CNSA Annual Convention 2018

ight Now

October 5-7, 2018
Visalia Convention Center
303 E. Acequia Avenue
Visalia, CA 

Online Registration Now Open!

2018 Conference Brochure

Hotels Nearby:
Comfort Suites
210 E. Acequia Ave. 
P: 559-738-1700

Hampton Inn
4747 W. Noble Ave.
P: 559-732-8400

Holiday Inn Express
 5625 Cypress Ave.
P: 559-627-0600

Please contact Patricia Zollman with questions and concerns regarding hotel reservations.
Phone: 928-252-3544

Exhibitor Packet

Online Exhibitor Application

Online Sponsorship Registration

Tables for Chapter Fundraising



Dear CNSA Member and Prospective Candidate:

Below you will find information on how to run for CNSA Board of Directors as a pre-slated candidate, from the floor, and as a write in candidate. Please refer to the CNSA Bylaws linked below on the general responsibilities of all members of the CNSA Board of Directors and Committee Chairs, as well as descriptions of each available position. Please refer to the CNSA policies regarding Nominations, Candidacy, Elections and Campaigns; all are attached below.

When you are ready to declare your candidacy, please complete, sign, and submit the appropriate 2018 Nominations and Elections packet. It is important that you read and understand the CNSA bylaws before submitting your Willingness to Serve document; the complete CNSA bylaws are available on the website at In addition, please be prepared to attend a board meeting and photography event on the day that you are elected.

1. Bylaws
2. Nominations and Elections Policies:

Be a leader! CNSA needs you! (video)

 Applications are now being accepted for the CNSA Foundation Scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year! DUE 9/14/18
Winners will be notified in late September 2018. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Awards Ceremony during the 2018 CNSA Annual Convention in Visalia, CA on October 7th
Are you Eligible to Apply?
-Enrolled in a state-approved program for pre-licensure nursing
-Current NSNA member (must be a member through October 31, 2018)
-Current GPA 3.0 or higher
Criteria Used to Select Awardees:
-Personal reflection essay (not a research essay!)
-Nursing student engagement
Please have the following items ready when you submit you applications:
1. Your personal reflection essay: 
-500 words or less
-Your name is NOT on essay
-Saved as a .PDF or .doc/.docx
-12-pt font and double-spaced
2. Unofficial nursing school college transcript:
-Saved on your computer as a PDF for upload
-Reflects enrollment in a state-approved program for pre-licensure nursing
-Is the transcript for the college where you are attending nursing school
3. Reference:
-Saved on your computer as a .PDF or .doc/.docx
-From an academic or professional source who knows you as a student