National Student Nurses ’ Association ®
The Professional Magazine for Student Nurses
2020 - 2021 Board of Directors
President Vice President
Secretary / Treasurer Imprint ® Editor
Breakthrough to Nursing ® Director Directors
Ex-Officio , Chair COSP Planning Committee
Executive Director Deputy Executive Director
Director of Program and Education Director of Finance and Administration
Membership Staff Specialist FNSNA Scholarship and Grants Administrator /
NSNA Special Projects Manager FNSNA Staff Specialist
Managing Editor Editorial Consultant
Editor Emeritus Editorial Assistant
National Advertising Representative
Brandi Borden Kyle Loose Stacie Kinsey Andrea Romano Jaleighya Townsend Emily Bruner Nikule Abel Alexis Hodges
Rosemary E . S . Mortimer , MS , MS Ed , RN , CCBE , Appointed by the American Nurses Association
Cheryl Taylor , PhD , RN , FAAN Appointed by the National League for Nursing
Diane Mancino , EdD , RN , CAE , FAAN Kenya Williams , EdD ( c ), MSN , RN , HSM , CAE Trisha L . Mims , MSN , MBA , RN , HCM Dev Persaud , MA Cathy Ramos , AA Jasmine Melendez , MA
Sarah Zhou , BA Florence Huey , MA , RN , HSM Thelma Schorr , BSN , FAAN Carol Patel , BBA
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The NSNA Leadership U provides opportunities for nursing students to be recognized for the leadership and management skills they develop through participation in NSNA ’ s programs and activities . From the school chapter level to the state and national levels , nursing students learn how to work in cooperative relationships with peers , faculty , students in other disciplines , community service organizations , and the public in a service learning environment .
Leadership U is open to all nursing programs preparing students for RN licensure that are official NSNA constituents and to those schools working toward constituency status .
The Purposes of the NSNA Leadership U are to :
• Link service-based activities to the formation of professional indentity .
• Develop competencies that future leaders and managers need to successfully provide for the healthcare needs of society .
• Provide formal recognition to NSNA members who demonstrate leadership and management skill development .
• Assist students to develop a professional portfolio with HealthStream Professional Portfolio , a web based professional portfolio , which is free to NSNA members .
• Create opportunities for mentor-protege relationships and peer networks to grow .
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