Board-Appointed Committees & Councils

All meetings of the Board and its committees and councils are held in open session as required by the open meetings law.  The meetings are held in the KBN office unless otherwise noted.  The KBN president and executive director serve as ex-officio members.

The current Board-appointed committees are listed below.  For information on each committee, click on the committee link that you are interested in or scroll down to access the information.

KBN does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in the provision of services.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request by contacting Karen Stevens, Legal Assistant, at 502-429-7192.


APRN Council

Related organizations nominate representatives for membership on the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Council, as an advisory body to KBN. The council advises and recommends practice standards regarding the performance of acts relative to nurse anesthesia, nursemidwifery, nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist practice.

APRN Council Meeting 

APRN Council Meeting Agenda 

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Council members:

  • Elizabeth Archer-Nanda, APRN, Adult PMHCNS, KNA
  • Lucinda Crager, APRN, FNP, KNA
  • Misty Ellis, MSN, PPNC-BC, CPNP-PC, KNA
  • Donna J. Fiaschetti, APRN, CRNA, KyANA
  • Wendy Fletcher, APRN, FNP, KCNPNM
  • Sara Ferguson, APRN, CNM, KCNPNM
  • Ron Poole, RPh, KBP
  • Waqar A. Saleem, M.D.
  • Staff Coordinator:  Pamela C. Hagan, MSN, RN

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Collaborative Prescribing Agreement Joint Advisory Committee (CAPA-COM)

The Collaborative Prescribing Agreement Joint Advisory Committee (CAPA-COM) established by KRS 314.196 serves in an advisory role regarding the "Collaborative Agreement for the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse's Prescriptive Authority for Nonscheduled Legend Drugs" (CAPA-NS), as authorized under KRS 314.042(8).

 

Collaborative Prescribing Agreement Joint Advisory Committee (CAPA-COM) members:

  • Julianne Ewen, DNP, APRN, FNP 
  • Julie Ossege, PhD, APRN, FNP 
  • Elizabeth Partin, DNP, APRN, FNP
  • Renee Girdler, MD (Family Medicine)
  • Nancy Swikert, MD (Family Medicine)
  • Ron Waldridge, Jr., MD (Family Medicine)
  • Staff Coordinator:  Pamela C. Hagan, MSN, RN

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Consumer Protection Committee

The purpose of the Consumer Protection Committee is to consider those matters related to the Investigation Branch and the Compliance Branch.

Click on a meeting date link below to view the agenda (as the agenda for a meeting becomes available, the meeting date link will be activated). Consumer Protection Committee meetings begin at 11:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted. 

  • March 9, 2017
  • May 18, 2017
  • September 14, 2017
  • November 16, 2017

Consumer Protection Committee Members:

  • Michelle Dunn, Citizen-at-Large, Chair
  • Lucy McDowell, LPN
  • John Nordgauer, LPN
  • Anita Simmons, Citizen-at-Large
  • Gail Wise, RN
  • Staff Coordinator:  Tricia Smith, RN

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Controlled Substances Formulary Development Committee

Controlled Substances Formulary Development Committee Members:

  • Christe Coe, APRN, Chair
  • Dina Byers, APRN
  • Sonia Rudolph, APRN
  • C. William Briscoe, MD, Co-chair
  • Jessica Estes, APRN
  • Randel C. Gibson, D.O.
  • Katie Busroe, RPh
  • Staff Coordinator:  Pamela C. Hagan, MSN, RN

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Dialysis Technician Advisory Council

The Dialysis Technician Advisory Council advises KBN regarding qualifications, standards for training, competency determination of dialysis technicians, and all other matters related to dialysis technicians.

Dialysis Technician Advisory Council Members:

  • Natalie Tate, LPN, Chair
  • Tamara Clark, RN
  • Robyn Denton, RN
  • Latoyia Garnett, DT
  • Steven Craig Johnson, DT
  • Bryanne Sammons, DT
  • Lindsey Wise, RN 
  • Staff Coordinator: Arica Brandford, MSN, JD, RN

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Education Committee

The Education Committee considers those matters related to mandatory continuing competency and prelicensure and graduate level nursing education in the Commonwealth.

Click on a meeting date link below to view the agenda (as the agenda for a meeting becomes available, the meeting date link will be activated). Education Committee meetings begin at 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 

  • March 9, 2017
  • May 18, 2017
  • September 14, 2017
  • November 16, 2017

Education Committee Members:

  • Sally Baxter, RN, Chair
  • Mary Bennett, APRN
  • Jimmy T. Isenberg, RN
  • John Nordgauer, LPN
  • Patricia Spurr, RN
  • Gail Wise, RN
  • Staff Coordinators:  Myra Goldman, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC and Teresa Mauk, MSN, RN, CNE

For Submission of Program Materials for Inclusion on Education Committee Meeting Agenda:

Materials for Committee review must be received no later than 4 weeks prior to meeting date. Please submit these materials electronically.  

 

 

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Governance Committee

The Governance Committee is responsible for reviewing certain Board guidelines, Board member development, Board structure, and Board operations.  It submits recommendations to KBN on these and related matters.

Click on the meeting date link below to view the agenda (as the agenda for a meeting becomes available, the meeting date link will be activated). Governance Committee meetings begin at 2:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.   

  • March 9, 2017
  • May 18, 2017
  • September 14, 2017
  • November 16, 2017

Governance Panel Members:

  • Lewis Perkins, APRN, Chair
  • Sally Baxter, RN
  • Mary Bennett, APRN
  • Patricia Spurr, RN
  • Natalie Tate, LPN
  • Staff Coordinator: Nathan Goldman, JD

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KBN Connection Editorial Committee

The KBN Connection Editorial Committee considers those matters related to planning for the preparation and publication of the official KBN newsletter, which is published 4 times annually (spring, summer, fall and winter).  You will find the latest editions of the newsletter under KBN Connection.

Connection Editorial Committee Members:

  • Anita Simmons, Citizen-at-Large
  • Lucy McDowell, LPN
  • Patricia Spurr, RN
  • Ann Tino, Staff Member
  • Staff Coordinator:  Bernadette Sutherland

If you are interested in advertising in the KBN Connection, contact Michele Forinash, Publishing Concepts, Inc., at 1-800-561-4686 or 501-221-9986, or by email at mforinash@pcipublishing.com.

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Practice Committee

The Practice Committee considers those matters related to the interpretation of the legal scope of nursing practice as defined in the  Kentucky Nursing Laws and KBN administrative regulations.  Committee deliberations may include review of other relevant statutes and regulations as necessary.

Click on a meeting date link below to view the agenda (as the agenda for a meeting becomes available, the meeting date link will be activated). Practice Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted. ​​​

  • March 10, 2017- Cancelled
  • May 19, 2017
  • September 15, 2017
  • November 17, 2017

Practice Committee Members:

  • Kelly Jenkins, RN, Chair
  • Dina Byers, APRN
  • Christe Coe, APRN
  • Lewis Perkins, APRN
  • Sonia Rudolph, APRN
  • Natalie Tate, LPN
  • Anne Veno, RN
  • Staff Coordinator:  Arica Brandford, MSN, JD, RN, Practice Consultant

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