Our Mission

The Louisiana Nurse Practitioner Foundation (LNPF) is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes.  The goal of the foundation is to support nurse practitioners with achieving their maximum potential through educational grants, community outreach, focused research and projects.  We are dedicated to the advancement and promotion of Nurse Practitioners in roles spanning the entire spectrum of fields with the healthcare arena.

Our Vision

To become the leading source in advancing, supporting and promoting the roles of nurse practitioners in Louisiana.

Our Leadership

Julie S. Gayle DNP, WHNP-BC, President

Betty Vicknair, APRN, MSN, PNP, Founder & President Emeritus

Rebecca Thibodaux, BA, Executive Director

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Find out how you can contribute to the future of NP practice in Louisiana through volunteering! Reach out to us Today!