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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. Since then, the NLN Foundation has been progressively flourishing thanks to their thought leadership and kind donations. Please meet our current members:

  • Colleen Conway Welch
    Dean Emerita, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • Karen Cox
    President, Chamberlain University
  • Jennifer Hoff
    Vice President and General Manager, College of Nursing, Health, and Behavioral Sciences, Capella University
  • Beverly Malone
    Chief Executive Officer, National League for Nursing
  • Joan Rich
    Vice President School of Nursing - Rasmussen College
  • Paxton Riter
    CEO - iDesign
  • Randy Sparks
    Vice President – Business Development – AMN Healthcare
  • Mark Vogt
    Chief Executive Officer, Galen College of Nursing


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