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


Deceased- (1965-2014)

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

Founding Adviser

Deceased- (1923-2017)


Nelson Tuazon, DBA, MAEd, MBA, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE



Maria Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, PhD, RN


 PNASA website Sept 2014

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  Mail: P.O. BOX 40542  San Antonio, Texas 78229