Zone 1 Happenings

Zone 1 | Jill McCarney

Zone 1 will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 4:15 p.m. at Bellmore Memorial Library, 2288 Bedford Ave., North Bellmore, 11710. We will be offering the STOP THE BLEED PROGRAM. Please RSVP to Jill McCarney, 516-627-6061.


Please contact Jill McCarney, RN, Zone 1 Representative, with any questions, at zone1@nysasn.org or  516-627-0184.

Jill McCarney, RN
Zone 1 Representative
zone1@nysasn.org

Zone 2 Happenings

Zone 2 | Joan Verardo

Zone 2 hosted the November 2018 NYSASN conference held at Stony Brook University and which was attended by 120 school nurses from throughout NYS. Many thanks to the committee members who worked so hard to ensure the weekend event would be successful.

A holiday gathering is planned on December 12th at Pollo Rico on Middle Country Rd. in Centereach, beginning at 5 PM. The cost is $32 per person and includes appetizer, main course, dessert, and beverages. Join us for a chance to relax and get into the holiday spirit!

Our next regular meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6th at Eastern Suffolk BOCES in Holbrook. It will begin at 4:30 PM and a light supper is included. The topic will be: LI Environmental Issues and Health Effects. This will be presented by Dr. Collins from Northwell Health.


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
zone2@nysasn.org.

Zone 3 Happenings

Zone 3 | Mary Archer and Patricia Hartman

Session Dates:

November 26th – January 10th –  March 6th – May 7th

Click here for more information.

 


Mary Archer, MSN, RN
Patricia Hartman, BSN,RN
Zone 3 Representatives
zone3@nysasn.org

Zone 4 Happenings

Zone 4 | Wendy Kopec


Professional Recognition and Compensation
How do you feel about it? How you can improve it?
Marc Laffer, NYSUT Regional Staff Director will join us.
NYSUT, CSEA and non-represented school nurses are all invited.
 
What to bring to this opportunity for networking:
Contracts  • Contacts • Concerns
Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School
3401 Old Yorktown Rd., Route 132
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

 

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.


 

Immunizations Flyer:
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
zone4@nysasn.org

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
zone5@nysasn.org

Zone 6 Happenings

Zone 6 | Debra Meerdink

 

 


For information on Zone 6 events, contact Debra Meerdink, Zone 6 Representative.

 

Debra Meerdink, BSN, RN
Zone 6 Representative
zone6@nysasn.org

Zone 7 Happenings

Zone 7 | Melanye Rockwell and Tristan Sharratt

 


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
zone7@nysasn.org

 

Zone 8 Happenings

Zone 8   Interested in being the Zone 8 Representative? Encourage networking among School Nurse colleagues in your area while developing leadership skills with the support of our NYSASN Board. For more information, please contact NYSASN President, Gail Hall, at president@nysasn.org.

Zone 9 Happenings

Zone 9 |

Interested in being the Zone 9 Representative? Encourage networking among School Nurse colleagues in your area while developing leadership skills with the support of our NYSASN Board. For more information, please contact NYSASN President, Gail Hall, at president@nysasn.org.


 

Zone 10 Happenings

Zone 10 | 


Congratulations to Sharon Botsford,
Zone 10 Excellence in School Nursing award winner.


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.


Interested in being the Zone 10 Representative? Encourage networking among School Nurse colleagues in your area while developing leadership skills with the support of our NYSASN Board. For more information, please contact NYSASN President, Gail Hall, at president@nysasn.org.

 

 

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
zone11@nysasn.org

 

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
zone12@nysasn.org

 

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
zone13@nysasn.org

Zone 14 Happenings

Zone 14 | Jill Kenney


Zone 14 Meeting  –  Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

Please join us for the Zone 14 meeting and first Holiday Get Together.
November 27th, 5PM at Gialy’s, 210 Pine Street, Jamestown

Chautauqua County Mental Hygiene staff Rachel Ludwig and Victoria Patti will share a 30-minute presentation focusing on trauma and mental health in the student population, suicide awareness and prevention best practices. Please bring a $15.00 wrapped gift for a fun gift exchange! It can be nurse related or not. Please RSVP to Jill Kenney, Zone 14 representative, as soon as possible but no later than November 19th. Cost of the dinner will be emailed to you, payable at the event.

Download event flyer here.

 


For information about Zone 14 activities, contact:

Jill A. Kenney, RN
Zone 14 Representative
zone14@nysasn.org