Catherine Brennan, MBA, CAE

Executive Director,
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

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National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

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Catherine A. Brennan, MBA, CAE, focuses on solving workforce shortages and health care access issues through federal and state government relations. With her team, she works on long-range strategic planning and activities, external marketing and public relations, public affairs and volunteer engagement. With a passion for non-profits, she contributes to membership programs, products and campaigns. She has 25+ years in not-for-profit and high-tech industries. She holds an M.B.A. and B.S. in political science and journalism. Core Competencies: Strategic Planning, Staff and Volunteer Leadership, Executive Business Administration, National Advocacy, Governmental Affairs, Member Services, Research, Marketing Communications, Business Development


Certified Association Executive
2008 To 2008

Texas Woman's University
2004 To 2006

University of North Texas
Journalism, political science, business
1981 To 1984

Job History

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
Executive Director
New York, NY, United States
November 2013 - present

National Athletic Trainers' Association
Associate Executive Director, Policy & Advocacy
Dallas, TX
June 2002 - June 2013

Automotive Services Association
Vice President, Membership Services
January 1996 - December 1998

Promotional Products Association International
Membership Services Director
January 1989 - December 1996