Colleen Casper

Director of Practice & Government Affairs

M. Colleen Casper, RN, MS, DNP, was the former Executive Director of the Colorado Nurses Association, the state's principal professional organization for nurses, since January 2014. Since December 2021, Dr. Casper took on a new role with the association as the Director of Practice & Government Affairs.

Dr. Casper's nursing leadership has always focused on improving the work environment and increasing shared decision-making for and with nurses for the purposes of providing safe and quality patient care. She has served on the executive teams of Swedish Medical Center and Exempla Lutheran Medical Center, and previously served as faculty at the University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing.

Dr. Casper earned a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Northern Colorado, and a masters and doctor of nursing practice from the University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing.

Reach Dr. Casper at [email protected].