NWone, created in 1996 when the Washington and Oregon nurse executive organizations joined together, is a 501C3 nonprofit, membership association serving all levels of nursing leadership in all practice settings from the emerging nurse leader through nurses who are Academic Deans, Executive, and Entrepreneurs.
NWone is led by the organization's Executive Council and Board of Directors (BOD) in partnership with Sarah Wickenhagen, Chief Executive Officer, of NWone. The work of the organization is done through Committees, Commissions, Regional Councils and Taskforces.
To advance the leadership contribution of nurses in creating health care solutions to serve our communities.
The mission of NWone is advanced consistent with 6 Core Principles:
1. Speaking with one voice
2. Drawing on the power of partnerships
3. Embracing courage, innovation and risk taking
4. Demonstrating a spirit of abundance and generosity
5. Acting with integrity
6. Building tomorrow's leaders