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CU Student Nurses' Association


CUSNA Welcome  
The University of Colorado Student Nurses’ Association fosters professional development by offering crucial guidance about how to get hired after graduation, as well as networking events, community service opportunities and collaborative support among students. We host a nursing speakers’ series, social gatherings and career development events, and we partner with the Dawn Clinic and the Colfax Community Network to provide students with hands-on experience.

For more information on National Student Nurses Association or to become a CUSNA member, visit the NSNA official web page. Fill out the online membership application, indicate that you are University of Colorado student, and your information will be sent to our membership committee.
 
For more information on National Student Nurses Association or to become a CUSNA member, visit the NSNA official web page. Fill out the online membership application, indicate that you are University of Colorado student, and your information will be sent to our membership committee.

Meet our Leaders!
PRESIDENT - Brittany Sterling
The President presides at all meetings of the CUSNA, performs all other duties pertaining to the office and represents CUSNA in all matters to all professional and student organizations, ensures the CUSNA runs efficiently, sustainably and with equal distribution of work to each Board Member.

VICE PRESIDENT - Jennifer Kunick 
In the unlikely event that the President is unable to perform their duties, the Vice President will assume full responsibility for that position as well Resides over the CUSNA meetings in the absence of the President. Assists the President and acts as advisor to the President. Coordinates, plans and hosts the CUSNA Pathway’s Lectures. 

TREASURER - Anna Quigley 
Serves as chairperson of the Finance and Fundraising Committee, submits financial reports to membership as directed by the President, Prepares financial reports submitted at the monthly Board Meetings, keeps a record of income and disbursements including cash funds and bank account, identifies and coordinates fundraising opportunities, and maintains lockbox

SECRETARY - Ellen Behme
Records and distributes the minutes of all meetings, organizes and maintains google drive documents, conducts an inventory of all CUSNA supplies on a yearly basis, or as requested by CUSNA board member, completes and submits the annual NSNA Official Application for Constituency Status, records member attendance for all meetings and notifies the President when violations to the attendance policy occur.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMITTEE 
The Community Outreach Committee plans community-based activities and volunteer opportunities for CUSNA members and other nursing students.

CAMPUS AFFAIRS 
Member(s): Tia Claps 
The Campus Affairs and Outreach Committee serves as a connector between CON and other disciplines on the AMC by attending and participating in CON student services events and the hosting of educational and social events on campus. Including, but not limited to, the annual nurses week planning and getting CON student involved in events planned through CUSNA. 

CAREER RESOURCE COMMITTEE
Member(s): Jessica Adams 
Organizes and plans Career Resources Committee Lectures, resume workshops, updates the Student and Career Resource Guide, and acts as National and State CUSNA Chapter Liaison 

CLASS LIAISONS COMMITTEE 
Communicates CUSNA news and upcoming event details to classmates via in-class announcements and cohort specific social media announcements. Creates and posts monthly CUSNA event flyers in approved locations. 
Responsible for handing out fliers and goodie bags for upcoming events.

FINANCE AND FUNDRAISING 
Head: Hilary Tracy  
Head of all fundraising events for CUSNA (i.e. Scrub sales, graduation flower sales, advertising and fundraising for Alumni weekend). All funds for this organization come from the innovation and dedication of this group. Organizes, plans, conducts and oversees the scrub drive fundraiser at new student orientation, organizes, plans, conducts and oversees the Rose Sale fundraiser at Graduation.

MEDIA SUPPORT COMMITTEE
Head: Rebecca Loy 
Provides information to the nursing department webmaster for maintenance of the
webpage located here, Maintains the Facebook page, sends out emails to college of nursing students regarding CUSNA events

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Maintains and updates a list of all the CUSNA members; Notifies members when
membership is about to expire, grows CUSNA membership through student outreach activities.

 
We invite you to take advantage of the opportunities CUSNA has to offer.

Plan a service event to give back to the community.
Send us speaker suggestions.
Come to a meeting.
Get involved!
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