BASKING RIDGE, NJ (February 20, 2015) – Ann M. Painter, RN, MSN, of Toms River, NJ, has been appointed to the New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing Board. Painter was appointed by the Honorable Stephen M. Sweeney, New Jersey Senate President. She is currently President & CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Somerset Hills, headquartered in Basking Ridge, NJ. Established by legislation in 2002, The New Jersey Collaborating Center for Nursing works to promote evidence-based recommendations about the nursing workforce and its role in the New Jersey healthcare system.
Honored by the Executive Women of New Jersey at its Salute to Policy Makers 2014 Awards Dinner, Painter is committed to increasing awareness of the innovative care models, high quality outcomes and cost effectiveness of mission based non-profit healthcare. She has over 24 years of experience in home health, hospice and community-based health services, and currently serves as Chair of the Home Care Association of NJ, an organization offering information, assistance and advocacy for home health care providers, patients and their families.