Meet Us

kathleen malloch

Kathy Malloch, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN


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Associate Director of Education and Evidence Based Research

Dr. Malloch has over 40 years of nursing expertise. She served as the President/Vice President/Member of the Board of Nursing from 1998-2012. Kathy is on the editorial board and is a manuscript reviewer for over five journals. She has written over 110 articles and published 12 nursing leadership and innovation books. In her spare time she enjoys traveling.


lyn ledbetter

Lyn Ledbetter


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Administrative Assistant II

Lyn has been working as an Administrative Assistant for over 20 years- She has been with the Board of Nursing since November 2014. She is a huge Seattle Seahawks fan and a proud mother of one son.


cindy george

Cindy George, RN, BSN


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Education Program Administrator for Nursing Assistant and Medication Assistant Programs as well as LPN and Refresher Course Programs

Cindy has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years. She spent 27 years in NICU and she was a Nursing Assistant Instructor for over 3 years. She has been with the Board of Nursing since May 2016. She is a proud Mother and Grandmother.

heather healy

Heather Healy MSN, RN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, PMP


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Education Program Administrator for RN, BSN, MSN, APRN Nursing Programs

Heather has been an RN in the State of Arizona for over 20 years. She is a certified nurse practitioner, nurse executive, and project manager. Heather enjoys collaborating with all types of disciplines; health care, IT, business, and government to support excellence in care delivery. She is currently working on her Doctorate in Nursing with a focus on Health Care Innovation. In her free time she enjoys all things crafty and spending time with her husband and son.

dave hrabe

David P. Hrabe, PhD, RN, NC-BC

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Education Program Administrator

Dave joined Arizona Board of Nursing in September 2017. He has over four decades’ experience as a nurse, consultant, and educator. As a long-time nursing educator in Arizona and Ohio, he is passionate about developing the next generation of nurses and understanding the education needs of Arizona.