2021 South Carolina Annual Book of Reports

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October 14-16, 2021

South Carolina Nurses Association State Convention

&

APRN Fall Pharmacology Conference

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Thursday, October 14, 2021

ANNUAL BOOK OF REPORTS

VIRTUAL

1907-2021

“A CONSTITUENT / STATE NURSES ASSOCIATION OF THE AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION”


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Welcome............................................................................................................................................. 5

2021 SCNA State Convention Contributors and Donors ................................................................... 7

2021 SCNA State Convention Schedule ............................................................................................ 9

Annual Meeting Agenda................................................................................................................... 17

I AM A Nurse................................................................................................................................. 19

Standing Rules & Parliamentary Procedure................................................................................... 20

Nightingale Tribute........................................................................................................................ 25

2020 Audited Materials................................................................................................................. 31

2021 Financial Statement January 1-August 31, 2021 provided at the meeting

Governance

SCNA Certificate of Incorporation.............................................................................................. 38

SCNA 501c6 Status Letter ......................................................................................................... 39

Mission of SCNA......................................................................................................................... 40

Mission of ANA........................................................................................................................... 40

Philosophy of SCNA................................................................................................................... 40

Current SCNA Bylaws as of November 3, 2017......................................................................... 42

Organizational Chart as of November 3, 2017........................................................................... 59

Memorandum Of Agreement Between South Carolina Nurses Association (SCNA)

And Its SCNA Chapters................................................................................................................. 60

2017-2019 Strategic Goals............................................................................................................ 63

Current 2020-2022 Legislative Priorities........................................................................................ 64

Oath of Office & Other Documents Required For Service............................................................ 65

List Current SCNA Committee and Chapter Chairs.......................................................................... 68

Current Members of SCNA as of August 31, 2021........................................................................... 70

Reports of SCNA Board/Chapter Chairs/Committee Chairs

President........................................................................................................................................ 80

President Elect............................................................................................................................... 81

Nomination Committee.............................................................................................................. 81

Secretary/Treasurer........................................................................................................................ 81

Finance Committee.................................................................................................................... 81

Director Seat 1............................................................................................................................... 81

Director Seat 2............................................................................................................................... 82

Commission Chairs

Commission on Public Policy/Legislation .................................................................................. 82

Legislative Committee......................................................................................................... 82

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Commission on Professional Advocacy and Development

Continued Education Approver Committee........................................................................ 83

Continued Education Provider Committee.......................................................................... 84

Reports from the 2021 ANA Membership Assembly.................................................................. 84

Reports of SCNA Chapters

APRN Chapter...................................................................................................................... 85

Nurse Educator Chapter...................................................................................................... 85

Psychiatric-Mental Health Chapter...................................................................................... 86

Women’s and Children’s Health Chapter............................................................................. 86

SCNF Annual Report................................................................................................................... 87

Reports from Organizations with SCNA Representation............................................................ 90

South Carolina Nurses Association CEO.................................................................................... 91

Annual Meeting of SCNA Board of Directors.................................................................................... 92

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Welcome to the

South Carolina Nurses Association

2021 State Convention

&

APRN Fall Pharmacology Conference

&

Annual Membership Meeting

WELCOME to the 2021 SCNA Meetings. We appreciate your attendance. We hope that this will

be several days of discovery and interest in the work of your association and excellent continuing

nursing education.

So, WELCOME, enjoy yourselves and help us begin the next year of SCNA life together!

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The South Carolina Nurses Association would like to thank the Arthur L. Davis Publishing

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Provision of this education activity by SCNA does not imply endorsement by SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. SCNA

gratefully acknowledges the support of companies to support the presentations of speakers. Commercial support does not influence the design and scientific objectivity of

any SCNA educational activity. SCNA does not endorse the off label use of any products for a purpose other than for which it was approved by the FDA. SCNA has conflict

of interest disclosures on file for all presenters and planners.

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2021 SCNA State Convention

October 14-16, 2021

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

subject to change – updated 8/20/2021

CNE/NCPD Credit Types To Be Determined

**INDICATES CONTENT WILL BE AVAILABLE IN VIRTUAL FORMAT

Wednesday October 13, 2021

6:30 PM SCNA Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday October 14, 2021

8:30 AM General Session: 2021 Pharmacology Update

12:00 PM Break

1:30 PM Migraines in Pediatrics & Adults

Skin Emergencies

Resiliency / Self-Care/ Relaxation Technique

3:00 PM Break

3:30 PM Covid: Pulmonary and Beyond

Top Patient Safety Concerns for RNs

5:30 PM Break

6:00 PM Virtual SCNA Annual Membership Meeting - SCNA Members Only

7:00 PM Virtual Annual SCNA Board Meeting

Friday October 15, 2021

8:30 AM 12 Lead ECGS for Advanced Clinical Practice

Pharmacogenomics

Overview of Forensics

10:00 AM Break & Virtual Exhibit Hall

10:30 AM Breast Cancer Update

Demystifying Pacemakers and ICDS: Keep it Simple!

Postpartum Hemorrhage and Pre-Eclampsia

12:00 PM Break & Virtual Exhibit Hall

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1:30 PM Cultural Intelligence

Diseases that Immunizations can Prevent

Depression in the Elderly: How Does It Look?

3:30 PM Break & Virtual Exhibit Hall

4:00 PM Do Ask, Do Tell: Creating a Gender Affirming Climate to Advance Health Equity

New POST Form

Psychiatric Pharm Update

5:30 PM Break & Virtual Exhibit Hall

Saturday October 16, 2021

8:30 AM Men’s General Health Issues

Human Trafficking

Teaching Students How to Find and Use Evidence for Practice

10:00 AM Break & Virtual Exhibit Hall

10:30 AM Billing and Coding Update

Maximizing Social Security Benefits

12:00 PM Break & Virtual Exhibit Hall

1:30 PM Pediatric ENT

NCPD – Managing Quality Outcomes and More

3:00 PM Break & Virtual Exhibit Hall

3:30 PM Telehealth and the APRN: Maximizing Quality and Ensuring Legal and Regulatory

Compliance

Use of Escape Rooms for Competencies

CH=Contact Hour

CH/PH=Contact Hour with Pharm Content

CH/PH/CS=Contact Hour with Pharm Content & Controlled Substance Content

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2021 SCNA CONTINUING NURSING

EDUCATION SESSIONS

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Credit:

South Carolina Nurses Association is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by

the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing

Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Only RN/APRN’s are eligible to receive nursing contact hours.

For all CNE sessions, in order to receive full contact-hour credit for the CNE activities, you must:

1. Scan your name badge when you enter each session

2. Be present no later than five (5) minutes after starting time. Scanners will not be available after

five (5) minutes.

3. Remain until the scheduled ending time

4. Complete the on-line CNE Evaluation Form for each session. The on-line CNE Evaluation

Form will be emailed to you following the completion of each day of the event.

Conflict of Interest

A Conflict of Interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content

about health-care products or services of a commercial interest with which she/he has a financial

relationship.

The planners and presenters of this CNE activity have disclosed relevant financial relationships with

any commercial interests pertaining to this activity. If applicable disclosures will be made before

lecture begins.

SCNA has conflict of interest disclosures on file for all presenters and planners.

Non-Endorsement of Products

Provision of this education activity by SCNA does not imply endorsement by SCNA or ANCC of any

commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

SCNA gratefully acknowledges the support of companies to support the presentations of

speakers. Commercial support does not influence the design and scientific objectivity of any SCNA

educational activity.

Off-label Product Use

SCNA does not endorse the off label use of any products for a purpose other than for which it was

approved by the FDA.

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ANCC Accreditation Feedback Line

1-866-262-9730

The Accreditation Program of the American Nurses Credentialing Center is interested in the

opinions and perspectives of the participants in accredited continuing nursing education activities,

particularly those perspectives related to the presence of perceived bias* in the continuing

education. For this reason, we are now providing a toll free telephone number.

Participants may access this number at any time to:

-tell us of any noted bias or conflict of interest in the education

-tell us of any concerns, compliments, or opinions

-tell us of a great experience

-tell us of an unpleasant experience

-tell us your thoughts on the process

Just call and tell us! 1-866-262-9730

*Bias is defined as: preferential influence that causes a distortion of opinion or of facts. Commercial

bias may occur when an educational activity promotes one or more product(s) (drugs, devices,

services, software, hardware etc.) This definition is not all inclusive and participants may use their

own interpretation in deciding if a presentation is biased.

NOTE: Statements of commercial support and /or conflict of interest disclosures do not represent

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2021 South Carolina Nurses Association

Annual Membership Meeting

October 14, 2021

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

I. Call to Order

II.

III.

IV.

A. Reading of the Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements, 2015

B. Reading of I AM A Nurse

Establishment of the Agenda and Standing Rules

Establishment of a quorum: ARTICLE XVI: QUORUM; Section 1. Establishment of Quorum;

(a) The number of voting members present at a duly noticed meeting of the members shall

constitute a quorum for any regular or special meetings of the Association.

Time of Remembrance

V. Address of the SCNA President

VI.

Report of SCNA Treasurer

VII. Report of the SNA-SC President

VIII. Report of Chief Executive Officer

IX.

Report of Organizational Units-Full Reports as received were published in this SCNA Book of

Reports

A. Commission on Public Policy and Legislation page 82 in the SCNA Book Reports

B. Commission on Professional Advocacy and Development page 83 in the SCNA Book

Reports

C. SCNA Chapters:

- APRN Chapter page 85 in the SCNA Book Reports

- Nurse Educator Chapter page 85 in the SCNA Book Reports

- Psychiatric and Mental Health Chapter page 86 in the SCNA Book Reports

- Women’s and Children’s Health Chapter page 86 in the SCNA Book Reports

X. Report of Tellers and Declaration of Election

XI.

Swearing In of The Board of Directors and Chapter Officers

XII. For the Good of The Order

XIII. Adjournment

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I am a Nurse: Together we are ANA

Cultural Covenant

"As nurses, ANA members and elected/appointed officials, we need each other to create nursing's

future.

Our issues are big and require the best thinking of each and everyone of us.

Therefore, we shall demonstrate through our behaviors and preparation our commitment to the

spirit and purposes of ANA.

We recognize that we are more alike than we are different, but we know that differences often lead

up to better decisions.

We believe that passion is positive and confrontation is counterproductive.

We affirm the value of each person.

We shall create an atmosphere of acceptance, demonstrating care for each other, as we do our

patients.

We shall listen to each other so each voice will feel heard.

We shall respect each other's opinions.

We shall be positive and open to new possibilities.

We shall build on our past by focusing on our future.

Through consideration, collaboration, compromise and consensus we can achieve our common

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STANDING RULES

Rule 1.

Rule 2.

Rule 3.

Rule 4.

Rule 5.

Rule 6.

Rule 7.

Rule 8.

Rule 9.

For admission to the annual meeting, to facilitate identification and seating, members

shall be required to wear the official name tag issued at registration.

Members may not speak and debate more than twice to the same question or longer than

three minutes, without permission granted by a two-thirds vote with debate. No member

may speak more than once to a question if a member who has not spoken wishes to do

so.

Any member of SCNA may be granted the privilege of the floor.

All main motions offered by a member shall be in writing (on the forms provided), signed

by the maker and the seconder, and shall be given directly to a Monitor for immediate

forwarding to the chair as soon as the speaker has been recognized. Members making

incidental motions not in writing will give name before making a motion.

Business interrupted by a recess of the meeting shall be resumed at the point where it

was interrupted at the end of the recess.

Any substantive resolution forwarded to SCNA for consideration of the Reference

Committee which was not approved for presentation, if introduced by an individual

member, must receive a two-thirds vote of the Annual Meeting to reach the floor for

consideration and a majority vote of the Annual Meeting to be adopted.

Any substantive resolution not of emergency nature nor one previously forwarded to

SCNA if introduced by an individual member, must receive a three-fourths vote of the

Annual Meeting for consideration and a two-thirds vote of the Annual Meeting to be

adopted.

The members will act only on the resolves of the resolutions and the recommendations

of reports. Questions of clarification about the intent and meaning of the resolves and

recommendations will be handled according to parliamentary procedure.

Notices for announcements to the Annual Meeting shall be in writing, signed by the

person (or proper representative to the person) under whose authority the announcement

is issued, and shall be sent to the desk of the recording secretary.

Rule 10. The Board of Directors shall be authorized to approve the minutes of the Annual Meeting

not later than the first regular meeting of the Board of Directors during 2022 Board year.

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TIPS ON PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE

Parliamentary procedure must not be viewed as a set of arbitrary rules. It should be considered as

the application of common sense and logic in the conduct of a meeting. Compliance with this set of

rules serves to protect, and is directly related to, our jealously guarded ideal of democratic process.

The great value of the democratic process is open and orderly discussion which results in intelligent

compromise. When general consent is evidenced by a group, the importance of following

parliamentary procedure becomes primarily that of maintaining the orderly conduct of a meeting.

Democratic principles basic to the appropriate conduct of a meeting are as follows:

1. Justice and courtesy to all.

2. One thing at a time

3. Rule of the majority

4. Right of the minority to be heard.

The rules contained in the latest edition of ROBERT’S RULES OF ORDER shall govern meetings of

this association in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with

these bylaws.

SOME RULES OF DEBATE

1. Recognition by the chair is, of course, the first step in presenting a motion.

2. Time will be saved if members will think carefully before wording a motion so as not to

make it too long, say what they really want and not include points of discussion in the

motion.

