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NASN Announces Interim CEO

By NASN Inc posted 04-28-2023 16:49


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NASN Announces Interim CEO

Carol Walsh, PMP, chief operating officer, to step into role

APRIL 28, 2023

Silver Spring, Md. — The National Association of School Nurses announced today that Carol Walsh, PMP, chief operating officer, will serve as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1, 2023. Carol joined the NASN staff in 2018, and currently serves as deputy to the executive director, with specific responsibility for professional development and programming and oversight of NASN’s portfolio of grant and contract funded opportunities. Executive Director Donna Mazyck will retire as of April 28.

“We are delighted that Carol Walsh has agreed to take on the Interim CEO role as NASN selects the next NASN CEO,” says Linda Mendonca, DNP, Med, PHNA-BC, NCSN, FNASN, NASN President. “Carol brings knowledge of NASN operations and governance and expertise in association and project management.”

NASN has engaged Donna Godfrey, Executive Search Consultant, to facilitate the process of selecting its next CEO/Executive Director.

About NASN
The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) is a nonprofit specialty nursing organization, organized in 1968 and incorporated in 1977, representing school nurses exclusively. NASN has close to 18,000 members and 50 affiliates, including the District of Columbia and overseas. The mission of NASN is to optimize student health and learning by advancing the practice of school nursing. To learn more about NASN, please visit us on the Web at or call 866-627-6767.

Media Contacts:
Jen McNally
Marketing Director
National Association of School Nurses