2018 Minutes

January 29, 2018 Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Called to order at 12:05 pm

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Guest Speaker: Natalie Asemi, Senator of Science and Technology
    1. New Information from Student Government:
      1. Tuition Increase
        1. $278 increase beginning Fall 2018
          1. Campaign to stop the increase: Date and Time TBA
        2. Revision of GE pattern
          1. This will not affect the students now but will affect the Fall 2018 incoming class
        3. North Bay Science Challenge
        4. Mentoring Program
          1. STEM for young girls
      2. Information will be emailed to Sweden.
  2. Introduce new officers
  3. Mi Futuro event recap

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Goals for club from each officer:
    1. President:
      1. More involvement from the pre-nursing students by providing more events and helping them with getting into the nursing program.
    2. Vice President:
      1. What do we really need in our chapter from all levels of our participants.
    3. Secretary:
      1. New look of the website.
    4. Merchandise:
      1. Advertise one product a month.
    5. Events:
      1. More than one event a month.
    6. Mentorship:
      1. Bringing the relationship between the Santa Rosa Junior College Students and the Sonoma State Students closer to help the SRJC students find the resources and help they need.
  2. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance: $3727.18
    1. Cash in the cash box: $85
  3. Any news or updates from other officers
    1.  President:
      1. Social Chair elected:
        1. Andrea Leffew
      2. Boards in Darwin need to be updated
        1. If you have any pictures from the year then please send them to Sweden.
      3.  Orgsync
        1. Club membership information is on there.
        2. Bylaws are on there.
    2.  VP:
      1. Honor Cords
        1. Hours needed for the honor cords are now doubled.
        2. Google Doc for keeping track of the hours.
    3. Events:
      1. Lobo’s Fundraiser on February 5th, 2018 starting at 5 pm!

III. Advisor Reports:

  1. Any news or updates form Dr. Wilkosz
    1. No report

IV. New Business:

  1. Spring Club Fair:
    1. Wednesday, February 7th from 12-1:30pm
    2. 3-4 volunteers:
      1.  Emily
      2. Paul
      3. Andrew
      4. Paige
  2. Possible Q&A for Prelicensure BSN applicants, if interested
    1. Sweden will be stopping by the pre-nursing classes to promote another possible Q&A
  3. Sonoma Serves:
    1. Volunteer event that involves Sonoma State students and they go out into Sonoma County and volunteer with different organizations
  4. Geek Week:
    1. We need a representative to go to planning meetings each week up until  Geek Week.
    2. Meetings are on Fridays at 12pm
  5. Expanding Your Horizons:
    1. Saturday, April 14th
    2. 3-4 volunteers needed
      1.  Devyn
      2. Jessica Hemenway
      3.  Amby
      4.  Forrest
  6. NSNA Convention:
    1. “Nursing: Get Hooked! Insight, Inspiration, Ingenuity” — April 4th– 8th in Nashville, Tennessee.
    2. Volunteers from the Senior Class will be representing us.

V. Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 12pm on: 1/29, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/7 in the Alexander Valley Room
  2. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership:
    1. Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  4. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI. Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers
  2. Suggestions on meetings/ideas for the chapter for the future:
      1. Pre-Nursing Mentors with Nursing Students
      2. Q&A’s were helpful for the pre-nursing folks
      3. Group advising for pre-nursing students about classes, etc with Mary Ellen
      4. More guest speakers from different specialties
      5. “Ask Me About Nursing” buttons

Thank you and have a great day!


February 12, 2018  Meeting Minutes 

Called to order at 12:06

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Lobo’s Fundraiser:
    1. We raised approximately $200.00.
  2. Club Fair
    1. There was a lot of interest in the club.

