Missouri State Board of Nursing

3605 Missouri Boulevard
PO Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-0681
Fax: (573)-751-0075

Email: nursing@pr.mo.gov
Website: http://www.pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp

Director: Lori Scheidt

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 335.021

Department: Commerce and Insurance

Mission: The mission of the Missouri State Board of Nursing is to protect the public by development and enforcement of state laws governing the safe practice of nursing.

Function: The Missouri State Board of Nursing protects the public; licenses by examination, endorsement, and renewal; regulates the quality of nursing education; disciplines the licenses of nurses who violate the Nursing Practice Act; and determines the scope of practice for licensed individuals.

SubCommittees: none

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 4 full board meetings, 40 committee conference calls, and one 2-day strategic planning meeting

Location of meetings: Jefferson City; varying locations

Duration of meetings: 3-4 days (full board), 1-2 hours (conference calls)

Preparation time for meetings: 16 hours (full board) & 2 hours (conference calls)

Total time commitment: 20 hours per month

Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Members receive a per diem not to exceed $50 for each day devoted to the affairs of the board and reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: Five members must be registered professional nurses. One member of the board shall be a licensed practical nurse, one member shall be an advanced practice registered nurse, and one member a voting public member. Two of the five registered professional nurses shall hold a graduate degree in nursing, and at least one of the professional nurse members shall represent nursing practice. Any person, other than the public member, appointed to the board as hereinafter provided shall be a citizen of the United States and a resident of this state for a period of at least one year, a licensed nurse in this state, and shall have been actively engaged in nursing for at least three years immediately preceding the appointment or reappointment. Membership on the board shall include representatives with expertise in each level of educational programs the graduates of which are eligible to apply for licensure such as practical, diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate.

Political Requirements: No

Geographic Requirements: No

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Mr. Trevor Wolfe
Registered Nurse 1
Term begins: Sep 24, 2021
Term expires: Jun 1, 2025

Dr. Donna Gloe
Registered Nurse 2
Term begins: Mar 29, 2022
Term expires: Jun 1, 2025

Dr. Bonny Kehm
Registered Nurse 3
Term begins: Dec 2, 2020
Term expires: Jun 1, 2024

Ms. JeaneƩ M. Kennedy
Registered Nurse 4
Term begins: Jul 1, 2021
Term expires: Jun 1, 2024

Vacant Slot
Registered Nurse 5

Vacant Slot
Licensed Practical Nurse

Dr. Julie A. Miller
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Term begins: Dec 2, 2020
Term expires: Jun 1, 2024

Vacant Slot
Public Member

Dr. Anne Kathryn Heyen
At Large Member
Term begins: Oct 18, 2018
Term expires: Jun 1, 2022