Foundation

2021 awards and scholarship information is now available! Explore the applications for educators and students below.

OADN Foundation Mission

The OADN Foundation promotes the mission and vision of OADN, through the development of resources, the recognition of scholarship and excellence in associate degree nursing education, and the support of advocacy for associate degree nursing.

OADN Foundation Goals

Collaboration

Support Associate degree nursing education’s responsiveness to current health care needs and best practices in nursing education.

Education

Provide recognition of excellence in teaching and research in associate degree nursing education.

Inclusivity

Provide scholarships to support preparation of associate degree faculty and students.

Leadership

Promote the development of nurse leaders in Associate degree nursing education.

Advocacy

Support OADN in advocating for associate degree nursing education.

OADN Foundation Resources

PRESIDENT: Christy Dryer, DNP, RN, CNE – Vice-President of Academic Programs, Cecil College – North East, Maryland

VICE PRESIDENT: Open Position

TREASURER: Open Position

SECRETARY: Michelle M. Bull, MSN, RN – Assistant Nursing Professor, Community College of Rhode Island – Warwick, Rhode Island

DIRECTOR: Tom Cucuel – Chief Operating Officer, CastleBranch – Wilmington, North Carolina

DIRECTOR: Kelly Gray, DNP, RN, CNE – Dean Health Sciences, North Central State College –Mansfield, Ohio

DIRECTOR: Kimberly J Harper MS, RN, FAAN – Chief Executive Officer, Indiana Center for Nursing – Indianapolis, Indiana

DIRECTOR: Kellee Hayes, MSN, RN, CNE – Director of Nursing, Kankakee Community College – Kankakee, Illinois

DIRECTOR: Tina Rayfield, MSN, RN, PA-C – President at Sylvia Rayfield & Associates, Inc – Kansas City, Missouri

DIRECTOR: Patricia Smart, MN, RN-BC, CNE – Professor of Nursing, Delgado Community College/Charity School of Nursing – New Orleans, Louisiana

EX-OFFICIO DIRECTOR: OADN Immediate Past – President Donna Spivey, RN, DNP – Director, HESI Content Operations ELSEVIER | Nursing and Health Education – Houston, Texas

EX-OFFICIO DIRECTOR: OADN Chief Executive Officer – Donna Meyer MSN, RN, ANEF, FAADN, FAAN, San Diego, California

Latest News

OADN Foundation Announces Scholarship, Awards, and Grant Applications

The OADN Foundation promotes the mission and vision of OADN, through the development of resources, the recognition of scholarship and excellence in associate degree nursing education. The Foundation is pleased to announce the applications are now being accepted for the numerous scholarships and awards. OADN-F is excited to announce that the level of funding to […]