Patricia Rucker


PO Box 507
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425



Legislative Address:
State Capitol, Room W-223
1900 Kanawha Blvd., East
Charleston, WV 25305-0800

Senator Patricia Rucker Receives Friend of Nursing Award

Charleston  WV – February 25, 2024.   At the WVNA Policy Summit Dinner and Nurses’ Day at the Capitol event, Patricia Rucker was one of two West Virginia State Senators to be recognized by the West Virginia Nurses Association as a Friend of Nursing.  

“I am so honored to be recognized as a Friend of Nursing”, said Senator Rucker, “nurses are the unsung heroes of our healthcare system. This honor touches my heart. My husband is a nurse and I am very aware of how important this job is” she added, “and here in West Virginia we still have a nursing shortage.  We need to support our nurses every way we can”.  

About the West Virginia Nurses Association: 

Established in 1933, the West Virginia Nurses Association (WVNA) is the only full-service professional association that represents the state’s entire nursing population.

Mission:  Leading quality healthcare in West Virginia

Vision:  Empowering all nurses in West Virginia to leverage the transformation of healthcare by advocacy, quality, and collaboration