Education Committee

The purpose of the Education Committee is to make recommendations to the Board on matters related to nursing education.

Education Committee Meeting Public Notice and Agenda

The Education Committee meets every 5-8 weeks meeting details can be found on the agenda which will be posted at least 24 hours before the meeting and will remain until the next agenda is posted. Meetings are open to the public.


2023 Meeting Schedule

Friday, February 3, 2023
Friday, April 7, 2023
Friday, June 2, 2023
Friday, August 4, 2023
Friday, October 6, 2023
Friday, December 1, 2023

Committee Policies

Policy on Submission of Materials to Education Committee

Meeting Goals

2019- 2022 Education Committee Goals

Education Committee Members


Lisa Smith, PhD, RN, CNE


Christine Ellis, BSN, RN, LPN

Board Staff:Shannon Bitza, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, AGACNP-BC
Committee Members:

Brian Weirich, DHA, MHA, BSN, RN, CENP

Celia Renteria, DNP, RN

Deedra Zabokrtsky, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

James Wells, MSHQS, BSN, RN

Julie Bowman, MSN, RN

Katherine Kenny, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Maryann Bowersox, DNP, MSN, BSN

Pamela Stetina, PhD, RN, CNE

Sara Lemley, MSN, CNE, RN

Tracy Schreiner, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN

Trina Staton, MSN, RN