Jan Tezak was elected to the Board in February 2008 and is a Past President. Jan also participates on the Executive Committee and the Finance Committee. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Dakota, and her Master of Nursing Degree, specializing in Psychosocial Nursing, from the University of Washington. Previous clinical experience included supervisory responsibilities on adult mental health inpatient units at University of Washington Hospital and Cabrini Hospital in Seattle. She is currently an emeritus Nursing Faculty member at Olympic College. In addition to teaching psychosocial nursing theory and clinical courses, Jan taught nursing ethics. She lives in Poulsbo with her husband and enjoys travel, reading, and gardening.