Meet Our Board Members

Get to Know Us

Our board members are licensed nurses representing a variety of nursing specialties. Board members serve two year terms.



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Laronda Joyner RN,BSN

Vice -President

I laddered through my career having grown from my CNA role, to an LPN, and now as a RN preparing to pursue my masters degree in nursing. As a student I have found extreme value from the mentoring and support throughout my career.


Brianna Kimmons RN,BSN

2nd Vice President

I work at Froedtert Memorial Hospital on a medical surgical floor. I have been a practicing RN for more than 10 years. I am committed to serving other which is why I love MCNBNA.


Jasmine Tucker RN, MSN

Board Member At Large

A graduate of Tennessee State University I earned my BSN and MSN as a nurse practitioner. I currently work as member of the nursing faculty at Milwaukee Area Technical college. I am honored that I was voted the 2018 New Member of The Year.

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Melanie Gray Ph.D, RN

Treasurer, Immediate Past President

I have been a member of this chapter for more than 20 years.  I am an advid believer in the work that we do and the lives that we serve.


Pam Reed


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Dr. Patricia McManus Ph.D,RN

National Parlimentarian and National Board Member

I have served this chapter with unbroken membership for more than 20 years. A National board member for over 15  years  its obvious that I am committed to serving.  Founder of the Black Health Coalition I am equally committed to lobbing for equity in health care for under served populations.

I have worked for Advocate Aurora Health Care for 12 years. I am currently the nurse educator at the Sinai campus on a medical orthopedic unit. I am excited to to work with this wonderful team.