NLC Commission

FY2021 NLC Executive Committee

Chair

Term Expires: September 30, 2021

Kim Glazier, RN, M.Ed.
NLC Commissioner, Oklahoma
Executive Director, Oklahoma Board of Nursing

Vice-Chair

Term Expires: Sept. 30, 2022

Stacey Pfenning, DNP, APRN, FNP, FAANP
NLC Commissioner, North Dakota
Executive Director, North Dakota Board of Nursing

Treasurer

Term Expires: September 30, 2022

Ann Oertwich, PhD, MSN, RN
NLC Commissioner, Nebraska
Executive Director, Nebraska Board of Nursing

Member-At-Large

Term Expires: Sept. 30, 2021

Joe Baker, Jr.
NLC Commissioner, Florida
Executive Director, Florida Board of Nursing

Member-At-Large

Term Expires: Sept. 30, 2022

Carol Moody, MAS, BSN, RN, NEA-BC
NLC Commissioner, South Carolina
Administrator, South Carolina Board of Nursing

Member-At-Large

Term Expires: Sept. 30, 2022

Missy Poortenga, MHA, BSN, RN 
NLC Commissioner, Montana
Executive Director, Montana Board of Nursing

Member-At-Large

Term Expires: Sept. 30, 2021

Pamela C. Zickafoose, EdD, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CNE, FRE
NLC Commissioner, Delaware
Executive Director, Delaware Board of Nursing

NLC Commission Support Staff

James Puente

Director, Nurse Licensure Compact

Maggie Bieniek

Senior Coordinator, Nurse Licensure Compact

FY2020 NLC Committees & Workgroups

Rules Committee

  • Joey Ridenour, Co-Chair, AZ
  • Brett Thompson, Co-Chair, MS 
  • Amy Fitzhugh, NC
  • Kim Esquibel, ME 
  • Michelle Mayhew, WC
  • Carol Moody, SC
  • Stacey Pfenning, ND
  • Debbie McKinney, OK 
  • Alice Henley, AL
  • Rick Masters, Special Counsel

Training and Education Committee

  • Ann Oertwich, Chair, NE
  • Erin Matthies, Vice-Chair, SD
  • Tony Graham, NC
  • Lisa Hastings, WY
  • Shan Montgomery, MS
  • Nicole Benson, FL
  • Carol Moreland, KS 

Research Committee

  • Tammy Bucholz, Chair, ND
  • Jennifer Lewis, Co-chair, NC
  • Sherri Sutton-Johnson, FL
  • Jenny Barnhouse, OK
  • LaDonna Patton, AL

Elections Committee

  • Cynthia LaBonde, Co-chair, WY
  • Sasha Poole, Co-chair, NM

Policy Committee

  • Pamela Zickafoose, Chair, DE
  • Adrian Guerrero, KS
  • Joe Baker Jr., FL
  •  Peggy Benson, AL
  • Missy Poortenga, MT
  • Maggie Schwarck, IA
  •  Jennifer Wright, LA

Compliance Committee

  •  Lori Scheidt, Chair, MO
  •  Kathy Weinberg, Co-Chair, IA
  • Melissa Hanson, ND
  • Megan Hudson, ME
  • Jackye Ward, OK
  •  Karen Evans, MD
  • Karen Lyon, LA