Cheryl Randolph, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, FNP-BC, TCRN, FAEN, is in her second year as a member of the Emergency Nurses Association Board of Directors.

Randolph was raised in Southern California, earning a bachelor’s degree in political science from California State University, Fullerton, before completing her associate’s degree in nursing from Golden West College. She then went on to attain a master’s degree in nursing from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Most recently, she completed a post-master’s certificate as a family nurse practitioner from the University of San Francisco.

Randolph joined ENA in 1994 and served as the San Francisco Chapter president from 2013 to 2020. During that time, she created and hosted numerous educational conferences. She has been active at the national level as a volunteer on the Conference Education Planning Committee from 2014 to 2017 and serving as a General Assembly state delegate for four years.

In practice, Cheryl has served as an intensive care nurse, peds-intensive care nurse, emergency nurse and post-anesthetic care unit nurse at Level I and Level II hospitals throughout California. She currently works as a staff emergency nurse at San Francisco General Hospital, a Level I trauma center.

Randolph uses her experience within ENA, along with her clinical expertise, to advocate for necessary change in the practice, safety and growth of emergency nursing.

Term as Director: January 2021-December 2024

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