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posted: 2/19/2021 9:16 AM

Nursing certification board names new CEO

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  • Janie Schumaker

    Janie Schumaker


OAK BROOK -- The Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing announced Janie Schumaker, who has served as executive director since December 2017, was promoted to CEO effective Jan 1.

Schumaker is also now serving a two-year term as president of the American Board of Nursing Specialties, whose membership of more than 30 certification boards represents over 1 million specialty certified nurses worldwide.

"This promotion recognizes Janie's leadership, the great strides and accomplishments that have taken place under her vision and guidance, and BCEN's strong growth trajectory," said Board Chairperson Kyle Madigan, speaking on behalf of the Oak Brook-based organization. Madigan is the director of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health in New Lebanon, New Hampshire.