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NCNA Leadership

The North Carolina Nurses Association is led by a Board of Directors elected by the membership and consisting of three Executive Committee members, eight Regional Directors, and the Chair of the Commission on Advanced Practice Nursing. This Board set the strategic direction of the organization and set priorities and policy, which are then implemented in partnership with a staff led by Tina Gordon, MPA, CAE, FACHE, who serves as NCNA’s Chief Executive Officer.

Board of Directors for 2016-2017

(October 2015 through October 2017)

Executive Committee

Mary Graff, NCNA President

President
Mary Graff, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
of Raleigh

 

Elaine Scherer, NCNA President-Elect

President-Elect
Elaine Scherer, MAEd, BSN, RN-BC
of Biltmore Lake

 

Julie DelCasino, NCNA Secretary/Treasurer

Secretary/Treasurer
Julie DelCasino, MSN, RNC-MNN
of Charlotte

 

Regional Directors

Carrie Edgison, NCNA Regional Director, Mountain

Mountain Region
Carrie Edgison, RN, MSN, MHA, CCRN, NE-BC
of Asheville

 

Thompson Forbes III, NCNA Regional Director, Northeast

Northeast Region
Thompson Forbes III, MSN, RN, NE-BC
of Greenville

 

Allister Morris, NCNA Regional Director, Northwest

Northwest Region
Allister Morris, RN, MSN, NEA-BC
of Hickory
 

 

Terri Duncan, NCNA Regional Director, South Central

South Central Region
Teresa Duncan, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC
of Clarkton

 

Lisa Davis Snow, NCNA Regional Director, Southeast

Southeast Region
Lisa Snow, MSN, MSL, MSAEd, RN
of Wilmington

 

Tina Schoen, NCNA Regional Director, Southwest

Southwest Region
Tina Schoen, RN, BSN, MBA, NEA-BC
of Waxhaw

 

Meka El, NCNA Regional Director, Triad

Triad Region
Meka El, MSN, RN
of Winston-Salem

 

Audrey Neal, NCNA Regional Director, Triangle

Triangle Region
Audrey Neal, BSN, RN, NE-BC, LNC
of Durham

 

Commission Chair

Dennis Taylor, Chair, NCNA Commission on Advanced Practice Nursing

Commission on Advanced Practice Nursing (CAPN)
Dennis Taylor, RN, DNP, ACNP-BC, FCCM
of Charlotte