Lerae Wilson, RN MSN, NEA-BC Named Kentucky Organization of Nurse Leaders President
Larae Wilson, RN MSN, NEA-BC
Lerae Wilson, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, St. Claire Regional Vice President Patient Services/Chief Nursing Officer, has been named the 2013 president of the Kentucky Organization of Nurse Leaders (KONL). Lerae served as the Bluegrass District Leader for KONL from 2007-2012 and most recently as president-elect for the organization.
The KONL is a non-profit organization and chapter of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). It is also an allied society of the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA). The purpose of the organization is to advance the development of effective administrative leadership in nursing services, in sites where healthcare is delivered.
“It is a pleasure and a privilege to work among and be selected to lead such a talented, diverse, engaging group of nursing leaders across the state,” Lerae said of her recent appointment.
Lerae joined St. Claire Regional in 2007 as the Director of Nursing and was promoted to Vice President Patient Services/Chief Nursing Officer in 2011. She earned her master’s degree in nursing administration from the University of Phoenix, a post certificate in Nursing Education from Kent State, and is currently working on her doctorate of nursing practice (DNP) at Wright State University. Additionally, she is a national appraiser for the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Nursing Recognition Program.