Donna Mazyck, MS, RN, NCSN, CAE, FNASN



Donna J. Mazyck, MS, RN, NCSN, CAE began working at NASN as executive director in 2011 and retired in 2023. Donna spent most of her nursing career in community-based settings. For 28 years, her practice focus has been school health. Donna began her school health career as a high school nurse. She worked for 13 years as a state school nurse consultant at the Maryland State Department of Education. Donna served as President of the National Association of School Nurses from 2007-2009.

Her formal education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in Counseling from Loyola University in Maryland. She is nationally certified in school nursing and counseling, in addition to being a certified association executive. Donna is also a licensed clinical professional counselor. She enjoys facilitating student well-being and success and connecting all the helpers (schools, students, families, agencies, communities) whose focus is on student health, safety, and learning.