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Julie J. Adams
The Honor Society of Nursing,
Sigma Theta Tau International    
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The Honor Society of Nursing Announces
2013-2015 Board of Directors
Election results from the society’s 42nd Biennial Convention
INDIANAPOLIS — The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) elected the organization’s 2013-2015 Board of Directors at the 42nd Biennial STTI Convention, 16-20 November, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. The board members are:
Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA – CEO, FUNDISA; University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN – Rush University, Illinois, United States
Vice President
Beth Tigges, PhD, RN, PNP, BC – University of New Mexico, United States
Laurie Nagelsmith, PhD, RN, CNE – Excelsior College, New York, United States
Nancy Sharts-Hopko, PhD, RN, FAAN – Villanova University, Pennsylvania, United States
Regional Chapters Coordinating Committee Chair
Julie Jones, MS, RN-BC – Fletcher Allen Health Care, Vermont, United States
Directors (newly elected) 
Doris Grinspun, PhD, MSN, RN, LLD(h), O.ONT – Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario,
Tara Hulsey, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN – Charleston Southern University, South Carolina, United States
Directors (returning)
Robin Bartlett, PhD, RN – University of North Carolina – Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Robin Toms, PhD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC – Texas Woman’s University, Texas, United States
Gladys Mouro, PhD(h), MSN, RN – Lebanese American University Medical Center-Rizk Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
About the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Founded in 1922, STTI has more than 130,000 members in more than 85 countries. Members include practicing nurses, educators, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and others. STTI’s 492 chapters are located at 672 institutions of higher education throughout Armenia, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, the United States, and Wales. More information about STTI can be found online at
STTI’s International Leadership Institute offers leadership programs, mentoring opportunities, and career development resources designed to enhance STTI members’ leadership skills, individual abilities, and talents. The STTI International Leadership Institute administers academies and mentoring programs in maternal child health, board leadership, geriatric nursing leadership, leadership development, and nurse faculty leadership.
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