Zone 1 Happenings
Zone 2 Happenings
Zone 2 | Joan Verardo
Our final meeting of the school year is April 10th at 4:30 p.m. at the East Suffolk BOCES center in Holbrook. Our guest speaker from Mt. Sinai will present on HIV transmission and recent updates in the efforts to halt the spread of the disease. We will also be electing new officers as well as announcing our 2019 EISN recipient.
The Zone 2 School Nurse Day Dinner will be held on Wednesday May 8th, from 5:00 -8:00 p.m. at Villa Olivetti, 645 Middle Country Rd., St. James. The cost will be $30 and reservations should be sent to Sandy Poshka, 7 Walnut Ave, Farmingville, NY, 11738-1624. You can email Sandy at email@example.com.
Harborfields High School has been awarded an AED free of charge through the Louis Acompora Foundation by meeting requirements which included forming a building-wide Cardiac Emergency Response Team (CERT). Pictured at right, and in front of our newly installed AED, are Harborfieldss Athletic Director, John Valente , School Nurse and NYSASN Zone 2 Representative, Joan Verardo, and High School Principal, Tim Russo .
2018 Excellence in School Nursing Award
Zone 2 President, Paula Saltzman (R), presented the EISN award to Claire McCarthy (L), high school nurse of the William Floyd School District.
Joan Verardo, BS, RN, NCSN
Zone 2 Representative
Zone 3 Happenings
Zone 4 Happenings
Zone 4 | Wendy Kopec
Zone 4 will hold their
School Nurse Day Dinner
on May 8, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.
at Little Sorrento, 3565 Crompond Road, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567.
Join us as we honor Zone 4’s Excellence in School Nursing Award Recipient.
Cost per person: $35.00 (includes appetizer, salad, pasta, entrée, dessert, soda/coffee/tea). Cash bar.
RSVP by May 1, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Checks: Payable to Zone 4
Mail to: Daniella Ferreira
33 Brookview Dr. Carmel, NY 10512
Any questions email email@example.com.
Zone 4 Nurses in the News:
Congratulations to Carol Bumbolow, honored as a 2018 Nurse of the Year in the 40th Senate District.
Congratulations to Mary Ann Castro,
Zone 4 Excellence in School Nursing award winner!
Mary Beth Guyett, Zone 4 Representative,
with Mary Ann Castro, Zone 4’s 2018 EISN award winner.
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.
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.
Wendy Kopec, BSN, RN, CNOR
Zone 4 Representative
Zone 5 Happenings
Zone 5 | Joanne Bardin
For information about Zone 5 events or suggestions of topics that you would like to have addressed, please contact the Joanne Bardin, Zone 5 representative.
Joanne Bardin, MSN, RN, AE-C
Zone 5 Representative
Zone 6 Happenings
Zone 6 | Debra Meerdink
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present More Than Sad. Monday, March 25 6:00-7:00 p.m. Saratoga Springs Public Library 49 Henry St. Saratoga Springs, NY 12886. School staff members are taught to recognize signs of mental health distress in students and refer them for help. The program complies with the requirements for teacher education suicide prevention training in many states. RSVP to Deb Meerdink at firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on Zone 6 events, contact Debra Meerdink, Zone 6 Representative.
Debra Meerdink, BSN, RN
Zone 6 Representative
Zone 7 Happenings
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present More Than Sad. School staff members are taught to recognize signs of mental health distress in students and refer them for help. The program complies with the requirements for teacher education suicide prevention training in many states.
Saturday, February 16th
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Troy Public Library,
100 Second St.
RSVP to Melanye Rockwell or Tristan Sharratt at email@example.com
For information on Zone 7 meetings and events, please contact Melanye Rockwell or Tristan Sharratt, Zone 7 Co-Representatives.
Melanie Rockwell, RN
Tristan Sharratt, BSN, RN
Zone 7 Co-Representatives
Zone 8 Happenings
Zone 8 Interested in being the Zone 8 Representative? Encourage networking
Zone 9 Happenings
Zone 9 | Interested in being the Zone 9 Representative? Encourage networking
Zone 10 Happenings
Zone 10 | Nancy Trendowski
Congratulations to Sharon Botsford,
Zone 10 Excellence in School Nursing award winner.
Nancy Trendowski, BSN, RN
Zone 10 Representative
Zone 11 Happenings
Zone 11 | Cindy Ceracche
Congratulations to Cindy Ceracche,
Zone 11 Excellence in School Nursing award winner!
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.
Cindy Ceracche, AAS, RN
Zone 11 Representative
Zone 12 Happenings
Zone 12 | Diane Houseknecht and Lynn Muth
For information contact your Zone 12 Co-Representatives, Diane Houseknecht and Lynne Muth.
Diane Houseknecht, RN
Lynne Muth BSN, RN
Zone 12 Co-Representatives
Zone 13 Happenings
Zone 13 | Barbara Baer and Julie Murray
Zone 13 Meetings take place at Hillview Elementary, 11 Pleasant View Drive, Lancaster, NY. Meeting dates are 11/19/18, 1/4/19, 2/11/19, 3/18/19, and 4/15/19. The general meeting starts at 7:00 PM in the library. Contact Barbara Baer or Julie Murray for information.
Barbara Baer, BSN, RN
Julie Murray, RN
Zone 13 Co-Representatives
Zone 14 Happenings
Zone 14 | Jill Kenney
Zone 14 will hold their spring meeting on School Nurse’s Day with a presentation on Trauma and Mental Health in the Student Population, Suicide Awareness and Prevention – Best Practices
May 8th, 2019
5:00 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. Dinner
210 Pine Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
Please bring a $5 – $6 Crazy Sock wrapped for a fun gift exchange.
Food: Menu depends on number of people.
Cost: Will let you know later. Payment due at dinner.
Please RSVP to Diana Pantall: firstname.lastname@example.org by April 18, 2019.
For information about Zone 14 activities, contact Jill A. Kenney, Zone 14 Representative.
Jill A. Kenney, RN
Zone 14 Representative