3. All motions, other than those of a personal nature, must be in writing.

4. No business involving any kind of action should be conducted without a motion.

5. All main motions are debatable.

6. Debate begins after the motion is made.

7. Debate should be limited to the motion before the assembly.

8. Proposer of the motion may speak to it first.

9. Proposer of the motion may not speak against his/her motion, but may vote against it.

10. Address remarks through the presiding officer; do not speak directly to other members

during debate.

11. Avoid personalities. The motion is under discussion not the proposer.

12. The presiding officer should not enter into debate and cannot close debate.

13. Voting may be done by general consent (silence). Chair says, “If there is no objection, the

report will be accepted as information.”

14. The Chair votes only if his/her vote will change the result or break a tie. If his/her vote

creates a tie, the motion is lost.

RONR: Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised 11th Edition

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OBTAINING THE FLOOR AND PROCESSING A MAIN MOTION

1. Member addresses the Presiding Officer,

“Mr./Madam President”

2. Presiding Officer recognizes member by calling his/her name.

3. Member proposes motion,

“I move that ”

4. Another member seconds the motion,

“I second the motion.”

5. Presiding Officer states the motion,

“It has been moved and seconded that .”

6. Presiding Officer calls for debate,

“Is there any discussion?”

“Are there any remarks?”

“Are you ready for the question?”

7. Presiding Officer takes the vote when debate has ended.

“The question is on the adoption of the motion that (repeat the motion).

Those in favor say ‘Aye.’

Those opposed say, ‘No.’”

8. Presiding Officer announces result of vote.

“The ayes have it. The motion is carried, and we (state effect of adopting the motion).”

“The noes have it. The motion is lost, and we will not (state effect of not adopting the motion).”

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PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE AT A GLANCE

BASED ON ROBERTS RULES OF ORDER

TO DO THIS

Adjourn the

meeting*

Recess the

meeting*

Complain about

noise, room

temperature, etc.

Suspend further

consideration of

something”

End debate

Postpone

consideration of

something

Have something

studied further

Amend a motion

Introduce business

(a primary motion)

Object to a

procedure or to a

personal affront*

Request

Information*

YOU SAY

THIS

“I move the

meeting be

adjourned”

“I move the

meeting be

recessed

until...”

“Point of

personal

privilege”

“I move to

table the

motion”

“I move the

previous

question”

“I move this

matter be

postponed

until...”

“I move this

matter be

referred to a

Committee”

“I move that

this motion

be amended

by...”

“I move

that...”

“Point of

Order”

“Point of

Information”

MAY YOU

INTERRUPT

SPEAKER?

MUST

YOU BE

SECONDED?

IS THE

MOTION

DEBATABLE?

WHAT

VOTE IS

REQUIRED?

NO YES NO Majority

NO YES NO Majority

YES NO NO No Vote

NO YES NO Majority

NO YES NO 2/3 vote

NO YES YES Majority

NO YES YES Majority

NO YES YES Majority

NO YES YES Majority

YES NO NO

*Chair

Decides

No Vote

YES NO NO No Vote

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TO DO THIS

Ask for a vote

by actual count

to verify a voice

vote*

Object to

considering some

undiplomatic

matter*

Take up a matter

previously tabled*

Reconsider

something already

disposed of*

Consider

something out

of its scheduled

order*

Vote on a ruling

by the chair*

*Not Amendable

YOU SAY

THIS

“I call for a

division of

the house”

“I object to

consideration

of this

question”

“I move to

take from the

table...”

“I move to

reconsider

the action

relative to...”

“I move to

suspend the

rules and

consider...”

“I appeal

the chair’s

decision”

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MAY YOU

INTERRUPT

SPEAKER?

MUST

YOU BE

SECONDED?

IS THE

MOTION

DEBATABLE?

WHAT

VOTE IS

REQUIRED?

NO NO NO No Vote

YES NO NO 2/3 vote

NO YES NO Majority

YES YES YES Majority

NO YES NO 2/3 vote

YES YES YES Majority

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THOSE TO BE HONORED AT THE 2021 TIME OF REMEMBRANCE

Shirley Williams Bannister

Shirley Williams Bannister, died Sunday, Sept. 27, nearly three weeks after

her daughter at the age of 57. Shirley tested positive for COVID-19 the day her

daughter Demi Bannister died.

Shirley is survived by her husband Dennis Bannister. Demi was her only child.

The funeral will take place Saturday, Oct. 3 at noon at the Bible Way Church of

Atlas Road located at 2440 Atlas Road in Columbia.

Due to safety and health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the funeral services

will be private. Only family members and program guests will be in attendance within the worship

center. The funeral will be streamed on the church’s website and its Facebook page.

The Bannister and Williams' families encourage all of Demi and Shirley’s close friends and coworkers

to join them in a virtual celebration of life. The funeral arrangements are being handled by

Leevy’s Funeral Home in Columbia.

Gwendolyn M. Felton

COLUMBIA - A graveside service for Gwendolyn M. Felton, 75, will be held

at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, is assisting the family.

Mrs. Felton died Saturday, November 28, 2020. Born in Polk County N.C.

near Columbus, she was a daughter of the late Samuel J. McCarter and Ola Price

McCarter. She received her Master’s degree from the Medical College of Georgia

and Doctorate in research and statistics from the University of S.C. She was a

professor at the USC School of Nursing for 35+ years and was a dedicated fan of the University.

During her tenure, she published more than 30 articles. She taught at USC Upstate while earning

her Master’s degree and taught two years at Columbus (Ga.) College. In addition, she was invited to

join the American Academy of Nursing.

Surviving are her devoted and loving husband of 53 years, Charles M. Felton; sister, Gail

McCarter (Jim Davis) of Clover, S.C.; sister-in-law, Frances Stewart (Charles) of Greensboro, Ga.;

niece, Charlene Leonard of Brentwood, Tenn.; nephews, Glenn and Frank Stewart, both of Atlanta;

and numerous cousins. She was predeceased by three brothers and one sister.

Cynthia Cindy Whittier Fogle

Cynthia "Cindy" Whittier Fogle, age 70, passed away Tuesday, January 26,

2021 at the McLeod Hospice House in Florence.

Cindy was born September 29, 1950 a daughter of the late Odell and

Margaret Carter. She worked in nursing for over 45 years and was a Licensed

Nurse Practitioner in North and South Carolina. Cindy spent the bulk of her

career at Emory University and other local Atlanta hospitals before returning

home to Loris to serve her community at Loris Hospital. She also opened the

first Medical Access Facility in Horry County where she was a Nurse Practitioner, Supervisor and

Preceptor, training nurses for several years. Cindy was currently a member of Spring Branch Baptist

Church and was a longtime member of Mt. Leon Baptist Church. She was an avid reader and was

very knowledgeable of the Bible. Cindy also enjoyed traveling, particularly trips to Europe and

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Australia, and especially loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a loving and

devoted wife and mother and absolutely adored her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she

was predeceased by her former husband, Frank Whittier.

Survivors include her husband, Charlie Fogle of Nichols; two daughters, Rae Perez (Horacio) of

Grayson, GA and Caycee Pfeiff (Aaron) of Culpepper, VA; one step-daughter, Jenny Gore (Kyle) of

Loris; one brother, Gerald "Jerry" Carter of Longs; four grandchildren, Savanna Perez, Natalie Perez,

Mason Pfeiff, and Ashtyn Pfeiff; two step-grandchildren, Maddie Gore and Emma Gore; and her

special cousins, Judy Clemmons, Sylvia Chestnut, and Carol Canady.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Mt. Leon Cemetery

in Longs with Rev. Nate Watts officiating. The family requests that all in attendance wear face

coverings and practice social distancing.

Memorials may be sent to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 28 West 44th Street, Suite

609, New York, NY 10036 or online at www.bcrf.org/

Donna Jean Moss

Donna Jean Moss, 91, of Warner Robins, GA, previously of West Columbia,

SC, passed away May 6, 2021. Born in Davenport, WA on Oct. 20, 1929, she was

the oldest of three children to the late Eugene and Sada Chrisman Moss. Her

childhood was spent in Lincolnton, GA and Greenwood, SC. Donna graduated

from Greenwood High School in 1947. She received her Diploma in Nursing from

Anderson Hospital School of Nursing (Anderson, SC) in 1950, her BS in Nursing

at Emory University in 1957, and her Masters in Nursing from the University of

Alabama in 1962. She was a nurse during a time when R.N.s were permitted to be focused on

patient care and could use their professional judgement. Donna always said she was a nurse “before

plastic”. She worked at Anderson Memorial Hospital from 1950-1954 and was on the faculty at the

school of nursing 1957-1963. She was an instructor at Lander College (1963-1966) in Greenwood,

SC. Donna’s final professional years were spent as Assistant/Associate Professor at the University of

South Carolina College of Nursing (1966-1990) in Columbia, SC. She chaired the Associate Degree

Program in Nursing 1969-1984. She often spoke of her students and maternity patients from over

the years. She was a member of the American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, and

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing.

Donna taught us by example to take care of our families, to do our jobs well, to pay our bills

and not use credit, and to help others along the way. She cared for both her parents in her home,

with help from her brother and sister-in-law. As with many of the Greatest Generation, being

uncomfortable or inconvenienced was not a crisis to her. She was a poor country girl that worked

her way up but never forgot her roots. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed reading

and following baseball. She was a loyal Atlanta Braves fan from the day they moved to Atlanta. She

was a contented person, often commenting that she had never been bored a day in her life.

The last few years of her life she lived with her niece in Warner Robins, GA. She was cared for by

people who loved her, and she continued to amaze anyone around her.

Donna is survived by her sister-in-law, Bessie Moss (Cayce, SC), brother-in-law, Dave Anthony

(Warner Robins, GA); nieces, Pamela Anthony (Warner Robins, GA), Michele Dunker (Bennett, CO),

Dorothy Moss (Rock Hill, SC), Susan Morris (Cayce, SC), Janet Morris (Cayce, SC), Lynn Wilbanks

(Cayce, SC); nephews, Pete Wilbanks (Cayce, SC), Morris Davis (Cayce, SC), and Randy Moss

(Cayce, SC).

In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by her brother, Ernest "Bud" Moss and

sister, Loree Moss Anthony.

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Visitation with the family will be on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the chapel of Celestial

Memorial Gardens, West Columbia, SC. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers,

the family respectfully suggests memorial donations be given to the SC Educational Foundation,

1601 Greene St., Columbia, SC 29208. Please designate for: College of Nursing, Donna Moss

Scholarship.

Patricia Fair Prather

Patricia Fair Prather March 23, 1949 - March 23, 2021

Fayetteville, North Carolina - Colonel (Retired U.S. Army) Patricia Fair Prather

A graveside service for family and close friends of Patricia Fair Prather will be held

at 3:00 PM Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Columbia,

South Carolina.

Colonel (U.S. Army Retired) Patricia Fair Prather, aged 72, died on March

23rd at the Autumn Care Assisted Living facility in Fayetteville, NC, with her

sister, Chris Yeager, by her side. Pat was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2014 and courageously

lived out her final years with the same faith, dignity and compassion for her fellow man that she

demonstrated throughout her life.

Pat was born March, 23, 1949 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia to Lewis D. Prather and Caroline Summers

Prather. After graduating with a BS in Nursing from Duke University in 1971, she spent five years as

a civilian nurse at Duke University Medical Center and the Atlanta VA Medical center before joining

the U.S. Army in 1976. She completed both the AMEDD Officer Basic and Advanced Course where

she was recognized as the Outstanding Honor Graduate. In 1981, she graduated from the University

of South Carolina with a Masters in Nursing Administration. Her military awards include the Legion

of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal with five oak leaf clusters, the Army Commendation Medal

with 3 leaf clusters, the Army Achievement Medal, and the Order of Military Merit. Throughout Pat's

travels with the military, she maintained many close friendships. She was an active member of the

church and choral groups.

After retirement, Pat remained in Columbia, SC to be close to family and to lovingly act as her

mother, Caroline Prather's, primary caregiver. She was an active member of Kathwood Baptist

Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir and serving as a deacon. She was also an active

member of the Columbia Choral Society.

Pat was predeceased by her parents, Lewis and Caroline Prather of Columbia, SC, and her

brother, Doug Prather, of Durham, NC. She is survived by her sisters Christine Yeager (William)

of Fayetteville, NC, and Nell Staes (Charles) of Beaufort, SC and her nieces and nephews Jenny

Kaplan (Jordan) and their children Benjamin, Harper and Everette of Washington DC, Caroline

Yeager of Greenville, SC, Cameron Yost (Jacob) and their son, James, of Charleston, SC, William

Yeager (McKendree) of Hollywood, CA, and Lewis Stover (Kate) of Atlanta GA. Pat leaves us with a

legacy of love for her family and friends, her faith, and caring for others. In lieu of flowers, memorials

may be made to Kathwood Baptist Church at 4900 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206. Funeral

arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, N.C. 28301. Online

condolences may be made at http://www.jerniganwarren.com

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It is with deep sadness, on August 28, 2021, Mrs. Ellen Knight Riddle,

R.N. M.N. F.N.P (known by Nana to all her babies), went home to be with her

beloved husband, Gerald D. Riddle “Poppy”, of almost 53 years. We find

strength knowing she was met by her husband, her Lord and Savior, along with

her parents, Claude E. Knight and Mildred B. Knight, at the heavenly gate.

