2019 Minutes

2019 Meeting Minutes

Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

January 28, 2018 12:03pm, Alexander Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. New Officer Introductions
  2. Mi Futuro Recap
    • Volunteer event: taught CPR
  3. Club Name Change
    • Potentially change to Sonoma State Nurses Association in December.
    • It did not pass for this semester
    • From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to change the name of the club to Sonoma State Nurses Association for next semester.

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
    • No reports.
  2. Any news or updates from other officers

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli

IV: New Business:

  1. Spring Club Fair: Monday, February 4 from 11:30-1:00 pm (details TBD)
    • Maybe some volunteers from Junior class take over.
  2. Possible Q&A for Prelicensure BSN applicants, if interested
    • Members were interested.
    • Date will be determined when schedules are compared.
  3. Guest Speaker Night- requests for speakers?
    • Nurses from community.
    • Types of nurses requested: email Caeli with interests.
  4. Blood Drive-Thursday, January 31 at 10
    • Talk to Jessica if any questions. youngje@sonoma.edu
  5. Volunteering Opportunities at Bayer Farm
    • Community farms and gardens: can help with farm and community garden.
    • Bring any new volunteering ideas to Jessica.
  6. NSNA Convention: “Ignite Your Passion: Lighting the Way for Excellence!” April 3-7, 2019. Salt Palace  Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • If anyone is interested email Caeli. matanky@sonoma.edu
    • Nursing club can try to cover some of the expenses depending on how many are interested the price may change.
    • One price for entry, $110 ticket, doesn’t matter how many days the participants want to attend.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 12pm on: 1/28, 2/18, 3/11, 4/15, 5/6 in the Alexander Valley Room
    • If you can’t make the meeting because of class, you are still welcome to be involved in Nursing Club.
  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
  5. Senior student came to share the fundraiser for their pinning ceremony.

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers
    • Have a meeting with Nursing students to discuss the prerequisites for the nursing program and how to succeed in them.
    • Getting more volunteer work.
    • Figuring out study habits.
    • Tutoring at LARK- It is free and through the school that will help with prerequisites.
    • Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital has volunteer opportunities that will be discussed with Jessica.

Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

February 18th, 2019  12:00pm, Alexander Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Bayer Farm Event Recap: Did not happen, it was cancelled due to rain. Will sign up for next months event.

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
    • New order account for merchandise will be put up soon. There are many options in the works.
      • University Tee’s: sweatshirts, stickers, zip-down jackets.
      • Price unknown at the moment. The price will go down with greater orders
      • From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use the logo designed by Sabrina for the Nursing Club merchandise. 

III. Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli

IV. New Business:

  1. SSU Educational Family Summit- March 16, 12-2
    • Nursing student booth will be held.
      • We will need volunteers.
    • Additional information will be on the Nursing Club Facebook page.
  2. Guest Speaker Night- April 9, 2019 7-10
    • Cooperage 3
    • In the process of finding speakers.
      • If any requests comment on facebook post, email officers or talk to officers at the next meeting.

V. Guest Speaker: Dr. Michelle Kelly

  1. She is a BSN program and Masters program educator here at SSU.
  2. General Education: meant to enhance the liberal arts.
  3.  There are changes occurring to the GE pattern:
    • Normal pattern: fulfill lower division GE.
    • Nursing: fulfills upper division GE.
    • Pre-Nursing students have priority registration. This registration exists because SSU Nursing School need a high graduation rate, so the trend of classes must be available to us.
      • Some people find it unethical that students are paying more for outside classes online or the CLEPT so that they can graduate on time.
      • That money goes away from Sonoma State.
        • There are 5 surrounding Junior College Nursing schools in service area. Junior colleges graduate 300 ADN students per year, however, here at SSU we only graduate 24 in the BSN program per year.
    • Making more more online classes in the GE pattern:
      • Nursing Students have more units than most majors.
        • Showing there is a problem getting other GE’s, like ethnic studies, more readily available through SSU.
      • Our portal for taking online classes is only available to full-time students.
  4. Administration wants to examine what kind of barriers to the Nursing Program are created by the GE pattern, because students don’t get the classes fulfilled.
    • She urges students to meet with their representatives to help voice concerns: transfer from Junior College into the CSU system.
    • Priority is given to Nursing students so that they can complete the GE upper division and graduate on time.
  5. Area E: Psych 302, has been removed from the GE pattern for students starting in Fall 2020.
    • Students will only need lower division area E.
    • Rachel Napoli will be the advisor for the Fall 2020 Nursing cohort.

