2017 Minutes

January 25th, 2017 meeting minutes

Meeting Called to Order at 10:05 am

No snack provided

I. Old Business:

Thank you to previous officers.

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance: total balance TBA
  2. Any news or updates from other officers: Devin: honor cord hours, Natalie: add new members to email list.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli
      • Expanding Your Horizons Event: To take place at Santa Rosa Junior College on April first. Middle school students will attend to play games to learn about different health care professions. Sign up for volunteer opportunities, need 6-8 volunteers.
      • Seawolf decision day is the same weekend as nursing conference need volunteers. Need two pre-nursing students and two nursing students to speak with students interested in the programs and the volunteers will work in two hour intervals.

    The Pantry:

      • Rachel is waiting on nomination to join the committee as the faculty advisor for the pantry. (The pantry a resource where students can receive items they need such as shampoo or other items).

IV: New Business:

CNSA/NSNA Membership:

  • Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
  • All students can join and become involved! Membership is recommended.
  • Geek Week: March –We need a representative from the nursing club to go to planning meetings each week up until Geek Week – first meeting is Jan. 29th: meetings are every Tuesday at 10am. Geek week is in March, date TBA.
  • NSNA Convention: “Think Big: Nursing on a Global Scale” — April 5th – April 9th in Dallas, Texas. Let us know if you are interested contact the club president, need to start fundraising. Fall conference will be in Pomona. Need a headcount on who is interested in attending the conference in Texas.
  1. July 29th Saturday membership north CNSA convention at Sac State.
  2. Want to get more involved in CNSA? Go to the website to sign up for CNSA committees and email the chairs to get involved.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are: 01/25, 02/08, 03/08, 04/12, 05/10 in the Alexander Valley Room, 2nd floor Student Center. Sign up for emails.
  2. Check out our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com
  • Blood Drive on campus tomorrow 01/26 from 10 am – 3 pm in the Mt. McKinley Gym – anyone who donates gets free Six Flags tickets. Donate!

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers.
  2. Fundraising ideas: Lobos, swirl time fundraiser idea, possible t-shirt sales.

     Thank you and have a great day! 


Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

February 8th, 2017  10:00am, Alexander Valley Room

Meeting Called to order at 10:06am

No snacks provided

I.Old Business:

  1. Thank you to everyone who came to the Nursing Q&A last night: Went well.
  2. Congratulations to the seniors who joined Sigma Theta Tau last weekend!
  3. Club Tabling today 11:30am-1:30pm.

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance: TBA.
  2. Any news or updates from other officers.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli: Not here today.

IV: New Business:

  1. CNSA/NSNA Membership:
    • Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/.
    • All students can join and become involved!
    • Reminder – CNSA is looking for members for committees – go to cnsa.org and get involved!
  2. Geek Week: Any news from our representative. Jessica: Geek week will be March 19th-25th in Darwin quad. Shirts are grey with purple lettering. Need a head count for capture the flag team, need approximately six members. Contact Jessica on the Facebook page if interested.
  3. NSNA Convention: “Think Big: Nursing on a Global Scale” — April 5th – April 9th in Dallas, Texas. Contact President of nursing club if interested. Need a headcount on who is interested in attending so we can start planning.
  4. Guest speaker: Amy Schleicher – Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp volunteer opportunities: Muscular dystrophy association (MDA): funds research for these diseases. Muscle walk takes place May 6th 2017. At MDA camp kids with muscular diseases can come for a week to play games and have fun, free and no cost to the family. Need volunteers, will need help with activities of daily living, pushing wheel chairs, tub feedings, etc. Food and housing is provided for volunteers, 140 hours of volunteerism. Training is the day before the camp begins for councilors. Applications are online deadline to apply is two weeks before camp starts limited spots.