Mrs. Ellen was an avid Christian and a member of Beulah United Methodist

Church in Gilbert, SC for 30 years. Mrs. Ellen was a beloved daughter, mother,

grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and nurse practitioner of 30 years. She worked for

Lexington Medical Center in Labor & Delivery and then went into private practice with Dr. Phillip

Levin at Midland’s OBGYN. Mrs. Ellen loved every patient and their babies as her own. She was

loved by all who knew her and will be missed dearly. Nana Ellen is survived by her beloved children,

Angela Patnaude, Andy Riddle (Jackie), and Tori Riddle; her grandchildren, Rachel Cohn (Robert),

Bruce Patnaude, and Kelly Cox (Jarret); and her great-grandchildren, whom she loved more than

her own children most days, Josie Cox, Sadie Cohn, Claudia-Joy Shaw, Stella Cohn, and Sebastian

Shaw. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Kendrea Knight, Kenzie Shaw (Aaron),

Cla Knight, and Allison McMahan. She is also survived by her brother, Ken Knight (Deanne) and

sister, Carolyn McMahan (Joe). She leaves behind several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and

nephews on her husband’s side.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Beulah United

Methodist Church in Gilbert, SC. The family asks that any donations in her honor be made to the

church. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Lexington Chapel, is assisting the family.

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GOVERNANCE

CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION

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MISSION OF SCNA

The mission of the South Carolina Nurses Association is to represent all South Carolina registered

nurses in a membership organization to promote and advocate the role of the registered nurse to

improve health for all. – 2017

MISSION OF ANA

Nurses advancing our profession to improve health for all. – 2016

PHILOSOPHY OF SCNA

1. SCNA believes that nursing is a professional discipline and an essential service in meeting

the health care needs of patients as individuals, groups, or communities. In support of this

philosophy:

2. Nursing practice for registered nurses is defined in the nurse practice act of the State of

South Carolina as “the performance of acts that involve assessment, analysis, intervention

and evaluation. This practice requires specialized independent judgment and skill, and is

based on knowledge and application of the principles of biophysical and social sciences;”

3. Nurses practice independently or collaboratively in accordance with their education and

clinical credentials;

4. Nurses are encouraged to seek baccalaureate and higher degrees, to engage in lifelong

learning and be employed according to role preparation;

5. Critical thinking is an essential competency for registered nurses;

6. Nurses are responsible to consumers for their practice and therefore must be responsive

to individuals at all levels of wellness and from all cultural backgrounds;

7. Nurses are responsible for the ethical practice of nursing according to the Code of Ethics

for Nurses With Interpretive Statements, 2015;

8. Nurses are engaged in activities to improve health care standards and health care

accessibility for all people;

9. All nursing practice includes the art of caring. Professional nurses are providers, managers,

coordinators, educators, administrators, researchers of care in all settings;

10. “Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) means a registered nurse who is prepared

for an advanced practice registered nursing role by virtue of additional knowledge and

skills gained through an advanced formal education program of nursing in a specialty

area that is approved by the Board of Nursing. The categories of APRN are the nurse

practitioner (NP), certified nurse-midwife (CNM), clinical nurse specialist (CNS), and

certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA). The NP, CNM, CNS, and CRNA hold a

nursing doctorate, a post-nursing master’s certificate or a minimum of a master’s degree

that includes advanced education composed of didactic and supervised clinical practice in

a specific area of advanced practice registered nursing” (SC Nurse Practice Act);

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11. Nurses are responsible for their own professional development and competencies.

Continuing education and other professional activities enhance nursing practice and help

to assure consumers of quality nursing care outcomes. Nurses are encouraged to obtain

and maintain competence. “Competence is a dynamic concept, changing as the licensed

nurse achieves a higher stage of development, responsibility, and accountability within

the role. The role encompasses the possession and interrelation of essential knowledge,

judgment, attitudes, values, skills and abilities which are varied and range in complexity”

(SC Nurse Practice Act);

12. Nurses assure competent care and advance the practice of nursing by promotion,

dissemination and utilization of research findings;

13. Nurses influence health policy through legislative and political action;

14. Workplace advocacy issues are a vital concern for nurses and nursing;

15. Marketing the professional practice of nursing and the Professional Association to the

public, legislators, and nurses is a priority.

Approved by the Board of Directors, October 14, 1981

Revised: February 2013

Reviewed: August 2015; January 2017

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SCNA BYLAWS AS OF NOVEMBER 3, 2017

ARTICLE I: TITLE, PURPOSES, FUNCTIONS

Section 1. Title

The name of this Association shall be the South Carolina Nurses Association, hereinafter referred to

as SCNA.

Section 2. Purposes

The purposes of the SCNA shall be to:

a. foster high standards of nursing.

b. promote the professional and educational advancement of nurses.

c. promote the welfare of nurses.

d. promote better health care for all people.

The purposes shall be unrestricted by consideration of age, color, creed, disability, gender, health

status, lifestyle, nationality, race, religion, or sexual orientation.

The purposes of SCNA do not include dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor

disputes, wages, rates of pay, or terms or conditions of employment.

Section 3. Functions

The functions of the SCNA shall be to

a. promote, through appropriate means, standards of nursing practice, nursing education,

and nursing services as defined by the American Nurses Association, ANA.

b. insure adherence to the code of ethical conduct for nurses established by ANA.

c. promote legislation and speak for the nursing profession in regard to legislation,

governmental programs and health policy.

d. support maintenance of nurse resources to meet health care needs.

e. promote and protect the economic and professional security of nurses.

f. represent and speak for the professional nurse with allied health groups, state and local

organizations, governmental bodies and the public.

g. represent and speak for the nursing profession with allied health groups, state and local

organizations, governmental bodies and the public.

h. provide for the continuing professional development of nurses.

i. provide for representation in the annual Membership Assembly of ANA

j. promote relationships with the South Carolina Student Nurses Association.

ARTICLE II: CHAPTERS

Section 1. Definition

Groups of nurses who are members of the South Carolina Nurses Association which have been or

hereafter may be organized based on shared nursing practice interests or geographical boundaries.

SCNA Chapters shall operate under a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the SCNA Board of

Directors. The MOA shall be reviewed annually by the SCNA Board.

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ARTICLE III: MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. Composition

a. SCNA shall have membership open to all registered nurses and meet the qualifications of

membership as enumerated in this section.

b. SCNA shall be composed of Full Members who belong to the American Nurses

Association (ANA) through the state and have representation in the International Council

of Nurses through the ANA and who may have membership in the SCNA Chapters; and

State-Only Members who live and/or practice in the state of South Carolina only pursuant

to a sanctioned agreement with ANA.

c. The SCNA shall remain affiliated with the American Nurses Association until such time

as 2/3 of the entire SCNA full membership votes to disaffiliate from the ANA. SCNA

membership, for these purposes, is defined as individual members of the SCNA who have

ANA rights and privileges of membership as a result of their SCNA membership. The vote

may occur by mail or electronic ballot, with appropriate notice and procedures to protect

the integrity and validity of the vote.

d. The SCNA shall be composed of all registered nurses who meet the qualifications stated

in these bylaws

e. A registered nurse is qualified for membership in SCNA if that nurse:

1. Has been granted a license to practice as a registration nurse in at least one state,

territory or the District of Columbia and does not have a license under suspension or

revocation in any state, territory, or the District of Columbia and is otherwise in titled

by law to practice.

2. Has retired and/or no longer chooses to practice, but whose license was in good

standing with her/his licensee board at the time the nurse made the decision not to

maintain and active license.

3. Is a nurse in recovery who has surrendered her/his license to practice.

Section 2. Qualifications

a. A member is one—

1. who has been granted a license to practice as a registered nurse in at least one state

or territory, or possession of the United States and does not have a license under

suspension or revocation in any state, or is otherwise entitled by law to practice and

whose renewal of membership shall be contingent upon the granting of licensure as

a registered nurse;

2. who may be a nurse in recovery who has surrendered a license to practice, or a nurse

who has retired and/or no longer chooses to practice, but whose license was in good

standing with his/her licensing board at the time the nurse made the decision not to

maintain an active license;

3. whose application for membership in SCNA has been accepted;

4. whose dues are not delinquent;

5. whose membership in not under revocation for violation of the Code of Ethics for

Nurses With Interpretive Statements, 2015 or the bylaws of this Association.

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6. Honorary Full Membership shall be given to those registered nurses who have been

members of the SCNA/ANA for 30 or more years and age 65 or at the discretion of

the SCNA Board of Directors. There shall be no dues amount associated with honorary

membership.

Section 3. Membership Rights and Obligations

Members as defined in these Bylaws shall be given all the rights and obligations of membership in

the ANA through SCNA. In addition:

a. Full Members shall have memberships rights as follows:

1. Participate in the elections of SCNA in accordance with these Bylaws.

2. Participate in the elections of SCNA’s two representatives and alternates to the

annual Membership Assembly of ANA.

3. Serve SCNA and ANA in elected and appointed positions in accordance with SCNA

and ANA Bylaws.

4. Fulfill the requirements of office if elected or appointed.

5. Attend the SCNA Annual Meeting, the ANA Membership Assembly and any other

unrestricted activities SCNA and ANA.

6. Attend the Congress of the International Council of Nurses.

7. Utilize such SCNA and ANA services as may be available.

8. Submit proposals for consideration to SCNA.

9. Hold membership in SCNA Chapters in accordance with provisions of the Bylaws.

10. Receive a Constituent SCNA/ANA membership card.

11. Receive the SC Nurse and ANA Membership Publications.

12. Have the right of due process for the denial of any of the above rights.

13. Shall have the right to receive benefits from the ANA as a member at the national level.

b. State-Only Members shall have membership rights as follows:

1. Participate in the elections of SCNA in accordance with SCNA Bylaws.

2. Serve SCNA in elected and appointed positions in accordance with SCNA Bylaws.

3. Attend any meeting and unrestricted activities of SCNA.

4. Utilize such SCNA services as may be available.

5. Receive an SCNA membership card.

6. Receive the SC Nurse.

7. Submit proposals for consideration to SCNA.

8. Hold membership in SCNA Chapters in accordance with provision of the SCNA Bylaws.

9. Have the right of due process for the denial of any of the above rights.

10. Shall have no rights to belong to or receive benefits from the ANA at the national level.

c. Full Members shall have membership obligations as follows:

1. Abide by the Bylaws of SCNA and ANA.

2. Abide by the Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements, 2015.

3. Pay dues as required by the Bylaws.

4. Fulfill the requirements of office if elected or appointed.

d. State-Only Members shall have membership obligations as follows:

1. Abide by the Bylaws of SCNA.

2. Abide by the Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements, 2015.

3. Pay dues as required by the Bylaws.

4. Fulfill the requirements of office if elected or appointed.

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e. Honorary Members do not have the obligation to pay dues as required by the Bylaws.

Section 4. Disciplinary Action

a. A member may be disciplined for cause by SCNA or by a Chapter. Charges shall be filed

with the Association in whose jurisdiction the alleged violation occurred.

b. Cause for disciplinary action may include violation of

1. the purpose, goals, and bylaws of SCNA; or

2. the Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements, 2015 as adopted by the

ANA Board of Directors.

3. Cause for disciplinary action may include violation of the ANA Bylaws.

c. Subject to these Bylaws and the South Carolina Nonprofit Corporation Act of 1994, as

amended (the “Act’), a member may be expelled or suspended, and a membership in

SCNA terminated if not less than fifteen (15) days prior written notice, sent by first class or

certified mail, of the proposed expulsion, suspension, or termination of a member and the

reason therefore shall be delivered to such member in accordance with the procedures

set forth in Article III, Section 5 hereof. Such notice shall set forth the date, place, and

time such member shall be given the opportunity to be heard orally by the hearing

panel, which shall be not less than five (5) days before the effective date of the expulsion,

suspension, or termination. Such notice shall also set forth the address to which and

date by which such member may to be heard in writing by the hearing panel, which shall

be not less than five (5) days before the effective date of the expulsion, suspension, or

termination. Upon the affirmative vote of a majority of the hearing panel, SCNA acting fair

and reasonable taking into consideration all of the relevant facts and circumstances, may

expel or suspend a member, or terminate such membership. A member who has been

expelled or suspended shall remain liable to SCNA for dues, assessments, or fees as a

result of obligations incurred or commitments made before such expulsion or suspension.

d. No disciplinary action shall be taken unless the member is served with written specific

charges, given a reasonable time to prepare a defense, and given a fair hearing in

accordance with common parliamentary and statutory law.

e. A member may be suspended, terminated, censured or expelled by a hearing panel,

established by, but not composed of, the SCNA Board of Directors.

f. The decision of the hearing panel may be appealed to the SCNA Board of Directors; the

decision of the Board of Directors shall be final.

g. SCNA Chapters, and other Constituent/State Nurses Associations (C/SNAs) shall be

notified by SCNA when a member has been subject to any disciplinary action by SCNA.

h. Expulsion of a member from SCNA shall result in expulsion from the Chapter.

i. An expelled SCNA member shall be reinstated upon approval by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of

the Board of Directors.

j. A member expelled by SCNA who is subsequently reinstated by SCNA shall be

automatically reinstated by the Chapter.

k. Any disciplinary action by a Constituent/State Nurses Association (C/SNAs) against one

of its members shall be given full recognition and enforcement, provided such action was

taken in accordance with the disciplining C/SNA Bylaws and disciplinary procedures.

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Section 5. Notice

a. An oral notice to members is permissible if reasonable under the circumstances and

is effective when communicated in a comprehensible manner. Written notice, if in

comprehensible form, is effective at the earliest of the following:

4. When received;

5. Five (5) days after its deposit in the United States mail, if mailed correctly addressed

with first class postage affixed;

6. On the date shown on the return receipt, if sent by registered or certified mail, return

receipt requested, and the receipt is signed by or on behalf of the addressee; or

7. Fifteen (15) days after its deposit in the United States mail, if mailed correctly

addressed and with other than first class, registered, or certified postage affixed.

b. Written notice is correctly addressed to a member if addressed to the member’s address

shown in SCNA’s current list of members. A written notice or report delivered as part

of a newsletter, magazine or other publication regularly sent to members constitutes

a written notice or report if addressed or delivered to the member’s address shown in

SCNA’s current list of members, or in the case of members who are residents of the

same household and who have the same address in SCNA’s current list of members, if

addressed or delivered to one of such members, at the address appearing on SCNA’s

current list of members.

