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NCSBN

August 21, 2009 12:00 ET

NCSBN Elects New Members to Its Board of Directors During Its 2009 Delegate Assembly

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - August 21, 2009) - The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) (www.ncsbn.org) elected new members to its Board of Directors during its 2009 Delegate Assembly. Those elected include:

Vice President

Myra A. Broadway, JD, MS, RN, executive director, Maine State Board of Nursing, was previously the Area IV director from 2003-2007. During her tenure, Broadway served as board liaison to both the Examination and Commitment to Ongoing Regulatory Excellence Committees. She also served as a director-at-large from 2000-2002 when she was board liaison to Commitment to Excellence and Model Rules subcommittee.

Treasurer

Randall Hudspeth, MS, APRN-CNS/NP, FRE, FAANP, board member, Idaho Board of Nursing, previously served as a director-at-large. Hudspeth is an inducted Fellow of the NCSBN Institute of Regulatory Excellence, and has served two terms as board chairman and two terms as vice chairman of the Idaho Board of Nursing.

Directors-at-Large

Debra Scott, MSN, RN, FRE, executive director, Nevada State Board of Nursing, is an inducted Fellow of the NCSBN Institute of Regulatory Excellence and is currently the chair of the NCSBN Continued Competency Committee. She previously served on the NCSBN Practice, Regulation, and Education Model Revision Subcommittee from 2003-2004.

Pamela Autrey, PhD, MBA, MSN, RN, board member, Alabama Board of Nursing, currently serves on the NCSBN Continued Competency Committee and previously was a member of the NCSBN Disaster Preparedness Committee.

Area Directors

Area I. Kathy Malloch, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, board member, Arizona Board of Nursing, served a previous term as Area I director on the NCSBN Board of Directors and prior to that was elected director-at-large. She has served as chair of the Practice Breakdown Advisory Panel and as a member of the Governance and Leadership Task Force. A board member of the Arizona Board of Nursing since 1999, Malloch served three terms as president and was the chair of the Education Committee and the Scope of Practice Committee.

Area II. Betsy Houchen, JD, MS, RN, executive director, Ohio Board of Nursing, has served one previous term as the Area II director on the NCSBN Board of Directors and as the board liaison to the CORE Committee. She has participated in previous NCSBN Delegate Assemblies by serving as a delegate and alternate delegate.

Area III. Julia George, MSN, RN, FRE, executive director, North Carolina Board of Nursing, served as the Area III director from 2007-2009 and is a Fellow of the NCSBN Institute of Regulatory Excellence. George served on the NCSBN Resolutions Committee from 2002 - 2003 and the Practice, Regulation & Education Committee from 2003 - 2004.

Area IV. Pamela McCue, MS, RN, executive officer, Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education, served as the chair of the Credentials Committee of the 2009 NCSBN Delegate Assembly and as an NCSBN delegate from 2007-2009.

In addition, NCSBN delegates elected members of the Leadership Succession Committee:

Leadership Succession Committee Designated Member (Current or Former
Committee Chair)
Barbara Morvant, MN, RN, executive director, Louisiana State Board of
Nursing

Leadership Succession Committee Designated Member (Board Member of Member
Board)
Patricia Lane, MBA, BSN, RN, HCA, board member, Virginia Board of Nursing

Leadership Succession Committee Designated Member (Past Board of Directors
Member)
Paula Meyer, MSN, RN, executive director, Washington State Nursing Care
Quality Assurance Commission

Leadership Succession Committee Designated Member (Employee of Member
Board)
Mary Blubaugh, MSN, RN, executive administrator, Kansas State Board of
Nursing

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.

National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc.
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Chicago, IL 60601-4277

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