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WALPN Board of Directors, back row Florence Falk, Karen Kofka, Sharon Buckson, Carolyn Kaiser, Eileen Collins, Annette Hooker; seated Bonnie Schindler, Jo Ann Shaw, and June Bahr

Wisconsin Association of Licensed Practical Nurses

JoAnn Shaw, President

Eileen Collins, Vice President

June Bahr, Secretary

Sharon Buckson, Treasurer

Thank you all that attended the 67th WALPN convention!  Click here to see pictures!

Find out more about the National Association of Licensed Practical Nurses Convention  held in Orlando, FL September 2017!

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Wisconsin Association of Licensed Practical Nurses has been a life changing experience, helping me to grow within my field and providing me with lifelong friendships and networking opportunities year round.  I am so happy to be a part of this organization that provides support and opportunity for the much needed field of Licensed Practical Nurses!

- JoAnn, Manitowoc WI

Wisconsin Association of Licensed Practical Nurses



  • Organize LPNs Statewide
  • Promote Competence in Nursing Care
  • Foster High Standards of Care
  • Educate LPNs on New Medical information and Field Developments
  • Maintain LPN Rights
  • Promote LPN as a Vocation

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