Application Information:

Northern California:

Camp Westminster Woods, 6510 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA, 95465                                                      

When: July 30st – August 5th, 2017

Application Link: http://tinyurl.com/MDAVolunteerWW17

 

Camp Harmon, 16403 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, CA 95006

When: June 11th– June 17th, 2017

Application Link: www.tinyurl.com/MDAVolunteerCH17

 Southern CA

LA/OC Summer Camp: Irvine Ranch Educational Center, Irvine CA

Dates: July 9th – July 15th

Application Link: http://www.ultracamp.com/info/sessiondetail.aspx?idCamp=521&campCode=md4&idSession=133184

 

San Diego Summer Camp: Camp Cuyamaca, Descanso, CA

Dates: June 25th-July 1st

For an application contact Allison Brown E: ABrown@mdausa.org P: (858)492-9792

If any club members have further questions, you can direct them to Amy Schleicher. aschleicher@mdausa.org : (415) 673-7500.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are: 01/25, 02/08, 03/08, 04/12, 05/10 in the Alexander Valley Room, 2nd floor Student Center.
  2. Check out our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com
  3. Our Lobo’s fundraiser will be on May 8th
  4. Expanding Your Horizons will be April 1st at SRJC – volunteer sheet next meeting.
  5. Seawolf Decision Day will be April 8th – volunteer sheet next meeting.
  6. St. Francis Solano American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser: On February 14th 11:15-12:45 at St. Francis Elementary in Sonoma the American heart association needs volunteers to monitor children’s heart rates monitor before and after playing games.
  7. Kasey: jacket sales: $60 each black wind breakers coming soon.
  8. Shauna: fundraisers for convention: pay $1,500 to send all members wanting to go to Texas all fees are covered. Motion passed.

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers.

Meeting adjourned: 10:33am

Thank you and have a great day!


Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

March 8th, 2017  10:00am, Alexander Valley Room

Meeting called to order: 10:08am

No Snack Provided

I. Old Business:

  1. Booked the NSNA Convention: seniors attending.
  2. Thank you to those that volunteered to help with the Piner High presentation 02/28!
  3. T-shirt winners from the MDA Summer Camp: Kasey and Sophia!

II:Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance – update after NSNA Convention costs: Current club balance: $2500.
  2. Any news or updates from other officers: Devin-honor cords $10. Natalie: junior nursing class applications were due Feb. 28th will be paired with mentors and mentees for nursing class once new junior class is selected.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli:
    • The Pantry Update: “almost a go”, found a location to store food goods, trying to find out set time for nursing club to run it, 2 hour slots (mon ,tues, wed?), most likely would start in fall.
    • May 1st nursing program orientation 4-7 pm: 2 orientations, first one will be in May, which will include those accepted and those on the waiting list. August 16th- second orientation.

IV: New Business:

  1. CNSA/NSNA Membership:
    • Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
    • All students can join and become involved!
    • Reminder – CNSA is looking for members for committees – go to cnsa.org and get involved!
  2. Merchandise – Kasey: online jacket sales until the 17th, raised $249, for black jackets cash or check (made to Rachel).
  3. Geek Week: Any news from our representative-Jessica:
    • 03/19 – 03/25 – Need a team – don’t have to commit to everyday: first event is dodge ball (gym on the 19th), rest of the events will be the 12-1pm in the Darwin quad. Hours go to honor cords.
    • Sign up sheet
  4. Expanding Your Horizons – April 1st at SRJC
    • We need 6-8 volunteers: help middle school students learn about health care careers.
    • Signup sheet
  5. Seawolf Decision Day – April 8th
    • Jeopardy Game
    • 3 volunteers at a time
    • Signup sheet: want nursing/pre-nursing students to help.
  6. Website Renewal: motion passed: will cost around $50.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are: 01/25, 02/08, 03/08, 04/12, 05/10 in the Alexander Valley Room, 2nd floor Student Center.
  2. Check out our website for any new updates! ncssu.com
  3. Our Lobo’s fundraiser will be on May 8th

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers.

Meeting Adjourned 10:38am

 Thank you and have a great day and a wonderful spring break!     


Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

April 12th, 2017 10:00am, Alexander Valley Room

 Meeting Called to Order: 10:05am

No snacks provided

 I. Old Business:

  1. Thank you to everyone who participated in Geek Week – especially our Rep. Jessica: (went well).
  2. Thank you to everyone who has volunteered at our events recently – EYH, Seawolf Decision Day.

