Cultural Awareness 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 Committee on Cultural Awareness shall:

  1. Advocate the need for increased culturally competent nursing practice into nursing education curriculum throughout the state.
  2. Work with CNSA Board of Directors and local chapters to increase education in culturally sensitive nursing practice and integrate culturally sensitive awareness into all activities.
  3. Inform CNSA membership regarding culturally sensitive nursing care, as well as current issues and events through various means such as: writing articles for issues of Range of Motion, and updating the “Committee of Cultural Awareness” page on the CNSA website.

Cultural Awareness Resources

Basic Spanish for Nurses
Culturally Healthy Meals for Hispanic Population


Committee Director

 Eva Tan, 2016-2017 Cultural Awareness Chair

Committee Members

Leica Williams Urby, CSU Sacramento, Graduation: May 2017
Robert Garibay, CSU Stanislaus, Graduation: May 2017
Jesse Franco, Santa Ana College, Graduation: December 2017
Araceli Gutierrez, CSU Sacramento, Graduation: May 2018
Kristen Ngo, CSU Sacramento, Graduation: May 2018
Ashley Williamson, Riverside Community College, Graduation: June 2017


How to Join Committee

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

Time Commitment

7-8 hours per month working with other committee members, coordinating different projects with local chapter and monitoring social media. Hours of commitment are dependent on the number of committee members.