Store Managers: Cara Henslin and Aleyna Caras
The position of store manager is to create new and unique merchandise to sell and raise money for SNA activities. The funds raised through the Student Nurses' Association Store provide SNA members with the opportunity to attend conventions that allow them to gain professional connections, explore future career and educational opportunities, and learn about current legislative and healthcare issues in the nursing profession. The funds also go towards hosting parties and providing food for the general student body at SNA events.
Breakthrough to Nursing Chair: Kishania Williams
None of us would be here if we were not successful in our attempts to breakthrough to the nursing profession. And, let's face it, there is nothing easy about getting into nursing school. Kishania’s role is to make the road to nursing a little less intimidating and a lot less lonely. Ridiculously passionate about helping pre-nursing students achieve their dreams, Kishania is ready and willing to help all pre-nursing students prepare for UNF's School of Nursing application process.
Volunteer Chair: Kimmy Ginsburg
Whenever there is an SNA event coming up, you'll find the Volunteer Chair behind the scenes, helping to make the process go smoothly. The Volunteer Chair is responsible for gathering information about upcoming events and then properly disseminating the information across all platforms. Additionally, the Volunteer Chair is responsible for gathering volunteers and keeping track of their membership points as they participate in various SNA activities, such as fundraising events, charity drives, etc. Last but not least, this position helps to facilitate communication between the board, the members, and the advisors, in order to meet everyone's needs in regards to upcoming events.
If you ever have any questions about any upcoming events, or if you'd like to suggest a charity or volunteer opportunity, don't hesitate to contact me!
Legislative Chair: Gretchen Hawkins
As the Legislative Chairperson, Gretchen is directly responsible to the Executive Board and UNF SNA members. The Chairperson also receives and proposes new suggestions for amendments to our UNF SNA bylaws according to updated FNSA and NSNA standards, while reflecting the reality of UNF SNA’s processes. The Legislative Chair also submits all proposed amendments to the Executive Board and UNF SNA for review and approval by majority vote of the chapter. Additionally, Gretchen ensures the up-to-date SNA bylaws are accessible to all members year round.
Membership Co-Chairs: Shelin Keane and Taylor Lanier
The role of the membership chair is to encourage all nursing students within the UNF SON to join NSNA. The membership chair is responsible for promoting and encouraging recruiting efforts, and participating in student activities and education opportunities. They are also responsible for enrolling new members during Taking Flight as well as maintaining an updated list of current UNF SNA members from NSNA.
Public Relations Chair: Grace Woods
The role of Public Relations Chair is to utilize the media to inform the public of SNA activities. Additionally, the chair will manage the UNF SNA website and all UNF SNA social media platforms. Public Relations is crucial in organizing an active chapter with membership participation. Public Relations provides the face for our wonderful organization.
Fundraising/Social Chair: Jessica Goldstein
The Fundraising Chair's main responsibility is to organize and manage exciting fundraising events for our fellow nursing students. Within this chair, professional relationships and leadership role are established while implementing excellent events to bring together our SNA members to help fundraise. We work together with the Social Chair to combine our activities and events into our SNA social events.
Community Health Chair: Rebecca Kiggins
The role of the Community Health Chair is to develop an advocacy organization in support of community-based health care needs. The community health chair works to create alliances and partnerships with the public and private sectors to build stronger and healthier communities. One of our goals is to disseminate evidenced-based practices at the community level to address high prevalence and unique aspects of healthy living. Our aim is to promote and contribute to a culture of health and civility in our community by valuing the health and life of all persons.
CAPS Chair: Jacquelene de Graw
The Committee on Accelerated Program Students Chair is responsible for providing UNF SNA information to all other Accelerated Program students. The primary focus is on soliciting suggestions and ideas from other Accelerated Program students and providing these insights to the UNF SNA Executive Board.
FAN Chair: Taylor McKeon
The Committee on Freshman Admit Nursing Program Students Chair is responsible for providing UNF SNA information to all other Freshman Admit Nursing Program students. The primary focus is on soliciting suggestions and ideas from other Freshman Admit Nursing Program students and providing these insights to the UNF SNA Executive Board.