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Nursing Program Advisory Board

The mission of the Community College of Rhode Island Nursing Program Advisory Board works to build a strong foundation of support for the nursing program and foster communication and partnerships with the community. Members guide and assist the nursing department in its ongoing focus of delivering the highest quality education to nursing students. The Board collaborates with the department and relates nursing practice trends and evolving areas to be addressed within the program. The department apprises the members of program outcomes and potential revisions. The Advisory Board has input into program processes and decision making.

Nursing Advisory Board

Top Row:

Marilyn Boichat (Not Pictured), Director of Practice Management, Coastal Medical
Mary Costa Assistant Professor: CCRI Nursing
Donna Dolan, Director of Nursing, Genesis Healthcare
Mary Dwyer, RI Community Care Alliance
John M. Fedo, Director, Practice Integration, Rhode Island Hospital
Cynthia Farrell (Not Pictured), Human Resource AVP, Thundermist Health Center
Darlene Hall (Not Pictured), Director of Nursing, Coventry Health Care and Rehabilitation Center

Second Row:

Hugh Hall, Administrator, West View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Jane Hayward (Not Pictured), President and CEO, Rhode Island Health Center Association
Donna Huntley-Newby (Not Pictured), RIC College of Nursing
Kathleen Kane, Saint Antoine Residence
Janis Markoff (Not Pictured), Charlesgate Nursing Center
Diane Martins, Associate Professor: URI Nursing
Jeanne S. McColl Associate Professor: CCRI Nursing

Third Row:

Linda McDonald (Not Pictured), United Nurses and Allied Professionals
Marguerite McLaughlin, Vice President, R.I. Health Care Association
Paula Rossi (Not Pictured), Vice President, Org. Support & Compliance, Coastal Medical Center
Lauren Thorngate (Not Pictured), Executive Director Professional Development, Care New England
Susan Sienkiewicz, Level II Department Chairperson, CCRI Nursing