The Nurses On Boards Coalition (NOBC) is deeply grateful and proud of nurses all across the country for their dedication, service and sacrifice during the COVID-19 pandemic. We honor all nurses, medical professionals, staff and volunteers serving on the frontlines and those supporting them behind the scenes in their local communities. NOBC is committed and available to support our members, partners, nurses and community members. Please contact us at nobc@nursesonboardscoalition.org if we can help you in any way. Especially now, we thank you for your interest, support and engagement in support of our mission. We hope you and those you hold close are protected, safe and healthy in the coming days.

NOBC News April 2022 – Spreading Support

Read NOBC’s April News HERE. This month, hear from Jami S. Brown, DHEd, MSN, RN, CNN of the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA), on how to support nurses (even when you might be in need of support yourself!). In our Featured Story, MaryAnne P. Shannon, PhD, MSN, BSN, GCNS-BC, RN, explains how she supports her community and fellow nurses through ...

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NOBC News March 2022 – Extending Encouragement

Read NOBC’s March News HERE. This month, hear from NOBC Leader Roxane Raffin Chan, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, President of the American Holistic Nurses Association, on encouraging individuals through uncertainty. In our Featured Story, Debra A. Kosko, DNP, MN, FNP-BC, FAANP, explains the importance of the nursing perspective for decision-making on boards. Finally, read our special announcement congratulating NOBC's newest scholarship ...

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NOBC News February 2022 – Broadening Our Reach

Read NOBC’s February News HERE. This month, hear from Adrianna Nava, PhD, MPA, MSN, RN, President of National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), on skills needed to broaden our reach, along with Angela Wright, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC's story about nurses reach across the globe. Finally, a special NOBC board placement celebration with Teal-Bio!

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NOBC News January 2022 – Planting for Success

Read NOBC’s January News HERE. This month, hear from Kimberley Cleveland, PhD(C), JD, MSN, RN, C-MBC, C-MPC, NOBC Board Chair, on NOBC's strategic imperatives, along with Trish Richardson, MSN, BSBA, RN, NE-BC, CMSRN’s story about the seeds of board service success. Finally, recognition of over 20 NOBC Member Organizations, Affiliates, Strategic Partners, Sponsors and Grantors - Thank you!

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NOBC December News-Reflecting on Your Journey

Read NOBC's December News HERE. This month, hear from Pamela Rudisill, DNP, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, FAAN, NOBC Board Chair, on her relfections of NOBC in 2021, along with Jean Ross's story on her board service on an Age Friendly Committee. Finally, a career opportunity with NOBC!

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NOBC November News- Trusting Your Potential

Read NOBC's November News HERE. This month, hear from Jana Bailey, MSN, APRN, CRNA, on how to trust your potential, along with Mary Rotunno's story on how her nursing background makes an impact on the healthcare and pharma boards she serves on. Finally, check out an NOBC resource, part of the Lippincott NursingCenter Podcast Series, featuring Lisa Kreeger, PhD, RN, ...

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NOBC October News – Overcoming Challenges

Read NOBC's October News HERE. This month, hear Melanie Prince, MSS, MSN, BSN, RN, NE-BC, CCM, FAAN, CMSA President, on how to transform challenges into celebrations, along with Michelle J Kidd's story on how to overcome imposter syndrome in board service. Finally, check out an NOBC resource on The Impact and Importance of Nursing. The image in Melanie Prince's Leadership ...

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NOBC September News – Embracing Opportunity

Read NOBC’s September News HERE. This month, hear from Blake Smith, MSN RN, on how nurses can overcome fear of opportunities and learn which opportunities to take and when to say no, along with Gina Thomas' story on how her nursing experience helps her create new perspectives and priorities in the boardroom. Finally, check out an NOBC resource on Projecting ...

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NOBC News August 2021 – Enjoying the Hustle

Read NOBC’s August News HERE. This month, hear from Cyndy Krening, MS, RNC-OB, C-EFM on how nurses can use their "hustle" to make things happen on their own terms, along with Kris Carlson's story on how approaching board leadership with a team mindset helps highlight value each member brings to the boardroom. Finally, check out an NOBC resource on Leading ...

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NOBC News July 2021 – Seeking Alignment

Read NOBC’s July News HERE. This month, hear from Shirley Orr, MHS, APRN, NEA-BC on how nurses can influence changes in health equity by focusing on the social determinants of health, along with Melanie F. Ham's story on how being a nurse serving on a board can bring multi-focal perspective to the work being done. Finally, check out an NOBC ...

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NOBC News June 2021 – Stretching Limits

Read NOBC’s June News HERE. This month, hear from Suzanne Miyamoto, PhD, RN, FAAN, on how being aware of your self-imposed limitations can help you push towards positive change, along with Andrea Teitel's story on how being a nurse serving on a board has encouraged fellow board members to stretch their limits. Finally, check out an NOBC resource on Empowering ...

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NOBC News May 2021 – Defining Progress

Read NOBC’s May News HERE. This month, hear from Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, on how nurses play a vital role in addressing the social determinants of health and the role it plays in effecting social justice, along with Rivka Gross' (Mobella Health) perspective on nursing's impact on progress in entrepreneurship. Finally, check out an NOBC resource on The ...

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NOBC News April 2021 – Practicing Balance

Read NOBC’s April News HERE. This month, hear from Jillian Bird, MSN, RN, on how small acts of mindfulness throughout the day can provide respite and connection in the most chaotic of times, along with Sharon Burch’s (New Directions for Nurses; Hawaii Yoga Institute) perspective on board leadership. Finally, check out an NOBC resource on Age-Friendly Communities and Gerontological Nursing.

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NOBC News March 2021 – Taking Action

Read March's NOBC News HERE.This month's news includes a letter from Diane Mancino, EdD, RN, CAE, FAAN, Executive Director, National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA); a featured story about serving on your local school board; and a helpful article about non-profit board service from Board Source. Click the link above to read!

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NOBC News February 2021 – Preparing for your Journey

Read NOBC's February News HERE. This month, hear from Amy McCarthy MSN, RNC-MNN, NE-BC on how to prepare for your nursing leadership journey, along with Craig Edison's ( UnitedHealth Group) journey to the boardroom, where he now brings passion and skill to preserving woodlands. Finally, check out some of NOBC's favorite resources for board readiness - linked in our resources ...

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