Pathway To Excellence Team

Pathway To Excellence® Program Office

Click on any of our Pathway to Excellence team members to learn more about their areas of expertise and how you can contact them.

Pathway Program Leadership



Rebecca Graystone, PhD, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Senior Vice President, Accreditation and Organization Credentialing

Christine PabicoPhD, RN, FAAN, NE-BC
Director, Pathway to Excellence Program
Maricon Dans, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Assistant Director, Pathway Operations 
Leigh HumeMN, RN, NE-BC
Assistant Director, Appraisal Process 

Pathway Program RN Specialists


Patience HarrisBSN, RN
Senior Pathway Program RN Specialist
Paulette SepeMSN, RN, CNL, WCCN
Senior Pathway Program RN Specialist

Pathway Program Analysts


Melissa Bates, DNP, RN, CDE
Senior Pathway Program Analyst
Maggie McCright, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Senior Pathway Program Analyst

Sasha Robertson, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CCCTM

Senior Pathway Program Analyst


Pathway Specialist

Laverne Smalls
Senior Pathway Program Specialist