Garalynn V. Tomas is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)-Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) who has clinically practiced in many venues, e.g. office-based oral surgery, level I and II community hospitals, critical access hospitals, and GI centers. Tomas has many years of leadership experience having serve her state nurse anesthesia association in all executive office positions including president three times. She has served her national association, the AANA, on many committees and elected positions to the resolutions and nominating committees. She has served on the the AANA Foundation fundraising steering committee, Rise Above Campaign. Tomas has received numerous awards in leadership and advocacy from the Ohio State Association of Nurse Anesthetists (OSANA), the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), and the AANA Foundation. No conflict.