Join A Committee

CNSA has a number of ways for members to get involved. Committees, Subcommittees, and Task Forces give members an opportunity to take action, develop leadership skills, find support, be a part of a community, and build your resume for the future. Committees, Subcommittees, and Task Forces are open to ALL current members of CNSA. For questions or if you would like more information, please contact the following CNSA Board Members/Committee Chairs. To join a Committee, Click Here!

Philanthropy and Awards Committee

You can get involved and support CNSA by providing ongoing recognition of chapters, members, and alumni. Committee members have the opportunity to seek out and apply for corporate philanthropy, charitable giving, grants, and/or other sources of fundraising.

Chair: Dina Ghulyan

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Finance Committee

Chair: Tenzin Sharzur

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Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is responsible for preparing all membership communication. Share ideas to maintain and update the CNSA social media and website with important information and current events.

Chair: Sevana Reardon

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Diversity and Breakthrough to Nursing Committee

The Diversity and Breakthrough to Nursing Committee provides educational tools on diversity topics and coordinates nursing outreach initiatives within our community to increase underrepresented populations' interest in the nursing profession. Our goals are to address barriers to specific resources that are experienced by diverse populations and to increase knowledge about cultural humility in nursing school chapters by organizing and providing educational webinars, toolkits, and support systems.

Chair: Emily Neff

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Health Policy and Advocacy Committee

The Health Policy and Advocacy Committee engages members to be active in legislative issues concerning health policy in California. The committee will educate and inform members as well as advocate for legislative policies.

Chair: Aaron Raines

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Convention Committee

The Convention Committee assists in the planning and coordinating of the Annual Convention, scheduled for October 2021, including sharing ideas about speakers, program and marketing.

Chair: Cristina Munoz

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Populations and Global Health Committee

Get involved and help the Populations and Global Health Committee achieve statewide initiatives to address health issues and community outreach projects across the state.

Chair: Dharmesh Ramaiya

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Webinar Productions Committee

This committee plans and holds monthly webinars through zoom about informative topics for anyone interested in the field of nursing.

Chair: Lorna Roberts

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Governance Committee

Chair: Rachel Barton

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Legislative/Resolutions Committee

Help fellow nursing students by providing information and resources to CNSA constituency for developing a resolution.

Chair: Josh Almadin

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Nominations and Elections Committee

Chair: Rachel Barton

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Chapter Engagement Committee

Designed to expand our membership to reflect the diversity of California Nursing Students. We want our organization to reach students from all chapters large and small because together we are stronger. If you are interested in participating and sharing ideas to improve not only chapter engagement, but CNSA as a whole, please fill out an application and let's collaborate. Apply Here!

Chair: Rachel Barton

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Nursing Science/Evidence Based Practice Committee

CNSA is proud to announce the new Nursing Science Committee. The NSC will be focused on promoting science literacy among nursing students, encouraging discussions about current topics in nursing science, and promoting the image of nurses as scientists. They will be offering monthly journal clubs with guest speakers for all CNSA members, as well as providing opportunities to become a Certified Student Nurse Scientist. Click Here to visit the Nursing Science Committee page!

Chair: Jessica Folck

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