The Cleveland Council of Black Nurses, Inc.

“Committed to Nursing and Health Care of the Black & Minority Communities”

Council Standing Committees

CCBN Past Presidents: 1972-2007

The National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) was organized in 1971
under the leadership of Dr. Lauranne Sams, former Dean and Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama.
The National Black Nurses Association is fortunate to have great nursing leaders among its leadership in a variety of areas. These programs help NBNA members grow stronger as they seek to provide culturally competent health care services in our communities.