Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Wednesday, August 25, 1999
Amy Jewett Sampson
DENVER Governor Bill Owens recently appointed three new members to the State Board of Nursing: Linda L. Roan of Colorado Springs, Lois K. Lynch of Lakewood, and Richard M. Johnson of Hugo.
Linda Roan will serve as a representative of professional nursing education. Roan is a nursing program coordinator for Pikes Peak Community College and president-elect for the Colorado Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Board of Directors. She received her master's degree in nursing with a focus in education from the University of Phoenix.
Lois Lynch will serve as a representative of hospital staff nurses. Lynch is a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Swedish Medical Center where she has extensive experience in all facets of pediatric trauma care. She has served on the Disaster Preparedness Committee for Swedish Medical Center since 1997. Lynch received her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Iowa.
Richard Johnson will serve as a representative licensed practical nurse in a rural hospital. Johnson is a nurse at Lincoln Community Hospital in Hugo and volunteers for the Limon and Hugo Volunteer Ambulance Service. He has received several military honors for his work in the field including the Humanitarian Service Medal for volunteering during the Oklahoma City bombing. Johnson attended the Sikeston Practical Nurse program in Missouri and the Community College of the Air Force.
The State Board of Nursing examines and licenses registered and practical nurses. It approves nursing programs and standards, and investigates complaints filed against nurses. The Board consists of 11 members who are appointed by the Governor, confirmed by the Senate, and serve three-year terms.
Archives Homepage | State Homepage | Department Homepage