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Nursing faculty member elected to NJ State Nurses Association board

Mary Ellen Levine, adjunct faculty member in the School of Nursing

Mary Ellen Levine, adjunct faculty member in the School of Nursing & Public Health, has been elected as vice president of the board of directors for The New Jersey State Nurses Association.

Caldwell, N.J., Jan. 10, 2018 – Mary Ellen Levine, an adjunct faculty member in the School of Nursing & Public Health, has been elected as vice president of the board of directors for The New Jersey State Nurses Association.

Levine teaches Fundamentals Lab and the Community Health Nursing Clinical for Caldwell.

Brenda Petersen, Ph.D., associate dean and assistant professor in the School of Nursing & Public Health, congratulated Levine on “this well-deserved” elected role.  Peterson says they are grateful for Levine’s many contributions to the students and academics.   “Professor Levine is a shining example of nurse leadership and professionalism.”

Levine says she is blessed and honored to represent all nurses in New Jersey including the nurses at Caldwell University. “I appreciate the support and interest in my endeavors with NJSNA that I receive from the faculty, staff and administration at the university.”

She says it is her goal to promote NJSNA organization membership and professional involvement with regards to the direction of nursing practice and health care policy. “I look forward to serving during this exciting time and having an impact on all New Jersey nurses, the practice of nursing and patient care.”

Levine also serves as a hospice nurse at Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice in Sparta.

“We are looking forward to having our new officers with their fresh ideas and passion for nursing and the practice of nursing join the NJSNA Board,” said Benjamin Evans, DD, DNP, APN, president of New Jersey State Nurses Association.  

 To learn more about the New Jersey State Nurses Association, please visit njsna.org.