Outstanding Academic Adviser - Margaret (Peggy) J. Rowberg, DNP, APRN-BC

Peggy RowbergPeggy is an adult nurse practitioner and professor here at California State University – Chico teaching the leadership/management in nursing and some graduate nursing courses. Previously, she was the Academic Coordinator for the MSN/FNP program at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. She has authored three chapters on advanced practice nursing in Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities (Huston 2006, 2010 & 2014) and has published and presented on leadership and weight management.

Professional affiliations include Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing, the California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP), and the American College of Nurse Practitioners. Peggy was on the Board of Directors for CANP for ten years and was its state President from 2004-2006. She is a member of the Board for Nursing Knowledge International of Sigma Theta Tau International. She is also the current President of Kappa Omicron, the local chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.

Peggy moved to Chico with her husband, Phil, seven years ago after living in Irvine for 20 years. They have two married daughters, Kristin and Kari, who both live in Chico. Kristin and her husband, Terry, have two beautiful daughters, Maggie, who is 4 ½ years old and Larissa, 7 months old. They love spending time with family and friends, going to the casinos and taking cruises.