Lanette L. Anderson, MSN, JD, RN
Lanette L. Anderson has a Masters in Nursing Administration, a JD, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She has been licensed as a registered nurse in the State of West Virginia since 1980 and has also been licensed as an attorney in West Virginia since 1992. Ms. Anderson retired on June 30, 2016 from her full-time job as the Executive Director of the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), where she was active for twenty-four years in nursing regulation, health care policy, and nursing leadership activities. She was also actively involved with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for each of the twenty-four years of her employment with the West Virginia LPN Board. She served as a member of the Board of Directors of that organization from 2011 to 2015. She also participated as a member on numerous committees with the National Council over the years. She also has been employed in nursing education since 2006 serving as an adjunct faculty member in several onground and online BSN and MSN programs. Ms. Anderson’s background in clinical practice is primarily in Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing.