Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Margaret “Maggie” Hansen to the Board of Nursing.  The Board of Nursing licenses, monitors, disciplines, educates and when appropriate, rehabilitates its licensees to assure their fitness and competence in providing health care services for the people of Florida.

Margaret Hansen

Hansen, of Parkland, is the senior vice president and chief nurse executive at Memorial Healthcare System, a position she has held since 2016. Hansen has worked for Memorial Healthcare System in various roles since 1983. She most recently served as chief nursing officer with Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood from 2010 until 2016. Hansen earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Minnesota State University and her master’s degree in health sciences and leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Hansen is appointed to a four-year term.

This appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.



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