ABSNC Announces Board Officer Election Results

Mt. Laurel, NJ – March 5, 2019—The Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) announces results of the 2019 election for the officers of the Board of Directors.  The Board is pleased to announce that Marianne Horahan MBA, MPH, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, CPHQ has been elected as the President and John Preston DNSc, CRNA, FNAP, APN has been elected as the Vice-President for the 2019 - 2021 term of office.  Patricia Kurz RN, MPS, CMSRN has been elected Secretary Treasurer for the 2019 - 2020 term of office.

“The ABSNC organization is blessed with superb volunteer support, to include all my fellow board members,” commented current ABSNC President James Stobinski, PhD, RN, CNOR, CSSM. “However, the dedication of our elected Board Officers is additionally acknowledged as it is essential to the success of our organization as well as our important accreditation work”.   

Elected Officers assume their new roles in July 2019.  ABSNC is the only accrediting body specifically dedicated to nursing certification.  Currently ABSNC accredits nearly 60 certification programs from more than 20 specialty nursing certification organizations. The accreditation standards offered by ABSNC include Examination-Based Certification Programs, Portfolio Assessment Certification Programs, and Assessment-Based Certificate Programs. For more information about ABSNC and its accreditation standards, please visit www.ABSNC.org or contact Felicia Lembesis, ABSNC Executive Director (info@absnc.org, 856-439-9080).