Student Nurses' Association of PA
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2012 - 2013 SNAP Board of Directors
2013 Leader of Leaders
The Student Nurses’ Association of Pennsylvania is very pleased to announce that David R. Ranck, MEd, RN, has been named “2013 Leader of Leaders”, a prestigious award presented by the National Student Nurses Association. The NSNA Leader of Leaders Award is presented each year to an outstanding dean, faculty advisor, or state consultant who demonstrates distinguished support and service to nursing students. David has served 35+ years as a professional consultant and parliamentarian to the SNAP Board of Directors. He has touched the lives of countless nursing students, who have since gone on to become leaders within the profession.
The Leader of Leaders Award is sponsored by Elsevier, publisher of Mosby and Saunders nursing titles. David will receive an expense-paid trip to the NSNA 61st Annual Convention in Charlotte, NC, where he will receive a plaque at the Plenary Session on Thursday, April 4, 2013. This award is well-deserved, as any person who has had the pleasure of meeting David or working with him to advance the nursing profession is aware.
Former SNAP President
Samantha Stapleton was SNAP president for 2 terms from 2008 to 2010. Samantha is currently a 1st Lt. in the USAF Medical Corps and was recently transferred to Afghanistan. At the recent SNAP convention, SNAP members and faculty advisors used a flip chart to write messages to Samantha. Following convention the flip chart pages were sent to Lt. Stapleton, who proudly shows them in this picture and expresses her gratitude for her colleagues remembering her and supporting her in the combat zone.
2012 SCORE! NCLEX Championship Bowl Winners
If you're interested in joining SNAP and attend a School of Nursing in the commonwealth of Pennsylvanina, please go to www.nsna.org and click on 'Member Services' at the top of the page. Once joining NSNA, you will automatically become a member of SNAP.
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National Student Nurses' Association
The Student Nurses' Association of Pennsylvania is a non profit organization and constituent of the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA), representing nursing students throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Interested in joining NSNA & SNAP, check out Getting the Pieces to Fit to see Membership requirements, NSNA Bylaws, Policies and other resourceful information. NSNA has also joined with United Healthcare to offer our members health insurance. You can visit www.uhcsr.com/NSNA or call 1-800-505-5450 for more information. Also you can click here to see what other programs NSNA has to offer all members.