2016 Minutes

December 5th, 2016 meeting minutes
Meeting Called to Order at 10:04 am

Potluck food provided by members and guest speakers

I.Old Business:

  1. Blood Drive: Great success! Thank you to all volunteers for participating. All the blood stays in our area and is distributed among hospitals

II.Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance: ….
  2. Any news or updates from other officers: Marika: introduction of sign-in sheet at meetings to provide a record of attendance for honor cords

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates form Rachel Napoli: Big thank you to all current board members for all of the hard work they have put in

IV: New Business:

  1. CNSA/NSNA Membership:
  2. Guest Speakers:
    • Lupe Castaneda: One of the Employment and Training Counselor with the Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program: Scholarship funding using Job Link; funding for up to 5,000 dollars; if you’re in the last two years of the nursing program, you can apply; funds can only be used for school expenses; eligible if receiving unemployment or if receiving any type of supportive services such as CalFresh, etc. Targeted resume building, on-the-job training, childcare, are included services. Feel free to contact Lupe.
    • Anne Seed: Admission Counselor from Samuel Merritt University: Accelerated BSN program and entry-level MSN program (FNP and case management program 3 1/2 and 2 1/2 years respectively) information provided in handouts (designed for individuals with Bachelor’s degrees in a non-nursing field); info sessions encouraged, located in Oakland, San Mateo, and Sacramento; contact Anne for more questions: aseed@samuelmerritt.edu, (510) 869-6610.
  3. The Pantry: Rachel: current pantry has been contacted.
  4. Shauna: Thank you to Rachel, and to the club for all the hard work each person has contributed to making the club a success.
  5. Potluck!!

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are: 8/29, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/5 in the Sonoma 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

Thank you and have a great day! 🙂


November 14th, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Call to Order at 10:00 am

No snack provided.

I. Old Business:

  1. North Bay Discovery Day: Lots of children went to the booth and learned about hand-washing with “Glo Germ” lotion
  2. Lobo’s Fundraiser: 24th of October

II. Officer Reports:

  1. No updates from Officers

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Rachel Napoli: Presidential seat needs to be filled

IV: New Business:

  1. CNSA/NSNA Membership:
  2. Blood Drive: Nov 30th 10am-3pm
    • On campus, McKinley Gym
    • Will need volunteers, sign-ups available! Volunteer hours 8-4:30 in two hour increments (Volunteer first and then give blood after).
    • Free Six Flags Tickets for those who sign up to donate blood!
    • Sign up at BloodHeroes.com; Create an account, find our blood drive, and sign up; all the blood stays in Sonoma County to help somebody in our community
  3. Honor Cords: Marika
    • Please submit proof of CNSA membership
    • Rule and regulations for honor cords: Be a member for 6 months, attend 2 events per semester, and at least 3 meetings (15 points; one hour is one point).
    • For non-nursing students: one year as a member (two semesters); minimum attendance of 3 events and 3 meetings per semester (30 points; one hour is one point)
  4. Bylaws Revision:
    • Approval for changes to match CNSA regulations
    • Motion provided by Shauna at 10:30 am. All in favor of the new bylaws;  none opposed
  5. Elections: All in Favor
    • Election of the 2017 Board: Shauna’s list
    • Melanie Moretti: President
    • Devin Andrew-Lyssy: VP
    • Samantha Mitchell: Secretary
    • Shyanne Kinsel: Treasurer
    • Kasey Fletcher: Marketing Director
    • Natalie Yuen: Mentorship Director
    • Shelby Durden: Pre-nursing Liaison
    • Alejandra Martinez, Katie Gault, Mariela Mendoza, Emily Guerisoli: Events Coordinators
  6. Potluck:
    • Last meeting 12/5
    • Bring a goodie to share, will post google sign up
    • Guest Speaker from Samuel Merritt

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are: 8/29, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/5 in the Sonoma 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

Meeting Adjourned at 10:36 am


October 10th, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Call to order at 10:05 am

