Registered Nurse with 40 years’ experience; Deputy Director, Psychiatric/Behavioral Health Nursing Course for the US Army; 11 years in an entry level nursing program as assistant professor and Dean, Quality Enhancement Services; Chapter President, two terms, and Founding member of the Central Virginia Chapter for the American Assembly for Men in Nursing(AAMN). National board member of the AAMN (3 years); assumed the office of Vice President in 2013 following a vacancy and elected to the office, 2 year term, in 2014. Membership and New Chapter Committee Chair for 5 years. Former Virginia League of Nursing Board Member and Chair, Membership (2 year term). Current memberships include the AAMN, American Psychiatric Nursing Associations, Men’s Health Caucus, Virginia League of Nursing, and Society of Federal Health Professionals. Participated in 7 medical mission trips to Honduras and Haiti.
Title : Vanquishing the barriers to gender inclusivity