Northwest Ohio Association of School Nurses

Northwest Ohio Association of School Nurses

Welcome to NWOASN!

Hello Friends,

It is time again to renew your membership with NWOASN. The executive board has made a decision to increase membership we will again offer FREE MEMBERSHIP to those who are new to us (never have been a member in the past, or have not been a member in the past 5 years!! Tell all your nurse friends !!!!! We want everyone to have a chance for our camaraderie and to network with other school nurses. Please give us a try!!!.

The website is being updated when we can and will have information that will help all school nurses.

We welcome all of our retirees, we need their expertise!!!!!

Please see the attached membership form and mail to me. Our year starts September 1 and goes through August 31.

Have a great school year!!!!

Thank you,

Denise Kaufman Membership Chair

Counties in this region:

Allen | Crawford | Defiance | Fulton | Hancock | Hardin | Henry | Lucas | Ottawa | Paulding | Putnam | Sandusky | Seneca | Van Wert | Williams | Wood | Wyandot

More About Membership

Active members must be a registered nurse holding a current and valid license issued by the Ohio Board of Nursing, hold a current, valid school nurse license/certificate issued by the Ohio Department of Education, and have the Administrations, Education, or the provision of school health services as their primary assignment.

Associate members are any RN who is not eligible for active membership but who serves a school as a professional nurse.

Retired membership includes any school nurse who is a member of NWOASN upon retirement.

Library membership is granted to any institution interested in school health services. Cost will be determined by the Executive Board.

Honorary membership is for anyone sympathetic with the purpose of NWOASN by a majority vote at the annual meeting of the association.

Members of the NWOASN are classified as active, associate, retired, library or honorary as described in the constitution of the organization.

NWOASN sponsors three educational offerings during the school year, complete with CNE’s, with timely topics regarding the children that school nurses care for in schools. As a member of the organization you will be able to attend these at a discount rate and receive a semi-annual newsletter.

Dues are $20.00 per year for active members, and $10.00 per year for associate, retired, and honorary members. They are to be paid in September and sent to the membership chairman. Checks should be made out to NWOASN.

Board

President: Denise Kaufman president@nwoasn.org

President Elect: Brenda Elliott

Past President: Jane Fender

Secretary: Cindy Riley

Treasurer: Laurie Gladieux

OASN Representative: Rhea Jagodzinski northwestrep@nwoasn.org

Membership: Denise Kaufman membership@nwoasn.org