North Carolina Board of Nursing

Board Information

Governance

Board Members

The Board is comprised of 14 members charged with implementation of policy and overseeing the activities of the Board of Nursing.

Elected Nurse Members

Elected Nurse members fill 11 seats on the Board. Registered Nurses hold 8 positions to include a Nurse Administrator in a Hospital or Hospital System, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Staff Nurse, Nurse Educator and At Large. Licensed practical nurses fill 3 seats.

Public Members

In addition to its 11 elected members, the Board has 3 public members. The Governor, the President Pro-tem Senate and the House Speaker each appoint a member to serve. Anyone interested in serving on the Board as a public member should contact their local State Senator or Representative.

Terms of Office

Both elected nurse members and public members serve a 4-year term and may be elected/re-appointed for a second term not to exceed 8 consecutive years on the Board.

Martha Ann Harrell
Chair
Public Member
January 2013 – December 2016

Pat Campbell
Vice Chair

Public Member
January 2016 – December 2019

Frank DeMarco
MSN, RN, CNML
RN - Nurse Administrator in Hospital or Hospital Setting
January 2016 - December 2019

Peggy C. Walters
EdD, MSN, MEd, NEA-BC

RN - ADN/Diploma Nurse Educator
January 2015 – December 2018

Margaret Conklin
Public Member
January 2013 – December 2016

Vacant Position
RN – Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Christina Weaver
MSN, RN, CEN
RN - Staff Nurse
January 2015 - December 2018

Deborah Herring
BSN, MHA
RN - At Large
January 2014 - December 2017

Mary Jones
LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse
January 2015 – December 2018

Jennifer Kaylor 
BSN, RN, CWON
RN – Staff Nurse
January 2013 – December 2016

Yolanda Hyde
PhD, RN-BC, OCN

RN - BSN/Higher Degree Nurse Educator
January 2016 - December 2019

Sharon Moore
MSN, RN
RN – Practical Nurse Educator
January 2013 – December 2016

Robert "Bob" Newsom
LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse
January 2014 - December 2017

Carol Wilson
LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse
January 2016 – December 2019