Flowers for guest speakers and snacks brought by Shauna

I. Old Business:

Sonoma Serves: Went out to Redwood food bank and packaged and sorted through food

CNSA State Convention:

  • Opportunities to network with other people and schools.
  • Really good opportunity for pre-nursing students to talk to other schools about their programs.
  • Shauna was voted the community health director for CNSA and has a seat on the CNSA state board
  • Many awards and scholarships are available to students who apply
  • Paige, Megan and Carly sat in the house of delegates and represented the chapter and participated in the voting process

II. Officer Reports:

Treasurer’s report: bank account balance: $4,618.69; Balance will change from sticker fundraising and refund for conference

Any news or updates from other officers:

  • Paige- Director of Marketing: sweatshirt sales are now back open
  • Kevin- Lobos fundraiser, Oct. 24th

III: Advisor Report:

Any news or updates form Rachel Napoli

IV: New Business:

Guest Speaker: Laura Sealock and Jennifer Fennerl, Reach Helicopter Transport Team, 10:30am

  • Over 30 bases across Oregon, California, Nevada, Wyoming, Colorado, Texas and more
  • Both worked in critical care before applying to REACH
  • Usually a flight nurse and a medic or two flight nurses, no doctors present
  • Uses a lot of critical thinking and protocols to guide practice
  • REACH requires at least 3 years of critical care or ED experience, the busier the unit the better
  • Need NRP, PALS, ACLS, Trauma course and CCRN or flight nurse certificate
  • More autonomy in practice

CNSA/NSNA Membership:

  • Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/ All students can join and become involved! Information about CNSA and NSNA and link are also on website

Lobos Fundraiser: October 24th 5-11pm; Invite friends to come to Lobos for dinner and support Nursing Club!

North Bay Discovery Day: October 29th, 8:30am-4:30pm

Sonoma County Fairgrounds- handwashing/ geo germ gel station

Over 14,000 4th-8th graders come to participate in a hands on to find out more about the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields. Need Volunteers!! Shauna-morning point person, Paula-afternoon point person

Petaluma HOSA: November 8th Need a few volunteers

Blood Drive: Nov 30th 10am-3pm. On campus, McKinley Gym; Will need volunteers, sign-ups at next meetingIf you want to volunteer and donate, try to volunteer in the morning and donate in the afternoon

The Pantry: A resource on campus for students and people in the community to come and get supplies they need

Elections: The current board is coming to a close in December; We will be holding elections at the next meeting in November so the incoming board can shadow the outgoing board in the December meeting

Honor Cords: Point system based on attendance to meetings and events will earn cords which can be worn at graduation

Mentor Program: Coordinator Jackie will be emailing mentor pairings by the end of the week

V: Announcements:

Meetings are: 11/14, 12/5 in the Sonoma Valley Room, 2nd floor Student Center.

Check out our website for any new updates! www.ncssu.com

VI: Open Forum:

Open to discussion for all members and officers

Thank you and have a great day!

 Meeting Adjourned  at 11:00 am 

September 12th, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Call to order at 10:08 am

Popcorn provided by Shauna as a snack for members

Guest Speaker: Darin Wright: Navy Medical Officer Recruiter: Hospital Corpsman

  • Opportunities in the United States Navy Nurse Corps: Reserves or Active duty options
  • Where? Clinics, Hospitals, Operating Stations on ships, stay home and be a reservist (drill once a month at a local hospital)
  • Need: Peri-operative nurses, CRNA’s, Med-surg, critical care nurses
  • Juniors and Seniors: NCP one year option (best route for students): 10,000 sign on bonus, 1,000 a month to use. Give back four years to the Navy as a nurse in whatever capacity you want as a nurse. One window to apply: July 1st-September 2nd
  • Nurse Corps harder to get into after you graduate: one year of experience plus 90 days in your specialty of choice to be considered as a candidate; Nurse Corps 30 days of paid leave a year, uniform, PT, travel around the world, humanitarian outreach, etc.

