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- Next State Meeting
- What′s New?
- Legislative Day Registration
- Board Positions
- ENA Representation
- Scholarship Information
- General Assembly Delegates
Next State Meeting:
Please join us for the California ENA State Council meeting on March 7, 2019 in Sacramento. All are welcome! Make your hotel reservations by February 4th to secure the ENA rate of $269. Reservations can be made by emailing Dianne Idman-Gervais at firstname.lastname@example.org; if you prefer to make your reservations directly mention you are with the California Emergency Nurses Association to secure the discounted rate. Make your reservations soon, availability at the ENA rate cannot be guaranteed once our block of rooms fill. Please join us the day before for our Legislative Day, as we advocate for emergency nursing On the Hill!
Who should attend an ENA State Council meeting? Emergency Nurses, nursing students, all are welcome!
What happens at a State Council Meeting? In the morning our various committees meet, you can sit in on any of them that interest you. The committees are a great way to learn about what’s happening in our profession. During the afternoon session the Board and Chapter reports are given, always interesting and a place to learn what is happening up and down the State, as well as hear new ideas.
Sacramento Legislative Day on the Hill
Join us March 6, 2019 for our annual Leg Day. This year’s Leg Day will end with a cocktail reception with the Leg Aids on Wednesday, March 6th from 6-8pm; please join us and meet your local Legislative Aid. Prior to visiting our legislators, we will meet for breakfast and a presentation on the Leg process and ENA talking points; in the afternoon we will tour the Capitol and visit with legislators.
Professional dress required. No scrubs. The ENA button down collared shirt may be worn. Please wear comfortable shoes for walking. Rooms at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento are available for $ 269.00 per night: Sheraton Grand, 1230 J Street, Sacramento 95814
Breakfast and Lunch provided.
Please use this form to register: Leg Day Registration Form
DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS MARCH 1
The California Emergency Nurses Association State Council elects members to the State Council who represent ENA’s mission to advocate for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice.
To implement the national Emergency Nurses Association’s philosophy, objectives, and leadership on the State level as well as to coordinate professional activities of Chapters within the State in connection with the National Association, its General Assembly and Board of Directors.
2019 California State Council Board Officers:
President: Janet Williams
Coordinates all State Council administrative activities. Serves as official representative of the State Council. Appoints with the Board of Directors’ approval committee chairs and chairs-elect.
President-elect: David Samuelson
Has served as a voting Board of Directors member within the last five years. Succeeds to the office of President at the expiration of the President’s term. Assists the President as needed in fulfilling the duties of that office.
Immediate President: Kathy VanDusen
Secretary: Shelbie Rogers
Maintains adequate and proper records of the State Council and the Board of Directors, including but not limited to minutes of all meetings and correspondence. Maintains current roster of all Board of Directors, committee chairs, chapter presidents, chapter representatives, and appointees.
Treasurer: Louise Hummel
Maintains corporate financial records; maintains corporate banking accounts and disbursements. Annually submits data for tax preparation and an audit of the financial records at the Annual Business meeting. Works with the Treasurer-elect to ensure a smooth transition of office by the end of the elected term.
Treasurer-elect: Mariann Cosby
Assists the Treasurer to maintain corporate financial records. Completes an internal audit prior to assuming responsibility for corporate financial records.
Director-at-Large: Dianne Idman-Gervais
Coordinates meeting arrangements for State Council meetings and functions.
The California State Council of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that provides education, leadership, advocacy, and collaborative professional practice for emergency nursing care. ENA members pursue our mission of advocating for patient safety and excellence in emergency care by participating in task forces, committees, and commissions; listed below:
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- Community Paramedicine Pilot Project Task Force: Susan Smith, Alternate: Carole Snyder
- DAG: Jan Ogar, Alternate: Kara Davis
- EMS Commission: Carole Snyder
Emergency Medical Care Committees/Commissions
- Contra Costa: David Samuelson | Learn more
- Orange County: Trez Gutierrez | Learn more
- San Diego County: Cheryl Graydon | Learn more
- Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Service Commission: Carole Snyder | Learn more
- California Hospital Association EMS/Trauma Committee: Susan Smith | Learn more
California members representing at the National level:
Garrett Chan, PhD, APRN, CNS, CEN, FAEN: ACADEMY OF EMERGENCY NURSING (AEN) BOARD
Melanie Crowley, MSN, RN, CEN: TNCC REVISION WORK TEAM
Marvin Delfin, MSN-ED, RN, CEN, CPEN, CCRN, CNRN, TCRN: ENA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
Melinda Elayda, MPA, BSN, RN: INSTITUTE FOR QUALITY, SAFETY AND INJURY PREVENTION (IQSIP) ADVISORY COUNCIL
Janis Farnholtz-Provinse, MS, BSN, RN, CNS, CEN,TCRN, FAEN: PEER REVIEW EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Janis Farnholtz-Provinse, MS, BSN, RN, CNS, CEN, TCRN: TNCC REVISION WORK TEAM
Catherine J Hesse, MN, MSN, RN, NP, ANP: ENA FOUNDATION FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE
Diane Koyasu Heine, DNP, MSN, BSN, AND, RN, CEN: LANTERN AWARD REVIEWERS
Katherine Logee, MSN, RN, NP, CEN, CPEN, CFRN, CNE, FNP-BC, PNP-BC: PEDIATRIC COMMITTEE
Robin MacPherson-Dias, RN: CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES COMMITTEE
Tobin Miller, DNP, MSN-ED, RN, CEN, CFRN, CCRN: LANTERN AWARD COMMITTEE
Angela Neufeld, RN: AWARDS COMMITTEE
Kellyn Pak, MSN, RN, CEN, MICN: TNCC REVISION WORK TEAM
Matthew Powers, MS, BSN, RN, MICP, CEN, FAEN: EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL
Matthew F. Powers, MS, BSN, RN, MICP, CEN, FAEN: NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE
Michele Redlo, MSN, MPA, BSN, RN, CPEN: PEDIATRIC COMMITTEE
Michele Redlo, MSN, MPA, BSN, RN, CPEN, PHN: PEER REVIEW EDUCATION COMMITTEE
David Samuelson, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CTRN, CCRN: NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE
Kevin Stansbury, MBA, BS, RN, CEN, VA-BC: LANTERN AWARD COMMITTEE
Kristen Tarrell, MS, BSN, RN, CEN, PHRN: ENA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
Anna Maria Valdez, PhD, MSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, CNE, FAEN: JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY NURSING EDITORIAL BOARD
Justin Winger, PhD, MA, BSN: POSITION STATEMENT COMMITTEE
Cheryl Wraa, MSN, RN, FAEN: JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY NURSING EDITORIAL BOARD
It is time to begin the 2018 ENA Delegate selection process. The ENA General Assembly and Annual meeting is being held in Pittsburgh, PA this year, The General Assembly meeting schedule will be half day on Tuesday and full day on Wednesday and will be conducted September 25 and 26, 2018. Deadline for delegate application submission is June 8, 2018.