Our Leadership

The Coalition is governed by a Board of Directors. The board is composed of representatives from both designated national member organizations and Future of Nursing State Action coalitions.

Board of Directors include:

Catherine Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, AARP Board of Directors
Kristi Campoe, PhD, RN, CMSRN, CPHQ, Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
Lauren Inouye, MPP, RN, American Academy of Nursing
Blake Smith, MSN, RN, American Association for Men in Nursing
Jana Bailey, MSN, APRN, CRNA, American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology
Linda Thomas, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, AHN-BC, NPD-BC, CCRN-K, CHTP/I, HTAP, American Holistic Nurses Association
Jami Brown, DHEd, MSN, RN, CNN, American Nephrology Nurses Association
Kimberly Harper, RN, MS, FAAN, American Nurses Foundation, American Nurses Association
Pam Rudisill, DNP, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, FAAN, American Organization for Nursing Leadership
Paulette Anest, MSN, RN, CENP, AMN Healthcare
Renae Battié, MN, RN, CNOR, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
Shirley Orr, MHS, APRN, NEA-BC, American Association of Public Health Nurses
Elizabeth Kester, MSN, RN, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Colleen Morley, DNP, RN, CCM, CMAC, CMCN, ACM-RN, Case Management Society of America
Sarah Killian, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.
Nancy Mannion, DNP, RN, CEN, FAEN, Emergency Nurses Association
Sherrie Dornberger, RN, CDP, CADDCT, GDCN, CDONA, FACDONA, IP-BC, ELFA, National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration 
Veronica Vital, PhD, MSN, MLS, RN, National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Martha Dawson, DNP, RN, FACHE, National Black Nurses Association
Janice Brewington, PhD, RN, FAAN, National League for Nursing
Jillian Bird, MSN, RN, National Nurse-Led Care Consortium
Kenya Williams, EdD, MBA, MSN, RN, RP, CAE, FNYAM, National Student Nurses’ Association
Mary Dickow, MPA, FAAN, Organization for Associate Degree Nursing
Marlon Garzo Saria, PhD, RN, AOCNS, NEA-BC, NPD-BC, FAAN, Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. 
Rita Wray, MBA, RN, BC, FAAN, Action Coalition Representative
Kimberly Cleveland, PhD, JD, MSN, RN, C-MBC, C-MPC, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys

NOBC’s Executive Committee consists of the officers of the Coalition and our Executive Director.

Board Chair

Nancy Mannion, DNP, RN, CEN, FAEN, President, NMB Global Leadership, LLC, Board Member, Emergency Nurses Association 

Board Chair-Elect

Martha Dawson, DNP, RN, FACHE,  Past President, National Black Nurses Association



Board Chair-Emeritus

Kim Cleveland, PhD, JD, MSN, RN, C-MBC, C-MPC, Lecturer, Kent State University, Treasurer for The American Association of Nurse Attorneys

Secretary 

Sherrie Dornberger, RN, CDP, CADDCT, GDCN, CDONA, FACDONA, IP-BC, ELFA, National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration 

NOBC Board Fundraising Committee

Kimberly Harper, RN, MS, FAAN Chief Executive Officer, Indiana Center for Nursing, Nursing Lead, Indiana Action Coalition-National Future of Nursing Campaign for Action 

NOBC Board Membership Committee Chair

Jana Bailey, MSN, APRN, CRNA, American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

Treasurer, NOBC Board Finance Committee Chair

Rita Wray, MBA, RN, BC, FAAN, Action Coalition Representative

NOBC Board Governance and Nominating Committee Chair

Veronica Vital, PhD, MSN, MLS, RN, National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Executive Director

Laurie Benson, BSN

 

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