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Vice President:
    1. Honor Cord tracking update:
      1. Still looking for the best system to use.
  2. Treasurer’s report: Bank account balance: $3927.18
  3. Merchandise:
    1. Vote on the board:
      1. From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use up to $150 for the logo creation of our club that will be used on all of the merchandise the club sells.
  4. Fundraiser:
    1. Another fundraiser: TBA
    2. Mixer with Pre-nursing and undeclared students: TBA
  5. Any news or updates from other officers

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Wilkosz
    1. No report

IV: New Business:

  1. Q&A for Prelicensure BSN applicants:
    1. Tuesday, February 13th, 5:30-6:30pm in Bennett Valley room
  2. Sonoma Serves: Saturday, March 10th, 9:30am-3pm
    1. Deadline to sign up is March 1st
    2. Information will be up on the Facebook page
  3. Helping to count the homeless in Sonoma County volunteer opportunity
  4. Possible meeting for guest speakers during last week in March
    1. Additional meeting will be arranged for guest speakers: TBA

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 12pm on: 1/29, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/7 in the Alexander Valley Room
  2. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership:
    1. Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  4. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers

Thank you and have a great day!


March 12, 2018  Meeting Minutes 

Called to order at 12:09

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Sonoma Serves:
    1. March 10th beginning at 9:00
    2. Volunteered at COST in Petaluma, CA

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Honor Cord tracking update:
    1. Link will be posted on the Website
    2. 30 points are need in order to earn your honor cord
    3. Contact Taralyn if you have questions or noticed any mistakes
      1. Taralyn’s contact information:
        1. Cell: 831-206-1035
        2. Email: ncssusecretary@gmail.com
  2. Vice President:
    1. Senior Honor Cords
      1. Vote on the board:
        1. From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use our money for buying the Seniors’ graduation honor cords.
  3. Events: Swirltime Fundraiser on Tuesday, April 3rd from 11am-10pm
    1. Percentage of the profits goes to our club
  4. Treasurer: bank account balance
    1. $177 to be added to total
  5. Any news or updates from other officers
    1.  Merchandise:
      1. Logo came in and will be posted on Facebook
      2. Possible name change Logo will be posted as well

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Wilkosz
    1. Searching for new scrubs for next year
      1. Uniform 5
        1. Grey’s Anatomy scrubs
        2. Will tailor and apply patches for next year
    2. Nursing Class or 2020
      1. 400 applicants
      2. 256 eligible applicants

IV: New Business:

  1. Seawolf Decision Day: Saturday, April 7th
    1. 4 or 5 volunteers are needed for tabling
    2. 6 volunteers needed for panel
  2. Expanding Your Horizons: Saturday, April 14th, 11am-1pm
    1. 4 volunteers needed
  3. Girl Scouts’ First Aid Badge event: Saturday, April 21st, 10am-2pm
    1. Volunteers needed
    2. Lizzy Soto from the Senior Class is the contact for the event
  4. Guest Speakers Night is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, April 24th from 5-7pm
    1. Cooperage 3 in Sauvignon Village
  5. Relay For Life: Friday, April 27th, 11am-9pm
    1. Karen’s Psychiatric clinical group can go for the beginning of the day
    2. Other clinical groups can attend after clinicals
    3. More volunteers needed

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 12pm on: 1/29, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/7 in the Alexander Valley Room
  2. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA:
    1. https://nsnamembership.org/
  4. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers

Thank you and have a great day!


April 9th, 2018  Meeting Minutes 

Called to order at 12:06 

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Guest Speakers
    1. Meghan, from Senior class, discussing possible donation opportunity
      1. Vote on the board:
        1. From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use club money for donating $300.00 for pins for the Tiba Foundation.
    2. Student Involvement Representative
      1. Student Involvement Awards
        1. RSVPs are open
    3. Piner High School STEM field trip to SSU
    4. Swirl Time Fundraiser
      1. $30.00 was raised from the fundraiser
    5. Seawolf Decision Day

