Community Health 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.

  1. The Community Health committee shall:
    1. Prepare and distribute information regarding the Community Health Project Award and the Multi-Chapter Community Service Project Award and determine annual winners.
    2. Distribute information regarding community health issues and assist with community outreach projects across the state of California
    3. Assist with the creation and retention of local level Community Health committees within California

Monthly Health Observance & Current Events

December & January is Hand Hygiene Awareness Month!

Check out the toolkit below to help spread the word:

December 2016/ January 2017: Hand Hygiene Awareness Toolkit
November 2016: National Diabetes Month Toolkit
February 2016 Toolkit: Heart Disease Awareness
March 2017 National Nutrition Toolkit


The Zika virus has been making headlines since the beginning of the year, and the CDC announced travel advisories for multiple countries ( . Pregnant women should take extra caution when traveling to areas with known Zika outbreaks.
Learn more about the Zika virus at


National Health Observances:

Committee Director

Shauna Fassino, 2016-2017 Community Health Director 


Committee Members

Jamie Kuhn, National University, Graduation: March 2017 
Jennifer Beck, West Coast University, Graduation: April 2017 
Marine Banjarjian, West Coast University, Graduation: April 2017
Shalonte Carrasquillo,  Antelope Valley College, Graduation: June 2017
Jesse Franco, Santa Ana College, December 2017 

How to Join the Community Health Committee

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

Committee Time Commitment

Approximately 2-3 hours per week