About Us

 
The Kentucky Board of Nursing is an agency of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, governed by the Nurse Practice Act. The Board is a separate and distinct entity from any professional association.

Mission Statement: The Kentucky Board of Nursing protects the well-being of the public by development and enforcement of state laws governing the safe practice of nursing, nursing education, and credentialing.


The Board is self-supporting through fees assessed for professional licensure. The agency receives no general fund tax appropriation.

 

  • Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) except on state holidays
  • Phone: 502-429-3300 or 1-800-305-2042
  • Fax: 502-429-3311 (general fax)
  • Address: 312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40222-5172
  • Map: For a map to the Board office click here

Board Members

Current Board Member Composition [PDF Format - 12KB]

  • Jimmy Isenberg, RN, President, Glasgow
  • Lewis Perkins, APRN, Vice President, Goshen
  • Anita Simmons, Citizen-At-Large, Financial Officer, Hopkinsville
  • Natalie Tate, LPN, Secretary, Paducah
  • Sally Baxter, RN, Maysville
  • Mary Bennett, APRN, Bowling Green
  • Dina Byers, APRN, Murray
  • Christe Coe, APRN, Louisville
  • Michelle Dunn, Citizen-at-Large, Prospect
  • Kelly R. Jenkins, RN, Waverly
  • Lucy McDowell, LPN, Louisville
  • John Nordgauer, LPN, Bardstown
  • Sonia Rudolph, APRN, Louisville
  • Patricia Spurr, RN, Louisville
  • Anne Veno, RN, Crestwood
  • Gail Wise, RN, Mayslick
     

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See Also...

Strategic Plan

Includes KBN mission, core values, vision, goals, and organization chart.

Next Scheduled Board Meeting

The next scheduled Board meeting will be on:      

Thursday, June 15, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.


Summary of Major Board Actions

April​ 2017
[PDF Format - 152KB]

February 2017
[PDF Format - 88KB]

December 2016
[PDF Format - 92KB]

October 2016
[PDF Format - 304KB]

Aug​ust 2016
[PDF Format - 40KB]

June 2016
[PDF Format - 96KB]

April 2016
[PDF Format - 40KB]

March 2016 - Special
[PDF Format - 14KB]

February 2016.pdf
[PDF Format - 25KB]

January 2016 - Special
[PDF Format- 35KB]

December 2015
[PDF Format - 24KB]

October 2015
[PDF Format - 42 KB]

August 2015.pdf
[PDF Format - 39KB]

June 2015.pdf
[PDF Format - 25KB]

April 2015.pdf
[PDF Format - 26KB]

March 2015
[PDF Format - 54KB]

December 2014
[PDF Format - 23KB]

October 2014
[PDF Format - 23KB]

August 2014
[PDF Format - 17KB]

June 2014
[PDF Format - 20KB]

April 2014
[PDF Format - 20KB]

February 2014
[PDF - Format 24KB]

December 2013
[PDF - Format 24KB]

October 2013
[PDF - Format 44KB]

CALLED August 2013
[PDF - Format 20KB]

August 2013
[PDF - Format 28KB]

June 2013
[PDF - Format 20KB]

April 2013
[PDF - Format 27KB]

February 2013
[PDF Format - 31KB]

December 2012
[PDF Format - 25KB]

November 2012
[PDF Format - 13KB]

October 2012
[PDF - 52KB]

August 2012
[PDF Format - 52KB]

June 2012
[PDF Format - 29 KB]

April 2012
[PDF Format - 128 KB]

February 2012 
[PDF Format - 39 KB]

December 2011  
[PDF Format - 76 KB]

October 2011 
[PDF Format - 36KB]

June 2011
[PDF Format - 46KB]

April 2011
[PDF Format - 45KB]

February 2011
[PDF Format - 27KB]

December 2010
[PDF Format - 28KB]

October 2010
[PDF Format - 34KB]

September 2010
[PDF Format - 7KB]

June 2010
[PDF Format - 25KB]

April 2010
[PDF Format - 41KB]

February 2010
[PDF Format - 34KB]

October 2009 
[PDF Format - 25KB]

August 2009
[PDF Format - 8KB]

June 2009
[PDF Format - 35KB]

April 2009
[PDF Format - 32KB]

February 2009 
[PDF Format - 34KB]

...see Archived Reports

 

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