Alexis Koenig

Alexis Koenig EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, CCHP October 25, 2017

Credentials: EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, CCHP

Place of Employment: Chamberlain College of Nursing

Which Nursing Organizations are you currently a member of: ANA, NJSNA, PASNAP

Board(s) currently serving on:

 

Tell us about your journey to the boardroom. What inspired you to seek a leadership position?

I was once on the NJHA board when the IOM came out in 2010 to influence nursing and to push nurses to use their education/experience and brains!

What are you doing to ensure you continue to grow and develop as a leader?

I was promoted to Associate Dean of Nursing.

What impact have you had serving on a board? Example?

I was the Co-Chair on the NJHA Board in 2012.

What advice would you give someone going into a board leadership position for the first time?

Learn what you can and apply it to your work.

What are a few resources you would recommend to someone looking to gain insight into becoming a better leader and eventually obtaining a board position?

Get a mentor who is an active leader.

Why do you feel it is important for nurses to serve on boards?

We are the pulse in all facets of the healthcare industry.

What do you think is the most significant barrier to nurses serving on boards?

Time.

- EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, CCHP

Nurses on Boards Coalition