Convention 2007 - Highlights: Friday, September 28
Images and highlights from Atlantic City:
- Friday featured a keynote address by broadcast journalist Barbara Glickstein on the tragedy of human trafficking.
- Convention’s first Voting Body session opened with remarks by NYSNA President Verlia Brown and a report by Barbara Zittel, executive secretary of the New York State Board for Nursing. Attendees were also welcomed by New Jersey State Nurses Association President Linda Gural.
- Members were inducted into the NYSNA Leadership Institute: Joan Anderson, Patricia Bishop Berry, J. Howard Doughty, Sister Mary Finnick, Vanessa Hanley, Ronald Inskeep, Elisa Mancuso, Colleen Murphy, Reynaldo Rivera and Linda Sisco.
- The President’s Award was presented to Warren Hawkes, NYSNA Library and Records Management Director, and a 28-year Association staff member.
- After a busy afternoon of concurrent CE track sessions and clinical practice unit business meetings, the day concluded with an open forum by the Association’s Board of Directors Strategic Planning Committee.
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With more than 34,000 members, NYSNA is the oldest and largest state
nurses’ association in the nation. It is an influential union for
RNs, representing nurses in New York and New Jersey. Offering a wide range
of services to its members, NYSNA fosters high standards of nursing education
and practice and works to advance the profession through legislative activity.
It is a constituent of the American Nurses Association and of the United
American Nurses, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO.