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Advisory Board:

Dr. Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA 

 Podiatric Physician and Surgeon
 Wound Care Specialist
 High Risk Foot Care Specialist

      Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington.
      Degrees in Podiatric Medicine and Molecular Biology.

Dr. Overstreet was the Director of the Overstreet Wound Care Center in Bellevue, Washington for 19 years. 
This was a mul
tidisciplinary wound care team providing  evidence based Wound Care for the Eastside of the Seattle, Washington area. 

For 15 years she has lectured regularly on Advanced Wound Care and High Risk Foot Care for the University of Washington Department of Continuing Nursing Education.  She has presented at annual conferences for the WOCN, National Lymphedema Network, the American Professional Wound Care Association, and the UW Annual Advanced Practice Conference.  She is currently the Director and principle presenter for Rainier Medical Education Programs.    

Bonnie Ackles, BSN, RN, CFCS

  "The Visiting Foot Care Nurse" 
   Serving the Senior Community Exclusively - One Foot at a Time

As a former Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner and Washington State Long Term Care Ombudsman, Bonnie has spent the past several decades advocating for the needs of the senior community. Her special interests and board certifications have included Occupational Health Nursing, Rehabilitation Nursing, Disability & Case Management, Legal Nurse Consulting, Hospice Care and Certified Foot Care Specialist. Bonnie provides oversight for the Edmonds Senior Center Foot Care Clinic (pro bono), in addition to operating her own private practice THE VISITING FOOT CARE NURSE, which provides basic and high risk foot care, assessment and referral. She also assists clinically at the Rainier Medical hands-on foot care training workshops.

Debbie Fleming, BScN, RN, CFCS


  Sage Foot Care
  Alberta, Canada

As a former member of the Canadian militia and as a military family member, Debbie has been active in community service for over 30 years in Nova Scotia, PEI, Kentucky, Ontario, and currently in Alberta.

As a mobile advanced foot care nurse, she provides care for clients in their homes with a focus on information sharing and collaboration to support and empower individuals to make informed choices for their own wellbeing.

Debbie has served as Membership Chair and as Treasurer for the Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses and, with the American Foot Care Nurses Association, she continues her passion for collaborative communication and networking of all members to strengthen the association of foot care professionals nationally and internationally

Jessie H. Ahroni, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, CDE, ADM-BC, CBN

Manager, Wound and Skin Care Program
VA Puget Sound Health Care System

PhD family nurse practitioner with substantial experience in bariatric surgery, advanced diabetes management, clinical research, and wound care. My primary focus is patient education and teaching self management, although I also have interest and experience in designing health care services to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Wound care, foot care, bariatric nursing, advanced diabetes management, diabetes education, health care services design and implementation, clinical research

Mary Carraway, RN, CFCN


Foot Care Nurses of Virginia, LLC

Registered Nurse with a specialty certification with WOCNCB as CFCN.
Private practice in Amelia county in the state of Virginia. Office and home care visits
available for the homebound client.

Kathy Lewis, BSN, MPA

Foot Care Specialist
 Seattle, WA


Christopher Case
The PediFix Footcare Company

Chris is an owner and former CEO of PediFix – a family-owned and operated firm established in 1885. The Company has developed, manufacturers and supplies hundreds of unique medical footcare products used, dispensed and recommended by healthcare professionals. The firm’s OTC-packaged products are sold in retail stores, both large and small, and are available for patient-direct order. 

The Company’s mission is to help as many people as possible end foot pain and remain active, hence their strong support of the AFCNA.  Mr. Case is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at PediFix and will add his expertise to promotion and growth of the Nurse Foot Care organization.

  Advanced Wound Care, High Risk Foot Care  
  University of Washington
  Seattle, WA

Cheryl Hackerott, RN, CFCS
   Specialty: Foot Care, Advanced Wound Care, and Edema Management.  
   Currently working in Outpatient Care

   Portland, Oregon

Sandi Haugstad, CPO
   Certified Pedorthist 
   Priority Footwear & Pedorthic Services

American Foot Care Nurses Association
15731 NE 8th St #7029     Bellevue, WA 98008-4538
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