Highlights and Updates

Congratulations to our new PNASA  Executive Board 2020-2022!!!

President:  Golda Manalili, MSN, RN, RNC

President-Elect: Arlienita Beraya, MSN, RN, CNL

Vice President: Albert Tarriela, MSN, RN, CCRN

Secretary: Lilybeth Soto, BSN, RN, CMSRN

Assistant Secretary: Ivy Ballesteros, MAN, RN, CPAN

Treasurer: Roselle Sadornas, MSN, RN, PCCN

Assistant Treasurer: Imee Paguio, BSN, RN, CMSRN

Auditor: Ella Tuazon, BSN, RN

                                      BOARD MEMBERS:

Romeo Albornoz, MBA, BSN, RN               Rachelle Ganuelas, BSN, RN

Danet Bluhm, PhD, RN, MSCI, FAAN        Tina Gatmaitan, MSN, RN, VA-BC

Elcee Cortez, BSN, RN                                   Hedda Gonzalez, BSN, RN

Alona Flores, BSN, RNC                                Carmina Ridings, BSN, CMSRN

Upcoming Dates for Regional and National Levels

May 18, 2019 Events

   PNASA   turned 30!!!

   Congratulations to all the awardees!

Big thank you to our Sponsors for May 18, 2019 Events


PNAA: A Tapestry

  2018-2020  PNASA  Executive Board

President:  Jane Neri, DNP, RN, CSSM, CNOR

President Elect:  Golda Manalili, MSN, RN, RNC

Vice-President:  Glenn Alpino, BSN, RNC

Secretary:  Liezl De Leon, BSN, RN

Asst. Secretary:  Kathleeen Castro, MSN, RN (Appointed)

Treasurer:  Ma. Roselle Sardonas, MSN, RN

Asst. Treasurer:  vacant (Appointed)

Auditor:  Ella Tuazon, BSN, RN

Parliamentarian:  Hedda Gonzalez, BSN, RN


Board of Directors

   Arnelita Beraya, MSN, RN            Aura Casabar, BSN, RN, CCM

   Elcee Cortez, BSN, RN                  Marietta Dela Cruz, BSN, RN

   Lailani Divina, BSN, RN               Floranie Ora, BSN, RN

   Josie Schantz, MSN, RN               Albert Tarriella, MSN, RN


Advisory Council/ Past PNASA Presidents

Noemi Nazareno-Horario, MSA, RN, CRRN (1989-1991)

Lita Guiao, PhD, RN, CS (1991-1993)

Cely Vega-Alcantara, BSN, RN, CPAN (1993-1995)

Fedeliza Oliviano-Ancheta, BSN, RNC (1995-1997)

Annaline Dellosa, RN, CCRN (1997-1999)

Mely Aquino, BSN, RN, CCRN (1999-2001)

Susan Jimenez, RN (2001-2003)

Marietta Dela Cruz, BSN, RN (2003-2005) (2005-2007)

Aurora Parrocha, BSN, RN (2007-2009)

Edison Diloy, BSN, RN  (2009-2011) (Deceased)

Hedda Gonzalez, BSN, RN (2011-2013)

Gertrude Umaming, RN, CRRN (2013-2014)

Nelson Tuazon, DNP, DBA, RN, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, CPHQ, FNAP, FACHE (2014-2016)

Maria Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, PhD, RN (2016-2018)

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          PNAA Vice-President  SCR              Karen Michelle Cendana-Gonzalez, MAN, RN


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SUICIDE Prevention

If you are in crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is available to anyone. All calls are confidential.                http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

My Story ...

Lailani Divina BSN, RN

Lailani Ociones-Divina,  a BSN graduate  of University of Santo Tomas is currently pursuing her MSN from Norwich University.  She is an OR Clinical and Operations Supervisor from Baptist Medical Center. She has been a nurse for 28 years with 14 years experience in the perioperative setting from the Philippines,  Singapore, United Arab Emirates, and the US. 

As a nurse leader, Lailani is inspired by Benjamin Franklin's quote, "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn."  She is looking forward to making a difference in our nursing community through PNASA!

Joining PNASA

  A Nurse's Journey

  PASSION: The Secret Ingredient         of a Fulfilled Life as a Nurse                 by Aura Casabar, BSN, RN, CCM

Several years ago, I caught myself watching reruns of Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, a reality cooking show of a very animated, award-winning chef who went around Great Britain, France, and the US  attempting to salvage restaurants from the brink of bankruptcy or closure.

"Why I Became A Nurse.."

 Meals On Wheels


  PNASA  President's Message

By: Golda Manalili, MSN, RN-C



Local Events:

Spark of Gold in the New Norm Virtual Conference
October 24, 2020 - Saturday.
9:00am -3 pm CST
10:00am -6:00pm EST
7:00 am - 1:00pm PST
for more info and registration, check PNASA online events at eventbrite.com 

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