Past Presidents/Advisory Council
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Philippine Nurses Association of San Antonio
Known as PNASA.
The PNASA is an educational, professional, voluntary, non-sectarian, and a non profit organization. It was founded on March 1989 with 17 strong Filipino nurses, 16 were officers and 1 adviser.
The purpose of the PNASA shall be to provide a structure that will uphold the professional positive image and foster the welfare of the Filipino-American nurses in San Antonio, Texas and nearby counties.
PNASA objectives are:
Promote professional nursing standards as defined by the Texas Board of Nursing and accrediting agencies in the United States.
Collaborate with professional organizations and agencies to develop and implement educational programs related to nursing practice, administration, education and research.
Provide support to the new Filipino-American nurses relevant to their orientation to the health care system and cultural adjustment in San Antonio.
Encourage participation of its members in professional, educational, research, and community activities.
Support the goals and objectives of the Philippine Nurses Association of America.
Noemi Nazareno-Horario, MSA, RN, CRRN
Lita Guiao, PhD, RN, CS
Hedda Gonzalez, BSN, RN
Edison Diloy, BSN, RN
Aurora Parrocha, BSN, RN
Annaline Dellosa, RN, CCRN
Susan Jimenez, BSN, RN
Mely Aquino, BSN, RN, CCRN
Marietta Dela Cruz, BSN, RN
2003-2005 and 2005-2007
Cely Vega-Alcantara, BSN, RN, CPAN
Gertrude Umaming, RN, CRRN
Fedeliza Oliviano-Ancheta, BSN, RNC
Dr. Adele B. Campos
Nelson Tuazon, DBA, MAEd, MBA, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Maria Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, PhD, RN