Nursing, Board of

The Board of Nursing is created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7g) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 441.

Executive Director: Dan Williams


The members of the Board of Nursing are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve 4-year terms. The Board consists of 5 Registered Nurse members, 2 Licensed Practical Nurse members and 2 public members. 

MemberOfficerMember TypeTerm Expiration
Krause, Sheryl A.ChairpersonRegistered Nurse Member7/1/2018
Kallio, Peter J.Vice ChairpersonRegistered Nurse Member7/1/2018
Nolan, LillianSecretaryPublic Member7/1/2019
Abegglen, Paul L.Registered Nurse Member7/1/2019
​Eklof, Jennifer​Licensed Practical Nurse Member​7/1/2021
Houskamp, Elizabeth S.Registered Nurse Member7/1/2020
Skarlupka, LuannPublic Member7/1/2021
Streeter, Cheryl A.Licensed Practical Nurse Member7/1/2018
White, Pamela K.Registered Nurse Member7/1/2019

*Board members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.


Effective December 11, 2017 Wisconsin joined the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC).

Frequently Asked Questions - Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

The Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators - Final Rules

Effective September 1, 2016 the Board of Nursing released the following guidelines.

Board of Nursing Best Practices for Prescribing Controlled Substances Guidelines

Effective October 1, 2016 the N 8 Certification of Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers Nursing Administrative Code chapter was updated.

Effective September 1, 2016 the following Nursing Administrative Code chapters were updated:

N 5 Renewal was repealed and recreated as Subchapter V in N 2

N 6 Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses

NTSB Information on Risk of Pilot Impairment

Effective August 1, 2014 the following Nursing Administrative Code chapters were repealed and re-created:

N1 – Relating to the school approval process 

N2 – Relating to applications and licensure 

N7 – Relating to Unprofessional Conduct

N9 – Relating to the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)

Last updated: 12/20/2017