NBCRNA Executive Board Leadership for 2023
CHICAGO, December 13, 2022 - 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 fiscal year 2023: President Lori Anderson, DNP, MSN, CRNA, FAANA, Vice President Susan McMullan, PhD, MSN, CRNA, CNE, CHSE, FAANA, FAAN and Secretary-Treasurer Garry Brydges PHD, DNP, MBA, CRNA, ACNP-BC, FAAN, FAANA. Their terms began on October 8, 2022, following the conclusion of the October Board of Directors meeting.
“I am honored to assume the role of NBCRNA Board President, and I want to thank outgoing Board President Cormac O’Sullivan for his leadership and direction over the past year,” said Lori Anderson, DNP, MSN, CRNA, FAANA. “I look forward to working with Dr. McMullan and Dr. Brydges on the Executive Committee as we oversee many important NBCRNA initiatives that support lifelong learning among nurse anesthetists in the United States."
Additionally, outgoing Board members Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, MSN, CRNA, FAANA, Kevin Driscoll, DNP, MSN, CRNA, Terry Wicks, DNP, MHS, CRNA, and Emerging Leader Fellow Sara Myers DNP, CRNA were recognized and congratulated at the conclusion of the October Board of Directors meeting for their years of service to NBCRNA.
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 are recognized as leaders in nurse anesthesia and related fields. Board members represent the profession as well as the public at large, and members of the Board are elected to serve staggered three-year terms. Two of the CRNA Board Directors are elected by certified CRNAs through an open election by the CRNA community.
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The National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) is the United States certifying body for the initial, continued and subspecialty certification of the more than 56,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). NBCRNA’s primary responsibility is to guard the well-being of the public by seeking to ensure that those who secure the CRNA credential have the necessary knowledge and skills to practice safely and effectively. NBCRNA accomplishes this mission through the development and implementation of credentialing programs that support lifelong learning among nurse anesthetists.