Kathryn Rudd

Kathryn Rudd DNP, MSN, BSN, RNC-NIC, C-NPTT October 30, 2017

Credentials DNP, MSN, BSN, RNC-NIC, C-NPTT
Place of Employment: Cuyahoga Community College
Which Nursing Organizations are you currently a member of? NANN, ANN, Sigma Theta Tau, Golden Key
Board(s) currently serving on: Membership

Tell us about your journey to the boardroom. What inspired you to seek a leadership position?
Desire to become more involved in the profession

What are you doing to ensure you continue to grow and develop as a leader?
Trying to take courses, stay current, and remain certified

What impact have you had serving on a board? Example?
Nothing yet

What advice would you give someone going into a board leadership position for the first time?
Keep trying, it’s hard to break in

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?
Go to online organizations

Why do you feel it is important for nurses to serve on boards?
To be involved to impact the profession.

What do you think is the most significant barrier to nurses serving on boards?
Knowledge about what is available.




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