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					              National Student Nurses Association, Inc.
                    45 Main Street, Suite 606, Brooklyn, New York 11201
            (718) 210-0705 • FAX (718) 797-1186• •

                                 COUNCIL OF STATE PRESIDENTS

Date:          Thursday, November 4 and Friday, November 5, 2010
Place:         Millennium Hotel, Cincinnati, OH
               Room: Hotel Bronze B


                                    COSP Planning Committee
Chair: James Schnittker, Texas Nursing Students' Association (South)
Dawn Zimmerman, Kansas Association of Nursing Students (North)
Whitney Smith, Virginia Nursing Students', Association (East)
Amy Mabry, Student Nurses' Association of Arizona (West)
Carylin M. Holsey, NSNA President


8:30 a.m.             State Presidents Arrive
                      Morning Refreshments Sponsored by Oncology Nurses Society
                      Pick up information packets and network

9:00 a.m.             Call to Order: Bobby Schnittker

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.      Welcome and Introductions
                      Presiding: Bobby Schnittker

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.     NSNA Board & Committee Updates
                      Presiding: COSP Planning Committee

                         NSNA President: Carylin M. Holsey
                         Legislation/Education: Danielle Miller
                         Bylaws and Policies: Kelsey Scanlon
                         Global Initiatives in Nursing: Kelsey Scanlon
                         Breakthrough to Nursing: Reneka Turner
                         Community Health/Disaster Preparedness: Kelsie Guehler
                         Membership: Elizabeth Newcomb
                         Financial Update: Laura Lunsford
                         Convention: Erin Zundel

                         Imprint and Image of Nursing: Kindra Scanlon
                         Nominating & Elections: Jeffrey Goodhart , Chair, Nominating and
                          Elections Committee
                         Resolutions: Clover McLennon, Chair, Resolutions Committee
                         Administrative Update: Susan Wong, Membership Development

10:30 – 11: 00 a.m.   Ice Breaker
                      Presiding: COSP Planning Committee

11:00 - 11:15 a.m.    Break

11:15 - 12:15 p.m.    Election Area Circles Sharing of Accomplishments including council of
                      school presidents, convention planning and increasing membership
                      Presiding: COSP Planning Committee

12:15 – 12:30 p.m.    Break

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.     Leadership Luncheon
                      Sponsor: American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)

                      Speaker: Cheryl Hoying, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Senior Vice President,
                      Patient Services, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Medical Center, Cincinnati,

                      Presentation: If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Becoming a Nursing

                      This presentation will take both a humorous and serious look at ways to
                      maximize the transition from student nurse to nursing professional. With
                      over 30 years of experience as a nurse in a variety of roles, Dr. Cheryl
                      Hoying is uniquely equipped to offer tips for making the most of this phase
                      that can be both exciting and full of anxiety. Encouraging, knowledgeable
                      and with a real heart for students, Dr. Hoying will point student nurses in
                      the right direction for their new careers.

1:30 – 3:15 p.m.      General Session: Topics of Interest – bylaws, resolutions and membership
                      Presiding: COSP Planning Committee
                      Resource: NSNA Board of Directors

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.      Intro to White Elephant Exchange & Election Procedures

3:30 – 3:45 p.m.      Break

3:45 - 4:45 p.m.     White Elephant Exchange: Bring an item that is special from your state (i.e.
                     Georgia peaches) to exchange with other participants.
                     Presiding: Dawn Zimmerman

4:45 p.m.            Recess


8:30 a.m.            Reconvene
                     Morning Refreshments Sponsored by ONS

9:00– 9:15 a.m.      COSP Photo

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.    How to Run an Effective Association
                     Presiding: COSP Planning Committee
                     Resources: NSNA Board of Directors
                      Laura Lunsford: what state presidents need to know about the role &
                        responsibilities of the treasurer.
                      Bobby Schnittker & Carylin M. Holsey: parliamentary procedures - Why
                        do we need it? How do you use it? Why should we keep it?

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.   COSP Planning Committee Election & COSP Evaluation
                     Presiding: Bobby Schnittker

                                   Thank you for attending!

                                  Mark your calendar for the
                              2011 NSNA Annual Convention COSP
                                    Tuesday, April 5, 2011
                                     1:00 p.m. - 9:00 pm
                                        Salt Lake City


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