VI. Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 12pm on: 1/28, 2/18, 3/11, 4/15, 5/6 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

Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

March 11th, 2019  12:00pm, Alexander Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Meeting the incoming class

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
    • Dine and Donates:
      • We have a Mary’s Pizza fundraiser- March 12th
      • Swirl Time 11 am-10 pm fundraiser – March 26th
      • Chipotle 5-9 pm- April 8th
    • Merch is out, send in order forms ASAP.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli
    • none

IV: New Business:

  1. SSU Educational Family Summit- March 16, 12-2
    • Still open to volunteers. Spanish speaking volunteers are wanted.
  2. Guest Speaker Night- April 9, 2019 7-9:30 in Cooperage
    • Forensic nurse, Dermatology nurse and more.
  3. Bayer Farm Take Two! Saturday, April 20th 9am-12pm. See Facebook Poll
    • Coordinate carpools on the nursing club Facebook.
  4. Volunteering at Redwood Empire Food Bank
    • Details TBD
  5. LARC Hiring Info Session: Tuesday, March 26 5pm-6 (general info), 6-7 (SI Leaders)
    • General info: Peer tutors, Writing center tutors…etc.
    • B or better in the class to tutor.
  6. Voting on using club funds to pay for honor cords.
    • From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use club funds to pay for the honor cords.
      • There is 8 CNSA cords ($150-for 10) and 8 NSNA cords ($100- for 10)
      • $250 total from the funds of the Nursing club to pay for all the cords.
  7. Vote on using club funds to buy our speakers gift cards as a thank you.
    • From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to pay for a gift for guest speakers with the club funds.
  8. Vote on using club funds to pay for NSNA registration
    • From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted for Nursing club to cover the $130 to pay for registration fee for the one member who wants to go to the NSNA Conference in Utah. 
  9. Human Race Event, May 4-  Kaitlin Suchanek
  10. Alumni Committee:
    • Cannot be members officially to keep the ratios of current student members equal.
    • Activities: Advice, support and inform nursing students as working nurses.
      • Can also step in as another resource for volunteers.
    • Graduate Pre Licensure Classes- who work in the area.
    • This is a volunteering opportunity and open for those who are interested. No nominations.
    • Members will be announced at the April meeting.

V. Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 12pm on: 1/28, 2/18, 3/11, 4/15, 5/6 in the Alexander Valley Room
  2. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  3. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI. Open Forum:

  1. Sweatpants order form has been opened again.

Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

April 15th, 2019 12:00 pm, Alexander Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Introduce our guest from the SRJC Nursing Club
  2. Seawolf Decision Day Recap
    • Many were interested in SSU Nursing and had lots of questions.
  3. Guest Speaker Night Recap
    • Six nurses came and talked about being an ER nurse, ER forensics, Pediatrics, Lactation consultant, Surgical nursing, and Dermatology nurse.
  4. Introducing Our Alumni Committee: Jessica Hanley, Andrea Leffew, Matthew Marshall
    • Elected by class of 2019 and will continue to be involved as mentors and in the skills lab.
  5. Andrea Leffew Shares Her Experiences at the NSNA National Conference   
    • NCLEX reviews: broke down the test, and has a review book. It was a good take away.
    • Talked about doing vital signs through Bluetooth, and how that would help home health care.
    • Genetic counseling is something nurses may need to learn about in the future.
    • Got certified for Disaster Shelter license through the Red Cross. This allows being able to sign up and be a volunteer for Disaster shelters like during the recent fires and floods.
    • ENA: Emergency Nurses Association, has resources.

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
    • Janelle: two potential volunteer events-1) Baby Closet: washing and sorting clothes for moms. 2) Volunteer to help visitors in the waiting room at the ER.
      • Sign ups needed to show interest in events.
    • Sabrina: Merchandise has enough to purchase all the materials.
      • Choices for methods of payment are to pay upfront with the club card OR set up an invoice to pay once we receive the order.
    • Fundraising: We made $20 with Swirl Time.
    • Volunteering Opportunities:
      • BRMC mass Casualty at Berekely on Sunday, April 28th, 9-1 pm. Participants will get handed patient cards and you act it out the patient for the Club members to practice speaking to patients.
      • Volunteers for the blood drive: Tuesday, April 30th

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli

IV: New Business:

  1. Bayer Farm Workday- Saturday, April 20th 9am-12pm. Meet at the Farm at 8:50, carpool will meet at SSU at 8:30
  2. Blood Drive- Tuesday, April 30th 10am-3pm in the Mckinley Gym  
  3. Human Race- Saturday, May 4th, 8am-11am, Nursing club members are welcome.
    • At 11 am there is a barbeque potluck in Santa Rosa for the participants, please ask Kaitlin Suchanek for address.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 12pm on: 1/28, 2/18, 3/11, 4/15, 5/6 in the Alexander Valley Room
    • Potluck at the next meeting on May 6th in celebration of the last meeting.
  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

Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

May 6th, 2019  12:00pm, Alexander Valley Room

  1.  Introductions and Recap: none
  2.  Officer Reports: none
  3. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  4. Any news or updates from other officers

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli

IV: New Business:

  1. See Facebook for Volunteer opportunities

V: Guest Speaker:

  1. Vitalant Representative to speak about opportunities for new grad nursing students
    • Working in Blood banks.

VI: Announcements:

  1. Meeting times for next semester will be announced via Facebook once the room reservations have been finalized.
    • Meetings next year will most likely be at 4pm on Monday.

VII: Potluck


Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

August 26, 2019, 1600-1700, Bennet Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Officer Introductions 

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
    • Peer mentors are available for sign up during the meeting.
    • Volunteer opportunity: In contact with Cindy’s Race, to have a first-aid booth.
      • Will ask whos interested over facebook page: Sonoma State University Nursing Club/SSU CNSA
    • Instagram: ssunursingclub
    • Dues: Regular Club Membership $10, CNSA membership: $5

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli 
    • Introductions
    • Webinar- for the CNSA Conference. Information will be posted on the SSU Nursing Club Facebook page.

IV: New Business: 

  1. Bike MS: Waves to Wine- Volunteers needed September 21 & 22, sign up on the Bike MS Website.
    • Raises money for MS
    • Needs help at checkpoints.
  2. Q&A for Prelicensure BSN applicants 10/8 @ 1630 in the cooperage (to be confirmed)
    • A chance for those who want to apply to the SSU Nursing Program to ask questions to current Nursing Students.
    • Large Department info session: Monday, Oct. 21th, 4:30-6 pm.
  3. Guest Speaker Night 11/12 @ 1800 in the cooperage (to be confirmed)- request for speakers? 
    • Nurses from the community involved.
    • Want to have speakers of professions you are interested in, we will post for feedback on Facebook.
  4. Stethoscope Raffle 
    • Option to buy raffle tickets: $2 per ticket
    • Buy $10 or more of tickets and get a complimentary Stethoscope sleeve: Monkey, Frog or Duck.
    • Cash only.
  5. Health Awareness Event Planning  
    • Creating events centered around “Breast Cancer Awareness”, “Bullying Awareness” and more.
    • Will attempt Fundraising for the awareness month event.
    • Those interested in being a part of creating these committees to plan this event will sign up at the meeting or contact Caeli.
  6. CNSA State Convention: “Creating the Future by Leading the Way” October 11-13, Pomona, CA
    • CNSA: Registration is open NOW.
      • Grant for Registration expenses- 10 students are being covered. If you are one of the first 10 to turn in your receipt, then the refund will be covered.
      • 1- year membership: $35 new member, $40 to renew.
      • 2- year membership: $70 new member
    • Running for the State Board – Deadline is 9/15
      • Friday: if interested in running for the state board.
    • Early Bird Registration until 9/20
    • Most people will attend the October 12-13th.
      • This convention helps with information about nursing and finding connections to get a job.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 1600- 8/26, 9/9, 11/4, 12/2 Bennet Valley Room, 10/7 Sonoma Valley Room
  2. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  3. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: SSU Graduate; Andrea Leffew speaks about how the Nursing Club has helped her in her first job

  1. Graduated in Spring 2019.
  2. Temp position in Marin Community Health.
    • Acute CD- most recently dealt with a case of meningitis.
    • Originally she had wanted to be a part of the ED nursing.
  3. The nursing club provided the foundation for her.
    • Experiences through nursing club helped her have more confidence in her job.
  4. The application to get a job must get past the computer: need to have keywords that the computer can recognize.
  5. Her experiences in the nursing club have paid off: Conferences, volunteer work, and memberships.

