Board of Directors

The Center is currently in the process of waiting for appointment to finalize a Board of Directors. Applicants have been submitted and are awaiting appointment by the appropriate parties. Please stay tuned for news regarding the status of appointments. 

 

464.0196 Florida Center for Nursing; Board of Directors.—

(1) The Florida Center for Nursing shall be governed by a policy-setting board of directors. The board shall consist of 16 members, with a simple majority of the board being nurses representative of various practice areas. Other members shall include representatives of other health care professions, business and industry, health care providers, and consumers. The members of the board shall be appointed by the Governor as follows:

(a) Four members recommended by the President of the Senate, at least one of whom shall be a registered nurse recommended by the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives and at least one other representative of the hospital industry recommended by the Florida Hospital Association;

(b) Four members recommended by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, at least one of whom shall be a registered nurse recommended by the Florida Nurses Association and at least one other representative of the long-term care industry;

(c) Four members recommended by the Governor, two of whom shall be registered nurses;

(d) One nurse educator recommended by the Board of Governors who is a dean of a College of Nursing at a state university; and

(e) Three nurse educators recommended by the State Board of Education, one of whom must be a director of a nursing program at a Florida College System institution.

 

FCN is a collaboration between the Florida Nurses Association and the College of Nursing at University of South Florida.
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