CHICAGO, October 14, 2021 – The National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) is pleased to announce its new Executive Committee on the Board of Directors for FY 2022: President Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, Vice President Lori Anderson, DNP, MSN, CRNA, and Secretary/Treasurer Susan McMullan, PhD, MSN, CRNA, CNE, CHSE. Their terms began on October 2, 2021, following the conclusion of the October meeting of the BOD.
"I am deeply honored to serve my profession in this role and help continue to advance the professionalism and recognition of the CRNA credential through a strategic framework supporting lifelong learning in nurse anesthesia,” said President O’Sullivan.
The NBCRNA Board of Directors are volunteers that spend an estimated 300 hours per year on this important commitment, leading the strategic direction of the organization. The members of the Board of Directors who are recognized as leaders in nurse anesthesia and related fields. Board members are certified registered nurse anesthetists, as well as a board-certified surgeon and anesthesiologist, both of whom have a current working relationship with nurse anesthetists, and a representative of the public at large. Members of the Board are elected to serve staggered three-year terms. Two of the CRNA Board Directors are elected by currently certified CRNAs through an open election by the CRNA community. A complete list of the current Board of Directors can be found on the NBCRNA website at nbcrna.com.