Board of Directors

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

OFFICERS

Kathleen Parker, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC

President Elect & Vice President

Patricia Humbles-Peques, PhD, RN

Secretary

Ronnie Ursin, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Treasurer

Vanessa Johnson, PhD, RN-BC

Historian

LaDonna Northington, DNS, RN-BC

Parliamentarian

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Dr. Rosie Calvin
  • Dr. Florence Okoro
  • Dr. Gloria McNeal
  • Dr. Lucindra Campbell-Law
  • Dr. Tina Cuellar
  • Ms. Barbara Washington
  • Dr. Rowena Elliott
  • Dr. Karen Alexander

Past Presidents

  • 1987-1988 - Sallie Tucker-Allen, PhD, RN
  • 1988-1990 - Sallie Tucker-Allen, PhD, RN
  • 1990-1992 - Sallie Tucker-Allen, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • 1992-1994 - Johnea Kelley, PhD, RN
  • 1994-1996 - Ruth W. Johnson, EdD, RN, FAAN
  • 1996-1998 - Joyce G. Bowles, PhD, RN
  • 1998-2000 - Bess Stewart, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • 2000-2002 - Bess Stewart, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • 2002-2004 - Barbara A. Broome, PhD, RN
  • 2004-2006 - Marjorie A. Fonza, DNSc, RN
  • 2006-2008 - Marjorie A. Fonza-Thomason, DNSc, RN
  • 2008-2010 - Karethy (Kay) Edwards, DrPH, APRN-BC
  • 2010-2012 - Karethy (Kay) Edwards, DrPH, APRN-BC
  • 2012-2014 - Diana P. Jones, EdD, MS, RN
  • 2014-2016 - Diana P. Jones, EdD, MS, RN
  • 2016-2018 - Patsy R. Smith, PhD, RN
  • 2018-2020 - Audwin Fletcher, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAAN
  • 2020-2022 - Patsy R. SmIth, PhD, RN, CNE