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GCONE - Greater Cleveland Organization of Nurse Executives

The Greater Cleveland Organization of Nurse Executives (GCONE), an affiliate chapter of the Ohio Organization of Nurse Executives (OONE), was formed in 2004 by Northeast Ohio nurse leaders to promote nursing leadership, influence the position of quality healthcare and access, and redesign nursing delivery systems. As a center of excellence for clinical leadership, GCONE improves healthcare through legislation, education, technology, research, consultation, networking and information sharing.

Read our GCONE Bylaws.


Nurse executives and leaders within the Greater-Cleveland area, which includes Lorain, Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties, are invited to join GCONE. Join today and start making a difference in the future of nursing! A two-year membership is $40. Click here to become a member.

If your institution is a member of the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA), you are eligible to receive a free OONE membership. For more information, visit the OONE website

Previous Meeting Minutes

Next GCONE Meeting

Date: Wednesday, March 22

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Topic: Nurse Staffing Bills Click here for the agenda.

Location: University Hospitals Management Services Center
3605 Warrensville Center Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44122

Host: Cheryl O'Malley, MSN, BA, RN, CMSRN, chief nursing officer, University Hospitals St. John Medical Center

Upcoming GCONE Meetings

  • Wednesday, June 22
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20
  • Wednesday, Nov. 15

GCONE Chapter Officers

Mary R Sauer, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer / VP of Patient Care Services
Cleveland Clinic – Avon Hospital

Vice President
Susan Collier, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer 
Cleveland Clinic – Hillcrest Hospital
Lisa Anderson, MSN, RN
Vice President of Member Services
The Center for Health Affairs

Janet Schuster, DNP, BSN, MBA, NEA-BC, CPHQ, HACP
Chief Nursing Officer
Cleveland Clinic – Lutheran Hospital

For additional information on The Greater Cleveland Organization of Nurse Executives, contact Treasurer Lisa Anderson at 216.255.3660 or via email.


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