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NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses.

NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers.


Leadership and Staff

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Executive Board

Jose Alejandro

President

Jose Alejandro, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, CCM, FACHE
Corporate Executive Director of Case Management
Steward Health Care System, Boston, Masschusetts

Margaret Avila

Vice President

Margaret Avila, PhD(c), MSN, RN/NP, PHN

Sonia Valdez

Secretary

Sonia Valdez, BSN, RN, PHN, CVRN

Paloma Garza

Treasurer

Paloma Garza, MPH, RN, FNP-C

Dan Suarez

President-Elect

Dan Suarez, MA, RN

 

Angie Millan

Immediate Past President

Angie Millan, MSN, RNP, CNS, FAAN


Board of Directors

Name Position
Jose Alejandro, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, CCM, FACHE President
Margaret Avila, PhD(c), MSN, RN/NP, PHN Vice President
Sonia Valdez, BSN, RN, CVRN, PHN Secretary
Paloma Garza, MPH, RN, FNP-C Treasurer
Dan Suarez, MA, RN President Elect
Angie Millan, MSN, RNP, CNS, FAAN Immediate Past President
Mario Alfredo Martinez Chavez, BSN, RN Awards & Scholarship
Rose Marie Caballero, MSN, RN, CCM Bylaws

Corina Ibarra Chick, BSN, RN

Membership
E. "Tony" Ornelas, BSN, RN Policy
Anabell Castro-Thompson, MSN, RN, ANP-C Development
Armando Riera, MSN, RN, ARNP-BC Public Relations
Norma Graciela Cuellar, PhD, RN, FAAN Nominating

Chapter Presidents

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Name Chapter
Sylvia Sophia Pelroy, BSN, RN Angeles del Desierto (Yuma, AZ)
Fortuna “Tuni” Borrego, MSN, RN Broward County, FL
Elida Pena, RN Brownsville, TX
Doreen M. Cuesta Muniz, MSN, RN Connecticut
Belinda Flores, RN Corpus Christi, TX
Elia Esquivel, BSN, RN Dallas, TX
Maria (Tere) Villot, RN Delaware
Christopher C. Rodriguez, RN Denver, CO
Albena R. Turner, BSN, RN El Corazon de la Tierra (Missouri)
Manny Santa Cruz, DNP, MSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC El Paso, TX
In transition Greater Orlando, FL
Christina H. Rodriguez, BSN, RN Greater San Jose, CA
Mary Ann Brescia, MSN, BSN, RN Hartford, CT
Jacqueline Crespo Perry MSN, RN, SANE Houston,TX
Susana Gonzalez, RN, MSN, MHA, CNML Illinois
Antonia "Tonie" Brown, RN Imperial Valley, CA
Margaret Avila, PhD, MSN, RN/NP, PHN Los Angeles, CA
Helen C. Ballestas, PhD, RN, ANP-BC Long Island
Judith Cullinane,, MSN, RN, CCRN Massachusetts
Yolanda Nitti, MSN, RN Miami, FL
Josie Foley, RN, MS, CCM Michigan
Yolanda M. Delgado, MSN, RNC New Jersey
Maria Elena Pina Fonti, MA, RN New York
Maria Matza, PhD, APRN Orange County, CA
Nelida De Jesus, RN Philadelphia, PA
Leda I Garside MBA, MSN, RN Portland, OR
Mateo Gennette, BSN, RN Puerto Rico
Delia Esther Acuna RN, CCRN, CSC, CEN Richmond, VA
Silvia Castaneda, MSN, RNC, CCM San Antonio, TX
Robert M. Robledo, RN San Diego, CA
Nidia Varela San Francisco, CA
Teri Vega Stromberg, MSN,RN,AOCN, ACHPN Southeastern Wisconsin
Joleen Marrufo, BSN, RN Southern Colorado
Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC Phoenix, AZ
Arilma St. Clair, MSN, RN Washington, D.C.
Ruth Amador, RN, MSN Western Massachusetts

Staff

Celia Besore

Executive Director & CEO

Celia Trigo Besore, MBA, CAE
Mailing Address: 6301 Ranch Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223
DC Office: 750 First Street NE, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20002
501-367-8616 | fax 501-227-5444
cbesore@thehispanicnurses.org


Past Presidents

NAHN wants to thank the following past presidents for their dedication to NAHN:

1976-1979

Ildaura Murillo-Rohde, PhD, RN*

1979-1980

Ildaura Murillo-Rohde, PhD, RN*

1980 -1982

Bertha Mujia, MSN, RN*

1982-1984

Hector Hugo Gonzalez, PhD, VR-RN

1984-1986

Henrietta Villaescusa, MPH, RN*

1986-1988

Henrietta Villaescusa, MPH, RN*

1988-1990

Janie Menchaca Wilson, PhD, RN

1990-1992

Janie Menchaca Wilson, PhD, RN

1992-1994

Sara Torres, PhD, RN, FAAN

1994-1996

Sara Torres, PhD, RN, FAAN

1996-1998

Antonia Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN

1998-2000

Carmen Portillo, PhD, RN, FAAN

2000-2002

Mary Lou de Leon Siantz, PhD, RN, FAAN

2002-2004

Nilda (Nena) Peragallo, DrPH, RN, FAAN

2004-2006

Rev. Dr. Rudy Valenzuela, PhD, NP, FAANP

2006-2008

Maria Tere Villot, BSN, RN

2008-2010

Norma Martinez-Rogers, PhD, RN, FAAN

2010-2012 Angie Millan, MSN, RNP, CNS, FAAN

* Deceased

 

Communicate

Muevete USA

2014 Annual Meeting

SAVE THE DATE!

2014 NAHN Annual Conference
July 15-18, 2014
Hyatt Regency Miami
Miami, Florida


 

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