California

Greater San Jose Area Chapter
Year established: 1996

Mission:

To promote the growth of Hispanic nurses. We are dedicoated to improving the quality of health and nursing care to the San Jose community by empowering nurses to seek higher levels of education and professional development. GSJ NAHN is open to all levels of nurses, including but not limited to CNA, LVN, RN, BSN, MSN, PhD, DNP, and most importantly nursing students. We are open to non-Hispanic nurses and non-nursing associations interested in improving the health of our diverse community.

Chapter Information:

President Adrian Espinosa, MPH, MS, RN, PHN, FNP
Vice President Jasmine Ruiz, BSN, RN
Secretary Ana Alicia Rosario, BSN, RN, CCRN
Treasurer Lizette Berrospe (Nursing Student) & Dulce Santana (Nursing Student)
Membership & Recruitment: Stephanie Tejada, BSN, RN, CCRN
Historian: Christina Rodriguez, BSN, RN
Officers elected: January
Email greatersanjosechapter@gmail.com
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Inland Empire (Riverside) Chapter

Mission:

Committed to advancing the health in Hispanic communities and to lead, promote and advocate the educational, professional, and leadership opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

Chapter Information:

President Antonia "Tonie" Brown, MA, RN
Secretary Marcella Camacho, LVN
Treasurer Rose Culpepper, RN
Officers elected: September
Email toniebrown937@gmail.com

Inland Empire (Riverside)

Chapter Information:

President Antonia "Tonie" Brown, MA, RN
Email toniebrown937@gmail.com

Los Angeles Chapter
Year established: 1990

Mission:

Hispanics are the largest ethnic group in California who encounter health care issues which are influenced by political and socio-economic factors. The Los Angeles Chapter of NAHN (LA NAHN) was formed in August 1990 to address the need to organize and contribute towards nursing leadership, representation and networking for local Hispanic/Latino nurses

Chapter Information:

President Margaret Avila, PhD, MSN, RN/NP, PHN
Vice President Sonia Valdez, MSN, APRN, ACNP, GANP, CVRN-BC
Secretary Juana Ferrerosa, PhD, MSN, PHN, RN
Treasurer Angie Millan, DNP, RN, FAAN
Website www.lanahn.com
Email info.la.nahn@gmail.com
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Orange County Chapter
Year established: 1991

Mission:

OC NAHN™ was formed on July 25, 1991. Membership is open to all nurses, nursing students and those interested in nursing. Our chapter is designed and committed to the improvement of health and quality nursing care for all consumers. OC NAHN™ works toward providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

President Jesse Navarro, BSN, RN, PHN
Vice President Dr. Maria Matza, PhD, RNC, PHN
Secretary Debbie Martinez, MSN, RN
Treasurer Tony Ornelas, BSN, RN
Phone (657) 205-8205
Website www.ocnahn.org
Email info@ocnahn.org
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Sacramento Chapter

Mission:

NAHN is committed to advancing the health in Hispanic communities and to lead, promote and advocate the educational, professional, and leadership opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

Chapter Information:

President Monica Aguilar, MSN, RN, RN-BC
Email maguilar@ucdavis.edu

San Diego Chapter
Year established: 1993

Mission:

Our mission is to address the educational & health care needs of the Hispanic community.

Chapter Information:

President Teresa Martinez, RN
Vice President Arianna Vargas, RN
Secretary Mollie Nunn, RN-BSN
Treasurer Iris Rosario – Atkins, RN
Website www.sdnahn.com
Email SDNAHN@outlook.com
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San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

Mission:

Our goal is to grow the community of Hispanic Nurses in the SF/Bay area through networking, outreach, community service, and training. Our membership is open to nurses from all racial/ethnic backgrounds and educational levels including CNA, LVN, RN, MSN, PhD, DPN, students, and supporters of nurses including MSWs, MFTs, and non-nursing professions). We work in partnership with community leaders to provide education and projects to the Hispanic community in a bicultural & bilingual manner using evidence based practices. We work particularly closely with the Bay Area nursing universities and hold monthly meetings using conference calls and online video chat.

Chapter Information:

President Jeneva Gularte-Rinaldo, PHD, RN, APRN
President Elect President-Elect: Lorraine Mautner, MSN, RN, PHN
Secretary Siobhan Tellez, RN-BSN
Treasurer Karen Acevedo, BA
Website www.sfnahn.org
Email SFBayNAHN@gmail.com
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San Joaquin Valley Chapter

Mission:

NAHN is committed to advancing the health in Hispanic communities and to lead, promote and advocate the educational, professional, and leadership opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

Chapter Information:

President Chenille Rivera, RN
Treasurer Christine Ortiz, RN
Email Chenille.Rivera@gmail.com