II. Officer Reports:

  1. President:
    1. NSNA constituency
    2. Approve donation amount for Tiba Foundation
    3. Vote on the board:
      1. From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use club money for buying food for the Guest Speakers’ Night on April 24th.
  2. Secretary:
    1. Vote on the board:
      1. From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use club money for the website renewal.
  3. Merchandise:
    1. Shirts and jackets campaign total
    2. Vote on the board:
      1. From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use $250.00 of club money for 125 decal stickers.
  4. Treasurer:
    1. Bank account balance: $3801.22 + $510.00 from the fundraisers
  5. Fundraiser:
    1. Get together event with the new incoming Junior class on May 11th.
  6. Any news or updates from other officers

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli (Welcome Back!)
    1. No report

IV: Upcoming Events:

  1. Expanding Your Horizons: Saturday, April 14th, 11am-1pm
  2. Guest Speakers Night: Tuesday, April 24th from 5-7pm
  3. Relay For Life: Friday, April 27th, 11am-9pm
    1. Name: Nursing Club
    2. Cancer Ideas

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 12pm on: 1/29, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/7 in the Alexander Valley Room
  2. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  4. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers

Thank you and have a great day!


May 7th, 2018  Meeting Minutes 

Called to order at 12:04

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Expanding Your Horizons and Guest Speakers’ Night

II. Officer Reports:

  1. President: Nursing Club donated $300 to Tiba Foundation, ideas for earning second honor cord
  2. Vice President: vote on purchase of Nursing Club t-shirt for Lobo
    1. From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use club money for buying a nursing club t-shirt for Lobo.
  3. Merchandise: decals, plus shirts’ and jackets’ campaigns reopened
  4. Treasurer: bank account balance
  5. Any news or updates from other officers

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli
    1. New Junior Nursing Student Orientation on August 15th in Schulz 3001.

IV: Upcoming Events:

  1. CNSA CPR Block Party on campus
  2. CNSA Membership Meeting North, June 2nd @ Samuel Merritt University in Oakland from 8am-3pm. Pre-register through link on Facebook page.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meeting dates for next semester will be announced on the Facebook group
  2. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  4. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers

Thank you and enjoy your summer vacation!


August 29th, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Called to order at 14:00

I. Welcome:

  1. Officer Introductions, get to know us!

II. Officer Reports:

  1. President: Honor cord requirement update and vote, NSNA/CNSA Membership
    1. NSNA
      1. Bring in proof of membership to the next meeting
    2. New requirement:
      1. CNSA: blue and gold cord
      2. NSNA: Pastel colors cord
  2. Secretary: Website renewal cost
  3. Merchandise: Decals for sale, Vests for sale
    1. Ask Kelsea if you want a sticker
      1. 1 for $3 or 2 for $5
    2. Working on a new logo and new merchandise to come in September
    3. Left over vests ($40 each) in the nursing department office
  4. Treasurer: Bank account balance, Club dues
    1. Account: 3782.25
    2. $0 in spending
    3. $0 in deposits
    4.  Dues:
      1. NSNA Members: $5
      2. Nonmembers: $10 per year
  5. Membership: Email list
    1. Mentor/Mentee get together is next Wednesday
  6. Any news or updates from other officer
    1. Events coming up:
      1. Lobos: October 8th  5-11
      2. Chipotle: October. 9th 4-8

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli
    1. Guest Speakers:
      1. Proposed Date: Oct. 2
      2. Fall 2019 Nursing Applications Open: December 1-Jan. 31
    2. Nursing Info session: Oct. 1st
    3. National Conference:
      1. Utah: April 3rd through the 7th
      2. More information on the CNSA website

IV: Upcoming Events:

  1. Bike for MS: Waves to Wine 2018, Saturday and Sunday September 22nd-23rd, First aid volunteers needed to assist at medical tents. Various locations available
  2. CSU East Bay Breakthrough to Nursing for Pre-Nursing students, Saturday September 29th, 11am-5pm. Learn about other schools’ programs and requirements.
  3. Nursing Department Info Session: Monday October 1st, 3-4pm
  4. CNSA Convention: Right Now. Innovate, Engage, Lead. October 5-7th in Visalia, CA
    1. Register for convention by September 19th to receive early bird discount. Need final headcount by September 7th to book hotel accommodations with discount.
    2. Deadline to candidate: Sept 1st on CNSA convention website officer position

V: Announcements:

  1. Meeting dates for this semester: 8/29, 9/12, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5
  2. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  4. Join our Facebook group and check our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

Enjoy the potluck and have a great semester!


