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ND Board of Nursing Staff

The staff of the NDBON is here to serve you and assist with issues regarding licensing renewal, verification, and any other questions you may have regarding the nursing profession in North Dakota.

Constance B. Kalanek, RN Executive Director

  • General Office Management
  • Practice and Licensure
  • Continuing and Academic Education Issues
  • Investigations/Discipline Issues
  • Nursing Education Loan Program

Karla Bitz, RN, Associate Director

  • Practice and Licensure
  • Investigations/Discipline Issues

Patricia Hill, RN, Assistant Director for Practice & Discipline

  • Practice and Licensure
  • Investigations/Discipline Issues
  • Unlicensed Assitive Person Initial Application & Renewal

Stacey Pfenning, RN, Associate Director for Education & APRN Practice

  • Approval Process for Colleges & Universities
  • Academic Education Issues and APRN practice
  • Course Approval for Refresher Courses/IV Therapy
  • NCLEX RN and PN Testing

Julie Schwan, Administrative Services Coordinator I

  • General Questions related to the Board
  • Nursing Education Loan Recipients
  • Office Management
  • License by Endorsement or Examination
  • Continuing Education
  • Accounting/Payment Issues

Gail Rossman, Technology Specialist

  • General Questions related to the board
  • Verification of Licenses and Registries
  • Licensed nurse database
  • Compact License Issues
  • Statistics, Lists
  • Web site management
  • Online Renewal

Sally Bohmbach, Administrative Assistant II

  • General Questions related to the board
  • Application for Nursing Education Loan and APRN license
  • Nurse Assistant Competency Testing Program
  • Verification of Nurse Licenses and Registries

Kathy Zahn, Administrative Assistant III

  • General Questions related to the Board
  • Criminal History Record Check
  • Positive Response to Regulatory Questions
  • Administrative Assistant for Executive Director