NCSBN observed its 40th anniversary in 2018. As 2016-2018 NCSBN Board of Directors President Katherine Thomas, MN, RN, FAAN, executive director, Texas Board of Nursing remarked, “This year we celebrated 40 years of regulatory excellence and anticipate a future of transforming nursing regulation and embracing innovations to further our mission of public protection.”
Throughout its 40-year history, NCSBN has been a groundbreaker. Some of its many accomplishments include:
NCSBN CEO David Benton, RGN, PhD, FFNF, FRCN, FAAN, noted, “Forty years is a major milestone. It is a time to reflect, a time to celebrate but also a time to look to the future. 2018 was the year where we looked to build on our successes, learn from our failures and recommit to advancing public safety and regulatory excellence as we move forward.”
Standing on the firm foundation of its past, NCSBN looks forward to building even stronger partnerships with other regulatory bodies, both nationally and internationally. Entering its fifth decade of operation, NCSBN seeks out new opportunities and faces its challenges head on.