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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
For advice and inspiration, we invite you to read the real life experiences from nurses serving on all types of boards, large and small, local and national, healthcare and non-healthcare related to learn more about their paths to the boardroom.
As a nurse in the boardroom, I can bring to the table a wide range of skills that include a holistic approach to problem solving and strategic planning, critical thinking, quality and process improvement, communications, and human resource management. Continue Reading
Initially when I sought the board position with our hospital district, my reason was to be able to address the health concerns of a county hospital move into the hospital district format. Many community issues were happening which lead me to the believe that a health care provider was needed on the board to provide a different focus for the board of directors… Continue Reading
- Ed.D., RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Boards: Permian Regional Medical Center; Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council
Nurses serve to make a difference and change lives for the good. The first opportunity was as an author when AWHONN approached me to be on the Editorial Board of Advisors for two magazines after one of my articles was published; I was eager to assist in writing for the professional and consumer magazines to create more info for nurses and the public. Continue Reading
- DNP, RN, CNL, CEP, FNAP
Boards: AWHONN (editorial); National Speakers Association (NorCal President)
The profession of nursing has so much under-utilized power due to the fact that not every nurse is a member of the ANA. I seek to inspire the next generation of nurses to have a voice by being active members of ANA, and to become a member of a Board and the NOBC. Continue Reading
“Board service can be rewarding to nurses both personally and professionally. It not only requires them to exercise leadership; it expands those skills and advances their capabilities and knowledge. It gives nurses the chance to meet people and enhance their professional networks. And it can be inspirational and empowering.” -Sue Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC) represents national nursing and other organizations working to build healthier communities in America by increasing nurses’ presence on corporate, health-related, and other boards, panels, and commissions.