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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

President

Dan Suarez, MA, RN
Read about Dan here.

Secretary

Sonia Valdez, BSN, RN, PHN, CVRN

Treasurer

Armando Riera, MSN, RN, ARNP-BC

President-Elect

Anabell Castro-Thompson, MSN, RN, ANP-C

 

Immediate Past President

Jose Alejandro, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE, FAAN


2014-2016 Board of Directors

Name Position
Dan Suarez, MA, RN President
Sonia Valdez, BSN, RN, CVRN, PHN Secretary
Armando Riera, MSN, RN, ARNP-BC Treasurer
Anabell Castro-Thompson, MSN, RN, ANP-C President Elect
Jose Alejandro, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, FACHE Immediate Past President
Mario Alfredo Martinez Chavez, MSN, FNP Board Member
Adrianna Nava, MSN, RN Board Member
G. Adriana Perez, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN Board Member
Maria Elena Ruiz, PhD, RN, FNP-BC Board Member
Veronica Vital, PhD, RN Board Member

Chapter Presidents

Visit the "Chapters" section for complete contact information.
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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 Peña, MSN, 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
Christina H. Rodriguez, BSN, RN Greater San Jose, CA
Rebecca Santiago, RN, BSN, CLC 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(c), MSN, RN/NP, PHN Los Angeles, CA
Helen C. Ballestas, PhD, RN, ANP-BC Long Island
Judith Cullinane, RN, MSN,CCRN Massachusetts
Yolanda Nitti, MSN, RN Miami, FL
Mary McCormick MS, FNP 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
Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN Phoenix, AZ
Leda I Garside MBA, MSN, RN Portland, OR
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
Arilma St. Clair, MSN, RN Washington, D.C.
Ruth Amador, RN, MSN Western Massachusetts
Ellie Marsh RN, BSN, MSN(s) Western Washington

Staff

Executive Director

Celia Trigo Besore, MBA, CAE
Mailing Address: 6301 Ranch Drive, Little Rock, AR 72223
DC Office: 10 G St NE, Suite 605 Washington, DC 20002 (as of August 1, 2014)
501-367-8616 | fax 501-227-5444
cbesore@thehispanicnurses.org

For information on additional staff, visit our Contact page.

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

2012-2014

Jose Alejandro, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, CCM, FACHE, FAAN

* Deceased

 

Communicate

Muevete USA

2014 Annual Meeting

SAVE THE DATE!

2015 NAHN Annual Conference
July 7-10, 2015
Hyatt Regency
Anaheim, CA

 

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