Lauren Plaine, BSN, RN, CEN
Rising Star Award
This award recognizes a new ENA member (member less than five years) who has made a significant contribution to ENA as exhibited by promotion of ENA as the professional organization for emergency nurses at the local, state, or national level.
Lauren Plaine has accomplished much in the five years of her nursing career. Joining the Emergency Nurses Association as a new grad she quickly became involved in her local chapter. Since then she has held multiple positions at the chapter, state, and national level. She currently sits as president of the Tidewater Chapter of Virginia. Plaine was the first emerging professional liaison to the national board and continues her influence through resolutions and speaking engagements. Plaine continues to advance emergency nursing through peer connection, member engagement, and community outreach while perusing her Master’s in Emergency and Disaster Management.