VI: Open Forum


Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

September 9, 2019, 1600, Bennet Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Officer Introductions 
  2. Health Awareness Event

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance is $3,294.84
    • Dues are due: $5 with CNSA membership and $10 without.
    • In Spring all dues will be $15.
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
    • Fundraising events: swirl time, Krispy Kreme, and any other ideas are welcome
    • Signed up for Oct 26th, for the North Bay Discovery Day: teaches children about how to properly wash hands.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli 

IV: New Business: 

  1. Bike MS: Waves to Wine- Volunteers needed September 21 & 22, sign up on the Bike MS Website 
  2. Q&A for Prelicensure BSN applicants 10/8 @ 1630 in Ballroom C 
    • Encourage all to come.
  3. Guest Speaker Night 11/12 @ 1800 in the Sonoma Valley Room 
  4. Be the Match Chapter Challenge Event 
  5. Stethoscope Raffle 
  6. FNSNA Scholarships- deadline is January 17, 2020  
  7. CNSA State Convention: “Creating the Future by Leading the Way” October 11-13, Pomona, CA
    • Running for the State Board – Deadline is 9/15 
    • CNSA: Registration is open NOW.
      • Grant for Registration expenses- 10 students are being covered. If you are one of the first 10 to turn in your receipt, then the refund will be covered.
      • 1- year membership: $35 new member, $40 to renew.
      • 2- year membership: $70 new member
    • Running for the State Board – Deadline is 9/15
      • Friday: if interested in running for the state board.
    • Early Bird Registration until 9/20
    • Most people will attend the October 12-13th.
      • This convention helps with information about nursing and finding connections to get a job

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 1600- 8/26, 9/9, 11/4, 12/2 Bennet Valley Room, 10/7 Sonoma Valley Room
  2. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  3. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum

  1. Best Buddies: international Organization
    • SSU can sign up with an adult with special needs from age 18-74.
    • You get hours for hanging out with the person on your time.
      • These hours contribute to the honor cords for Nursing Club.
    • Once a month meeting with other members.
    • Info night later this month: put down name and information.

Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

October 7, 2019, 1600, Sonoma Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Reimbursement for Convention Registration
  2. Health Awareness Event: quick check-in after the meeting.

II. Officer Reports:

  • Treasurer’s report: bank account balance 
    • Around $3,000 in our account.
  • Any news or updates from other officers
    • NorthBay Discovery Day: Really fun science fair at the Petaluma Fair Grounds.
      • Oct 21st
      • Will be on a facebook post on Nursing Clubs Page.
    • Donor Recruitment Event: Be the Match Challenge.
      • Tues, Dec 12th.
      • The training day will be planned after sign-ups.
    • Send all volunteer hours to Janelle.
    • Shadowing Nurses: a google doc will be formed for sign-ups soon as there are locations available.
    • Volunteering for the Santa Rosa Hospital.
      • Be aware that it takes a long time for all the paperwork to be approved.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli 
    • She will be present at the convention this upcoming weekend.
    • Applications open in the Fall, Informational meeting on October 21st.

IV: New Business: 

  1. Q&A for Prelicensure BSN applicants 10/8 @ 1630 in Ballroom C 
    • For those looking to apply to the SSU Nursing Program.
  2. Guest Speaker Night 11/12 @ 1800 in the Sonoma Valley Room 
    • FNP, School Nurse with acute care background, Labor and Delivery Nurse and MORE!
    • Great chance to see and hear from those in the profession.
  3. Be the Match Chapter Challenge Event 
  4. Stethoscope Raffle 
  5. FNSNA Scholarships- deadline is January 17, 2020  
  6. CNSA State Convention: “Creating the Future by Leading the Way” October 11-13, Pomona, CA
    • There are three hotel rooms that the Nursing club booked, it will be four people to a room.
  7. Board Elections: At the November meeting.
    • Need to pay dues to be eligible for running for the Board position and also to vote for board members.
  8. Alumni:
    • Matt Marshall and Jessica spoke about their role and provided themselves as a resource.

V. Board Position Descriptions

  • President
    • Making sure there is a cohesive board
    • Write the agenda
    • Run the meetings
    • Contact for faculty advisor and student involvement and CNSA
    • Report on the club and how many CNSA members our club has.
    • Run the Health Awareness event
    • Coordinating events
  • Vice President
    • Take Role at meeting
    • Tracks hours for volunteer events
  • Treasurer
    • Monitor funds going in and out of the cash box
    • Assist with purchases
    • Announce the total at meetings
  • Secretary/Webmaster
    • Uploading agendas and typing out minutes for the website
  • Volunteer Coordinator
    • Seek out and coordinate volunteer opportunities
  • Pre Nursing Liaison
    • Spread the word about the nursing club to Pre Nursing
    • Works with Mentorship Director
  • Marketing/Merchandise
    • Help with ordering
    • Work with treasurer
    • Design and create merchandise
  • Event Coordinator
    • Apply for fundraising events to raise money for the club
  • Mentorship Director
    • Facilitate mentorship between seniors and juniors
    • Connect pre-nursing with nursing majors
    • Help faculty facilitate skills lab help
  • Social Media Director
    • Keep up the social media presence
    • Send out updates

