2020 Agendas

Sonoma State University Nursing Student Association

March 9, 2020 @1230, Alexander Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

a. Welcome

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  2. Pre-nursing Liason: New reminder app for info and reminders of meetings and events. Text “@prenurs1” to 81010
  3. Mentorship: Updates on incoming juniors. Orientation is May 1st at starting at 1600. More information to come! Please fill out mentorship survey. Pairing will be done around May (after events).
    • Possible club event: T shirt (tie dye) & movie night?
  4. Merchandising Director: Stickers for sale! 
  5. Associated Students thinking about allowing Venmo for the club.
  6. Volunteer Coordinator:
    • Expanding Your Horizons – March 28, 0800-1200, all spots are filled.
    • Seawolf Decision Day – April 4, 1100-1430, need volunteers. Sign up sheet will be uploaded to Facebook. (Several Seniors present agreed to volunteer as well).
  7. Clothing donation for Interlink (an SSU Community Psych Site) — thinking of tabling and having a bin in the nursing department. Need men’s clothes; socks, shoes, new underwear. Coats, long-sleeved clothes (men & women). Men’s clothes are needed, especially. More info to come.
  8. Karen Werder to talk about volunteer opportunity at the Wellness Center in SR. Nutrition education classes. Emphasis on managing diabetes. Contact Karen for more info. See Facebook page for contact info. Best days are Tues & Thurs 1130-1230.

III. Advisor Report:

  1. Any news of updates from Dr. Napoli?
    • Membership North- One day Conference on Sat, May 9th in the Cooperage at SSU. Minimal cost for lunch. Don’t have to be a member; Membership North is a good first conference to go to. If you would like to help, contact Kaitlin Suchanek.
    • May is Mental Health Awareness month. CNSA will be making a surrounding nursing students and mental health. Students are encouraged to write anonymous letters, which will be read by actors and filmed. Contact Caeli, Emily, or Rachel for more info,

IV. New Business:

  1. New-Grad Q&A Night: This Thursday, March 12th from 6-8pm in the Dry Creek Valley room. Featuring a panel of new grad nurses, talking about the new-grad experience, applying to jobs, interviewing, new grad programs, navigating the experience of being a new grad in general.
    1. We have 4 speakers coming, each from the graduating class of 2019.
  2. Vote to use club funds to buy $5 Thank You Gift Cards.
  3. Coming up! Nursing Q&A night: Wednesday, April 15th from 1-3pm. Location TBD
    • Panel of nursing students answer questions about applying to the nursing program, registering for classes, etc.
  4. NSNA Convention: “Nursing: The Most Magical Profession on Earth”
    • April 15-19 th 2020, Orlando, Florida.
    • Some of our club members are CNSA board members that will be attending the conference: Caeli, Kaitlin, Adriana, An
    • If this is something you are interested in, more information can be found on the NSNA website.

V. Announcements

  1. We will be ordering cords soon, so if anyone has any concerns talk to Hailey or Emily.
  2. Hours sheets: Remember to fill out your volunteer hour sheets and include any volunteer experiences or activities you participate in tis semester.
    • The form is also available on the Facebook page or the website.
    • Can also add any hours from last semester.
  3. Remaining meetings are at 1230 on: 4/13 and 5/11 in the Alexander Valley Room. If anyone wants a reminder flyer, come pick one up.
  4.  CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/. $40 for a year and $80 for two years. The more members, the more delegates we will have at the CNSA and NSNA Conventions.

VI. Open Forum:

a. Anyone have any questions/comments?

VII. Thank you and have a great day!


Sonoma State University Nursing Student Association

February 10, 2020 @1230, Alexander Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

a. Welcome

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  2. Mentorship: Ideas for mentor/mentee bonding activities
  3. Merchandise Director: stickers

III. Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli?
  2. Volunteer opportunity: Expanding Your Horizons– March 28 from 0800-1200

IV. New Business: 

  1. New-Grad Q&A Night: Thursday, March 12th from 6-8pm in the Dry Creek Valley room
    • Panel of new grad nurses: new-grad experience, applying to jobs, interviewing, new grad programs, navigating the experience of being a new grad in general
    • If anyone knows of any new-grads they would like to hear from, please contact Emily.
    • Introduction to Alumni Committee: Jessica Hanley
  2. Nursing Q&A night: Wednesday, April 15th from 1-3pm, Location TBD
    1. Panel of nursing students answer questions about applying to the nursing program, registering for classes, etc.
  3. NSNA Convention: “Nursing: The Most Magical Profession on Earth” 
    • April 15-19, 2020 in Orlando, Florida
    • Some of our club members are CNSA board members that will be attending the conference: Caeli, Kaitlin, Adriana, An.
    • If this is something you are interested in, more information can be found on the NSNA website.

