The purpose of this committee is to advise and report to the Board on matters related to education and continuing education. The committee consists of representatives from nursing education, nursing associations, and employers

Member and Term Ending Dates

Abbie Purney, DNP, APRN, CCNS – Chair

Kimberly Baxter, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC (UNR, Orvis School of Nursing) – Reno – May 2022
Mary Chalfant, MS, RN (Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center) – Las Vegas – September 2020
Irene Coons, PhD, RN, CNE (College of Southern Nevada) – Las Vegas – May 2022
Judith Cordia, EdD, RN (Western Nevada College) – Carson City – July 2020
Nancy Hency Cywinski, RN, BSN, MS, NHA (CCDS) – Las Vegas – May 2022*
Amber Donnelli, PhD, RN, CNE (Great Basin College) – Elko – March 2020
Patricia Gatlin, PhD, RN, CNE (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) – Las Vegas – January 2021*
Julia Millard, MSN, RN (Brightwood College) – Las Vegas – July 2020*
Brian C. Oxhorn, PhD, RN (Roseman University) – Las Vegas -May 2021*
Kyle Salinas, Student, (Chamberlain University) – Las Vegas – May 2022*
Ruby Wertz, MSHA, BSN, RN (Nevada State College) – Las Vegas – May 2022*

* Indicates that this is the committee member’s first term

Education Advisory Committee Meeting Information

Meeting DatesMeeting AgendaMeeting Minutes
January 11, 2019Minutes
April 11, 2019Minutes
August 9, 2019Agenda
October 11, 2019Agenda
January 10, 2020Agenda
April 17, 2020
August 21, 2020
October 23, 2020

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