Mariel Snyder, MS currently serves as the Senior Membership and Chapter Lead for the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois for her BS degree in Environmental Communication and a graduate of Western Illinois for her MS in Parks and Recreation. She is responsible for building and conveying the value of PCNA to our members and provides support to chapter leaders as they host continuing education events. In her free time Mariel enjoys spending time with her husband and their four cats and dog. She also enjoys reading, gardening, playing the piano, hosting game nights, and crafting.