CCNE Accreditation

Board of Commissioners

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Representing Chief Nurse Administrators
Term Expires

Debra C. Davis, PhD, RN
Dean and Professor
College of Nursing
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL

Judith F. Karshmer, PhD, PMHCNS-BC - Chair
Dean and Professor, School of Nursing
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Judith H. Lewis, EdD, RN
Dean, School of Nursing
D'Youville College
Buffalo, NY


Representing Faculty Term Expires

Linda M. Caldwell, DNSc, ANP-BC
Professor, Division of Nursing
Curry College
Milton, MA


Ruth M. Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Director, Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship and Professor
College of Nursing
Rush University
Chicago, IL



Susan D. Ruppert, PhD, ANP-BC, NP-C, FCCM, FAANP, FAAN - Vice Chair
Professor, School of Nursing
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX


Representing Professional Consumers Term Expires
Ellen B. Ceppetelli, MS, RN, CNL - Secretary
Director of Nursing Education
Castleton State College
Castleton, VT and
Adjunct Faculty
Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, NH

David R. Marshall, JD, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, CENP - Treasurer
Chief Nursing and Patient Care Services Officer
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, TX


Representing Public Consumers Term Expires
Nancy Jordheim, MEd
Former Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources
Fargo Public Schools
Fargo, ND

Daniel J. O’Neal, III, MA, GCNS-BC, CNL
Tampa, FL


Representing Practicing Nurses Term Expires

John Michael Flaitz, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
United State Navy Reserve
Gainesville, FL

Lauren Goodloe, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Director of Medical & Geriatric Nursing and
Administrative Director for Nursing Research
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Assistant Dean for Clinical Operations
Virginia Commmonwealth University, School of Nursing
Richmond, VA

Deborah L. Schofield, DNP, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner Clinical Program Manager
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

* Final term