Connecticut

Connecticut Chapter
Year established: 2010

Mission:

Our mission is to promote Hispanic Nurses to improve the health of our communities and to advocate for access to culturally competent quality healthcare for all Hispanics. Additionally, we aim to encourage Hispanics to choose nursing as a career and for Hispanic Nurses to further their education, take on leadership and educational roles in the nursing profession. We are a small, but growing chapter of dedicated, professional nurses who strive to improve the health of our Hispanic communities and the advancement of Connecticut’s Hispanic nurses.

Chapter Information:

President Maria D. Krol DNP, RNC-NIC
Vice President Jessica Alicea- Planas PhD-MPH-MS RN
Secretary Amy Matos-Martorelli, RN-BSN
Treasurer Anne Marie Heffernan RN- MS
Website www.ctnahn.org

Hartford Chapter
Year established: 2011

Mission:

Promoting a Healthier Hartford. We do this through community outreach/education and mentoring students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. We offer our fellow members the opportunity for leadership experiences. Our immediate goals are to increase memberships, gain recognition through media and social networking Our future goals are to raise money for scholarships and continue to host community events that will educate the Hartford community. We also want to increase our relationships with the Hartford school system in order to mentor prospective nursing students.

Chapter Information:

President MaryAnn Perez-Brescia RN- MSN
Vice President Ruth Amador RN-MSN
Secretary Elizabeth Tirado RN-MSN
Treasurer Kim Perez, RN-BSN
Officers elected:
Website www.nahnhartford.org