Colorado Board of Nursing

Nursing HOME

IMPORTANT OFFICE CLOSURE ALERT

All Division of Professions and Occupations (DPO) Offices at 1560 Broadway, Denver CO are closed to the public indefinitely effective 2pm on March 23rd, 2020. However, DPO staff is still working hard to help all customers remotely. Please contact the Division at dora_dpo_licensing@state.co.us for assistance.

Welcome to the Nursing Homepage

The State Board of Nursing is responsible for enforcing statutes, rules and policies as implemented by the Nurse Practice Act, Nurse Aide Practice Act, and the Licensed Psychiatric Technician Practice Act. Board staff oversee education, licensing, and enforcement of nurses, nurse aides, and licensed psychiatric technicians.The State Board of Nursing oversees more than 110,000 licensees.

Program Information

Board Members

Roberta Hills, Interim Program Director

  • Kristine Reuss, Ph.D., RN, Board President
    Professional Nursing Education | Term Expires: July 1, 2023

  • Bernard Joseph Franta, Board Vice President
    Advanced Practice Nursing | Term Expires: July 1, 2021

Panel A:

  • Sharon Devine, RN, MSN, Panel A Chair
    Nursing Care Facility | Term Expires: July 1, 2021

  • Lori Rae Hamilton, RN, MSN, Model
    Nursing Program Director |Term Expires: June 30, 2022

  • Jerriann Lingle Zimmerman
    Public Member | Term Expires: June 30, 2022

  • Krystal Nikole Hernandez
    LPN Member | Term Expires: June 30, 2022

Panel B:

  • Kristin Waldrop, LPN, Panel B Vice Chair
    LPN (Rural Hospital) | Term: July 1, 2021

  • Brandy Valdez Murphy
    Public Member | Term Expires: June 30, 2022

  • Adam Diesi, Hospital Staff Nurse
    Home Health | Term Expires: July 1, 2021

  • Jake Benoit-Wylie, Nursing Administrator
    Home Health | Term Expires: July 1, 2022

  • Tavia Druumond
    Home Health | Term Expires: July 1, 2021

Nurse Aide Advisory Committee

  • Nancy McKelvey, Chair
    CDPHE - LTC Health Facilities | Term Expires: February 29, 2020

  • John "Jack" Ruszcyk, Vice Chair
    Public Member | Term Expires: August 31, 2018

  • Denise Hodgert, MS/HSA, BSN, RN
    Nursing Facility | Term Expires: July 1, 2019

  • Victoria Harris
    Professional Nurse, CNA Supervisor | Term Expires: April 30, 2020

  • Annie Nestor
    Public Member | Term Expires: August 31, 2021

  • Danielle C DiValerio
    LPN Member | Term Expires: August 31, 2021

  • Shawna Vigil
    CNA Representative | Term Expires: April 30, 2020

Public Notices

There are currently no Public Notices

Meeting Agendas

There are currently no upcoming Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Full Board Meeting Minutes

Panel A Meeting Minutes

Panel B Meeting Minutes

Nurse Aide Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes

 

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