Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners

Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners

131 Airline Drive, Suite 301
Metairie, LA 70001

Phone: 504-838-5791
Fax: 504-838-5279
Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Executive Department

Christina Costanza, RN - Executive Director

John Becknell, III - Associate Executive Director


Compliance Department

John Becknell, III - Director of Compliance, questions concerning student or graduate compliance issues.

Kristen Hill – Questions concerning probation of license.

Kerri Palmer – Case management.

Jennifer Santangelo – Case management.

Education Department

Christina Costanza, RN - Director of Education

Kiana Gautreaux – Questions concerning NCLEX, PearsonVue, ATT, or new graduate temporary permits.

Mary Wooten – Questions concerning the nurse portal and student applications.


Licensure Department

Sabrina Hastings – Questions concerning license renewal, multistate conversion, transcript requests.


Business Department

Janette Patterson - Questions concerning human resources or accounts payable.


IT Department

Lloyd Poincot - Business Technology Specialist 2