ARTICLE IV: ORGANIZATIONAL AFFILIATES

Section 1. Qualifications

An organizational affiliate of SCNA is an association thata.

Is a national or state organization that meets established Organization Affiliates Criteria.

b. Has been granted organizational affiliate status by the Board of Directors.

c. Has paid an organizational affiliation fee to SCNA.

Section 2. Responsibilities

Each organizational affiliate shall maintain a mission and purpose harmonious with the purposes and

functions of SCNA.

Section 3. Rights

Each organizational affiliate shall be entitled to

a. One participant shall have a voice, but no vote, in the SCNA Annual Membership

Meeting.

b. Make reports or presentations to the SCNA Annual Membership Meeting within its area of

expertise.

c. Submit names of representatives for appointment to ad hoc groups, and task forces.

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ARTICLE V: DUES

Section 1. Amount of Dues

a. Full Membership includes:

1. ANA Dues:

a) SCNA will pay dues to ANA in accordance with the policies adopted by the

Membership Assembly.

b) The SCNA shall continue to pay dues to the ANA pursuant to the ANA Bylaws

and Membership Assembly policy. SCNA will follow the implementation of the

dues, including the Dues Escalator according to the calendar accepted by ANA.

1. SCNA Dues:

a) The amount of the annual SCNA dues shall be established by 2/3 vote of the

Full Members present and voting at the Annual Membership Meeting of the

SCNA.

b) The SCNA Board of Directors may establish a policy providing for an automatic

cost of living increase in the SCNA dues…a dues escalator. This dues escalator,

based on the Consumer Price Index for urban consumers (CPI-U), will increase

triennially at the same time as ANA’s inflation escalation and pass through

to the ANA SCNA full members with notice but without requiring additional

authorization of the Annual Meeting. It will never exceed more than 2 percent

per annum. SCNA will follow the implementation of the dues, including the

Dues Escalator according to the calendar accepted by ANA.

c) The Board of Directors shall establish an operating budget for the chapters from

the SCNA dues.

d) No monies shall be refunded nor additional monies collected when a change in

dues category is made within a membership year.

b. State-Only Membership includes:

1. State-Only Membership Dues shall be established by the Board of Directors.

a) State-Only Membership Dues shall include SCNA dues and those fees

established through agreement with the ANA for purposes of representation at

the national/international level and any service fees.

b) The SCNA Board of Directors may establish a policy providing for an automatic

cost of living increase in the SCNA dues…a dues escalator. This dues escalator,

based on the Consumer Price Index for urban consumers (CPI-U), will increase

triennially at the same time as ANA’s inflation escalation and pass through

to the ANA SCNA full members with notice but without requiring additional

authorization of the Annual Meeting. It will never exceed more than 2 percent

per annum.

c) No monies shall be refunded nor additional monies collected when a change in

dues category is made within a membership year.

Section 2. Notification of Dues Changes

The SCNA Members shall be notified in writing of any proposal to change the dues at least sixty (60)

days prior to the SCNA Annual Membership Meeting at which the proposal is to be voted upon.

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Section 3. South Carolina Nurse

Of the dues paid by members, a portion, as decided by the Board, will be for an annual subscription

to the Association’s official publication, The S. C. Nurse.

Section 4. Special Member Dues for Full Members

a. Full Members who qualify for the following may elect to pay fifty percent (50%) of the dues:

1. Registered Nurses who are not employed;

2. Registered Nurses who are students in full time study;

3. Graduates of the basic nursing programs for a first year of membership if initiated

within six (6) months following graduation and those members who are continuing

in a second year of membership following the condition of (b), for those who were

members in good standing of the Student Nurses Association of South Carolina;

b. Full Members who qualify for the following may elect to pay twenty-five (25%) percent of

the dues:

1. sixty-six (66) years of age or older, who are not employed

2. new RN’s who were members in good standing of the Student Nurses Association

of South Carolina before graduation from their under graduate nursing program, for

the first year of membership, if the membership is initiated within six (6) months of

licensure.

c. State-Only Members do not qualify for any special member dues rates.

Section 5. Transfers of Memberships

a. A Full Member who moves out of this state may apply to the Secretary of this Association

for transfer to another Constituent/State Nurses Association of the ANA. The SCNA is not

required to refund to the individual member dues already paid.

b. A Full Member who has made full payment of dues to another Constituent/State Nurses

Association of the ANA may transfer to this Association without further payment of dues

for the remainder of the membership year. The request for transfer shall be signed by the

Secretary of the Constituent Member Association issuing the transfer.

c. State-Only Members who are in good standing may transfer from or to a Constituent

Member State that has a State-Only Membership option if an agreement between the

Constituent Member States has been established.

d. A State-Only Member who has made full payment of dues to another Constituent

Member Association of the ANA may transfer to this Association without further payment

of dues for the remainder of the membership year, in compliance with Article V, Section 5

(c). The request for transfer shall be signed by the Secretary of the Constituent Member

Association issuing the transfer.

ARTICLE VI: BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Section 1. Definition

The Board of Directors is the corporate body composed of officers, directors, and commission

chairs, as elected by the members of SCNA.

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Section 2. Composition

a. The Board of Directors shall consist of the Officers of the Association which are President,

President-elect, Secretary/Treasurer, two (2) directors one of whom is a newly licensed

nurse who graduated within five (5) years from a basic nursing program and who is a

direct care provider, and two (2) Chairpersons of the Commissions.

b. President of South Carolina Nurses Foundation (SCNF) or the President’s designee shall

be eligible to attend meetings of the Board with voice but without vote.

c. The President of the South Carolina Student Nurses Association or the President’s

designee shall be eligible to attend meetings of the Board with voice but without vote.

d. All Chapter executive committee chairs shall be ex-officio members of the Board of

Directors with voice, but without vote.

Section 3. Responsibilities

a. Officers shall be elected by mail or elections balloting as hereinafter provided. Candidate

for President and President Elect shall also be listed as candidates for representatives to the

Membership Assembly of ANA. Vacancies in office shall be filled as hereinafter provided.

b. No members of the Board shall—

1. serve more than two (2) consecutive terms in the same office;

2. serve more than eight (8) consecutive years on the Board;

3. hold more than one (1) seat on the Board at a time;

4. serve as a member of the Professional Advocacy and Development Commission

c. A Board Member who serves one-half (1/2) term or more shall be considered to have

served a full term.

d. Officers shall have the authority and shall perform the duties usually performed by such

officers, and also such duties as specified in the SCNA Book of Positions and Roles and as

authorized by the Board of Directors of this Association.

e. The Secretary/Treasurer shall have responsibility for preparing minutes of the directors’

and members’ meetings and for authenticating records of SCNA.

Section 4. Vacancies

Absence from two consecutive meetings may be the cause for declaring a vacancy as determined

by a majority of the Board of Directors. A vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the Board of

Directors with the exception of the office of President. If a vacancy occurs in the office of President,

the President-elect shall assume the office of President and the Board of Directors shall appoint a

new President-Elect.

ARTICLE VII: EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Section 1. Definition

The Executive Committee shall have the administrative power to transact all SCNA business

between Board meetings and serves as the personnel committee for the Association; provided

however, no committee may authorize distributions; approve or recommend to members

dissolution, merger, or the sale, pledge, or transfer of all or substantially all the SCNA’s assets; elect,

appoint, or remove Directors or fill vacancies on the board or on any committee; or adopt, repeal,

or amend the Articles of Incorporation or these Bylaws.

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Section 2. Composition

The Executive Committee shall be composed of the President, the President-elect, and the

Secretary/Treasurer. Only members of the Board of Directors shall serve as voting members of the

Executive Committee.

ARTICLE VIII: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Section 1. Definition

The Board of Directors shall delegate to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) the authority to manage

the association according to policies established by the SCNA Annual Membership Meeting and the

Board of Directors.

Section 2. Accountability

The CEO shall be accountable to the Board of Directors.

Section 3. Responsibilities

a. The CEO shall employ, direct, promote and terminate staff of the association.

b. The CEO may represent the association and serve as spokesperson on matters of

established policy and positions.

ARTICLE IX: COMMISSIONS

Section 1. Definition

A commission is a specific body of organization and communication to which the Annual

Membership Meeting assigns specific responsibilities related to fulfilling the functions of SCNA.

Commissions are accountable to the Board of Directors and report to the Annual Membership

Meeting.

Section 2. Composition and Designation

The following Commissions are established with membership consisting of the chairperson or

designated representative of the structural units listed below each:

a. Commission on Professional Advocacy and Development

1. Peer Assistance Program

2. Continuing Education Approver Committee

3. Continuing Education Provider Committee

b. Commission on Public Policy / Legislation

1. Legislative Committee

Section 3. Responsibilities

Each Commission shall perform the duties as specified in the SCNA Book of Positions and Roles and

as designated by the Board of Directors of this association.

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ARTICLE X: ELECTED COMMITTEES

Section 1. Definition

The Nominating Committee shall be the only elected committee of the South Carolina Nurses

Association.

Section 2. Composition

The Nominating Committee shall be composed of not more than seven (7) Full (SCNA/ANA)

members of the Association representative of the fields related to the Committee’s functions.

a. All Committee members shall be elected by the membership in even-numbered years to

serve a two (2) year term.

b. The elected member receiving the highest number of votes shall convene the first

meeting of the committee, at which point the committee shall elect its own chair.

c. Committee members shall be eligible to serve no more than two (2) consecutive terms.

A Committee member who has served one-half (1/2) term or more shall be considered to

have served a full term.

Section 3. Responsibilities

a. The Nominating Committee is responsible for developing and implementing a program of

activity to carry out the Committee’s functions within the bylaws and policies determined

by the Annual Membership Meeting, the Board of Directors and the SCNA Book of

Positions and Roles.

b. The Nominating Committee shall determine the extent of the Association’s concerns,

actions and influence in its respective area of responsibility.

c. The Nominating Committee shall report and be accountable to the Board of Directors

and Annual Membership Meeting.

ARTICLE XI: APPOINTED COMMITTEES

Section 1. Definition

There shall be the following committees: Committee on Bylaws, Continuing Education Approver

Committee, Continuing Education Provider Committee, and Finance Committee.

Section 2. Composition

a. Appointed Committees, with the exception of the Continuing Education Approver

Committee and the Continuing Education Provider Committee, shall consist of no fewer

than five (5) members appointed by the President with the approval of the Board of

Directors, unless otherwise specified in the Bylaws, to serve for two (2) years or until their

successors are appointed.

b. The Continuing Education Approver Committee and the Continuing Education Provider

Committee shall consist of no fewer than five (5) members but no more than fifteen (15)

members appointed by the President with approval of the Board of Directors unless

otherwise specified in the bylaws, to serve for three (3) years on a staggered basis or until

their successors are appointed.

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c. Members of the Committee on Bylaws must be Full (SCNA/ANA) Members.

Section 3. Responsibilities

a. The authority and responsibility of such Committees shall be the investigation and

study of matters relating to the accomplishment of the purposes, functions, and/or

administration of the Association of a continuous and recurring character and within the

limitations of the defined responsibilities.

b. In addition, the Continuing Education Approver Committee and the Continuing Education

Provider Committee shall be responsible for the continuing education approver unit

activities and continuing education provider unit activities within SCNA.

c. The Committees shall:

1. report their findings and recommendations to the Board of Directors and the Annual

Membership Meeting;

2. create subcommittees to accomplish specified tasks related to the Committee’s duties;

3. prepare an annual budget based on the planned income and expenditures and

submit it to the Committee on Finance for incorporation into the annual budget;

4. The Continuing Education Approver Committee and the Continuing Education

Provider Committee will develop and implement those functions relative to approving

and providing ANCC accredited continuing education activities within SCNA.

Section 4. Vacancies

Absence from two consecutive regular meetings of a committee may be cause for declaring a

vacancy as determined by a majority of the Board of Directors. A vacancy in a Committee shall

be filled by appointment by the Board of Directors from nominees submitted by members of the

Committee and structural units of SCNA.

ARTICLE XII: SPECIAL COMMITTEES

Section 1. Definition

There shall be Special Committees as created by the Annual Membership Meeting, the Board of

Directors, or other Association units so authorized.

Section 2. Composition

The qualifications and number of members of these Committees shall be determined by the Annual

Membership Meeting, the Board of Directors or other Association units so authorized.

ARTICLE XIII: NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS

Section 1. Candidates

a. Any Full Member in good standing is eligible for elected or appointed office in SCNA.

b. Any State-Only Member in good standing is eligible for elected or appointed office at

the state level with the exception of President, President-elect, and Representatives and

Alternates to Membership Assembly of ANA, and members of the Nominating Committee.

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c. State-only members may vote for all officers. State-only members cannot vote for the

two members to attend the Membership Assembly of ANA or the Alternates to the

Representatives or the members of the Nominating Committee.

d. Representatives to the Membership Assembly of ANA shall be a separate election for the

two SCNA members of the Assembly.

e. Members shall be considered eligible in one elected office in SCNA at any one time

with the exception of the nominating committee and/or Representatives to Membership

Assembly or Chapter Officers.

Section 2. Nominations

a. Candidates for office shall meet established qualifications and shall consent to serve if elected.

b. An individual member who meets the established qualifications for an elected office may

declare as a candidate by writing to the Secretary of SCNA.

c. The slate of candidates shall be published, in accordance with Article X, Section 3(a),

above, in the SC Nurse at least sixty (60) days before the Annual Membership Meeting of

SCNA. SCNA members shall be notified in writing in accordance with approved policy.

