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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.

Pamela Edwards

Pam Edwards
EdD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, CENP
Chair

RN - At Large
January 2018 - December 2021

Ann Marie Milner

Ann Marie Milner
DNP, MSN, RN

Vice Chair

RN - ADN/Diploma Nurse Educator
January 2019 – December 2022

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Lora Bartlett, Ed.D., MSN, RN
RN - Practical Nurse
January 2021 – December 2024

Vacant Position

Becky Ezell
RN, CPN
RN Staff Nurse
July 2019 - December 2022

Lynetta Howard
MSN, BSN, RN, NE-BC

RN - Nurse Administrator in Hospital or Hospital Setting
January 2020 - December 2023

Arlene Imes
LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse
January 2019 - December 2022

Racquel Ingram
PhD, RN

RN - BSN/Higher Degree Nurse Educator
January 2020 - December 2023

Andrea Jeppson
LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse
January 2020 - December 2023

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Dianne Layden
Public Member
January 2021 – December 2024

Lori Lewis

Lori Lewis
LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse
January 2018 - December 2021

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Kimberly McKnight, RN, BSN, CEN
RN - Staff Nurse
January 2021 – December 2024

Tom Minowicz
Public Member
January 2020 – December 2023

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LaDonna Thomas, DNP, ANP-C, VHA-CM
RN – Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
January 2021 – December 2024

Vacant Position

Vacant Position
Public Member

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Protect the public by regulating the practice of nursing.
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