Nursing Leadership

From the bedside to operational leadership, the wisdom and insight of our nursing professionals are integral to building a strong healthcare environment that fosters ongoing improvement in the delivery of care.


Linda Cole, R.N., M.B.A.
Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations 
Chief Nursing Officer

Mary Beth Bova,
M.S., B.S.N., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C.
Vice President Operations,
Egleston hospital

Gail Klein, M.Ed., B.S.N., R.N.-B.C.
Vice President, Nursing

Charlene Roberts, R.N., M.S.H.A.
Director, Patient Care Services

Nursing Leadership Committees

The following committees have high-level accountability and decision-making responsibilities:

Nursing Leadership Forum (NLF)
This group of nursing leaders makes practice decisions and fosters discussions on patient care and quality improvements. The NLF establishes the Nursing Strategic Plan and annual nursing goals, which are aligned with the organization’s strategic plan.

This interdisciplinary council empowers all staff to provide excellence in patient care. It enables point-of-care providers with an opportunity to collaborate and participate in decisions affecting the delivery patient and family care.