October 19, 2009 06:00 ET

The NCSBN Board of Directors Appoints Julio Santiago to Fill the Vacancy on the Board

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) ( Board of Directors appointed Julio Santiago RN, MSN, CCRN, as director-at-large, to fill a vacancy on the NCSBN Board. The director-at-large position represents the perspectives of the membership at large during meetings of the Board of Directors.

Santiago is the chairperson of the Illinois Board of Nursing and the member representing clinical practice since March 2005. Since 1990 Santiago has had extensive experience in nursing including critical care, behavioral health and administrative positions. For the past five years, he has been a critical care nurse at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, Ill. He received his MSN degree in Nursing Education in 2009 from Olivet Nazarene University.

The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) is a not-for-profit organization whose members include the boards of nursing in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories -- American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and the Virgin Islands. There are also four associate members.

Mission: The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), composed of Member Boards, provides leadership to advance regulatory excellence for public protection.

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Chicago, IL 60601-4277

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