MSN, RN SANE-A, FAAN
State Forensic Nursing Coordinator and Sexual Assault Payment Program Administrator
Nebraska Office of the Attorney General
State Forensic Nursing Coordinator and Sexual Assault Payment Program Administrator, Nebraska Office of the Attorney General
Ms. Anne Boatright is a certified Forensic Nurse Examiner (FNE) and is currently the State Forensic Nursing Coordinator and Sexual Assault Payment Program Administrator in the Office of the Nebraska Attorney General. She strives to create best practice standards across the state, so victims of crime may receive the same care, regardless of their location. Previously, Ms. Boatright led a team of Forensic Nurse Examiners, where she and members of the team cared for victims of sexual assault, strangulation, domestic violence, elder abuse, and human trafficking. In 2006, Ms. Boatright became a Registered Nurse and began working in Medical Intensive Care. Prior to beginning her work as a Forensic Nurse Examiner in 2009, she transitioned to working in an Emergency Department in Omaha. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing in 2015 from Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha.
In October of 2016, Ms. Boatright was awarded the Transformational Nursing Leader of the year through the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Nursing Conference for her work to change legislation and create standards around sexual assault within Nebraska. She was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing in 2021.
Ms. Boatright serves as a member of the Nebraska Human Trafficking Task Force (NHTTF) and currently serves as President Elect the Board of Directors for the International Association of Forensic Nurses to further impact care for victims on a global scale. She has made it her mission to continue to impact efforts to improve the lives of those who experience violence everywhere.