I: Old Business:

  1. Thank you from Kawana Career Day artwork signatures presented from the children

II: Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance $3,500 + (dues)
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
    • Paige Abrams (merchandising): Car Decals $5 Stickers $2
    • Kevin Herrera (fundraising): Sonoma Serves: October 1st Fundraising Lobos Oct 24th 5-11

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates form Rachel Napoli: none

IV: New Business:

  1. Dues: 10$ non-CNSA members, $5 CNSA members annual dues for 2016/2017 year
    • Please pay Kristine Kohlmann (treasurer) at the end of the meeting
    • Deadline to pay is the 9/12 meeting
  2. Guest Speaker: Darin Wright, Navy Medical Officer Recruiter
  3. CNSA/NSNA Membership:
  4. JUMP’s Sonoma Serves Volunteering: October 1st, 8am-3:30pm
  5. Binatural Health Fair: in Sebastopol on 10/15
  6. CNSA Annual Conference: October 7-9th, Visalia CA 14: Students attending, registration is closed
    • Conference Attendees Meeting TBA
  7. Lobos Fundraiser: October 24th 5-11pm: 20% goes back to Nursing Club
  8. Petaluma HOSA: Tuesday, November 8th 9-10 am, Schultz 3001: 40 Students coming to campus interested in healthcare-related fields; may need 2-3 volunteers to assist with the event
  9. Blood Drive: Nov 30th 10am-3pm
    • On campus, McKinley Gym
    • Will need volunteers, sign-up sheet at next meeting!

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are: 8/29, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/5 in the Sonoma 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
    1. Rachel Napoli: If students are interested in having guest speakers visit the club to talk about opportunities in nursing, talk to Marika Schipper about that.

Meeting Adjourned at 10:43 am.


August 29th, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Call to order at 10:09 am

Trail Mix provided by Shauna as a snack for members.

I. Old Business:

  1. Welcome New and Returning Members!
  2. Website Renewed: about $50 to renew
  • Health Fair Success! Senior Community BP screenings with FNP students
  1. BigNite 2016

II. Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report (Kristine Kohlmann): bank account balance: 3,561.69; Annual Dues to be collected at end of meeting (or at next meeting): $10 for non-NSNA/CNSA members $5 for NSNA/CNSA members
  2. Any news or updates from other officers:
    •  Marika Schipper (Vice President): no updates
    • Peter Lee (Fundraising/Event coordinator): Fundraiser October 24th (Monday from 5-11 pm in Lobos)
    • Paige Abrams (merchandise): Jacket and T-shirt sales are closed. Fall online ordering period upcoming for hoodies.
    • Rebecca Hildebrant: No updates-website will be current within a couple of days

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates form Rachel Napoli: No updates; thanks to all new members for coming and for support. Rachel is pre-nursing advisor.

IV: New Business:

  1. CNSA/NSNA Membership: scholarship opportunities; workshops; conventions; help with hiring, etc.
  2. Dues: 10$ non-CNSA members, $5 CNSA members annual dues for 2016/2017 academic year because our club is a chapter.
    • Please pay Kristine at the end of the meeting
    • Deadline to pay is the 9/12 meeting
  3. CNSA Annual Conference: October 7-9th, Visalia, CA
    • Applied for grant and received an $850 grant & reserved hotel rooms
    • Run for State Office/ Being a Delegate
    • Deadline to turn in form and register as a member (no payment necessary if less than 13 sign-ups; Discussion regarding utilizing nursing club budget for extra costs like hotel reasons about $300-800): Friday, Sept. 2nd
      • At 10:29 am, it was moved and unanimously carried that the club should use budget to cover extra costs for the trip. Submitted by Shauna.
  4. Voting for Delegates: Paige and Megan would like to be delegates
    • At 10:30 am it was moved and unanimously carried that the club should use budget to cover extra costs for the trip. Submitted by Shauna.
  5. Binatural Health Fair: in Sebastopol on 10/15; More details to come at next meeting
  6. JUMP’s Sonoma Serves Volunteering: Saturday, October 1st (8am-3 or 4 pm)
    • Nursing club team leader will be Kevin Herrera
    • Club members can sign up online (more information at next meeting)
  7. On-campus Blood Drive: Wednesday, Nov 30th 10am-3pm
    • On campus, McKinley Gym
    • Club members can volunteer to get people registered at the door, assist people after donating with refreshments, recruiting people not registered that day.
  8. Petaluma High School’s HOSA program: 90 high school students visit SSU to learn about nursing. We’ll need volunteers to run stations and direct people.

