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Serving: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco counties in Region II

Our Vision:

To foster  a strong, cohesive network of aspiring and nursing leaders from provider settings and educational institutions within the Tampa Bay area.

Our Mission:

To advance the knowledge and skills of our nurse leaders by providing a forum for networking and the exchange of best practices, and to support our future nurse leaders of the Tampa Bay area.

To accomplish this vision, TBONE will:

  • Provide scholarship and research opportunities for aspiring nurse leaders. Partner with nursing colleges and universities to enhance the learning opportunities of student nurses in our region.
  • Partner with nursing colleges and universities to enhance the learning opportunities for student nurses in our region.
  • Provide legislative information to membership and explore opportunities to gather legislative concerns from membership to relay to FONE.
  • Provide educational programs to support leadership development of professional nurses.
  • Develop and maintain collaborations with agencies and professional organizations that advance the agenda of nursing leadership. Pursue and sustain excellence in stewardship for all funds and resources.
  • Align and facilitate TBONE leaders in a supportive role with FONE initiatives.
  • Engage in political initiatives and with local elected officials to promote the future needs of the nursing professionals in our region.

TBONE 2018 Officers

 President:  Crystal Pompos RN, MBA, MSN
 President Elect: Jackie Munro PhD, ARNP, NE-BC
 Past President
Kelley Gonzalvo RN MS CRRN-K
 Secretary: Desiree Marion RN, BSN, MBA-HCM
 Treasurer: Lori Desmond RN, MSN, NE-BC

2018 TBONE Meeting Dates

Meeting Location
Double Tree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay
3050 N. Rocky Point Dr. W.
Tampa, FL 33607
March 6th – Special speaker Steve Gavatorta,“In Defense of Adversity – Turning Your Greatest Challenges into Your Greatest Successes” (Click Here).
June 5th – Aspiring Nurse Leaders presentations, EBP/PI/Research Call for Presentations.  $100 honorarium paid to presenters, 4- 15 minute presentations with 5 minutes Q&A
Sept 11th – Panel of Deans from Colleges of Nursing, Future of Nursing Education, Partnering with Organizations
Dec 4th – Governmental Affairs, FONE Strategic Planning