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Governor Whitmer Makes Michigan Board of Nursing Appointments

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Kimberly M. Cox, of Davison, is a registered nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Ascension Genesys Hospital and the chief union steward for Teamsters Local 332. She holds an Associates of Applied Science in Nursing from Mott Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ferris State University. Ms. Cox is appointed to represent registered professional nurses with a baccalaureate degree engaged in nursing practice or nursing administration, for a term commencing July 1, 2021 and expiring June 30, 2025. She succeeds Sarah Coker whose term expired June 30, 2021.  

 

Stephanie L. DePetro, of Marquette, is a registered nurse with the UP Health System. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Master of Criminal Justice, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Michigan University. Ms. DePetro is appointed to represent registered professional nurses with a baccalaureate degree engaged in nursing practice or nursing administration, for a term commencing July 1, 2021 and expiring June 30, 2025. She succeeds Tiffany McDonald whose term expired June 30, 2021. 

 

Patricia A. Duncan, of Canton, is a licensed practical nurse and the dermatology lab monitoring program manager for the University of Michigan Health System. She earned her LPN from the MDTA School of Practical Nursing and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Family Life Education and Human Services from Spring Arbor University. Ms. Duncan is appointed to represent license practical nurses for a term commencing July 1, 2021 and expiring June 30, 2025. She succeeds Tatyana Chatman whose term expired June 30, 2021. 

 

Lori A. Glenn, DNP, of Huntington Woods, is a certified nurse midwife with Hurley Medical Center and a clinical associate professor at the University of Detroit Mercy McAuley School of Nursing. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mercy College of Detroit, Master of Science in Nurse Midwifery from the University of Illinois, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Detroit Mercy. Dr. Glenn is reappointed to represent nurse midwives for a term commencing July 1, 2021 and expiring June 30, 2025. 

 

Toni Schmittling, DNPA, of Farmington Hills, is a certified registered nurse anesthetist with Northstar Anesthesia and Sinai-Grace Hospital and the president and owner of Collaborative Anesthesia Staffing Solutions. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science from the University of Detroit, and a Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice from the University of Michigan-Flint. Ms. Schmittling is appointed to represent nurse anesthetists for a term commencing July 1, 2021 and expiring June 30, 2025. She succeeds Glenn O'Connor whose term expired June 30, 2021. 

 

Nanette L. Watson, DNP, of Ithaca, is a psychiatric nurse practitioner with Family Health Psychiatric and Counseling. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Michigan State University, Master of Science in Nursing from Wayne State University, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Oakland University. Ms. Watson is appointed to represent nurse practitioners for a term commencing July 1, 2021 and expiring June 30, 2025. She succeeds Kristin Ahrens whose term expired June 30, 2021. 

 

The Michigan Board of Nursing was created to establish qualifications for nurse licensure, to establish standards for education and approve nurse education programs, develop and implement criteria for assurance of continued competency, and take disciplinary action against licensees when the health, safety, and welfare of the public has been adversely affected.    

  

These appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.