Mary Faltus, MSN-Ed, RN, elected as Mountain Region Director to North Carolina Nurses Association
Created on Friday, 11 November 2011 10:03
Written by Kristie Harris
Mary Faltus, MSN-Ed, RN, was recently elected as the Mountain Region Director to the North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA). Faltus had been serving as Mountain Region Treasurer for the past two years.
As Mountain Region Director, Faltus will preside over all meetings of the region, appoint committees with the approval of the Board of Directors and serve as an elected member of the North Carolina Nurses Association Board of Directors, a position that is elected by NCNA members. She will also serve as chairman of the Region Board of Directors of the NCNA.
"Participation in the regional and state activities associated with the American Nurses Association will give Mary the opportunity to be influential in legislative and practice changes for the profession of Nursing. Her voice will represent the special needs and attributes of Western North Carolina nurses in advocating at the national level for continued patient care improvements into the future," said Pat Ashe, Chief Nursing Officer at Pardee.
Faltus has been with Pardee for 12 years and is the Staff Development Coordinator for the Education Department. She has been a member of the NCNA
since 2005 and is also a member of The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
, Eta Psi and Omicron Delta, North Carolina Organization of Nurse Leaders
, National Nursing Staff Development Organization
and the Transcultural Nursing Society