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Emergency Nurses Association Announces 2013 National Election Results

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DES PLAINES, Ill., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) announced the new 2014 leadership team for its non-profit professional organization of more than 40,000 Emergency Nurse members worldwide. The organization represents the expertise of top global emergency care professionals dedicated to advocacy for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice.

Elected Board of Directors

The ENA board of directors provides governance for the premier emergency nursing association. ENA serves the health care community by developing, promoting, and disseminating education and practice standards and guidelines, and by partnering with other health care entities, promoting an understanding of emergency nurses and their practice.

2014 ENA President-elect (will serve as the 2015 ENA President)
Matthew F. Powers, MS, BSN, RN, MICP, CEN
Pleasant Hill, California

2014 ENA Secretary/Treasurer
Kathleen E. Carlson, MSN, RN, CEN, FAEN
Hampton, Virginia

(3-year terms: January 1, 2014December 31, 2016)
Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN-BC, CEN, CFRN, FAEN
West Linn, Oregon

Mitch Jewett, AA, RN, CEN, CPEN
Halstead, Kansas

Elected Nominations Committee Members

The Nominations Committee ensures that ENA's annual national election is conducted in a fair and equitable manner according to established bylaws, policies, and procedures. The Nominations Committee investigates methods for promoting voter interest, visibility of candidates, the exchange of information, and participation in the election process.

ENA Nominations Committee
(2-year terms: September 2013September 2015)
Region 2 – Scott E. Stover, MSN, MBA, RN, CEN, ACNS-BC
Katy, Texas

Region 4 – Cathy C. Fox, RN, CEN, CPEN
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Region 6 – Ryan Oglesby, PhD, MHA, RN, CEN, NEA-BC
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Past Board Member – Mary Ellen "Mel" Wilson, MS, RN, FNP, CEN, COHN-S, FAEN
Brunswick, Ohio

To find out more about each of ENA's newly elected officials visit

About the Emergency Nurses Association:
ENA is the only professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing and emergency care through advocacy, expertise, innovation, and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA develops and disseminates education and practice standards and guidelines, and affords consultation to both private and public entities regarding emergency nurses and their practice. Additional information is available at

SOURCE Emergency Nurses Association


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