Board of Directors

FCN BoD 2015
Pictured from left to right:
Bottom: Martha Decastro, Ruth Stiehl, Louise Pitts
Top: Mary Lou Brunell, Leslie Kent, Dora Krauss, Tina Dorsey
and Kennetha Julien. Additional members not available for photo.

Governor Rick Scott is seeking candidates for consideration to appoint as members of the Florida Center for Nursing Board of Directors. Qualified applicants must be licensed as a registered nurse in Florida.  

Information about the appointment process and to access the required Gubernatorial Appointments Questionnaire can be found at:, or you can contact or 850-717-9243. 

Linda Miles, Ed.D, RN
Chair, FCN Board of Directors 


Samira Beckwith, LCSW, FACHE, LHD

Doreen Cassarino, DNP, FNP-DC,

Tina Dorsey, BSN, RN

Dora Krauss, RN, BS



Marsha Martin, RN, BA

Louise Pitts, Ed.D., MSN, BSN, ARNP

Ruth Stiehl, PhD, MSN, MA, BSN, RN 

B. Lynn Williams, Psy.D, MSN, 

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