V: Announcements:

  1. Meetings are: 8/29, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/5 in the Sonoma Valley Room, 2nd floor Student Center.
  2. Check out our website for any new updates!

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers: no discussion

Meeting adjourned at 10:38 am


May 11th, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Call to order at 10:08 am

 Bean dip and chips provided by Shauna as a snack for members

I: Old Business:

  • Shauna: Thank you everyone who helped out at Kawana Career Day: Marika, Jamie, Megan: Talked to elementary students about what nursing is, and demonstrated taking vital signs with them

II: Officer Reports:

  • Treasurer’s report: Kristine: bank account balance: Bought Car stickers/Relay for life Balance is about $2,000
  • Vice President report: Marika: Career day/Graduate survey in progress
  • Secretary/Webmaster report: Rebecca: Website renewal is coming up
  • Mentor/Mentee Coordinator Report: Jacqueline: mentor/mentee survey has 5 more people who need to respond from incoming Junior class
  • Event planner report: Kevin: Looking into fundraiser at Lobo’s (need to apply the very first day of school 8 am); potential blood drive next semester

III: Advisor Report:

  • Rachel Napoli: no updates

IV: New Business:

  • Jacket, T-shirt, Car Decal Fundraising:
  • CNSA Annual Conference: October 7-9th
    • Applied for grant last week & reserved 5 hotel rooms
    • Interested in going? Sign up on google Doc!
  • CNSA/NSNA Membership:
    • Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/
    • All students can join and become involved!
    • Converging into a CNSA chapter and ALL members will need to join
  • Health Fair: June 9th 2-4pm (Thursday)
    • Petaluma Retirement Community
    • BP screening, information table, breast cancer awareness, diabetes education
    • Need Volunteers
  • Website Renewal: motion to renew website passed unanimously 10:29 am
  • End of the Year Picnic: May 14th at 1pm
    • Magnolia Park in Rohnert Park
    • Everyone is invited!
    • Potluck style, google doc online to sign up for food!
  • In need of new Pre-nursing liaison for next year:
    • Shauna: Motion to make Shyanne pre-nursing liaison for 2016-2017 School year
    • Motion passed at 10:33 am – all in favor
  • Fall Meeting Dates:
    • 2nd Monday of every month except August at 10am.
    • 8/29, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12

V: Announcements:

  • Check out our website for any new updates!

VI: Open Forum:

  • Paige: raised $90 for shirts 8 for long-sleeve and 8 for parent: 12 is needed for each to get it printed.
  • 16 Jackets sold, and we need 24 sold to complete the order.
  • A day to deliver orders will be set up on campus.

Meeting Adjourned at 10:43 am


April 13, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Call to Order 10:03 am

Cinnamon rolls provided by Shauna as a snack for members.

 Old Business:

  1. Thank you to everyone who helped out with Expanding Your Horizons, Seawolf Decision Day, and Relay for Life! Raised almost $1600! We placed #4 out of 20 teams. The event reached goal of $11,000.
  2. CNSA Conference report: Occurred on March 12th; Paige attended a breakout session at the conference called a CPR block party. This topic is of interest for a future event at Sonoma State as a campus-wide outreach for next semester. Paula and Paige are exploring this.

Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance over the last 8 months: $543 deposited, and withdrew $1566. Current balance is $2531.30
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
    • Jaqueline Vickerman: event for end of the year potluck posted on Facebook in Sonoma State Lakes. Event page has a sign up for food items. Feel free to bring more than necessary 😉
    • Rebecca Hildebrant: Webpage is continuing to stay current
    • Marika Schipper: Q&A doc complete and posted.

