Zone 1 Happenings
Zone 1 | Jill McCarney
Zone 1 celebrated School Nurses Day on May 10th. The event was well attended, raffles were held, and a tentative meeting schedule for next year was discussed. A survey of topics was distributed for member input regarding preferences for next year’s meetings. Our first meeting will be October 4th, 2017, at our new location, Bellmore Memorial Library, at 4:15 p.m. More information will follow in September.
Please contact Jill McCarney, RN, Zone 1 Rep., for any questions, at email@example.com or 516-627-0184.
Jill McCarney, RN
Zone 1 Representative
Zone 2 Happenings
Zone 2 | Joan Verardo
Zone 2 of Suffolk County proudly presented the 2017 EISN Award to Sandra Poshka, RN, BSN. Sandra is the school nurse at North Coleman Road Elementary School in the Middle County School District. In addition to receiving the EISN award, a $500 scholarship will be presented in her name to a graduating student from her district that plans to pursue a Nursing degree. We congratulate Sandra on this well- deserved honor.
Zone 2 asks members to consider stepping up and joining the leadership team. Elections will be held for the 2018 President-elect and Secretary. Help us continue to bring quality programs to our zone.
Joan Verardo, BS, RN, NCSN
Zone 2 Representative
Zone 3 Happenings
Zone 3 | Mary Archer and Patricia Hartman
Our Annual School Nurse Dinner was a great success. It was fun seeing and meeting new faces. Our Director of Nursing, Gail Adman and Ann Brennan, Director of Staff Development both took time out of their busy schedules to attend. Everyone enjoyed the entertainment and congratulations to all the winners of our raffles.
We also like to congratulate our winner of the Excellence in School Nursing Mary Fitzpatrick who is also the President Elect of NYSASN.
Thank you for all your support!
Mary Archer, MSN, RN
Patricia Hartman, BSN,RN
Zone 3 Representatives
Zone 4 Happenings
Zone 4 | Mary Beth Guyett
A valuable resource for you to help families obtain immunizations has been provided by the Westchester County Health Department. Please download these brochures which are provided in both English and Spanish.
Free training opportunity:
“High in Plain Sight”
Current Alcohol, Drug & Concealment Trends and Identifiers
Download the event flyer for additional information and registration form.
Westchester County has formed a Concussion Task Force. This task force consists of members from the county Mental Health Department, DOH, PMD, a School Medical Director, a School Nurse, and an Athletic Trainer, and meets quarterly. Mary Beth Guyett, BSN, RN, is the School Nurse representative for Westchester.
Mary Beth Guyett, BSN, RN
Zone 4 Representative
Zone 5 Happenings
Zone 5 | Joanne Bardin
On September 12, 2017, Shannon Brophy, RN, MSN, APN-BC, is presenting a free webinar “Supporting Students with Seizures in School.” Her presentation will include useful information on how to manage your child’s seizures in the school setting. Click here for more information or to register for the webinar.
The annual Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group conference is being held at Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey on October 28. It is a full day with continuing education credits for nurses.
Early registration is recommended due to the space limitation. The conference is free of charge and will include speakers on pediatric epilepsy, adult epilepsy and an all-day dedicated psychogenic non-epileptic seizure session. Click here to register. If an overnight is needed, contact the Madison Hotel at: (800) 526-0729
For more information or suggestions of topics that you would like to have addressed, please contact the zone rep.
Joanne Bardin, MSN, RN, AE-C
Zone 5 Representative
Zone 6 Happenings
Zone 6 | Debra Meerdink
For information about Zone 6 events please contact Debra Meerdink, Zone Representative.
Debra Meerdink, BSN, RN
Zone 6 Representative
Zone 7 Happenings
Interested in being the Zone 7 Representative?
For more information, please contact NYSASN President, Betsy Williams, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zone 8 Happenings
Zone 9 Happenings
Zone 9 | Mary Mills
Zone 9 Honors Retiring School Nurses
Watch the NYSASN website for other Zone 9 events. For more information or suggestions of topics that you would like to have addressed, please contact Mary C. Mills, RN, Zone 9 Representative.
Mary C. Mills, RN
Zone 9 Representative
Zone 10 Happenings
Zone 10 | Roseann Gardinier
Zone 10 officers for the 2017-2018 school year:
President: Jamie Cooney RN
Vice President: Dawn Franits RN
Secretary: Celine Beers RN
Treasurer: Laura Cook RN
We are excited for your contributions and look forward to the amazing workshops that will be offered in the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.
Roseann Gardinier, RN
Zone 10 Representative
Zone 11 Happenings
Zone 11 | Ann Mares
Watch the NYSASN website for upcoming Zone 11 events. For more information or suggestions of topics that you would like to have addressed, please contact the zone rep.
Ann Mares, RN
Zone 11 Representative
Zone 12 Happenings
Zone 12 | Kanika Moxley and Sandra Perkins
For information contact your Zone 12 Co-Representatives, Kanika Moxley and Sandra Perkins.
Kanika Moxley, MSN, RN
Sandra Perkins, MSN, RN
Zone 12 Co-Representatives
Zone 13 Happenings
Zone 13 | Lynn Alexander
Zone 13 Annual Spring Banquet
Italian Village Restaurant
6354 Transit Road, Depew, NY 14043
Lynn Alexander RN, BSN, NCSN
Zone 13 Representative
Zone 14 Happenings
Zone 14 | Deanie Thorsell
For information about Zone 14 activities, contact:
Deanie Thorsell RN, CRTT, RRT
Zone 14 Representative