Breakthrough to Nursing Committee

CNSA Bylaws - Article XI., Section 4. Functions

Committees shall review existing committee policies and submit any revised policies and procedures annually to the Board of Directors.

The Breakthrough to Nursing committee shall:

  1. Prepare and distribute information regarding the Breakthrough To Nursing Recruitment Project Award and determine annual winners.
  2. Assist in nursing outreach efforts within the community to increase the number of minorities interested in the profession of nursing and promote a positive image of nursing.
  3. Assist with the creation and retention of local level Breakthrough To Nursing committees within California.
  4. Maintain a database of non-monetary resources for the Breakthrough to Nursing Chapter directors to utilize.

Committee Resources

Men in Nursing Presentation 
Minorities in Nursing Presentation 
Choose Nursing   

Committee Director


Andy Liss, 2016-2017 Breakthrough to Nursing Director


Committee Members

Leslie Nguyen, CSU East Bay, Graduation: January 2017
Robert Garibay, CSU Stanislaus, Graduation: May 2017
Andy Liss, CSU Sacramento, Graduation: May 2017
Cherrie Brosas, CSU East Bay, Graduation: January 2018
Phoebe Wong CSU East Bay, Graduation: January 2018
Angie Moreno, WCU Los Angeles, Graduation: January 2018

How to Join Committee

Submit your name, school name, graduation date, and CNSA/NSNA membership number to

Time Commitment

Approximately 8-12 hours per month coordinating different projects,   depending on the numbers of committee members.