ENA Foundation Announces 2023 Board of Trustees

January 17, 2023 ENA Foundation

Former ENA President Mike Hastings to serve as 2023 chairperson

 

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Jan. 17, 2023) – The ENA Foundation has announced its 2023 Board of Trustees which includes 16 members from Texas to Pennsylvania.

The Foundation was established in 1991 with a mission to provide educational scholarships and research grants in the discipline of emergency nursing. Since its inception, more than 2,500 scholarships and grants totaling more than $5.8 million dollars have been distributed. In 2022 alone, the Foundation supported 235 emergency nurses with $448,000 in funding while also introducing the new Emergency Nursing Diverse Voices Research Fellowship to support first-time researchers who are members of underrepresented communities.

“The ENA Foundation does so much to give back to nurses and advance the practice of emergency medicine through scholarships, grants and the recent launch of the ENDVR Fellowship. I’m honored to lead the Foundation this year and look forward to seeing what else we can accomplish,” said ENA Foundation Chair Mike Hastings, MSN, RN, CEN.

The 2023 Board of Trustees includes:

Chair: Mike Hastings, MSN, RN, CEN, of Kansas

Chair-elect: Amy Boren, MS, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, of Colorado

Immediate Past Chair: Jeff Solheim, MNS, RN, CEN, TCRN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN, of Nevada

Members-at-large:

  • Todd Haines, MSN, RN, CEN, of Tennessee
  • Shawntay Harris, MBA, MSN, MHA, RN, NEA-BC, NE-BC, TCRN, CPEN, CEN, of Texas
  • CherylAnn MacDonald-Sweet, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, of Pennsylvania
  • Fred Neis, MS, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, FAEN, of Kansas
  • Christine Russe, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, FAEN, of Texas
  • Kimberly A Russo, MSN, RN, CEN, of New Jersey

Corporate Trustees:

  • David Griffiths, BS, MBA, of Pennsylvania
  • Amy Mills, RN, of North Carolina
  • Randy Rzeznik, of Michigan

Presidential Appointee: Nycole Oliver, DNP, RN, APRN, CEN, FAEN, of Arkansas

ENA President: Terry Foster, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, TCRN, FAEN, of Kentucky

ENA Immediate Past President: Jennifer Schmitz, MSN, RN, CEN, of Maine

ENA Chief Executive Officer: Nancy MacRae, MS, of Illinois

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About the ENA Foundation

The ENA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, is the philanthropic arm of the Emergency Nurses Association. The Foundation fuels the future of emergency nursing with a mission focused on providing academic scholarships and research grants to emergency nurses. Since 1991, the ENA Foundation has awarded approximately $5.8 million to more than 2,500 emergency nurses to help them earn degrees, expand their skills through continuing education and conduct research projects directly related to emergency nursing and led by nurse researchers.

 

 

ENA Media Contact:
Morgan Wietecha
Media Relations Strategist
847-460-4038
morgan.wietecha@ena.org

About the Emergency Nurses Association

The Emergency Nurses Association is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With more than 50,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops industry-leading practice standards and guidelines, and guides emergency healthcare public policy. ENA members have expertise in triage, patient care, disaster preparedness, and all aspects of emergency care. Additional information is available at www.ena.org.

ENA Media Contact:

Dan Campana
Director of Communications
847.460.4017
dan.campana@ena.org