Regions

IONL offers its members the ability to connect to other nurses in their area, enabling them to collaborate on key policy issues and build their network. Throughout the year, IONL offers local educational events and invites members in each region to meet one another.

 

 

To be included in messaging specific to your area, make sure we have your region on file. To add or update your current region, please contact us at info@ionl.org.

 

Connect with Regional Directors

If you'd like to get involved in regional events or learn more about IONL, contact your regional director below.


Region 1A
Kathi Gehrke, MS, RN, NE-BC, OCN
Pre-Licensure Coordinator, School of Nursing
Northern Illinois University
Email

Region 2C
Cara Marco, BSN, RN
Manager, Med-Surg & House Supervisors
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers
Email

Region 1B
Teresa McConkey, RN, MSN, MBA-HC CPHQ
Chief Nurse Executive
Graham Hospital
Email

Region 3A
Deidra Glisson RN, MSN, MBA, NE-BC
Director of Nursing Operations
Memorial Medical Center
Email

Region 2A
Elaine Kemper, BSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC
Director of Labor Mgmt & Ops Improvement
Presence Health
Email

Region 3B
Julianna Sellett, DNP, MBA, RN, CPHQ, CENP
Vice President, Community Health Initiatives
The Carle Foundation
Email

Region 2B
Michele Kramer, PhD, RN, AHN-BC
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
Lewis University
Email

Regions 4/5
Richelle Rennegarbe, PhD, RN, CENP
Graduate Program Director
DNP Program Director
McKendree University
Email
Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders
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