Section 3. Elections

a. Elections shall be held annually following the approved schedule.

b. Elections shall be by secret ballot prior to SCNA Annual Membership Meeting. The ballot

may be by mail or by electronic voting. Mailed ballots will be in accordance with Article X,

Section 3(a). Electronic balloting is permitted if the integrity of the ballot is preserved and

the SCNA does not access the ballot for purpose of identifying how a member voted and

the ballot is available in accordance with Article X, Section 3(a).

Section 4. Challenge

Any challenge to the elections shall be filed with the Secretary within thirty (30) days after the

announcement of the election.

Section 5. Action by Written Ballot or Electronic Ballot

Any action that may be taken at any annual, regular, or special meeting of the members, including but

not limited to elections, may be taken without a meeting if SCNA delivers a written or electronic ballot

to every member entitled to vote on the matter. Such written or electronic ballot shall set forth each

proposed action and provide an opportunity to vote for or against each proposed action. Approval

by written or electronic ballot pursuant to this section is valid only when the number of votes cast by

ballot equals or exceeds the quorum required to be present at a meeting authorizing the action, and

the number of approvals equals or exceeds the number of votes that would be required to approve

the matter at a meeting at which the total number of votes cast was the same as the number of votes

cast by ballot. All solicitations for votes by written or electronic ballot shall indicate the number of

responses needed to meet the quorum requirements; state the percentage of approvals necessary to

approve the matter other than elections; and specify the time by which a ballot or electronic response

must be received by SCNA in order to be counted. A written or electronic ballot may not be revoked.

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ARTICLE XIV: REPRESENTATION

Section 1. Member Representation at the SCNA Annual Membership Meeting

a. The SCNA members shall be directly involved in the processes of the Association.

b. The voting body of SCNA at each Annual Membership Meeting or special meeting shall

consist of members of the Association who attend the meeting.

c. Each Member, Officer and Board Member shall be entitled to one vote on all matters

coming before the Annual Membership Meeting or special meeting.

d. The members at any Annual Membership Meeting may adopt such rules of procedure for

the transaction of business at their meetings as they may deem suitable.

Section 2. SCNA Representation at the Membership Assembly of ANA

a. The SCNA is entitled to representation at regular and special meetings of the

Membership Assembly of ANA in accordance with ANA Bylaws and policy.

b. All elected Membership Assembly representatives and alternates may serve no more than

two consecutive terms or until a successor is elected.

c. The Chief Executive Officer of SCNA shall attend the Membership Assembly, with a

courtesy seat.

ARTICLE XV: MEETINGS

Section 1. Authority

This Association shall hold an annual meeting of the membership at such time and place as shall be

determined by the Board of Directors, except where government regulations or condition incident

upon war may render this impossible.

Section 2. Order of Business

The order of business of each meeting of the Annual Membership Meeting of this Association shall

be in accordance with the program adopted at the beginning of the convention and shall include:

Call to Order

Address of the President

Reports of Organizational Units

Reports of the Tellers and Declaration of Election

Adjournment

Section 3. Annual Meeting of Members.

a. This Association shall hold an annual meeting of the members once each calendar year

at such time and place as shall be determined by the Board of Directors, except where

government regulations or condition incident upon war may render this impossible.

b. At each annual meeting of members, the President and Treasurer shall report on the

activities and financial condition of the Association.

c. For the purpose of determining members entitled to vote at any meeting of members, or in

connection with any other proper purpose requiring a determination of members, the Board

of Directors shall by resolution fix a record date for such determination. The record date set

by the Board of Directors shall be not more than seventy (70) days, and not less than the

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last day for timely giving notice, before the meeting or action requiring determination of

members is to occur. If the Board of Directors fails to set a record date, the members at the

close of business on the business day on which notice is given or, if notice is waived, at the

close of business on the business day preceding the day on which the meeting is held are

entitled to notice of the meeting and to vote thereat. The members of record appearing in the

books of the Association at the close of business on the record date so fixed shall constitute

the members in respect of the activity in question. After fixing a record date for notice of a

meeting, the Association shall prepare an alphabetical list of names of all members who are

entitled to notice of the meeting. The list shall show the address of each member entitled to

vote at the meeting. Subject to the limitations of Sections 33-31-720, 33-31-1602(c) and 33-

31-1605 of the Act, such list of members shall be available for inspection by any members for

purposes of communication with other members concerning the meeting, beginning the day

after notice is given of the meeting for which the list was prepared and continuing through

the meeting, at the Association’s principal office. The Association shall also make the list of

members available at the meeting, and any member, a member’s agent, or member’s attorney

shall be entitled to inspect the list at any time during the meeting or any adjournment.

d. Members and Directors may not vote by proxy.

Section 4. Annual Meeting of Board of Directors

An annual meeting of the Board of Directors shall be called and held for the purpose of annual

organization, appointment of committees, and transaction of any other business. If such meeting is

held promptly after and at the place specified for the annual meeting of members, no notice of the

annual meeting of the Board of Directors need be given. Otherwise, such annual meeting of the

Board of Directors shall be held at such time (at any time prior to and not more than sixty (60) days

after the annual meeting of members) and place as may be specified in the notice of the meeting.

The Board of Directors may by resolution provide for the holding of additional regular meetings

without notice other than such resolution; provided, however, the resolution shall fix the dates,

times, and places (which may be anywhere within or without the State of South Carolina) for these

regular meetings. Except as otherwise provided by law, any business may be transacted at any

annual or regular meeting of the Board of Directors.

Section 5. Special Meetings

a. Special meetings of the members of SCNA or the Annual Membership Meeting of this

Association may be called for one or more lawful purposes by the President, a majority

of the Board of Directors, or by the President upon written request of a majority of the

chapters.

b. Special meetings of the Board of Directors may be called for any lawful purpose or

purposes by the President or at least twenty percent (20%) of the Directors then in

office. The person calling a special meeting shall give, or cause to be given, to each

Director at his or her business address, notice of the date, time and place of the meeting

by any means of communication acceptable under the Act not less than two (2) days

prior thereto. Business transacted at a special meeting of Directors shall be limited to

the purposes stated in the notice of the special meeting. An oral notice is permissible

if reasonable under the circumstances and is effective when communicated in a

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comprehensible manner. Written notice, if in comprehensible form, is effective at the

earliest of the following:

1. When received;

2. Five (5) days after its deposit in the United States mail, if mailed correctly addressed

with first class postage affixed;

3. On the date shown on the return receipt, if sent by registered or certified mail, return

receipt requested, and the receipt is signed by or on behalf of the addressee; or

4. Fifteen (15) days after its deposit in the United States mail, if mailed correctly

addressed and with other than first class, registered, or certified postage affixed.

Written notice is correctly addressed to a Director if addressed to the Director’s business address

shown in the Association’s current records. If notice is given by telegram, the notice shall be

deemed delivered when the telegram is delivered to the telegraph company and the transmission

fee therefore is paid. If notice is given by telecopier facsimile transmission, the notice shall be

deemed delivered when the facsimile of the notice is transmitted to a telecopier facsimile receipt

number designated by the receiving Director, if any, so long as such Director transmits to the sender

an acknowledgment of receipt. The notice of a special meeting shall describe the purpose of such

special meeting. Any time or place fixed for a special meeting must permit participation in the

meeting by means of telecommunications as authorized below. Special meetings of this Association

may be called by the Board of Directors and shall be called by the President upon written request of

a majority of the Chapters.

Section 6. Notification

Notices of the Annual Membership Meeting or special meetings of this Association shall be sent to

the Chair of the Executive Committee of each Chapter and to all members of this Association prior

to the meeting in question. Notices of the SCNA Annual Membership Meeting shall be mailed at

least one (1) month before the first day of SCNA Annual Membership Meeting and notices of special

meetings shall be mailed at least ten (10) days before the first day of the meeting. Oral or written

notice of all meetings of members shall be given no fewer than ten (10) days, or if notice is mailed

by other than first class or registered mailed, thirty (30) days, nor more than sixty (60) days before

the meeting date by any method permitted under the Act, to all members of record entitled to vote

at such meeting; provided however, the date upon which such notice shall be deemed effective

shall be determined in accordance with Article III, Section 5 hereof. Such notice shall state the date,

time, and place of the meeting and, if required by the Act or these Bylaws the purpose or purposes

for which such meeting was called.

Section 7. South Carolina Student Nurses Association

Members of the South Carolina Student Nurses Association may attend meetings of this Association.

Section 8. Attendance At Meetings

Any Director may participate in, and be regarded as present at, any meeting of the Board of

Directors by means of conference telephone or any other means of communication by which all

persons participating in the meeting can hear each other at the same time.

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Section 9. Board Action

The Board of Directors shall take action pursuant to resolutions adopted by the affirmative vote of a

majority of the Directors participating in a meeting at which a quorum is present, or the affirmative

vote of a greater number of Directors where required by the Articles of Incorporation, these Bylaws,

the Act, or otherwise by law.

ARTICLE XVI: QUORUM

Section 1. Establishment of Quorum

a. The number of voting members present at a duly noticed meeting of the members shall

constitute a quorum for any regular or special meetings of the Association.

b. A majority of the Board of Directors, one (1) of whom shall be the President or Presidentelect,

shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Board.

c. A majority of the voting members of any Committee shall constitute a quorum at any

meeting of the Committee.

ARTICLE XVII: PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

Section 1. Parliamentary Authority

The rules contained in Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised, most up-to-date edition shall govern

meetings of this Association in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not

inconsistent with these bylaws.

ARTICLE XVIII: OFFICIAL PUBLICATION

Section 1. Official Publication

The official publications of this Association shall be The American Nurse and The South Carolina Nurse.

ARTICLE XIX: AMENDMENTS

Section 1. Amendment Process

a. These bylaws may be amended at any meeting of the Annual Membership Meeting of

SCNA by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the members present and voting.

b. All suggestions for proposed amendments shall be referred to the Bylaws Committee

for study. The amendments proposed by the Bylaws Committee for Annual Membership

Meeting action shall be in the possession of the Secretary at least two (2) months before

the date of the Annual Meeting and shall be appended to the call to the meeting.

c. These bylaws may be amended without previous notice at any Annual Membership

Meeting by ninety-nine percent (99%) of those present and voting.

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ARTICLE XX: DISPOSITION OF ASSETS

Section 1. Disposition of Assets

No person shall possess any property right in or to the property or assets of the Corporation. Upon

dissolution of the corporation and after all obligations are satisfied, all assets shall be distributed to

an eleemosynary corporation or non-profit business so designated by the Board of Directors at the

time of disposition.

Approved and Revised: Annual Meeting September 14, 2007

Approved and Revised: Annual Meeting October 25, 2008

Approved and Revised: Annual Meeting September 12, 2009

Approved and Revised: Annual Meeting October 23, 2010

Approved and Revised: Annual Meeting September 9, 2011

Approved and Revised: Annual Meeting September 22, 2012

Approved and Revised: Annual Meeting October 11, 2013

2012 Proviso Removed: December 2014

Approved and Revised: Annual Meeting November 12, 2016

Approved and Revised: Annual Meeting November 3, 2017

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ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

SCNA Organizational Chart

Revised February 2015; November 2016; January 2020

SCNA Membership

SCNF

Board of Directors:

Officers (3)

Directors (2)

Commission Chairs (2)

Ex-Officio (Voice, no Vote):

SCNF President

SNA-SC President

Chapter Executive

Committee Chairs

Elected Officials

Nominating Committee

Appointed Committees

Finance Committee

Special Committees

(as needed)

CEO

SCNA Staff

Commissions

SCNA Chapters

APRN Chapter

Nurse Educator Chapter

Psychiatric-Mental Health

Chapter

Women and Children’s

Health Chapter

Commission on Public

Policy/Legislation

Legislative Committee

Commission on

Professional Advocacy and

Development

CEAC

CEPC

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MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN SOUTH CAROLINA NURSES

ASSOCIATON (SCNA) AND ITS SCNA CHAPTERS

2021

I. Purpose: This Memorandum of Agreement serves to assure SCNA Chapters function in line with

SCNA by-laws, policies and Certificate of Incorporation.

II. Scope of Services:

A. Responsibilities of SCNA:

1. Provide opportunities to create new Chapters

2. Approve formation and dissolves Chapters

3. Provide a one-time starter fund of $100.00 to assist new chapters.

4. Provide event management that includes:

i. Conduct site selection process including solicitation of bids from appropriate

sites, evaluation of submitted bid material on-site inspection of selected sites

meeting event criteria.

ii. Negotiate and sign all contracts and serve as official point of contact for the

event.

iii. Receive speaker information from committees and sign speaking agreement

and handle all details of contract with speakers and obtain all needed forms

for CE provision and record keeping. Standard SCNA agreement will include

written confirmation to speakers and/or sponsors to convey date, time, location,

topic, to request required CE information (objective/content documentation,

biographical data form, handouts, etc…), and to specify honorarium and travel

arrangements (if applicable).

iv.

Issue appropriate W-9 and 1099 to all speakers who are compensated through

SCNA

v. Complete CE paperwork in partnership with the planning committee

representative for event upon receipt of speaker’s materials, and forward

to SCNA Continuing Education Provider Committee (CEPC) for review

and issuance of American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on

Accreditation criteria.

vi.

