North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) has announced that Cathy Meuret has joined the team as the School Nurse Corps Administrator.
Meuret brings over 37 years of industry experience to the position. In this role, she encourages the Washington State Legislature to set aside funding in support of the School Nurse Corps program, supports registered nurse services in schools, and provides orientation, training, mentoring, and professional development to program nurses and to all school nurses in NCW school districts. Meuret is one of nine School Nurse Corps Administrators in the state.
“It was an honor being selected to fill the School Nurse Corps Administrator position for North Central ESD. I’m excited to serve school nurses and administrators in their efforts to support and improve student health,” explained Meuret.
In addition to her duties at the NCESD, Meuret serves with the School Nurse Organization of Washington (SNOW), the National Association of School Nurses (NASN), the American Public Health Association (APHA), and the Washington State Public Health Association (WSPHA). In 2011 she was selected as the recipient of the North Central Washington Nurse of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching and was nominated for a NurseWeek Excellence Award for Teaching in 2010. She is also a member of multiple local and regional health coalitions focusing on population health improvements.