ANA\C Nursing Practice Director: Christine Tarver, DNP, RN, CNS, NEA-BC

An RN for 27 years, Chris is currently Director of Medical/Surgical Services (which includes inpatient and outpatient units) and Magnet Program Director at El Camino Hospital, a community hospital with two campuses in Silicon Valley. Chris earned both her BS and MS degbrees in nursing from San Jose State University, and her doctorate in nursing practice from the California State Northern California Consortium. Chris has been active in the Bay Area Magnet Convening for more than 10 years, and is one of the founding members of this group which supports organizations in all phases of the Magnet Journey – from exploring the ability to apply to multiple re-designations. Chris is honored to join the ANA\C Board of Directors and looks forward to supporting and promoting the profession of nursing and improving patient care across the continuum.