Mary Behrens


Hometown Casper, WY
Expertise RN, MSN, FNP-BC, FAANP

I was elected and served on the ANA Board of Directors for a total of eight years. During that time I served on various positions from Director at Large to 2nd VP to 1st VP. I also served on the ANA-PAC for eight years. I was elected to Public office including the Mayor of Casper, the State Legislature and County Commission Chair. I currently sit on the Wyoming Nurses Association (WNA BOD)—President, Leg Chair, Nominating Committee, WNLI (Wyoming Leadership Institute). I believe strongly in nurses being involved in public policy and rural health care issues.

  • Treasurer and PAC Chair, 1998
  • PAC Chair, 2004-2006
  • PAC Chair, 2009-2011
  • Presidential Endorsement Task Force, 2008
  • Leadership Society Chair and Vice Chair, 2012 - present

"I served on the Steering Committee for ANAI Leadership Institute while continuing to work with the leadership institute.