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Election Results for 2017 NCC Board of Directors and Officers

Jan 2, 2017

Chicago, IL – January, 2017 – The National Certification Corporation (NCC) is pleased to announce the outcome of the 2017 election of NCC Board of Directors and Officers. Directors are elected by constituents through a slate approval process and officers are elected by the Board of Directors. New and returning directors are listed below. The full Board of Director listing is available at https://www.nccwebsite.org/NCC-Leadership.aspx

New & Renewed Term Appointments:

Suzanne L. Staebler, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, FAANP, was re-elected to serve as President of NCC. Ms. Staebler is currently Associate Professor at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Education
DNP, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
MSN, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
BSN, Baylor University, Waco, TX

NCC Service
Director, NCC Board of Directors – 2014 to the present 
NCC Continuing Education Module Developer/Reviewer

NCC Certification
NNP-BC, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner – since 1992

 

David McLean, MD, MPH, FACOG, C-EFM, a current director was elected to serve as Vice-President of NCC. Dr. McLean is currently the Medical Director of the Maternal Fetal Center at Valley Children’s Hospital, Madera, California.

Education
MD, University of West Indies, Jamaica
MPH, Columbia University, NY

NCC Service
Director, NCC Board of Directors – 2013 to present
Member, EFM Content Team – 2006 to present

NCC Certification
C-EFM, Electronic Fetal Monitoring – since 2005


Jacki S. Witt, JD, MSN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, FAANP, a current director, was re-elected to serve as the Secretary-Treasurer of NCC. Ms. Witt is currently Coordinator of Prenatal Education at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, Missouri and Clinical Associate Professor & Director of Continuing Nursing Education at University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri.

Education
Post-Master's Nurse, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Midwifery Certificate, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
JD, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 
MSN, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
BSN, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO

NCC Service
Director, NCC Board of Directors – 2013 to present

NCC Certification
WHNP-BC, Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner – since 1993

 

Jean Salera-Vieira, MS, PNS, APRN-CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM, a current director and was re-elected to serve as a director of NCC. Ms. Salera-Vieira is currently an Advanced Nurse Clinician-Perinatal at Kent Hospital, Warwick, Rhode Island and Adjunct Faculty at Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island.

Education
Post-MS Certificate, PNS, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
MSN, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
BSN, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
BA in Social Work, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

NCC Service
Director, NCC Board of Directors - 2014 to present
Member, Inpatient Obstetric Content Team
Policy Review Committee

NCC Certification
RNC-OB, Inpatient Obstetric Nursing - since 2002
C-EFM, Electronic Fetal Monitoring - since 2002

 

Darla Baker, MS, RNC-OB, CNM, NEA-BC, C-EFM, was elected as a director of NCC. Ms. Baker is currently the Clinical Nurse Manager of the Kettering Medical Center Mother/Baby Unit, Kettering, Ohio.

Education
M.S. Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA
Midwifery Certificate, Institute of Midwifery, Women and Health at Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA
B.S. Nursing, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN
A.S. Nursing, Kettering College of Medical Arts, Kettering, OH

 

NCC Service
NCC Item Writer

NCC Certification
RNC-OB, Inpatient Obstetric Nursing - since 2008
C-EFM, Electronic Fetal Monitoring - since 2016

 

Susan Dendrinos, MSN, RNC-MNN was elected as a director of NCC. Ms. Dendrinos is the Director of Clinical Operations for Specialty Services at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, West Bloomfield, Michigan.

Education
MSN Administration, Madonna University, Livonia, MI
BSN, Madonna University, Livonia, MI
Henry Ford School of Nursing, Dearborn, MI

NCC Certification
RNC-MNN, Maternal Newborn Nursing – since 2007

 

Tami Wallace, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC, was elected as the NCC Representative to the Nominating Committee. Ms. Wallace is a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at Monroe Carrell Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN, Clinical Instructor at the School of Nursing Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN and Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist for the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care.

Education
DNP, Ohio State University, OH
MSN, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY
BSN, Ohio State University, OH

NCC Certification
NNP-BC, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner – since 1992

 

Tara Jane Muir, JD, of Charleston, South Carolina was elected to the NCC Board as a Public Member. Ms. Muir is an Attorney-at-Law specializing in healthcare law.

 

 

 

 

 

NCC welcomes their knowledge, expertise and support.

Outgoing Directors and Officers:

Two long-term Directors have left the NCC Board after serving their maximum terms; NCC Past-Vice- President, Heather Gocke, M.S., RNC-OB, CPHRM, LNC, C-EFM and NCC Director, Patsy Queen, RNC-MNN. NCC has been fortunate to have had their wisdom and leadership over the past decade.

DropBox Link for Photos:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gsqp0yftacu7new/AABS51UDyrIloMCm8_M5Hi50a?dl=0 

ABOUT NCC:NCC is a non-profit organization committed to promoting quality health care to women, neonates and their families. NCC provides certification, recognition and educational programs for nurses, physicians and other licensed health care professionals in the obstetric, gynecologic and neonatal specialties. More than 140,000 licensed health care professionals have been awarded prestigious NCC certifications since its inception in 1975.

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