On Thursday, May 4, 2017, we will honor the outstanding achievements of several of our nursing colleagues and community partners. These awards are given every two years in recognition of significant personal and professional contributions of individuals or groups benefitting the advancement of nurses, the profession and the association.
Jennifer Graves, MS, RN, ARNP
In recognition of her life-long commitment and tireless work on behalf of registered nurses and the profession and her distinguished service to WSNA and the profession.
David Reyes, MPH, RN, DNP, APHN-BC
In recognition of his significant contributions and leadership in public health nursing an WSNA.
Judi Lyons, RN
In recognition of her leadership and significant contributions to the economic and general welfare of nurses and nursing.
Adam Davis, RN, DNP
Mitch Snyder, Division Chief
FD Cares Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority
In recognition of their partnership and contributions to advancing the role of nurses as advocates and health care providers for the citizens of Washington State.
Lynn Nelson, MSN, RN, NCSN
Presented to an individual to recognize best practice in the daily care of patients / clients.
Susan Manfredi, DNP, MBA, RN, FACHE
Presented to an individual to recognize excellence in nursing leadership and management.
Lynn Von Schlieder, MN, RN
Presented to an individual to recognize excellence in nursing education.
Sofia Aragon, MN, JD, RN
Presented to an individual to recognize excellence in ethics and human rights.
Pamela Mitchell, PHD, RN, FAAN
Presented to an individual to recognize excellence in nursing research that addresses practice issues.
“The varied speakers were great, and being able to see that the issues that we deal with in our facilities are the same, statewide, was a high point.” – 2015 attendee