Philip Dickison, PhD, RN is the Chief Operating Officer for NCSBN. Phil is responsible for advancing the mission and vision of NCSBN by overseeing programs and services related to the operations of the organization. He works closely with departmental leaders in Examinations, Marketing and Communications, Member Relations, Business Operations and Human Resources to help ensure the programs, products, and services of NCSBN maintain the levels of quality and excellence that have become the hallmark of NCSBN service and leadership.
He has been employed with the NCSBN since February 2010. Phil spent 11 years in the United States Air Force as a medical service specialist (medic). Upon leaving the USAF, he gained his ADN in nursing from Regents College, NY; his BBA from Mount Vernon Nazarene College, OH, and his PhD in Quantitative Research in Evaluation and Measurement in Education from the Ohio State University, OH. Dickison has been active in the certification and licensure community for more than 30 years, serving as the psychometrician and Associate Director of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.