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance- $2,905.36
  2. Any news or updates from other officers:
  3. Honor Cords – Devin: will be ordering 15 pairs $10 each (will use club funds to pay for $150 total, motion passed).
  4. Merchandise – Kasey- Raised over $350 with t-shirt and sweat shirt sales (Pick up from Rachel’s office), black jackets are still for sale.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli:
    • The Pantry Update.
    • Littmann’s Stethoscope fundraiser idea: Company would engrave stethoscopes sold, include name clip, and fold-able clip boards in a sales package for students. Plan to have sales info at next meeting and orientation for incoming nursing class.
    • Syria donations, how we can help: plan an event or find a place to leave donations: donate backpacks and baby carriers to people in need in Syria.

IV: New Business:

  1. CNSA/NSNA Membership:
    • Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
    • All students can join and become involved!
    • Reminder – CNSA is looking for members for committees – go to cnsa.org and get involved!
  2. NSNA Convention – How was it? Shauna-delegate at convention.
  3. Job Link: funding opportunities – Devin: For those in Sonoma County- may be eligible for up to $5,000 to use towards tuition, books, or other school related purposes. Apply to see if you qualify.
  4. Relay for Life: Join Nursing Club’s team – the Coderunners: Next Friday April 21st 11am-9pm, can sign up for anytime you are available. Come to play games and educate!
  5. Lobo’s Fundraiser – May 8th: 5-11pm. Share the FB event and invite all your friends!
  6. Meeting Dates for Fall Semester: meeting times for next Fall are TBA, but a poll will be posted to pick a new time.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are: 01/25, 02/08, 03/08, 04/12, 05/10 in the Alexander Valley Room, 2nd floor Student Center. Next meeting there will be a pot luck and a speaker.
  2. Check out our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers.
    • Natalie: mentor/mentee nursing social date TBA, but will be soon.

Meeting Adjourned: 10:40am


 

Nursing Club at Sonoma State University

May 10th, 2017  10:00am, Alexander Valley Room

Meeting called to Order at: 10:00am.

Potluck today!

I. Old Business:

  1. Thank you to those of you that helped with Relay for Life: Carly and Emily.

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance: TBA, Lobos fundraiser money to be added.
  2. Any news or updates from other officers:
    • Honor Cords – Devin: came for seniors, congrats!
    • Healthcare job fair – Devin: June 27th, Kaiser, Sutter, and Memorial hospital representatives will be there.
    • Merchandise – Kasey: Jackets will close May 23rd
    • Stethoscope fundraiser: Clipboards and engravings, ask for link from Melanie! Raise money for club.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates from Rachel Napoli
    • The Pantry Update

IV: New Business:

  1. CNSA/NSNA Membership:
    • Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
    • All students can join and become involved!
    • Reminder – CNSA is looking for members for committees – go to cnsa.org and get involved!
  2. Membership Meeting North
    • July 29 (8am – 2pm) at Sacramento State
    • Free to all nursing and pre-nursing students (CNSA Membership): sign up sheet!
    • Sign up sheet – I’ll send you the form to RSVP
  3. Tabling for Summer Orientation and Big Nite: Table during summer orientation, need a couple people.
    • Summer O days – 06/06, 06/08, 06/13, 06/15, 06/20, 06/22, 06/27, 06/29
      • Setup 1:00, cleanup 3:00
    • Big Nite 08/20:
      • Time TBA: sign up.
  4. Guest Speaker: Richard Myerscough
    • Recruitment Coordinator of State Hospitals: Atascadero
    • Attends CNSA conferences.
    • A forensic psychiatric setting: A secure large lock down facility. Facility works as a multidisciplinary team, safety is a priority.
  5. Meeting Dates for Fall Semester
    • They will be Wednesday’s at 2:00 pm: Meeting dates will be sent out.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are: 01/25, 02/08, 03/08, 04/12, 05/10 in the Alexander Valley Room, 2nd floor Student Center.
  2. Check out our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers
    • Natalie- social Friday May 12th!

Meeting adjourned: 10:45am

Thank you for a great semester and have a great summer!