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Elected candidates will take office during the 2019 NLN Education Summit in Washington, D.C.

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NLN Board of Governors

  • President Elect (2019 – 2021)
  • Secretary (2019 – 2022)
  • Governor at Large (2019 – 2022)
Moneyham
Linda Moneyham
PhD, RN, FAAN
Poindexter
Kathleen Poindexter
PhD, RN, CNE
Killion
Cheryl Killion
PhD, MS, MA, RN, FAAN
Beauvais
Audrey Beauvais
DNP, MSN, MBA, RN
Anderson
Mindi Anderson
PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC,
CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN
Hand
Mark Hand
PhD, RN, CNE
 
The NLN Board of Governors is a special group of diverse individuals who share the goal of promoting excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the health of the nation and the global community. Members of the board assume significant responsibility for all aspects of the organization – shaping our vision, developing our policies, advancing our mission and goals, ensuring our growth.

NLN Nominations Committee

  • Two Nominations Committee Members
    (2019 – 2022)
McClearly-Jones
Voncella McCleary-Jones
PhD, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF
Reilly
Margaret Reilly
DNS, APRN, CNE
Schneidereith
Tonya Schneidereith
PhD, CRNP, PP CNP-BC,
CPNP-AC, CNE, CHSE-A
Sportsman
Susan Sportsman
PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
 
The nominations committee solicits appointments from individual and agency representative members and self-nomination for individuals having knowledge of the board operations and an understanding of the competencies required.

NLN Certification Commission

  • Two Certification Committee Members
    (2019 – 2022)
Killingsworth
Erin Killingsworth
PhD, RN, CNE
Lee
Susan K. Lee
PhD, MSN, RN, CNE
Opton
Laura Opton
DHSc, RN, CNE
Candela
Lori Candela
EdD, MS, APRN,
FNP-BC, CNE
 
The NLN Certification Commission oversees and supervises the NLN Academic Nurse Educator Certification Program. The commission serves as an independent and autonomous body within the NLN. Among other authorities, the commission is solely responsible for all certification program policies and decisions related to: certification and recertification eligibility standards; examinations and other assessment instruments; budget development, consistent with NLN policies; program planning; document and information retention; fees; selection and supervision of qualified personnel; and program resource allocation.


*Only members who hold CNE credential are eligible to vote for the CNE Commissioner.


The Nominations Process

The NLN Nominations Committee reviews all recommendations received from individual members, agency members, and the constituent leagues, and prepares a slate of candidates for election each year. The committee is especially interested in nominees that ensure that the NLN has a breadth of experience in national and international policy discussions on nursing, health, and higher education; a deep understanding of society’s multiculturalism; and a demonstrated expertise in public and private approaches to creative systems of health care delivery and higher education. All nominees must hold NLN agency or individual membership during their terms in office. Membership information and applications are available here.

The Nominations Committee uses the following attributes to evaluate candidates:
  • Leadership experience
  • Program knowledge relevant to the NLN
  • Management experience
  • Financial experience
  • Fundraising experience
  • Marketing/public relations experience
  • Communications skills
  • National and regional governance experience
  • Experience with strategic planning
  • National recognition (e.g., certification, academics, honor societies)
  • NLN Constituent League experience
  • Commitment to the NLN

Note: Applications for the 2020 nominations will be accepted from October 2019.

For questions about your member number, call 202-909-2519.
For questions about the election process, call 202-909-2490 or email oceo@nln.org.

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