Cindy Joseph has been a nurse for over 20 years with backgrounds in emergency and critical care. Her BSN is from the University of Northern Colorado. She has been an active member of Colorado ENA since 2015. Cindy currently works as a coordinator for UCHealth Northern Region Simulation Education. She also course directs for AHA, NAEMT, TNCC, and ENPC as well as serving as faculty for ENA courses. Ms. Joseph has presented nationally and internationally. She recently volunteered on the TNCC 9th ed. Review Committee and as a CPEN item reviewer and writer. Cindy Lives in northern CO with her 2 teen daughters and husband who is a fire medic.
Randi Koch has worked in emergency medicine in Colorado in many capacities over the past 20 and currently works as the Manager of Simulation Programs at UCHealth and is part-time adjunct Nursing faculty at Front Range Community College. Randi has a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology & Criminal Justice from Fort Lewis College; she obtained her MSN in Nursing Leadership & Administration in 2019 and is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Capella University. As an active member of Colorado ENA since 2010, Randi is presently Chair of the fundraising committee, is an ENPC & TNCC instructor and has been a Colorado Delegate for many years. Randi additionally served as Member-at-Large on the Colorado State Board of Directors in 2022. She passionately believes all healthcare staff have the fundamental right to safety and has worked with other content experts to develop workplace violence education and curriculum for healthcare workers. Randi lives in Erie, Colorado, with her wife, teenage daughter, two active blue heelers, and three adventurous cats. When not working or studying, she enjoys traveling and spending time with loved ones.
Amy Boren works as a clinical educator of nursing for Emergency Services at UCHealth in Northern Colorado. She also coordinates and course directs the TNCC and ENPC programs for the Western Region of Banner Health. Throughout her healthcare career she has worked as an ED tech, charge nurse, nurse manager, and ED educator. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in audiology and speech language pathology, and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Northern Colorado as well as a Master of Science with a focus in nursing leadership from Regis University. Boren is certified in emergency nursing, pediatric emergency nursing, and trauma nursing. Boren is involved with the Emergency Nurses Association at the state chapter and national levels. She is serving as the Colorado State Council Immediate Past- President and also served four years as state Treasurer. Other roles she has filled in her chapter are chairs of media, scholarship, and membership committees. She has been a general assembly delegate for eight consecutive years and co-authored two resolutions. Amy joined the Course Administration Faculty committee in 2018 and served 2 years as Chair. In 2020, Boren was honored to become a board trustee for the ENA Foundation. She participated on the Scholarship committee and chaired the Fundraising committee in 2021. In 2024 Amy will serve as the ENA Foundation Chair. Amy Boren has a passion for education and life-long learning. She believes every nurse has something to teach and something to learn. She has a passion for assuring clinical foundational understanding and building knowledge at every opportunity whether it be on an academic or professional development level.
Kory Scheideman is a clinical nurse manager of freestanding Emergency Department in Fort Collins, and has worked in Northern Colorado for over 16 years in the Emergency Department. His positions in the ED have ranged from EMT, staff nurse, relief charge nurse, educator, and permanent charge nurse prior to becoming a manager. After changing careers from a firefighter, Kory worked his way up in the medical field getting his EMT, LPN, Associates RN, and Bachelor’s degree through Thompson Valley EMS, Otero Junior College, and American Sentinel University. He is a certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN), and Trauma Nursing (TCRN). Kory has been actively involved in the Emergency Nurses Association for 5 years. He has been on the Colorado State Board of Directors as the Treasurer for the Colorado State Council for the last 3 years. Prior to serving on the board of directors he has been involved in the Colorado State council as the Treasurer-elect, and involved in the Institute for Safety, Quality and Injury Prevention (IQSIP), and fund raising committee. Kory has been a general assembly delegate for the last 4 years. Mr. Scheideman has a passion for the community that he works in locally as he sits on a Mental Health Substance Use Alliance, Harm Reduction Alliance, Northern Colorado Health Alliance liaison, Colorado Naloxone Project nursing liaison, and has been featured on the Lift the Label campaign to reduce the stigma of substance use disorder. Kory also leads the Medication Assisted Treatment Team for UCHealth Northern ED’s. Kory’s most important passion is his family. Kory lives with his wife, and is the father of 2 sons, and one step-daughter. His favorite activities involve supporting his children in all of their activities, and spending time with them. He has been known to go hiking, hunting, fishing, shooting, traveling and scuba diving.
Ms. Kuehster has been a nurse for over twenty years. She has worked in a variety of arenas from critical care and procedural areas to education and management. Although Ms. Kuehster has explored many different paths in nursing she always tends to migrate back to the Emergency Department. She has a passion for all things pediatric and is a champion for safety, both in practice and in her community. Ms. Kuehster also serves as the chair of the Colorado QSIP Committee