Ambassadors Program
2017 Board of Directors
FNINR is seeking nominations for Board of Director positions, with terms to begin January 1, 2018. FNINR Directors serve two-year terms and are eligible for re-election for up to two successive terms. These are self-nominations.

Call for Nominations - Information and Application Form

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Karen Drenkard
Karen Drenkard, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Senior Vice President/Chief Clinical Officer
GetWell Network
Bethesda, MD

Immediate Past President
Michael R. Bleich, PhD, RN, FAAN
President & Chief Executive Officer
NursDynamics, LLC
Chesterfield, MO

Maureen McCausland
Maureen P. McCausland, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer
MedStar Health
Columbia, MD

Linda Burnes Bolton
Board of Directors
Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN
Vice President for Nursing & Chief Nursing Officer
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Connie Delaney
Board of Directors
Connie Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI
Dean & Professor, School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Ann Evans
Board of Directors
Ann Evans
19 County Road 193
Westcliffe, CO

Dorrie Fontaine
Board of Directors
Dorrie Fontaine, RN, PhD, FAAN
Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing & Dean
University of Virginia School of Nursing
Charlottesville, VA

Susan Gennaro
Board of Directors
Susan Gennaro, RN, D.S.N., FAAN
Dean and Professor
William F. Connell School of Nursing
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA

Margaret Heitkemper
Board of Directors
Margaret M. Heitkemper, RN, PhD, FAAN
Elizabeth Sterling Soule Chair, Professor & Chairperson
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Pamela Johnson
Board of Directors
Pamela Johnson
Chief Nursing Officer
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Mary Kerr
Board of Directors
Mary Kerr, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

Wilhelmina Manzano
Board of Directors
Wilhelmina Manzano, MA, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer
New York Presbyterian Hospital & Health Care System
New York, NY

Kathleen Potempa
Board of Directors
Kathleen Potempa, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor
University of Michigan School of Nursing
Ann Arbor, MI

Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob
Frank Shaffer
Ex Officios
Jacqueline M. Dunbar-Jacob, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean, School of Nursing
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Frank Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN
Chief Executive Officer
CGFNS International
Philadelphia, PA

Yvonne Bryan, PhD
Board Liaison
Yvonne Bryan, PhD
Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs
Chief, Office of Extramural Research Administration
National Institute of Nursing Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Susan Dove
Executive Director
Susan H. Dove
Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research
Sterling, VA