California

Greater San Jose Area Chapter
Year established: 1996

Mission:

To promote the growth of Hispanic nurses. We are dedicated 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                              Jasmine Ruiz, MSN, BSN, RN, FNP-C
Secretary Ana Alicia Rosario, BSN, RN, CCRN
Treasurer Erik Francisco Martinez
Immediate Past President Adrian Espinosa, MPH, MS, RN, PHN, FNP-BC
Email nahn.greatersanjose@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     Esther Sahlstrom, 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 address the need to organize and contribute towards nursing leadership, representation and networking for local Hispanic/Latino nurses.

Chapter Information:

President                                      Sonia Valdez, MSN, APRN, ACNP, GANP, CVRN-BC
Vice President Angelica Flores
Secretary Jessica Quintana, BSN, 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:

We are 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. We work toward providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

President                                       Dr. Maria Matza, PhD, RNC, PHN                            
Vice President Yolanda Casagrande
Secretary Debbie Martinez
Treasurer Tony Ornelas, BSN, RN
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                    Sandra Calderon, MS, RN, FNPC  
Vice President Diana Arellano, RN, PHN, BSN, CDE
Secretary Jason Ramos, MSN, BSHCA
Email scalderonx2@gmail.com

San Diego Chapter
Year established: 1993

Mission:

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

President                 Mollie Nunn BSN, RN, PHN, CNOR 
Vice President Minerva Connor, RN, BSN 
Secretary Carl Medina RN & Sylvia Ford 
Treasurer Tim McWilliams, RN
Website www.sdnahn.org 
Email SDNAHN@outlook.com
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Golden Gate 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                     Lorraine Mautner, MSN, RN, PHN
Secretary Maria Zam
Treasurer Jasmine Vargas
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           Peter Garcia RN, FNP, DNP
Past President  Chenille Rivera, RN, MSN
Treasurer
Email peterg@csufresno.edu