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, CENP, FACHE

Treasurer

Vanessa Johnson, PhD, RN-BC

Historian

LaDonna Northington, DNS, RN-BC

Parliamentarian

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Rosie Calvin, DNS, RN
  • Lucindra Campbell-Law, PhD, ANP, APRN, PMHNP, BC
  • Tina Cuellar, PhD, ANP, APRN, PMHNP, BC
  • Karethy Edwards, DrPH, APRN, FNP-BC
  • Audwin Fletcher, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAAN
  • Trina Gipson-Jones, PhD, RN
  • Dr. Gloria McNeal, PhD, MSN, ACNS-BC, FAAN
  • Florence Okoro, PhD, MScN, RN

Past Presidents

  • 1987-1992 – Sallie Tucker-Allen, PhD, RN, FAAN (3 terms)
  • 1992-1994 – Johnea Kelley, PhD, RN
  • 1994-1996 – Ruth W. Johnson, EdD, RN, FAAN
  • 1996-1998 – Joyce G. Bowles, PhD, RN
  • 1998-2002 - Bess Stewart, PhD, RN, FAAN (2 terms)
  • 2002-2004 – Barbara A. Broome, PhD, RN
  • 2004-2008 – Marjorie A. Fonza-Thomason, DNSc, RN (2 terms)
  • 2008-2012 – Karethy (Kay) Edwards, DrPH, APRN-BC (2 terms)
  • 2012-2016 – Diana P. Jones, EdD, MS, RN (2 terms)
  • 2016-2018 – Patsy R. Smith, PhD, RN
  • 2018-2020 – Audwin Fletcher, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAAN
  • 2020-2022 – Patsy R. Smith, PhD, RN, CNE