Starting a Chapter


Steps to becoming an Official CNSA (NSNA) Chapter


Step One:  Email
"I am (NAME) at (NURSING SCHOOL/COLLEGE), in (CITY), California.  I am interested in starting a NSNA/CNSA chapter, please advise."

…if you already have ten NSNA members skip to Step 2!

Step Two: After recruiting 10 members your next step in becoming a chapter is to visit

Step Three: click on resources

Step Four: click on chapter tool box

Step Five: click on recruitment tools

Step Six: click on start a chapter

Step Seven: read through information

Step Seven: fill out the chapter request form then submit it

Step Eight: Once you have received confirmation:

Create at least one email account for your chapter.

This can be done free of charge by using a free email service such as hotmail, yahoo or gmail. Please include either your school’s name or initials with either nsa(nursing student association), sna(student nurses association) or cnsa.

For example:

csns- for California State Nursing School and nsa- for nursing student association

This will allow for better communication between the board and other chapters!

Be sure to include your faculty advisor’s contact information (name, phone number, email) the above chapter contact email, as well as your President’s contact information (name, phone number, email) You will receive a reply welcome email

REMEMBER: The Membership Directors are here for you! Anything you need advice on we can help with, or get you in touch with the right people!

Good Luck!

Any comments, questions or concerns please don't hesitate to get in touch!

Kyle Navarro & Jessica Gonzalez
CNSA Membership Director North & CNSA Membership Director South