Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service

Nurse Professional Advisory Committee

Readiness and Response

The Readiness and Response Subcommittee is a subcommittee of the Nursing Professional Advisory Committee (N-PAC). This subcommittee was created to advise the N-PAC on readiness and deployment issues that affect USPHS nurses and to assist USPHS nurses in meeting basic readiness standards.


Develop and maintain innovative methods that increase the number and the percentage of nurses in the nursing category who meet and exceed basic readiness standards thereby promoting retention, mentoring and career development.


  • Increase basic readiness for the nursing category.
  • Explore, analyze, and communicate issues that affect USPHS nurses during deployments.

Readiness & Response Subcommittee Leadership:


CAPT Alexis Mosquera
LCDR James Chaney 859-255-6812 ext 5320


CDR Andre Damonza 

Assistant Secretary:

CDR Jennifer Sarchet


LCDR Elizabeth DeGrange 

LCDR Alex Freiman

Readiness & Response Subcommittee Projects:

Readiness Tools:

Readiness and Response Subcommittee 2015 Annual Report (PDF logo 266KB)

Readiness Tools

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