September 12th, 2018  Meeting Minutes

Called to order at 14:00

I. Introductions and Recap:

II. Officer Reports:

  1. President: vote on honor cords, collect NSNA membership proof
    1. Honor cord hours:
      1. From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted that the CSNA cord would be provided to students that met the 30 hour requirement, and students that met the 42 hour requirement would be provided with the NSNA cord.
  2. Membership: NSNA info brochures, membership dues
  3. Merchandise: decals for sale, vests for sale
  4. Events: Lobo’s Fundraiser Monday 10/8, 5-11pm; Chipotle Tuesday 10/9, 4-8pm
  5. Treasurer’s report: vote on use of funds for CNSA hotel room, bank account balance
    1. From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to pay for a hotel room for the CNSA convention. It was $267.56.
  6. Any news or updates from other officers

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli

IV: Upcoming Events:

  1. CSU East Bay Breakthrough to Nursing for Pre-Nursing students, Saturday September 29th, 11am-5pm. Learn about other schools’ programs and requirements.
  2. Nursing Department Info Session: Monday October 1st, 3-4pm
  3. CNSA Convention: Right Now. Innovate, Engage, Lead. October 5-7th in Visalia, CA
  4. Sonoma Serves: Saturday October 13th, 10am-3pm

V: Announcements:

  1. Meeting dates for this semester: 8/29, 9/12, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5 at 2pm in the Alexander Valley Room
  2. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  4. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers

Thank you and have a great day!


October 3rd , 2018  Meeting Minutes

Called to order at 14:00

I: Introductions and Recap

II. Officer Reports:

  1. President: collect NSNA membership proof, Club elections will happen at our next meeting on 11/7
  2. Merchandise: decals for sale, updates on upcoming merch items
  3. Events: Lobo’s Fundraiser- Monday 10/8, 5-11pm; Chipotle- Tuesday 10/9, 4-8pm
  4. Secretary: honor cords’ tracking update
  5. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance, collect membership dues at end of meeting
  6. Any news or updates from other officers

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli

IV: Upcoming Events:

  1. CNSA Convention: Right Now. Innovate, Engage, Lead. October 5-7th in Visalia, CA
  2. Sonoma Serves: Saturday October 13th, 10AM-3PM
  3. North Bay Science Discovery Day: Saturday October 27th, 10AM-4PM, at Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa
  4. Nursing Guest Speakers’ Night: Tuesday October 30th, 6:30-8:30PM, in Cooperage 1

V: Announcements:

  1. Meeting dates for this semester: 8/29, 9/12, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5 at 2pm in the Alexander Valley Room
  2. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  4. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers

Thank you and have a great day!


November 7th , 2018  Meeting Minutes

Called to order at 14:00

I. Recap:

  1. CNSA Convention, Sonoma Serves, Discovery Day, and Guest Speakers’ Night

II. Officer Reports:

  1. President and Vice President: Bylaws discussion and vote
  2. Treasurer: Bank account balance
  3. Any news or updates from other officers

III. Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli

IV. Upcoming Events:

  1. Skills’ Lab Tour for Pre-Nursing Students: Wednesday, November 28th in Nichols’ Hall
  2. Mi Futuro: Friday, January 11th, 2019 in SSU Ballrooms

V. 2019 Officer Elections:

  1. Candidate Statements
  2. Vote by paper ballot
  3. Elected Officers’ names will be posted to Facebook page by 6PM

VI. Announcements:

  1. Meeting dates for this semester: 8/29, 9/12, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5 at 2pm in the Alexander Valley Room
  2. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  4. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VII. Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers

Thank you and have a great day!