VI: Announcements:

  1. Volunteer Opportunity: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing is looking for volunteers to help setup/breakdown their ceremony to induct new members of the Senior class. Saturday, February 22, in the cooperage.
    • Setup: 12:30-2:00, Breakdown: 3:30-5:00. If anyone is interested in helping out, please let me know. Juniors and Seniors can sign up on the Junior/Senior class page. 
  2. If anyone has any volunteer opportunities, please contact Lorna.
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
      • $40 for a year and $80 for two years
      • We want more delegates!
  4. Remember to pay annual dues! $5 for CNSA/NSNA members and $10 for non-members. Bring dues to Carrie at the next meeting. Seniors need to pay dues before we order honor cords.
  5. Meetings are at 1230 on: 3/9, 4/13, 5/11 in the Alexander Valley Room. If anyone wants a reminder flyer, come pick one up.
  6. Thank you and have a great day! 
  1. Ask to join Nursing Club on Sonoma Sync through your SSU account
  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. Open Forum:
    • Anyone have any questions/comments?
  2. Thank you and have a great day!

Sonoma State University Nursing Student Association

Agenda: January 27, 2020 at 1230pm, Alexander Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Welcome Back from Break
  2. Introduce New Officers
  3. Attendance roster: Club required to fill out attendance online with student involvement. This is why we need the ID # and whether or not dues are paid. If anyone is uncomfortable with this, they can come to be privately.
  4. Mi Futuro Recap- Does Anyone Want to Share Their Experience?

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Goals for club – some exciting things planned for this semester
    • Alumni Q&A Night, Prenursing Q&A night, SRJC Q&A, etc.
  2. . Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  3.  Any news, comments, or updates from other officers?
    • Mentorship director: sign up for a mentor if you have not already
    • Social Media: plug the Instagram and Facebook pages
    • Merchandise Director: Merch Announcements
    • Fundraising/Event Coordinator: Pens for sale and upcoming Dine and Donate

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli?
    • Volunteer Opportunity: Expanding Your Horizons – March 28 0800-1200

IV: New Business:

  1. Possible Q&A with new grads/alumni, if interested
    • Possible Q&A with SRJC nursing students for pre-nursing students
  2. NSNA Convention: “Nursing: The Most Magical Profession on Earth”
    • April 15-19th 2020, Orlando Florida
    • Some of our club members are CNSA board members that will be attending the conference: Caeli, Kaitlin, Adriana, and An.
    • If this is something you are interested in, more information can be found on the NSNA website.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 1230 on: 1/27, 2/10, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11 in the Alexander Valley Room
    • If anyone wants a reminder flyer, come pick one up
  2. If anyone has any volunteer opportunities, please bring them to Lorna.
  3. Tutoring opportunities for Nursing and Pre-nursing students: Crystal Barajas, DNP from UCSD, She is an RN in family medicine, tutors on Anatomy, Physiology, Women’s Health, Peds, Mental Health, Med-Surg, Primary Care, and NCLEX Review.
    • Emily will post her flyer for those interested
  4. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  5. Hours sheets- discussing the new method of submitting hours for honor cords
  6. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open Forum:
    • Anyone have any questions/comments?
  2. Thank you and have a great day!

2020 Agendas

Sonoma State University Nursing Student Association

Agenda: January 27, 2020 at 1230pm, Alexander Valley Room

I. Introductions and Recap:

  1. Welcome Back from Break
  2. Introduce New Officers
  3. Attendance roster: Club required to fill out attendance online with student involvement. This is why we need the ID # and whether or not dues are paid. If anyone is uncomfortable with this, they can come to be privately.
  4. Mi Futuro Recap- Does Anyone Want to Share Their Experience?

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Goals for club – some exciting things planned for this semester
    • Alumni Q&A Night, Prenursing Q&A night, SRJC Q&A, etc.
  2. . Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  3.  Any news, comments, or updates from other officers?
    • Mentorship director: sign up for a mentor if you have not already
    • Social Media: plug the Instagram and Facebook pages
    • Merchandise Director: Merch Announcements
    • Fundraising/Event Coordinator: Pens for sale and upcoming Dine and Donate

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Dr. Napoli?
    • Volunteer Opportunity: Expanding Your Horizons – March 28 0800-1200

IV: New Business:

  1. Possible Q&A with new grads/alumni, if interested
    • Possible Q&A with SRJC nursing students for pre-nursing students
  2. NSNA Convention: “Nursing: The Most Magical Profession on Earth”
    • April 15-19th 2020, Orlando Florida
    • Some of our club members are CNSA board members that will be attending the conference: Caeli, Kaitlin, Adriana, and An.
    • If this is something you are interested in, more information can be found on the NSNA website.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are at 1230 on: 1/27, 2/10, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11 in the Alexander Valley Room
    • If anyone wants a reminder flyer, come pick one up
  2. If anyone has any volunteer opportunities, please bring them to Lorna.
  3. Tutoring opportunities for Nursing and Pre-nursing students: Crystal Barajas, DNP from UCSD, She is an RN in family medicine, tutors on Anatomy, Physiology, Women’s Health, Peds, Mental Health, Med-Surg, Primary Care, and NCLEX Review.
    • Emily will post her flyer for those interested
  4. CNSA/NSNA Membership: Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  5. Hours sheets- discussing the new method of submitting hours for honor cords
  6. Check out our Facebook group and our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open Forum:
    • Anyone have any questions/comments?
  2. Thank you and have a great day!