Conduct site selection process including solicitation of bids from appropriate

sites, evaluation of submitted bid material on-site inspection of selected sites

meeting event criteria.

vii. Develop, print and mail event brochure if applicable for event (with advice and

consultation of chapter).

viii. Set final registration rates for conference, based on anticipated expenses and

income, and advice/consultation from chapter.

ix. Receive registration forms and fees; copy and prepare all materials for event.

x. Provide list of registrants for event and name-tags and assist with on-site

registration process.

xi. Provide all materials related to CE process including CE Verification of

Attendance, CE Evaluation Forms and CE certificates.

xii. Provide additional on-site support for event needs.

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xiii. Write letters of appreciation to speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors at the

conclusion of event.

xiv. Pay all associated expenses and develop a financial report on income and

expenses to share with the chapter chair and the SCNA Board of Directors.

xv. Summarize evaluation forms and maintain all CE related records.

5. Provide financial services to those Chapters having funds on deposit with SCNA – to

include filing all required IRS forms.

6. Provide membership information which is based on consent to participate forms and

is updated monthly via computer system.

7. Provide communications to chapter members as requested.

8. Provide quarterly space in SC Nurse.

9. Provide space in Annual Book of Reports.

10. Contingent on availability provide meeting space. There may be costs to the

chapters.

11. Provide telephone conference capability.

12. Archive materials as transmitted to SCNA.

13. Provide access to web with separate page on website. (Password- protected section

for each Chapter, if desired.)

14. Provide election services for Chapters.

15. Create Roles and Position Standards for Chapter Executive Committee membership.

B. Responsibilities of SCNA Chapters

1. Ensure that all Chapter members are members of SCNA/ANA or SCNA-Only

2. Provide members as requested by SCNA to serve on a variety of committees,

currently including:

i. Legislative Committee

ii. SCNA Convention Planning Team

3. Provide SCNA with names for election to Chapter Officer positions, using the SCNA

Election Calendar

4. Comply with Chapter Executive Committee structure in SCNA Roles & Positions

5. Comply with Finance Policy and Procedure Section of SCNA Board of Directors and

Committee Manual.

6. Provide the following for events:

i. Identify purpose, objective and agenda, recommend content, topics, speakers,

and share all speaker contact with SCNA staff.

ii. Make recommendations for workshop site. Final decision made by SCNA Staff.

iii. Obtain commitment from sponsors willing to underwrite speakers. Must use

appropriate forms from SCNA for sponsorship and other financial support.

iv. Develop workshop budget.

v. Provide report to SCNA Board of Directors regarding workshop plans.

vi. Provide list of suggested exhibitors and sponsors.

vii. Make recommendations regarding brochure for workshop. All event marketing

will come through SCNA.

viii. Designate a person to complete required continuing education forms for

submission to SCNA Continuing Education Provider Committee (CEPC) in close

partnership with SCNA staff.

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ix. Assist staff with on-site implementation (i.e.: introduction of speakers,

registration check-in, CE moderating activities, etc.).

7. Adhere to Balanced Budget Policy for Projects of SCNA Chapter found in the most

recent edition of the SCNA Board of Directors and Committee Manual

8. Transmit to SCNA all Consent to Participate forms obtained at chapter- level

meetings.

III. Terms and Conditions:

A. This agreement shall be effective 2022 or when all parties have signed, whichever is later.

B. SCNA will review this MOA annually. Any cause, default or negligence on the part of an

SCNA Chapter at any time may result in dissolution of this agreement.

C. The MOA will be re-executed at the election of New SCNA President with each chapter

chair.

D. Amendment. Amendments to the MOA may be made following discussions with the

Chairs of the Chapters.

AS TO SCNA BY:

AS TO SCNA CHAPTERS BY:

SCNA President

Chair of SCNA ___________ Chapter

DATE:

DATE:

THIS AGREEMENT IS NOT OFFICIAL AND BINDING UNTIL SIGNED BY SCNA CEO.

Judith C. Thompson

CEO

DATE:

Revised: January 2017; January 2018; January 2020

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SCNA STRATEGIC GOALS 2017-2019

Strategic Goals

#1 Professional Practice

Promote and support

professional practice in nursing

• Provide information to nurses

on the ANA Cornerstone

Documents (Nursing Scope

and Standards of Practice,

The Code of Ethics for

Nurses and Nursing’s Social

Policy Statement)

• Participate in disseminating

information on the future of

nursing.

• Promote and support

evidence-based practice for

all nurses.

#2 Advocacy

Advocate for the nursing

workforce, healthy workplaces

and for the health of the public

2017 - 2019 Targets

• Actively participate

in legislative policy

development and

implementation

• Fund lobbyist firm for SCNA

• Promote and support

programs, products and

services that positively

impact the health, safety and

wellness of nurses

• Educate nurses about

disruptive behavior in the

workplace.

• Support nurses recovering

from addiction through the

Peer Assistance Program in

Nursing (PAPIN)

• Encourage donations to the

SCNA Advocacy Fund

#3 Organizational

Effectiveness

Continually strengthen the

organizational effectiveness of

SCNA

• Promote membership in

SCNA

• Monitor SCNA’s

organizational structure

and financial practices to

maximize efficiency and

effectiveness

• Participate with external

publics in the health care

arena

• Provide access to the

professional career center,

and other membership

benefits for members and

employer

• Identify and implement

technology that will increase

organizational effectiveness

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SCNA LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

2020-2022

The South Carolina Nurses Association has among its purposes:

1) To promote the quality of life and health care for all people

2) To foster the nursing profession as a leading, positive force in the health care delivery system

To achieve these broad purposes, the SCNA will provide leadership in the legislative and public

policy arena

To promote the quality of life and health care for all people in South Carolina, SCNA will:

1) Promote access to and delivery of safe, cost effective, quality health services for the public

2) Protect nursing care services to the public with emphasis in the licensed nurses’ roles as

qualified providers of healthcare services

3) Support equal rights and opportunities for all peoples unrestricted by consideration of age,

color, creed, disability, gender, health status, lifestyle, nationality, race, religion, or sexual

orientation

4) Support legislation that promotes and protects environmental health in the home, at the

worksite, in the community

5) Initiate and/or support legislation to assure comprehensive health care services to all people,

especially vulnerable populations

To foster the nursing profession in its role as a provider, leader, and collaborator in the health

care delivery system, SCNA will:

1) Initiate, monitor and respond to all activity which would affect the practice of nursing

2) Assure nursing participation in planning, development, and evaluation of policies related to

health care

3) Support and protect the rights of nurses in the workplace

4) Initiate and support the procurement of public and private funding for nursing education and

nursing research

Adopted:

November 15, 2002 SCNA House of Delegates

November 11, 2006 SCNA Annual Meeting

Revised and Approved:

October 25, 2008 SCNA Annual Meeting

October 23, 2010 SCNA Annual Meeting

September 22, 2012 SCNA Annual Meeting

October 24, 2014 SCNA Annual Meeting

November 12, 2016 SCNA Annual Meeting

October 4, 2018 SCNA Annual Meeting

October 15, 2020 SCNA Annual Meeting

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OATH OF OFFICE

FOR

BOARD MEMBER AND CHAPTER OFFICERS

SCNA

Will all newly elected Board members, all continuing Board members, all newly elected Chapter

Officers, and all continuing Chapter Officers, please come to the front of the room. Please turn to

face the members of SCNA and raise your right hand:

“Will you, as officially elected representatives of the South Carolina Nurses Association, promise

to execute to the best of your ability all the responsibilities of your office, to attend all meetings

faithfully; To use your position for the advancement of the Nursing Profession; To uphold the Code

of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretative Statements, 2015; and to provide to all leadership and

careful stewardship of SCNA on behalf of the membership as you are able.”

If you agree to all these requirements of your role, please answer, I WILL.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATEMENT

TO BE READ BEFORE EACH MEETING OF THE SCNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

If anyone has a conflict of interest, or what might be perceived as a conflict of interest, on any topic

on the agenda, you should disclose that to me or at the beginning of the agenda item so that the

board can address it. A conflict of interest can be financial, or it can involve interests that you might

have in other organizations or with respect to particular people, when such interests are related to

discussion or decisions of the board of directors.

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South Carolina Nurses Association

Understanding of Duties and Agreement to Serve:

Duty of Care; Duty of Loyalty; Duty of Obedience.

A legal document

October 2021

As a member of the board or committee specified below my signature, I

acknowledge that service on a board or committee is an important volunteer position which

requires much dedication. My execution of this document (hereinafter “Agreement”) evidences my

understanding that these duties outlined herein are essential to the post and indicates my promise

to fulfill the obligations and duties of this position.

Duties:

I understand that I will be expected to carry out the duties and adhere to the policies as written in

the Book of Positions and Policy Manual or directions specific to the board or committee on which I

serve;

Attendance and Participation:

I understand and agree to commit the time, talent and energy necessary to further the work of the

board or committee and the mission of the SCNA. As such, I understand that my attendance will

be required at board and other meetings and I will arrange my schedule accordingly to meet this

obligation. I will prepare for meetings in advance and participate in discussions;

Conflicts of Interest:

In addition to my commitment to engage in behavior that is in accord with The Code of Ethics for

Nurses with Interpretative Statements, 2015, I shall also engage in behavior that is legal, ethical and

consistent with the mission and values of the SCNA. In keeping with these behaviors, I agree that I

will not intentionally derive any personal profit or gain, directly or indirectly by reason of my position

within SCNA. I will avoid all situations in which my private interests may conflict with the interests

of SCNA and I will be mindful of and seek to avoid conduct that could reasonably be construed as

a conflict of interest. I understand that I will also be required to sign an Anti-Trust statement at the

beginning of each meeting of the Board of Directors;

Authority of Individual Board Members:

I understand that no individual board or committee members can bind or commit the SCNA to

contractual, financial or other obligations.

I have read and agree to all of the above:

Signed:

Date:

Office:

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ANTI-TRUST STATEMENT

I have been asked to remind all of you in attendance that various state and federal laws prohibit the

exchange of information among competitors regarding matters pertaining to price, refusals to deal,

market division, tying relationships and other topics which might infringe upon antitrust regulations,

and that no such exchange or discussion will be tolerated during this meeting.

These guidelines apply not only to the formal meeting sessions, but also to informal discussions

during breaks, meals, or social gatherings.

Thank you for your cooperation. President, SCNA

Meeting Date

Purpose of Meeting

ATTENDEES SIGNATURE REQUIRED:

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2021

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, CHAPTER OFFICERS, AND COMMITTEE CHAIRS

President: Kelly Bouthillet

President-Elect: Angela Dykes

Secretary/Treasurer: Vacant

Commission Chair – Public

Policy/Legislation: Vacant

Commission Chair–Professional Advocacy

and Development: Coleen Kennedy

APRN Chapter

Chair: Nakita Barnes

Vice Chair: Sheryl Mitchell

Secretary/Treasurer: Angela Dykes

Member at Large: Jamie Cuff

Member at Large: Dwayne Alleyne

Nurse Educator Chapter

Chair: Lynne Hutchison

Vice Chair: Vacant

Secretary/Treasurer: Vacant

Member at Large: Stephanie Davis

Member at Large: Kari Mau

Director, Seat 1: Jada Quinn

Director, Seat 2: Rhona Williams

SNA-SC Representative (Ex-Officio)

Reagan Cohn

SCNF President (Ex-Officio) Deborah Hopla

Psychiatric-Mental Health Chapter

Chair: Kim Gilmore

Vice Chair: Jacquelin Hyman

Secretary/Treasurer: Myra Pinckney

Member at Large: Vanessa Thompson

Member at Large: Cathleen Crowley-Koschnitzki

Women and Children’s Health Chapter

Chair: Jennifer Bell

Vice Chair: Kelly Walker

Secretary/Treasurer: Bonnie Holaday

Member at Large: Bridget Holder

Member at Large: Andrietta Barnett

Legislative Committee Chair: Stephanie Burgess

Finance Committee Chair: Vacant

Continuing Education Approver Committee (CEAC) Co-Chairs: Shara Rhodes

Continuing Education Provider Committee (CEPC) Chair: Shara Rhodes

Nomination Committee Chair and Committee: Cathleen Crowley-Koschnitzki, Amy Gallozzi

Thank you for your leadership and service to the nurses of South Carolina!

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MEMBERS SERVING AT THE ANA LEVEL

Kelly Bouthillet ANA APRN Task Force

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CURRENT SCNA MEMBERSHIP

* Indicated SCNA-Only Member

This list was copied from the ANA Membership list as of August 31, 2021. SCNA regrets any errors that may appear in the list.

