New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence Board of Directors

President/Treasurer

Robert Middleton

MSN, MBA, RN, CENP 

January 2023 -

January 2025

President-Elect 

Kimberly Petrovic 

PhD, MSN, MA, RN

January 2024 -

January 2026

Director 

Maribeth Thornton

PhD, MBA, RN, NE-BC, CCM

January 2023 -

January 2025

Director 

Rachael Frija

DNP, RN-BC

January 2023 -

January 2025

Director

Byron Tillman

RN, MHA, BSN, BS

January 2023 -

January 2025 

Director 

 Terri Tewart

MSN, RN

January 2023 -

January 2025

Director 

Dominic Rodriguez

MSN, RN

January 2023 -

January 2024

Director 

Cynthia Hardy 

DNP-Candidate, MBA, MSN, RN 

January 2022 -

January 2024

Director 

Diane L. Cassell 

RN, BSN, MBA, CEN, NEC-B

January 2022 -

January 2024 

 

NMCNE Staff

Executive Director 
Meggin Lorino

[email protected]

Program Manager
Abbie Rosecrans