III: Advisor Report:

  1. Rachel Napoli: Special thanks to those who have participated in events recently; information and ideas for fundraising will be presented soon.

IV: New Business:

CNSA/NSNA Membership: eventually, all club members will be required to join at NSNA (below) since we are becoming an official chapter. Register on national website which automatically gives you membership through California. Lots of scholarship opportunities, networking, loan forgiveness, etc.

  • Join NSNA at https://nsnamembership.org/ $40 membership fee
  • All students can join and become involved!
  • Converging into a CNSA chapter and ALL members will need to join

CNSA Annual Conference: October 7-9th (Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon): Be registered at least a few weeks before the conference (sooner rather than later is better) We need to know by July who will want to go (for purposes of the club applying to grants).

Fundraising Ideas: Rachel has ideas for magnets, first aid kits, keychains and lanyards, car stickers, parent nursing memorabilia, clipboards, etc. Nice Jackets (neoprene on outside and fleece on the insides); Scrub jackets; hoodies

Health Fair: June 9th 2-4pm (Tuesday) Location TBA

  • Petaluma Retirement Community
  • BP screening, information table, breast cancer awareness, diabetes education
  • Need Volunteers to help out with the event

Kawana Career Day: Friday, April 22nd, 3-5:30pm; Very young kids; Marika will head it up

  • Kawana Academy of Arts and Sciences in Santa Rosa
  • Talk about nursing as a profession to students
  • Point person and volunteers

Website Renewal: Marika motions to keep the website. Kevin Herrera seconded. All in favor.

End of the Year Picnic: May 14th at 1pm: for incoming class to meet and greet, to say goodbye to the seniors, etc. Mentor/Mentee picnic will be later.

  • Location: Sonoma State Lakes
  • Everyone is invited!
  • Potluck

V: Announcements:

  1. If you have not paid dues this year, see Kristine to pay. They are 10$ for the 2015/2016 school year.
  2. Meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of every month: Feb 10, Mar 9, Apr 13 and May 11 in the Sonoma Valley Room, 2nd floor Student Center.
  • Check out our website for any new updates!

VI: Open Forum:

  1. Open to discussion for all members and officers

Meeting Adjourned 10:46 am


March 9th 2016 Meeting Minutes

Call to order: 10:04 am

Popcorn brought by Shauna for snack

Roll call

Old Business:

Seawolf Decision Day: April 9th from 9am-4pm

  • Need 10 nursing student volunteers to help with freshman activities
  • Sign up in time slots
  • Sheet passed around

Expanding Your Horizons: April 2nd

  • Nursing Dept. is putting on the event for middle and high school students wanting to learn about nursing
  • Need 6-8 Volunteers
  • Going to the schools, probably an all day event
  • Sheet passed around
  • Redwood Café Fundraiser: Cancelled due to Tax ID number
  • We can no longer use the schools tax ID

Officer Reports:

  1. Treasurer’s report: bank account balance
  2. Any news or updates from other officers
  • Pre nursing liaison- got about 50 names of people who want to be involved in a mentor mentee programed
  • Mentor mentee coordinator- created a questioner for all pre nursing students who want to be involved in the new program
  • Events coordinator- Fundraiser at Sal’s Pizzeria for Rely for Life fund on March 31st 11:30-8:00pm in Cotati, Creaser Chaves day, getting takeout counts! 20 people are needed for the fundraiser to go.
  • Raley’s is willing to donate water to any event

 Advisor Report:

  1. Any news or updates form Rachel Napoli- Rachel not present at meeting

New Business:

