Chris Dellinger, MBA, BSN, RN, FAEN, is in her second term as a member of the Emergency Nurses Association Board of Directors.
Dellinger has spent nearly her entire career in emergency nursing, with positions as staff nurse, charge nurse, coordinator, trauma services manager, state trauma surveyor, and is currently the Director of Trauma Services and Case Management at West Virginia University Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center.
Dellinger has served in various roles within ENA over the past several years at the local, state and national levels. She has been the state president and pediatric chairperson for West Virginia for many years. Dellinger has served as instructor and faculty for TNCC and ENPC, ENA’s premier courses. She has served on the Course Administrative Faculty Committee, Trauma Committee, EMS Committee and the Education Planning Committee for ENA. Dellinger was instrumental in partnering with her state ACEP physician group to hold an annual summit for the past five years. She is the current president of the Mountain State Injury Prevention Coalition and is the appointed nurse to the West Virginia State Trauma Advisory Committee.
In 2017, she was chosen as the Leader of the Year for 2016 at Camden Clark Medical Center. She is a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing.
Dellinger earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Virginia University at Parkersburg in 2008. After that, she went on to complete her MBA with emphasis in Healthcare Management from Salem University in 2017.
Chris is looking forward to being a dedicated representative in critical decisions which she says must be made to protect and promote emergency nursing practice. In addition, she is dedicated to continuing ENA’s mission of patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice while protecting the emergency nurse, patients, and their families. “My personal dedication to and passion for ENA is unbridled and I will embrace the opportunity to serve our members and organization,” she says.
Term as Director: January 2020-December 2022
To reach Chris, please contact him at email@example.com