Board of Directors

FCN BoD 2015
Pictured from left to right:
Angeline Bushy, Patrice Vance, Marlaine Smith, Ruth Stiehl
Doreen Cassarino and Linda Miles. Additional members not
available for photo: Samira Beckwith, Marsha Martin and Tina Dorsey


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. 



Samira Beckwith, LCSW, FACHE, LHD
Chair - FCN Board of Directors


Marlaine Smith, PhD, RN

Tina Dorsey, MSN, RN

Angeline Bushy, PhD, RN                      

Marsha Martin, RN, BA


Ruth Stiehl, PhD, MSN, MA, BSN, RN

Patrice Vance, MN, RN, FACHE

Michele Heston, PhD, RN, CNE

Linda Miles, Ed.D, MSN

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