Seven members of the Louisiana Tech nursing faculty were recently installed as officers in the Ruston District Nurses Association, a local affiliate of the American Nurses Association.<img style="float: right;" src="/news/storyimages/Nursing group.jpg” alt=”Lena Brown, left, president; Beth Fife, president-elect; Ramona Guin, vice president; Debbie Madiere, secretary; Lucy Douglas, treasurer; Norlyn Hyde, board member; Rhonda Hyde, board member; Shirley Payne, nominating chair; and Debbie Spann, board member.” width=”297″ height=”209″ />

The installation of officers for the coming two years was held at Health South Specialty Hospital in Ruston where the speaker was Debbie Madere, director of rehabilitation nursing at Health South.

Officers from Tech were (from left): president, Lena Brown, assistant professor; president-elect, Beth Fife, associate professor; vice president, Ramona Guin, assistant professor; treasurer, Lucy Douglas, assistant professor; board member, Norlyn Hyde, professor; nominating chair, Shirley Payne, associate professor; and board member, Carol Owens, associate professor.

Other officers installed were: Debbie Madere, secretary; Rhonda Hyde, board member; and Debbie Spann, board member.

Written by Reginald Owens