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Welcome to the second of a three-part series featuring our new Board members Jan Tait, RN, BSN, CHTP/I, Maureen Kowba, RN, BSN, MS, CHTP, and Annis Parker, RGON, ADN, DipEd, CHTP/I. Last time I introduced you to Jan Tait. Today I’d like to highlight Maureen Kowba, and in a few weeks Annis Parker will complete the new Board introductions.
Maureen is a native of Rochester, NY, and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Niagara University. Upon graduation, she served as a Navy Nurse Corps Officer for 32 years in a wide variety of clinical, administrative, senior executive leadership positions in stateside, overseas and operational settings. Highlights of her career include selection to attend Ohio State University for her Masters in Science with nursing administration focus; deployment to Saudi Arabia during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm; appointment as the Nursing Department Head onboard the Navy hospital ship USNS COMFORT during the Haitian refugee crisis of 1994; promotion to the rank of Captain; and placement as Director of Nursing Services at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton where she established one of the earliest Healing Touch programs in Navy Medicine. Maureen concluded her naval career in 2003 as the Commanding Officer of the Navy’s largest medical technical training facility. She completed her Healing Touch certification in 2008 and is currently finishing Level 1 instructor certification. For the past six years, Maureen has been on staff at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine where she incorporates Healing Touch in her clinical practice with clients and staff. Maureen possesses 40 years of all-encompassing health care experience with extensive engagement in leadership, team-building and strategic planning roles. Her deepest desire and heartfelt intention is to offer these gifts in service to Healing Beyond Borders to promote the continued growth and evolution of our life-changing organization and the work we cherish. Maureen resides in Encinitas, CA.
We are delighted to welcome Maureen to your Board of Directors. If you have a questions for the Board, simply go to the ‘Become a Member’ Navigation tab on the website. Click on Board Members. You can also find the Board listed under the ‘About’ Navigation tab, ‘What is Healing Touch’, ‘Who We Are’ and then click on ‘Board of Directors’.