Lynnette vehrs

Lynnette Vehrs, MN, RN

Julia barcott

Julia Barcott, RN
Chair, Cabinet on Economic & General Welfare

Sally watkins

Sally Watkins, PhD, RN
Executive Director

Leadership organizational chart #

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Board of Directors, 2019‚Äď2021

From left: Susan Glass, Adam Halvorsen, Julia Barcott, Jennifer Graves, Justin Gill, Lynnette Vehrs, Chuck Cumiskey, Verlee Sutherlin, Rosa Young and Christina Bradley. (Judi Lyons not shown).

Board of Directors #


Lynnette Vehrs
WSNA District 4

Jennifer Graves
WSNA District 2

Verlee M. Sutherlin
Secre­tary / Treasurer
Nine Mile Falls
WSNA District 4

Julia R. Barcott
Chair, Cabinet on Economic & General Welfare
WSNA District 6

Justin Gill
Chair, Legisla¬≠tive & Health Policy Council
Gig Harbor
WSNA District 3

Chuck Cumiskey
Chair, Profes¬≠sional Nursing & Health Care Council
WSNA District 13

Susan Glass
Member, At-Large
WSNA District 4

Christina Bradley
Member, At-Large
WSNA District 3

Rosa Young
Member, At-Large
WSNA District 2

Adam Halvorsen
Member, At-Large, Staff Nurse
WSNA District 15

Judi Lyons
Member, At-Large, Staff Nurse
WSNA District 18

Cabinet on Economic & General Welfare #

The Cabinet sets prior­i­ties for functions and activ­i­ties of WSNA labor relations, including devel­oping and reviewing policies and proce­dures related to the conduct of the economic and general welfare program.

Professional Nursing & Health Care Council #

The Profes¬≠sional Nursing & Health Care Council is respon¬≠sible for addressing issues of nursing practice that have been identi¬≠fied by members of the nursing profes¬≠sion and the public. Primary focus is given to the adher¬≠ence to ethical, profes¬≠sional and legal standards of nursing practice.

Legislative & Health Policy Council #

The Legisla¬≠tive & Health Policy Council sets the annual health policy and legisla¬≠tive agenda for the Washington State Nurses Associ¬≠a¬≠tion and plays an active role in reviewing and advancing WSNA‚Äôs legisla¬≠tive prior¬≠i¬≠ties. It also helps set the agenda for WSNA‚Äôs annual Advocacy Camp and Lobby Day.

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Bylaws #

General Assembly #

The General Assembly is WSNA‚Äôs governing, democ¬≠ratic body; it convenes every two years at WSNA‚Äôs Washington State Nurses Conven¬≠tion. Resolu¬≠tions passed by the General Assembly help deter¬≠mine the prior¬≠i¬≠ties of the associ¬≠a¬≠tion, and thereby directly affect the work of WSNA‚Äôs Board of Direc¬≠tors and staff for the ensuing biennium. 

Resolutions passed at the 2019 Washington State Nurses Convention #

Regions and districts #

All members of WSNA are also members of the regional or district nurses associ¬≠a¬≠tion that includes their county of residence. Regional and district nurses associ¬≠a¬≠tions are profes¬≠sional organi¬≠za¬≠tions that are unrelated to Local Units and not involved in collec¬≠tive bargaining (union) activities.