NSNA/CNSA Northern CA Conference: March 12th

  • Renting a car
  • Money coming out of club fund, approved by club

Relay for Life: The Coderunners

  • Link to website to become part of the team: http://main.acsevents.org/goto/coderunners
  • Sign up online, like will be one Facebook, the deadline is the day before, but the earlier people sign up the better
  • Need cancer type and a fight back event
  • Ovarian, Thyroid cancer with activity of passing apple with neck, testicular/prostate, bone
  • Use a Facebook pole to determine which cancer
  • Google doc with time slots of 2 hours, can sign up for multiple time slots, shifts will also be specified with who will be working the booth versus walking the track
  • Cannot sell or give out food, but we will have some at the booth for club members
  • The day starts in the quad with an opening ceremony then some team members will be participating in the relay, walking around the track and other team members will be at the table facilitating the activity.
  • For donations, checks should be made out to American Cancer Society, Shauna Fassino will have donation envelopes for checks (and cash) to be put into individuals accounts
  • Carly Smith and Shauna Fassino have the bags to be sold and decorated for the Luminaria ceremony, suggested price of $10 per bag but it can be less or even free. After bag has been decorated return it to Carly or Shauna and they will give the bag to the event coordinators who will put the bags out with candles on the day of the event
  • Family and friends are welcome to come out on the day of the event and support, but signups will be limited to only members of nursing club
  • For any questions about Relay for Life, contact Shauna
  • Club T-shirts:
  • Link to buy on Facebook page, website or https://www.customink.com/g/jfe0-00af-g6p4
  • About 20$, boys and girls
  • These shirts will be used for all club events including Relay for Life
  • 13 days left to order them for them to be in time for Relay for Life and 10 people need to order them for the price to stay at $20
  • Everyone pays individually online and the entire order ships to Paige who will distribute them

New Officer:

  • Induction of Paula as an Events Coordinator
  • To assist Kevin and Peter
  • Passed by club

Contact List:

  • Updating list to current members
  • Condensing email list, Shauna will be sending out an email for all those who want to continue to receive emails form the club to respond to so please be on the lookout for that and reply to it

Announcements:

  • Peter is making an intramural team for nursing club in either basketball or soccer if people would be interested in joining
  • Meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of every month: Feb 10, Mar 9, Apr 13 and May 11 in the Sonoma Valley Room, 2nd floor Student Center.
  • If you have not paid dues this year see Kristine to pay. They are 10$ for the 2015/2016 school year.
  • Check out our website for any new updates!
  • Student Health Center is offering free HIV testing today, it’s a cheek swab and they provide a lot of education. It is also a confidential.

Open Forum:

  • Open to discussion for all members and officers

Meeting Adjourned: 10:47 am


February 10th 2016 Meeting Minutes

Called to order at 10:02 am.

Chocolate-covered strawberries provided by Shauna as a snack for members.

Old Business:

1. OrgSync Wellness Check Survey Results: summary is that club members lack a clear vision for club purpose.

Suggestions by members for club activities:
• More involvement in the campus
• Community Service Events
• CPR mannequin dummy demonstration on campus
• Blood Pressure Screening on campus
• Clean-up the County: gardening
• Community Education Forum: Exercise, diet, etc. Possible location RP library?
• Elementary School: BP checks

2. Nursing Q & A today at 11 am in Sonoma Valley Room, Q & A at 6 pm in Dry Creek Valley room

3. Nursing Club tabled at the Involvement Fair last Wednesday (2-3-16): new members interested

4. Changes proposed for Club Constitution:

•Condensing officer roles, some roles eliminated
• Dues being reduced to $10 per year
• Length of office positions 1 ½ years: end of fall until spring of following year.
• 10:10 am – all in favor.

New Business:

5. Officer Updates:
Treasurer, Kristine Kohlmann: club balance $3,021.61 See Kristine to pay club dues.

Vice President/Graudate Liaison, Marikia Schipper:
• Working on determining role tasks: right now coordinating with Senior class after they graduate (places of employment, etc); social events for club may or may not be absorbed by that role or instead of Events Coordinator absorbing that role; responsible for obtaining guest speakers for club meetings

Webmaster/secretary, Rebecca Hildebrant:
• Website is being kept current

Mentor/Mentee Coordinator, Jackie Vickerman:
• Nursing Q & A looking to apply at the end of the month or going to apply next year; consider moving mentor/mentee picnic for newly accepted nursing students to week after finals as opposed to the end of summer (details to be decided).

