Meet the Instructors

ICRS courses, taught by accomplished leaders and scholars, offer unprecedented opportunities for professionals to learn, network and collaborate.


Maryann Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN

Chief Officer, Nursing Regulation, NCSBN & Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Nursing Regulation

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Marion Broome, PhD, RN, FAAN

Duke University School of Nursing

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Michelle Buck, MSN, APRN

APRN Senior Policy Advisor, Nursing Regulation, NCSBN

Jim Cleghorn, MA

Director, Member Engagement and Government Affairs, Nursing Regulation, NCSBN

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Nancy Coldham, MAIIC, Hon. B.J.

Strategic Communications Practice Lead, The CG Group

Sandy Evans, MAEd, RN

Former Director, Idaho Board of Nursing

Stephanie Ferguson, PhD, RN, FAAN

President and Chief Executive Officer of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates, LLC

Rebecca Fotsch, JD

Former Director, State Advocacy & Legislative Affairs, NCSBN

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Eileen Fry-Bowers, PhD, JD, APRN, FAAN

Associate Professor, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science at the University of San Diego

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Nicole Kaminski-Ozturk, PhD, MA

Research Scientist, Research, NCSBN

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Amy K. D. Lippert, PhD, MA

Associate, Nursing Regulation, NCSBN

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Nicole Livanos, JD

Associate Director, State Advocacy & Legislative Affairs, NCSBN

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Brendan Martin, PhD, MS

Director, Research, NCSBN

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Ellen May, MA

Managing Editor, Journal of Nursing Regulation

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Laura Rhodes, MSN, RN

Former Executive Director, West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses

Kathleen Russell, JD, MN, RN

Associate Director, Nursing Regulation, NCSBN

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Kathy Scott, PhD, MPA

Co-Founder and Partner of L3 Fusion LLC

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Richard Smiley, MA, MS

Senior Statistician, Research, NCSBN

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Nancy Spector, PhD, RN, FAAN

Director, Regulatory Innovations, NCSBN

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Richard Steinecke, BA, LLB

Counsel at Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc

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Sherri Ter Molen, PhD, MA

Associate, Nursing Regulation, NCSBN & Acquisitions Editor, Journal of Nursing Regulation

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Michelle Webb, DNP, RN, BC-CHPCA

Assistant Professor, Cultural Intelligence Certified Facilitator and Unconscious Bias Coach, Duke University School of Nursing

Leonard Young, EdD, MS, PRP

Professional Registered Parliamentarian

Tracy Zvenyach, PhD, MS, RN

Senior Research Scientist, Research, NCSBNIndependent Policy Consultant, Adjunct Assistant Professor

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