MSNCB Board of Directors

The Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB) is led by a Board of Directors composed of seven individuals as follows:

  • five who hold one or more MSNCB certifications
  • one public member
  • the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) President from the affiliated membership organization who serves as an ex-officio member. 

Two senior staff work closely with the board in providing administrative services.

The following contact information is provided for CMSRNs, (CCCTMs®), and prospective applicants to contact these leaders. Use of this contact information for other reasons (e.g., compiling an e-mailing list, sales solicitations, other commercial use) is strictly prohibited.

Antoinette Falker


Antoinette Falker, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC, CMSRN, CBN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Saint Louis, MO

Charles "Wes" Foster


Charles "Wes" Foster, MSN, BA, RN, CMSRN, CCCTM, OCN
Residential Faculty
Mesa Community College
Glendale, AZ

Jessica Tully


Jessica Tully, DNP, RN-BC, CMSRN, CNML, CENP
Director Med/Surg
Midland Memorial Hospital
Midland, TX

Cathryn Kelly


Cathryn Kelly, MSN, RN, RD, CCCTM
Manager-Integrated Population Health
Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network
Bethlehem, PA

Portia Zaire


Portia Zaire, MSNEd, RN,CCCTM
Nurse Case Manager
The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Columbus, OH

Kim L. Lipsey

Public Member

Kim L. Lipsey, MLS
Education Coordinator
Bernard Becker Medical Library-Washington Univ. School of Medicine
Saint Louis, MO

Robin Hertel

Ex-Officio Director

Robin Hertel, EdS, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Nursing Education Specialist
Ascend Learning
Leawood, KS

Terri Hinkley, MBA, BSN, RN


Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BScN, RN
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
Pitman, NJ

Kristina Espositio

Certification Services Director

Kristina Esposito, BBA
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
Pitman, NJ