Senator Pamela Althoff (R-32)
Senator Pamela Althoff received the 2017 IANA Legislator of the Year Award. The plaque was presented to Senator Althoff by IANA President Rose Slowikowski, CRNA, DNP on December 12, 2017 in Chicago. Senator Althoff was recognized as a strong proponent of the nurse anesthesia profession and sponsored SB 1094 and helped pass in a short amount of time. SB 1094 was the bill that extended the Grandfathering provision (July 1, 2018 to July 1, 2023) for currently licensed CRNAs without a masters degree.