About Us

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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

Jessica Wilson Michele Dickens, RN Board Member Ashley Adkins, Jana Bailey
JESSICA WILSON, APRN
President
Nicholasville
2018-2022
MICHELE DICKENS, RN
Vice-President
Campbellsville
2017-2021
ASHLEY ADKINS, CaL
Morehead
2021-2023
JANA BAILEY, APRN
Taylorsville
2020-2024
Audria Denker Jacob Higgins Kristi Hilbert Jimmy Isenberg
AUDRIA DENKER, RN
Louisville
2018-2022
JACOB HIGGINS, RN
Maysville
2020-2024
KRISTI HILBERT, RN
Bellevue
2018-2021
JIMMY ISENBERG, RN
Glasgow
2018-2022
Susan Lawson Erica Lemberger Adam Ogle Christina Coleman Perkins
SUSAN LAWSON, LPN
Kevil
2019-2023
ERICA LEMBERGER, RN​
Louisville
2020-2024
ADAM OGLE, RN
Paducah
2019-2022


CHRISTINA COLEMAN PERKINS, Citizen-at-Large
Owenton
2017-2021
Dana Steffey Carl Vinson Mandi Walker Robyn Wilcher
DANA STEFFEY, LPN
Versailles
2020-2024
CARL VINSON, LPN
Paducah
2019-2022
MANDI WALKER, RN
Louisville
2019-2022
ROBYN WILCHER, RN
Versailles
2017-2021
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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:      ​

June 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.


Summary of Major Board Actions

February 2021

December 2020

October 2020

August 2020

June 2020

April 2020

CALLED March 26, 2020

CALLED March 19, 2020

February 2020

CALLED January 2020

December 2019

October 2019

August 2019

CALLED June 2019

June 2019

April 2019

February 2019​

...see Archived Reports​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​