Paige Abrams, Merchandiser/SRJC Liaison:
• New club banner created; Survey on Nursing Page for merchandise interest; long-sleeve shirts/ T-shirt for nursing class as well as nursing club; Relay for Life shirts to be made for team members

Kevin Herrera, Events Coordinator:
• Redwood Café 20% donation, hopefully February 27th

Peter Lee, Events Coordinator:
• Potential Bake Sale off-campus (Peter to follow-up); discussion about inducting a third event coordinator – Paula Dittman was proposed officer (to-be voted on) Her role could include a social events coordinator.

Rachel Napoli, Club Advisor
• HURST informational session Feb 18th, 4 pm.

6. Relay for Life: Friday, April 8th 12 pm-12 am (midnight)
• Team Name: Code Runners (as in “code blue” or “code red”)
• Go to website and click “I want to join this team” https://main.acsevents.org/goto/coderunners
• Proceeds go to American Cancer Society
• Located on Campus (between Darwin and Stevenson)
• Other people can donate to our team: Share on social media and ask friends and family to donate
• Goal for fundraising: $1000 for club and/or $100 for individual (Relay for Life T-shirt is a reward for $100 personal goal)

7. NSNA Northern California Conference Saturday, March 12th (first Saturday of Spring Break), at Samuel Merritt in Oakland: Nursing students only: $40 to register with NSNA; Conference is free; potentially take one van; Rachel Napoli = potential driver

8. SeaWolf Decision Day: April 9th – We need 10 nursing club members to sign up.

9. Expanding Your Horizons April 2nd – Nursing Department Event held at SSU for Middle School and High School students to educated about the Nursing Profession: Games: Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune

10. Website Renewal: Re-evaluate
• Resources Tab: CLEP, Dates Grad application deadlines, Registration Dates, Pre-nursing application deadlines, WEPT information, Pinning Ceremony (20th of February)
• Frequently Asked Questions from Q & A sessions: applying to other programs
• Kristi Hellman can put Nursing Club Link on Nursing Department Club page

11. Club Banner Reveal: $50 will be leaving club account to pay for banner

12. Nursing Club Box: Supplies for tabling (tape, tri-folds, we need to make a trifold): Approximately $25 club cost

13. Pay dues to Kristine

Meeting adjourned at 10:49 am


January 27th 2016 Meeting Minutes

Called to order at 10:03am.

Cuties and donnettes provided by Shauna as a snack for members.

1. Club Approval granted for Condensing Roles:
• Condensing webmaster/secretary: Rebecca Hildebrant
• Fundraising community service Kevin Herrera and Peter Lee
• Graduate liaison absorbed by vice president role: Marika Schipper
• Mentor/mentee will be extended to pre-nursing students as well: Jackie Vickerman
• Liaison to SRJC: Paige Abrams

2. Danielle from Slice: Survey for Nursing club: Survey will posted on website and orgsync and each member of the nursing club needs to take it to make positive changes to the club. It needs to be completed by the next meeting

3. Meetings will be second Wednesday of every month: Feb 10, Mar 9, Apr 13, May11 all in the Sonoma Valley room

4. Pre-nursing student Q/A for application review and pre-nursing related questions: Wednesday 12-1 are available and evening time available as well. To-be-scheduled

5. Info session that Deb Roberts holds is important for Pre-nursing students to attend.

6. Club Fair Feb 3, 2016 11:30-1 pm (Wednesday): email will be sent out for sign-ups for participation: open to all club members

7. Relay for Life: April 8th (Friday): At SSU: to be decided if club wants to be involved

8. National Student Nurse Association: Looking into different events and conferences; We can apply for grants to be able to travel and attend. Shauna will look into more information

Meeting adjourned at: 10:34am