Iman Abdul-Ali

Amber Abellan

Hareg G Abate

Jessica Lynn Abbott

Iman Abdul-Ali

Alycia Abdulla *

Amber Abellan

Betty J Abernathy

Carlen Melissa Abernethy

Jacquelyn Abney

Margaret Lee Acres

Latonya Roena Adams

Ellen Soley Adkins

Nnennaya Agwu

Jennifer S. Ahlin

Ileen Aiken

Heather Ann Aird

Lorraine K Aldrich

Ann C Alexander

Judith W Alexander

Lyn R Alexander

Marinda Evette

Alexander

Stacy Alexander

Heather Alford

Donna Rochelle Allen

Nancy Whaley Allen

Dwayne Randolph Alleyne

Molly Lara Allison

Brandi Akai Alston

Tamieka Alston-Gibson

Hilary Altman

Lyndsay Amato

Benjamin Joel Amberg

Darlene M. Amendolair

Amanda Lee Ammons

April Dawn Anderson

Jeannette Andrews

Jeri L Andrews

Mary E Andrews

Diane J. Angelini

Robbi Angle

Sally R. Ani

Sammisha Lea Anthony

Candyce F. Antley

Holly Marie Archer

La Juan H. Ariail

Christa Armfield

Patricia Armstrong

Dianne J Arrowsmith

Frances Ashe-Goins

Valerie Assey *

Heather T. Atkins

Amanda Poe Atkinson

Byron G. Atkinson

Donna Atkinson

Maryanne Attanasio

Janette Louise Ault

Sandra D Aulton

Debra L. Austin

Lynda M Avera

Katie Avery-Smith

Heather Dyan Axelson

Bernadette M Ayer

Sara Ayer

Ellen Amanda Babilon

Gloria A Bacote

Jacqueline Leonora Baer

Susan M. Bafford

Andrea Denise Bailey

Isaac Andew Bailey

Leanne S. Bailey

Rebecca Bailey

Sharon L Bailey

Ihuoma Bailey-Smith

Jennifer Lee Bain

Anita Katharine Bainum

Cagney Baker

GraceAnna Baker

Linda M Baker

Rachel Lynette Baker

Felicia Baker-Washington

Traci Taylor Baldwin

Beverly A. Baliko

Carla Ball

Julia L. Ball

debra ballares

Helen Ballestas

Alyssa Grace Balmas

Stephanie Bank

Korina Banks

Lisa Rae Banks

Deborah Rhodes Barbee

Holly Pozsik Barber

Janae M Barberio

Cornelia R Barbour

Barbara C Barham

Sarah Barlow

Kristin Edwards Barnes

Nakita J Barnes

Andrietta Wright Barnett

Rebecca Barnett

Curry Lauren Barnette

Stephanie M Barnhill

Dante Barrett

Valorie Kern Barrett

Nina Barris

Jacquelyn Anne Barrus

Marissa Pace Bartmess

Tracelyn D Barton

Myra B. Barwick

Kristy L Bass

Anne Bavier

Clifford Adam Beach

Christina Beall

Lindy M. Beaver *

Stephanie Beck

Mary H. Behr

Heather E. Belcourt

Angela B Bell

Jennifer Bell Woodley

Janis P. Bellack

Jettiva S Belton

Judith G Benson

Terry Lee Davis Beres

Dawn Berkelhamer

Carol S. Berry

Jennifer Allison Berry

Gaye M Betcher

Jason Betts

Susan C Beylotte

Shonna Bible

Pamala Bil’Le

Aricia Binder

Jeffery Birch

Anita L Bishop

Robin L. Bissinger

Brenda Black

Renae Black

Bethany Blackmer

Jane Kay Blackwell

Kaleigh Ann Blaine

Ericka Blakely

Deborah Renee Blanton

Nina E. Blanton

Treva Blanton

Takasha Blassingame

Anna Blestel

Sonya Blevins

Sabrina Blocker

Elizabeth Love Bloing

Paris Bloomfield

Sheila Blossom

Leiann Boards

Jennifer M Boatwright

Parker Bocklet

Anneke J Bogardus

Julie G Boggs

Anita Marie Boland

Erin Ashley Bolin

Maryanne Bolton

Sharon M. Bond

Phyllis Ann Bonham

Jamie Boone

Kathleen A Boone

Lauren Melissa Booth *

Roxie D Bosier

Elizabeth Bostic

Kelley Hodge Bostic *

Edith Bostick

Kelly A Bouthillet

Dana Bowers

Julie W Bowers

Katherine Alier Bowers

Teresa Ann Bowers

Sheral W Bowman

Andrea M Boyd

Iris Boyd

Jaquanda Boyd

Mary J. Boykin

Suzanne M. Boyle

Cassandra Wright Brackett

Derrick Reynard Brackett

Linda Lauren McMeekin

Bradley

Katrina Diane Bradwell

Susan E Brady

Patricia L Brame

Sarah Branan

Ann B Branham

Christina Rose Branham

Melinda Kay Branham

Joan Marie Brantley

Charlotte A Branyon

Stacey G Branyon

Kelli Ann Bray

Kimberley Brazil

Rolanda Candice Brealon

Beth Ann Alexander Bremer

Peggy S Brennan

Weatherly Rogers Brice

Alexandria Bridges

Marie W. Bridges

Caitlin W Briggs

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Denise L Briggs

Kendell Leann Brinkmann

Richard Brinson

Vicki Fuller Brinson

Wanda Marie Brisbon

Markeshia Jenese Brock

Melody Brockington

Nickole Broddy

Barbara E. Brooks

Marilyn Patricia Brooks

Cara Brotherton

Sheila Flowers Browder

Alexander Brown

Amy Brown

April Anderson Brown

Audrey O Brown

Catherine M. Brown

De-a Reames Brown

Elmer Gerald Brown

Glenna Mary Brown

Heather Brown

James Allen Brown

Katherine Stabler Brown

Kathryn Brown

La Tonya N Brown

Laurie Anne Brown

Lavetta R Brown

Mary W. Brown

Sarah Brown

Shauna Brown

Stephanie Catherine Brown

Tina Michele Brown

Wanda Iris Brown

Maureen A Brown Klaput

Sanquinette Brownlee

Tina Louise Brumit

Barbara J Bryan

Debbie Chatman Bryant

Lisa T Bryant

Deborah Bucci

Cesnee Buckley

Diane M. Budnick

Stacey C Bumgardner

Amy O’Neal Bunch

Gloria Kay Burchett

Brian Burger

Stephanie E Burgess

Dorothy Burkett

Tiffany Burnett

Tracey Brooks Burrell

Martha Summer Bursinger

Jennifer Netzley Burson

Natale Burton

Patricia D Burton

Tammye J. Busby

Caroline Bush

Catherine Elizabeth

Bushnell

Linda S Buster

Chesanny Butler

Lisa Chavis Butler

Renee Story Butler

Karen Whitaker Bynum *

Brenda B Byrd

Theresa Marie Cacace

Morgan Cahill

Toriah Janine Caldwell

Katrina Calvert

Deborah J. Camak *

Lori Marie Cameron

Aneka Campbell

Lisa Campbell

Tacorey Sanchez Campbell

TANYA D Campbell

Michelle Manglicmot

Campos

Sarah Manglicmot Campos

Rebecca Cannon

Mary P Canton

Sarah J Cantrell

Janet M. Caputo

Jennifer Lynn Carden

Mindora C Carithers

Laura Carlson

Teresa Carlton

Annette Carnevale

Earline Khalilah Carn-

Holmes

Diana Lee Caron

Mike Carpenter

Dina Anna Carra

Marsha Wren Carroll

Pinkey Carter

Mollie Carter *

Wendy Cartledge

Teresa N Casey

Allyson Cash

Erin S Castellano

Deborah Elizabeth Catania

Stacey Catoe

Ellen Caughman

Gwendolyn Rogers Caulder

Miriam Cauthen

Carolyn C Cavanaugh

Patricia Celley

Evangeline A Ceridan

Theresa Chandler

Sandra Marie Chaplin

Heather Chapman

Honey Dawn Chapman

Tanya Chapman

Lili Chen

Rose Chevere

Angela Sylvene Childers

Cheryl Chisolm

Joyce M. Chisolm

Doris L Chitwood

Maria Teresa Choudhary

Christina Frances

Christensen

Raegan Christy

Jennifer Church

Michelle Ciaravella

Jennifer L. Ciccone

Vonny Clanton

Susan F. Clark

Susan Clark

Elizabeth Tetterton

Clements

Sandra H. Clontz

Amanda Clyburn

Katherine Cobb

Evelyn R Coe

Cecilia J. Cogdell

Gail G. Cohen

Logan Marie Coker

Brittany Pace Cole

Amanda A Coleburn

Felicia Coleman

Candice Collins

Pamela Ann Collins

Lisa A Cometto

Jacqueline Imogene

Conder

Barbara Bernice Cone

Mary Celeste Conlon

Carol Connelly

Ruby Contreras

Margaret Conway-Orgel

Elena Serene Cook

Sonya Maria Cook

Harriet Smith Cooney

Julia C Coons

Pansy J. Cooper

Shaera Cooper

Zackery Cooper

Cynthia Corbett

Erica Cordes

Shelly Cordum

Colleen Corish

Edwin Cortes

Kathleen P Cotten

Yaritza Cotto

Christina Cottrell

Katie Coulbourne

Carolyn Frances Covington

Collene Latoya Cox

DeAnna Cox

Jacquelyn Cox

Mae Hellen Cox

D. Nicole Coxe

Andrea Louise Coyle

Brooke Brown Coyne

Siri Perry Craft

Brenda Craig

Heather Craven

Cheryl Denise Crawford

Deborah Kay Crawford-

Butler

Joan M Creed

Mary E Creed

Stacey Lea Cremonni

Audrey T. Cribb

Shannon Williamson Cribb

Sheila C Cribb

Rebecca Ann Crichton

Lerryn U Crocker

Pamela R Cromer

Cynthia R Cross

Susan Deatrick Croteau

Kayrn Johnson Crowley

Cathleen Crowley-

Koschnitzki *

Marcus J Cruz

Julie Cubbler

Jaime Cuff

Lindsey Culbertson Cossio

Joan Culley

Jan Cullipher

Dorothy Anne Cumbey

Hope Cummings

Benita Lena Curnell

Starr H Curtis

Teshieka Curtis-Pugh

Sabra S Custer

Robin B. Dail

Cynthia O Dakin

Alice Marie Dalena

Ann B Daniels

Barbara D’Anna

Molly E Dannelly

Sydney Jayne Dantzler

Ashley Latrease Danzy

Stanley Wayne Darnell

Stanette M Darrien *

Jamia L Davidson

Alison Davis

Angie Kimberly Davis

Carlotta M Davis

Cokeletta Davis

Emma Jo Davis

Janie Marie Davis

Jonella Davis

Joyce Davis

Katherine Brannan Davis

Kenneth Davis

M Jerdone Davis

Niovia Davis

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Stephanie C Davis

Tiffany S Davis

Tanisha Leann Dawkins *

Renea Daye

Harnetha Renee Dean

Patricia Deane

Veronica Deas

Cathleen G DeBurton *

Brenda H DeCicco

Charity Beebe Deese

Amanda Dehart

Lysa Del Grosso

Metzfe Astel Alvarez Dela

Rama

Kahlil A Demonbreun

Phyllis Dianne Lawter

Dennis

Tolvalyn Dennison

Benita Latrice Denton

Bridget Ann Denzik

Patricia M Derajtys

Ashleigh Shireen Deris

Sue Ann Derrick

Joy Deupree

Dagmar M Devlin

Barbara Devoe

Amber Dewberry

Christy Frances Dewitt

Jeanette Diaz

Victor Manuel Diaz

Emily Dibernardini

Annie Dickerson

Sandra G Dickson

Teresa G. Dietz

Sheila Bradford Diggs

Judy B Dillow

Kristen Dimitch

Latroy Dingle

Franetta Dinkins

Melissa Ann Disch

Donna W Dixon

Dala Dolan

Holly Donahue

Annemarie Sipkes Donato

Sara B. Donevant

Wanda C Dooley

John F Dorkewitz

Tammy Dorociak

Courtney Dorsey

Janet Dosa

Patricia Clowney Dotson

Gaye M Douglas

Trinka A Douglas

Janet Lynne Douglass

Malinda Hope Drawdy

Doris L Drayton

Marcia Drinkwalter

Susan Marie Drinkwater

Natilie N Dubois

Anna E Dubose

Sandra J. DuBose

Kimberly I Dudas

Susan Duggar

Peggy E. Dulaney

Angela Stewart Dunfee

Shannon Marie Dunlap

Jeannie A Dunn

Annette Dunphy

Charisse Dupree (Henegan)