SIGN UP FOR OFFICER POSITIONS HERE:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WDLHH9X

VI. Announcements 

  1. Meetings are at 1600- 8/26, 9/9, 11/4, 12/2 Bennet Valley Room, 10/7 Sonoma Valley Room
  2. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  3. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VII. Open Forum


Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

November 12, 2019, 1600, Bennett Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. The Kincaid Fire 
    • Help and support available with faculty.
  2. CNSA Conference Recap 
    • Delegates did well in representing SSU
    • Three of our members were voted into the CNSA Board!
    • We nominated Dr. Rachel Napoli for being an amazing help for all of us.
  3. Health Awareness Event Recap
  4. Pre Nursing Q&A Recap: good turn out!

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
    1. To track hours here is a google link, please log your volunteer hours here: (it is also on the facebook page) https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5yUFS8CZ7AJHE0ONNUN_HoUzbKUiAMyWIF2-TDqymDvFbig/viewform?fbclid=IwAR1DyBbg_ralog0ymOji7r3NHlNV0TxKOBiFp3Fr6NXLZphl34XlCnKjDXU
    2. North Bay Discovery Day was not able to happen due to the fires.
    3. Mary’s Pizza Fundraiser MOVED to Weds Nov 20th: All day.
      1. Show flyer or mention the nursing club.
    4. No Krispy Kreme fundraiser.

III. Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli
    • She will miss the old Officers but is excited about the new Officers!
  2. Updates on reimbursement from associated students 
    1. If you decide to pursue a reimbursement: Photocopy front and back of the card used to purchase the CNSA Conference Pass, Social Security and fill out the form required by ASP.

IV. New Business: 

  1. Guest Speaker Night 11/12 @ 1800 in the Sonoma Valley Room 
    • From a vote using a secret ballot, members of the club voted to use club funds to pay for $30 of the club funds for gift cards for thank you’s.
  2. Be the Match Chapter Challenge Event 
  3. Stethoscope Raffle 
  4. FNSNA Scholarships- deadline is January 17, 2020  
    • For members only, highly recommended.
    • FNSNA.org website
    • It depends on graduation date.
  5. Election of the 2020-2021 Board 
    • From a vote using a secret ballot that is posted on facebook, members of the club voted for a new board:
      • President: Emily Neff
      • Vice President: Hailey Gilson
      • Treasurer: Carrie Butulia
      • Secretary/Webmaster: Samantha de Roque
      • Volunteer Coordinator: Lorna Roberts
      • Pre-Nursing Liason: Stephanie Murphy
      • Marketing-Merch Creator: Erin Fraumeni
      • Event Coordinator/Fundraising: Alix LeLaurin
      • Mentorship Director: Jordan Weinberg
      • Social Media Director: Lydia Barrett-McGrath

CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME NEW BOARD!!

VI: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 1600- 8/26, 9/9, 11/4, 12/2 Bennet Valley Room, 10/7 Sonoma Valley Room
  2. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  3. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VII: Open Forum

  1. Where does the Club money go?
    • Goes to pay for conventions, club activities, the rooms, registration, and reimbursements for club spending on equipment.

Cheers to the new board and a great new year in the nursing club!!


Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

December 2, 2019 @1600, Bennett Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. New Officer Introductions
  2. Club Name Change
    • Will be changed to Sonoma State Nursing Student Association.  

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
    • Jordan, new Mentorship Coordinator, will be sending out surveys to Juniors and Seniors at the end of the month regarding their experiences with mentorship. 
    • Alix, new Event Coordinator/Fundraising Chair, announced that we sold $419 worth of Nursing Club pens.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli
    • none

IV: New Business:

  1. Mi Futuro event- 1/10/20 from 0930-1645 at Sonoma State Student Center Grand Ballroom
  2. Guest speaker Musetta Perezarce, RN, BSN, Co-Founder of Mi Futuro.
    • Musetta spoke regarding Mi Futuro and volunteer sign-ups. Opportunity to help introduce Sonoma County high schoolers to the healthcare profession.
    • Link to sign up on SSU/NSA Facebook group.
    • Most needed spot was 1015-1215. Can sign up as a Table Mentor and you will lead a discussion for 10 minutes. Just show up in your school scrubs and you will be given instructions.
    • Make sure to complete the Student Registration as well, for grant purposes.
    • Caeli also discussed opportunities to volunteer in the medical tent, teaching hands-only CPR. Last year, some students did this with Michael from CCTI.

V: Announcements:

  1. Next meeting TBA– will be late January.
  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