Anne R. Bavier, PhD, RN, FAAN, who in the past has served on the NLN board as a governor at-large and as BOG secretary, stepped up to become the next president-elect. Dr. Bavier is professor of nursing and medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing in Storrs, where she recently retired as dean. Dr. Bavier also has more than a dozen years of experience in leadership roles at federal health care agencies, including that of deputy director of the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Research on Women’s Health. Among her many accomplishments over a varied, distinguished career have been encouraging faculty to increase their scholarly publication and presentations; increasing grant funding to the academic institutions under her watch and expanding aid to economically disadvantaged nursing students.
Joan L. Frey, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, dean of the Louisville Campus of the Galen College of Nursing in Kentucky, was re-elected secretary and will thus continue to serve another two years in that office.
Two New, Two Re-elected Governors At-Large
This year’s election cycle saw the renewal of two veteran governors at-large: Gail Baumlein, PhD, RN, CNS, CNE, ANEF, program chair of nursing at Franklin University in Columbus, OH; and Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, doctoral program coordinator for Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Nursing and Allied Health. At the same time, the BOG has welcomed two new governors at-large to its ranks: Janet Tompkins McMahon, MSN, RN, clinical associate professor of nursing and nursing education consultant in the Department of Nursing at
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