Paula Peters MSN, RN, ACRN, NE-BC, CTTS (she/her/hers) is the Director of Special Services at Great Lakes Bay Health Centers in Michigan. She has served as Clinical Nurse Manager and a grant writer overseeing Ryan White-funded HIV Special Immunology Medical Services, Hepatitis C, HIV Prevention, PrEP/PEP, and Tobacco Cessation for People Living with HIV programs, working at GLBHC since 2005. During the first year of the pandemic served as the COVID-19 Sampling Sites Manager, setting up the first drive thru testing sites in Mid-Michigan and is currently over COVID-19 Recovery. She is an AIDS Certified Registered Nurse who has been involved with HIV specialty care since 2005 and a Registered Nurse since 1991. Paula is a member of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) 2007-present, and served as Director-at-Large of the National HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board (HANCB) 2009–2017, currently serves on the ANAC Nominations Committee and as a Subject Matter Expert, contractual HRSA Grant Evaluator, NMAC/HRSA ESCALATE program facilitator trainer, a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist since 2017, previous experience as a Behavioral Health Nurse Consultant, Pediatric/OB Nurse and is an ANCC Board Certified Nurse Executive. Current elected member of the NMAC Asian Constituents Committee since 2018. She is a co-founding member of the Michigan HIV Nurses Network and has worked with the Saginaw HIV/AIDS Taskforce since 2008. Education includes a Master’s degree from Purdue Global University in Nursing Executive Leadership with a minor in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program.