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NFNE Advisory Council

Bridging education and practice: Advisory Council

The NLN Foundation’s vision is to be the preeminent foundation for nursing education initiatives. In 2016, we formed a growing advisory committee with members from all sectors to provide expertise, guidance, and development insight to the NLN Foundation and support us in achieving our mission. Please join us in thanking them for their thought leadership and kind donations.

  • Colleen Conway Welch
    Dean Emerita, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • Karen Cox
    Executive Vice President and COO, Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • Dian Adams
    Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
    Tenet Health Corporation
  • Beverly Malone
    Chief Executive Officer, National League for Nursing
  • Joan Rich
    Vice President School of Nursing - Rasmussen College
  • Roy Simpson
    Professor, Emory University
  • Patrick Robinson
    Dean, Capella University
  • Randy Sparks
    Vice President – Business Development – AMN Healthcare
  • Mark Vogt
    Chief Executive Officer, Galen College of Nursing
  • Louise Woerner
    Chairwoman & CEO, HCR Home Care

Please contact the NLN Foundation ( if you are interested in joining the Advisory Council.