WC’s Boswell appointed to Texas Board of Nursing
Governor Greg Abbott has announced the appointment of Kathy Boswell to the Texas Board of Nursing.
Boswell is the Dean of Health and Human Sciences for Weatherford College and established the college’s associate degree nursing program in 2000.
“It is an honor and a privilege to have been asked by the governor to serve on the Texas Board of Nursing,” she said. “I am excited to begin my term and join the current board members who serve this great state and the profession of nursing.”
Boswell is a member of the Texas Association of Deans and Directors of Professional Nursing Programs and the Texas Association of Vocational Nurse Educators and a former member of the American Nursing Association.
Additionally, she volunteers as the chairwoman of the City of Mineral Wells Parks and Recreation Board and for the American Red Cross Youth Swim Program. And she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science from Texas Woman’s University.
Her term on the State Board of Nursing goes through Jan. 31, 2029.
The board oversees the practice of professional nursing, examination of students, and standards of professional conduct for license holders. The board also prescribes and publishes the minimum requirements and standards for course studies in various nursing degree programs.
“I am pleased that Governor Abbott accepted the nomination and appointed Dean Kathy Boswell to serve on the Texas Board of Nursing,” said WC President Tod Allen Farmer. “In her 43 years of service to WC, Dean Boswell has been instrumental in the development of our LVN, ADN and BSN programs. She is collaboratively lifting our allied health programs to new heights.”