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South Carolina Organization of Nurse Leaders

The mission of the South Carolina Organization of Nurse Leaders (SCONL) is to provide nurses with opportunities to improve healthcare in South Carolina through fostering the development of its members via education, evidence-based practice, and networking.

Membership is open to all registered nurses in South Carolina who are in management positions in health care institutions, who hold organizational roles in administration, or who are accountable for strategic, operational, and/or management outcomes in sites where health care is delivered. SCONL is affiliated nationally with AONL.

Join SCONL today!

Board Members


Tony Derrick, McLeod Regional Medical Center

Past President

Patti Hart




Costa Cockfield, MUSC Health Florence Medical Center


Lindy Beaver, USC College of Nursing


Michael Smith, MUSC Health Kershaw Medical Center

District 1 Representative

Shaunda Trotter, AnMed Health

District 2 Representative

Bridget Denzik, Aiken Regional Medical Center

District 3 Representative

Ashley Capps, Tidelands Health

District 4 Representative

Leah Ramos, MUSC Health University Medical Center

Member at Large

Karrie Powell, Regional Medical Center


Kim Wooten, SCHA