014 and a certificate in Simulation Education from Bryan College of Health Sciences in 2016.  One of her passions is using simulation to improve understanding and teamwork in urban and rural hospital settings.

Samantha Kenning MSN, RN, C-EFM, C-ONQS

Section Co-Chair, Social Media Coordinator, Contact
Samantha Kenning is a Perinatal Quality Improvement Coordinator at Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln, NE. She spends much of her time doing project development, quality improvement, and data analysis with an interdisciplinary team. She worked in a PICU for a brief time with a majority of her nursing career being in Labor and Delivery. Samantha received her BSN from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas and her MSN in Leadership from Bryan College of Health Sciences. Her favorite part of her career is watching her patients and colleagues flourish as a result of the projects she’s helped implement. One of Samantha’s favorite pastimes is planting flowers and making her yard beautiful, while watching her kiddos play.

Tiffany E. Nordmeyer RN-C OB, BSN, MHA, C-EFM

Section Legislative Coordinator, Contact

Tiffany have been an active member of the Nebraska Section of AWHONN since 2008. She has served as the Nebraska AWHONN Section Treasurer for two terms. She is an AWHONN Intermediate and Advanced Instructor. Tiffany currently lives in Gretna, NE with her husband & two boys. She currently works at CHI Health Saint Elizabeth as the Director of Women’s and Children’s.

Kamaya Long BSN, RN

Section Membership Coordinator, Contact

Kamaya earned her BSN from Bryan College of Health Sciences in 2020. She began her nursing career in the labor and delivery unit at Bryan Health Medical Center, and has just finished her first full year as an RN. She is also actively involved in her organization as a the representing member for her unit within the Ethics Committee. She is working to build her knowledge base through her bedside work and active involvement in organizational committees and AWOHNN. Her passions including furthering her understanding of the natural labor process, sexual education, and understanding/problem-solving the disparities facing those in high risk populations, specifically the African American community. She is currently continuing her education in the midwifery program at Frontier Nursing University to earn her Masters of Science in Nursing.