NWONL Affiliates

Nurses on Boards Coalition logoNurses on Boards Coalition

The Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC) works to build healthier communities by promoting the presence and voice of nurses on corporate, health-related, and other boards. They have set a goal of 10,000 board seats held by nurses by 2020. They also raise awareness of the unique value represented by nurses to make health care more efficient and effective at the local, state, and national levels. 

OCN logoOregon Center for Nursing

Mission: The Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) facilitates research and collaboration for Oregon's nursing workforce to support informed, well-prepared, diverse and exceptional nursing professionals.

Strategic Objectives 

  • Conduct, analyze and disseminate research.
  • Encourage collaboration and partnerships with diverse stakeholders to advance nursing.
  • Promote nursing and healthcare in all settings in which nurses practice.

AONL logoAmerican Organization for Nursing Leadership

The American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL)provides nurse leaders with critical resources for professional development.

  • AONL members benefit from their certification programs as well as nurse leader competencies for the variety of roles nurse leaders play in healthcare.


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WCN logoWashington Center for Nursing

Vision & Vision

  • Transforming communities in Washington State through increased access to quality nursing care.
  • The Washington Center for Nursing (WCN) supports a healthy Washington by engaging nurse's expertise, influence, and perspective and by building a diverse, highly qualified nurse workforce to meet future demands.