MSNCB Welcomes Three New Board Members

Welcoming New Leaders

The Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board (MSNCB) Board of Directors is a group of dedicated individuals who help serve the organization and all of the nurses who are CMSRN® and CCCTM® certified. Board members also promote specialty nursing certification so the nursing industry, the health care industry, and the public all understand the value of these prestigious credentials.

In addition, the board leads strategic planning, holds fiduciary responsibility, and ensures the vision and mission of MSNCB is met.

The following three individuals joined the board October 2017. We thank them for their volunteer efforts and their contributions toward nursing certification.

Cathryn Kelly, RN, LDN, CCCTM, Manager-Integrated Population Health at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA.

Cathryn will serve a 3-year term as a director for MSNCB. For her current job at the Lehigh Valley Health Network, she helps integrate the population health initiatives across several offices. She has worked for more than 15 years in health care in a variety of roles, including physical rehabilitation, dialysis, and outpatient care coordination.

Jessica Tully, DNP, RN-BC, CMSRN, CNML, Director of Medical-Surgical Nursing at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, Texas.

Jessica will serve as a director for MSNCB. At her current job, she provides her team with tools and resources so they can provide patients with compassionate, high-quality care. For her role on the board, Jessica is dedicated to promoting the med-surg specialty as well as specialty nursing certification.

Jessica is filling an existing board position with a term that will end 2019

Kim L. Lipsey, MLS, Education Coordinator for Becker Medical Library at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.

Kim will serve as the public member on the MSNCB Board for a 3-year term. She has worked at the Bernard Becker Medical Library for 24 years. Currently, she teaches EndNote/Searching the Literature, a specialized service that supports the medical center faculty, staff, and students at all stages of their research endeavors. Her goal of providing this service to enhance lifelong learning research skills.

View the current MSNCB Board of Directors.