Jena Eads, OB Nurse Manager for Wright Memorial Hospital, has been nominated as a new member of the North Central Missouri College Foundation Board of Directors.
Jena is a 2007 graduate of NCMC with an Associateâ€™s Degree in Nursing. Jena has been employed at Wright Memorial for the past 11 years.Â She has been nominated to fill a three-year term on the Board, which consists of 22 members from various communities in north central Missouri. It is expected that Jena will formally join the Board at its August meeting.
Teresa J. Cross, Director of the NCMC Foundation, comments, â€śWe are excited to have Jena Eads joining our NCMC Foundation Board. Being a graduate from NCMC, with an Associateâ€™s Degree in Nursing, and working as a Nursing Manager at Wright Memorial Hospital, she knows the important role our Allied Health Science programs are for students in our area. Jenaâ€™s input regarding the needs of employers hiring individuals in the field of health care will be very valuable to us.â€ť
Jena and her husband Brandon, live on a working farm and have two children: Hailey, age 11, and Bo, age 8. When asked why she wanted to join the Board Jena answered, â€śI wanted to be a part of NCMCâ€™s Foundation for the opportunities the college can provide our community. I was an â€śunconventionalâ€ť student while attending NCMC and without their accessibility, I could not be where I am today. I am very excited to be a part of this board and look forward to becoming a part of the future of NCMC.â€ť