Catherine O Durham

Nancy K Durham

Susan James Durham

Tammy Fox Duvall

Christina Dye

Judy M Dyer

Angela Eason Dykes

Patricia Nottingham

Dzandu

Erica Dziedzic

Marilyn M Earle

Ginger Moore Earnhardt

Lucinda A Easler

Martha Eddings

Lori Ann Edgar

Rebecca Nobles Edge

Julia K Edge-Knauff

Barbara J Edlund

Carmen Edwards

John R. Edwards

Julie Marie Edwards

Mary Edwards

Victoria Elizabeth Edwards

Ashley Ehlers-Isenhower

Angela Eichman

Sherry Foster Eison

Ngozi Ogechi Eke

Abimbola Ekunsanmi

Kristine El El Melki

Yolanda Elam

Dami Valdez Elliott

Judy Ann Elliott

Susan C. Elliott

Andrea Delaughter Ellis

Porshay Ellis

Joycetine Ellis Barnes

Alisha Ellison

Kathie Elmore

Tonjia B Elrod

Whitney Elswick

Jammie Emerson

Valerie Lynn England

Debra Erich

Bo Erickson *

Lisa Erwin

Stacey Erwin

Emily Estes

Michele Etzkorn

Jennifer Evancho

Carol H Evans

Ginger F Evans

Matthew Evans

Susan Evans

Tempie M Evans

Happy Everett

Jeffery Everett

Debra J Fabian

Linda Farrell

Melissa D Feather

D Jeanne Felder

Melissa Felder

Jodie Fellenger

Amy Lynn Felten

Theresa M Fereday

Julia Ferguson

Lisa Michelle Fernandez

Reylyn De La Cruz

Fernandez

Elizabeth Ferraro

Michelle L B Ferrigno

Cheryl Surrett Fieldhouse

Nancy J. Finch

Mary R. Fischer

Christine R. Fisher

Samantha Fisher

Odette D Fisher-Glover

Katrina Raye Flagg

Mona R Flanigan

Miriam N Fleisher

Jennifer Rose Florian

Queen J Flowers

Helga Regina Floyd

Chanda L Flynn

Rhonda F Flynn

Stephanie Diane Flynn

Isatu Fofana

Bonnie T. Fogle

Sharon L. Fogle

Amanda C Forbus

Cathy M Ford

Angela Foster

Brandon M Foster

Jacquelin L Foster *

Gee Foster-Boatwright

Bonnie L Foulois

Oanh Foust

Judith C Fowler

Katherine Fox

Micala Lee Fox

Sandra Fox

Tammy Adams Fox

Regina A Franco

Sandra S Franklin

Aminah Fraser-Rahim

Edna Frazier

Laura Lee Freeman

Rebecca Rebecca Freeman

Suzanne R Freeman

Tiffany J Frialde

Kimberly Hodge Frick

Christi Fronczkiewicz

Qing Fu

Miranda Mitchell Fuller

Dody Fullex

Amy Funderburk

Rebecca Funderburk

Holly Furne

Lizkebe Gado

Catherine Gaesser

Jeanine Gage

Gladys Gaillard-Mcbride

Carolann Galbreath

James Gallagher

Laura Elizabeth Gallagher

Amy Gallozzi

Ajia Gamble

Melissa Hetrick Gambrell

Tonja A Gantt

Jennifer Danielle Garner

Natalie Garner

Pamela Duncan Garner

Laura M Garnett

John Garren

Tara Brown Garrick

Tishana L Gary

Mikelle Gaston

Satavia Simone Gaston

Brandon Gates

Cheryl Gates

Sheila Belton Gaymon

Marie Gehling

Tina D General

La Toya George

Savannah George

Sherrin Geter

Bethany Ghent

Katharine M. Gibb

Ashley Gibbs

Debra R Gibbs

Shelli P Gibbs

Lynette Maxine Gibson

Merlyn Gibson

Lynette Richardson Gibsonn *

Christopher Eugene Gilbert

Annie L Gilchrist-Settles

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Ruthie Giles

Francis Dowdy Gill

Mary Catherine Gill

Michelle Lynn Gilland

Kristopher Gillespie

Tammy S. Gilliam

Tracy A Gilliard

Kim J Gilmore

Courtney N Ginn

Yury Giraldo

Shante Gleaton

Judite Melo Glenn

Jessica Taylor Glymph

Connie B. Goff

Ruth Ware Golden

Keelin J Golden-

Maldonado

Tim Goldsmith

Paula Gonzales

Sherri Lambert Gonzalez

Lanina Shirl Goode

Shannon Jackson Gooding

Kimberly Goodman

Amy Lynn Goodson

Donna Marguerite

Goodson

Atalaya Patrice Goodwin

Christine L Gordon

Kendra Gordon

Betty L. Gore

Ana Gosnell

Jennefer R Grady

Darlene Graham

Omega D Graham

Traci Lashelle Graham

Natalie Granatelli

Alicia Pollard Grant

Sharon Grant

Victoria Grant

Mary A. Grass

Deanna M Graves

Samantha Gray

Shannon Gray

Charlotte H Grecco

Alicia R Green

Ashana Green

Daisha Jerrice Green

Leeann Green

Shannon P Green

Shirley A. Green

Tina Luanne Green

Vicki C Green

Ashley Greene

Eric Murphy Greene

Katina Greene

Jasmine Marie Gregory

Karen J. Gregory

Carla Joanne Gregory-

Patterson

Marian Berkeley Grier

Meredith Grier

Christine Ann Griffin

Gabrielle Louise Griffin

Margaretta C Grimm

Shannon Renee Grismer

Rhonda Grose

Aimee Elizabeth Grubb

Barbara L Grubbs

Susan Grubbs

Susan Small Grumbach

Rebecca Guerra

Lana Pak Guffey

Amy Gulledge

Mary Gustafson

Lizette Gutiza

Holly Greer Gwaltney

Kristina Hannelore Hacker

Kathlyn S. Haddock

Janice H. Hage

Marianne McDade Hagood

Matthew T Haigh *

Alisha Marie Hair

Brandi Burgess Hair

Deana Marie Hair

Christopher Steven

Hairfield

Wiliam Andrew Haislip

Andrea Roper Hall

Angela Rena Hall

Barbara S Hall

Cecelia Fogle Hall

William Hall

Edwina Marie Hallman

Juanita Ham

Glenda Hamilton

Julie A Hamilton

Kela Hamilton

Michele Hamilton *

Anita S. Hammerbeck

April Hampton

Paula Perry Hampton

Wendy Hamrick

Patricia Handley

Brittany Hanes

Ryan Whitney Haney

Sarah Jane Hansen

Fontenot

Roscia Hawkins Hardee

Vicki Harden-Taylor

Theresa A. Hardwick

Judith J Hardy

Karen L Hardy

Melissa Faye Hare

Carolyn S Harmon

Haley Elizabeth Harper

Teresa A Harper

Petual South Carolina Harris

Eboni Takia Harris *

Adrena B. Harrison

Charles Everette Harrison

Kartina W Harrison

Stantrenetta A Harrold

Noelle M Hartley

Tamara Hartwell

Carol R. Hartwig

Genia Harvey

Debra Lemastus Harwell

Lois Hasan

Joann M Hashey

Wendy Hatchell

Teresa L Hathcox

Marianne Haugh

Marilyn Hauser

Tiwana Hawkinberry

Virginia Callender Hawkins

Cassandra Hayes

Bonnie W. Haynes

Sherry Hazen

Anna Healy

Rosalyn Yvette Heers

Frank Heflin

Kimberly Hefner

Kelly Hegler

Liam C. Hein

Sue P. Heiney

Irene W Helms

Dawn L Henderson

Holly O’Hara Henderson

Sequita Latasha Hennessey

James W Henry

Kelsey Hensley

Linda Hentz

Laura E Herbert *

Terry J Heriot

Debbie W Herman

Emily Herndon

Elizabeth M Hernick

Marcella Williams Herrin

Dawne F Hershberger

Peggy O Hewlett

Chimene Gordon Heyward

Felicia Heyward

Joyce M Hicklin

Glenda F Hickman

Lenore R Hickman

Heather Paige Hickok-

Mahan

Savannah Stroud Hightower

Stephanie J Hightower

Ashley Hubbard Hilburn

Deanne Karen Hilfinger

Messias

Estella Janean Hill

Jimmy W Hill

Melissa L Hill

Arleen F Hilliard

Rebecca L Hiveley

Julia A. Hobson

David S. Hodson

Kimberly Ann Hoffman

Diane O. Hogan

Kathy W. Hogan

Bonnie J. Holaday

Bridget Holder

Megan Hollandsworth

Matrice Hollis

Audrey Holmes

Elizabeth Ann Holmes

Hannah L. Holmes

Latasha Holmes

Regina F Holmes

Rene Holmes

Michele P Holskey

Deronda SW Honig

Amber Dawn Hook

Jean Z. Hooper

Nelda Hope *

Ashley Nicole Hopkins

Jean S. Hopkins

Deborah L Hopla

Catherine M Horne

Sara Horne

Courtney Hornilla

Leonora Horton

Lori Katherine Horton

Latasha Denise Hott

Lynda J Houston

Amanda Hovey

Mary K Howe

Nicole Renee Howe

Elizabeth Branch Howell

Lisa N. Howell

Linda Leeko Hudson

Melinda Ann Hudson

Shannon Hudson

Ashley Jean Hudson *

Hazelmarie Huff

Jennifer Huggins *

Pamela H. Hughes

Ronda G Hughes

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Sheri S Hughes

Cerrissa Michelle Hugie

Louann Tatum Hulse

Jennifer Garvin Humphries

Linda L Hundley

Tamatha Huneycutt

Selina R Hunt McKinney

Brittany Yarbrough Hunter

Leah Robinson Hunter

Vashanda Hunter

Abigail Husk

Cicily Montena Huskey

Kimberly D Huston

Virginia Katherine Hutchens

Lynne M Hutchison

Heidi Kay Hutto

Sara Hutto

Jacquelin Hyman

Elva M. Hyre

Mannizess Imson

Taylor Elizabeth Irick

Tameka Roman Irvin

Renita Juliet Irving

Monica R. Isaac

Allison Ginette Jackson

Brenda T. Jackson

Emma Jackson

Jwan Detrice Jackson

Linda Rush Jackson

Maegen Jackson

Nicholas Jackson

Tibithia Octavia Jackson

Tomeka Nichole Jackson

Tonda P. Jackson

Linda P. Jacobs

Lynn Jacobs *

Kathy Lou Jacobson

Stacy Jacobson

William Jaeger

Sharonda M Jamerson *

Sarah James

Sherry L. James

Shirley M. James

Brenda Joyce James-Pitt

Deirdre Michele Jamison

Kathy Jamison

Mary A Jarmulowicz *

Marc E Jasek

Coretta M. Jenerette

Carolyn M. Jenkins

Deborah M Jenkins

Melissa Latrell Jenkins

Ashland Jenkins *

Marasol Bertrina Jenkins *

Gwendolyn F Jensen

Erika Ashley Jeter

Taylor Lauren Joest

Angela Johnson

April Johnson

Ashley Johnson

Barbie Johnson

Bonne Johnson

Debra Johnson

Denean S Johnson

Edna Johnson

Erica R Johnson

Jessica S Johnson

Julia Maria Johnson

Keyonia Young Johnson

Kristina Marie Johnson

Lindsay Tamara Johnson

Lisa Johnson

Margaret S Johnson

Mark H Johnson

Merrilyn O. Johnson

Michelle C Johnson

Pamela S Johnson

Patricia F. Johnson

Pierrene K. Johnson

Rhonda Johnson

Sara Guswiler Johnson

Vicky Johnson

Vincent Bernard Johnson

Lauryn Johnston

Shelly Johnston

Anna M. Jonason

Ashley N Jones

Carolyn P. Jones

Claudine Jones

Debbie S. Jones

Desareta Jones

Dianna L Jones

Erin R Jones

Eunice Denise Jones

Jamie Jones

Jimmi Lynette Jones

Karen D Jones

Kathrine Jones

Kylie Nikia Jones

Laurie A Jones

Lena Marie Jones

Robin Jones

Rosa Ann Jones

Sylvia Jones

Marcille Jorgenson

Amelia Joseph

Joseph James Josey

Leslie R. Justice

Jennifer S. Justus

Alana Kacenga

Alice Kamin *

Dianne E Kane

Birdella Kane-Crook

Cynthia A. Karmasin

Lyndsey Kasprzyk *

Rose Kearney-Nunnery

Julia Keefe

Natalie Keefe

Hazel Lucile Keels

Patrice Keesee

Leah Keisler

Tracy Elizabeth Keisling

Tracy Elizabeth Kelecava

Teresa J. Kelechi

Nanette C. Kelly

Yolanda Kendrick

Bernice R Kennedy

Charlotte Kennedy

Coleen Renee Kennedy

Kim Kiefer

Janice Wright Kilby

Janice M Kilgallon

Colleen M Kilgore *

Christenna L Kindt

Beatrice Lynn King

Margaret King

Natasha Twanna King

Amirah Kinlaw

Nina R Kirchgessner

Jessie Kirkland

Amanda Faye Kirkpatrick

Kirklin Elise Kirkpatrick

Charlene L Kish

Arnell C. Kithcart

Carman Ballenger Kizer

Eileen Klang

Jessica Dolores Knebel

Elizabeth Wagoner Knight

Shirley G. Knight

Sarah Knorr

Marilynn E. Koerber

Sia Komba

Angie Koppe

Sharon Lynn Kozachik

Margaret B. Kroposki

Janet L Kubas

Jo Kuehn Kuehn

Aimee L Kuhn

Barbara Kurent-Byrum

Patricia Labbe

Juliana Lacandalo

Crystal Bianca Ladson

Erica Ladson

Patrice Nicole Ladson Keels

Carrie Marie Laird

Joyce Lambert

Samantha Renee Shaw

Lancaster

Joycelyn Kennedy Land

Skye Lanford

Elaine J Lang

Lisa M Langdale

Amanda Thomas Langford

Karen Lanning

Ashley Owens Larson *

Ginger Michell Latimer

Julie Lawrence

Elizabeth H. Lawson

Claudia Elaine Lawton

Debra K Layer

Julianna A. Layfield

Diana Marie Layne

James Leach

Ogechi Lebeanya

Sandra Leigh Leder

Clare T Lee

Elizabeth Alcyone Lee

Ralonda Tiona Lee

Shirleatha Lee

Stephanie Lee

Lindsay Marie Legrand

Mariola Leja-Peden *

Isabel Lemasters

Shelley Lemerande

S. Elaine Leonard

Mary Alyson Nijem Lerstang

Lora Lynn Leslie-Turpin

Ebony Letmon

Ronni Hickman Leviner

Yolanda Y Levy

Penelepe R Lewis

Mary M Liaghat

Sarah M Liedberg

Michelle A. Liken

Kelly Liles

Nancy Lim

Reele Linn

Samantha Lisek

Jennifer Roberts Little

William Andrew Little *

Rebecca Christine Littlejohn

Renee Elise Litton

Penkeisha Livingston Reed *

Claris Livingstone

Karen Lockett

Sheila Locklair

Wanda A. Loftin

Bridget Thomas Long

Catherine Longshore-

Schmidt

Beatriz Lopez Martinez

Renatta Loquist

Brian Lorimer

Tanya F Lott

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Amber Love

Valentina Love

Berry Scott Lovering

Fauntella Lowe

Laura Lowe

Georgina Anne Lucas

Jessica Marie Luce

Sharon Denise Lupinski

Sarah Lustig

Sommer Lyles

Brett Duke Lynam

Colleen Lyons

Susan K Lyons

Donna W Macaleer

Esperanza Macalincag

Cynthia L Macdonald

Joann L Madden

Aindrea Bree Maddray

Gayenell Smith Magwood

Pamela Marie Major

Sylvia A. Mallory

Charity Lynn Manning *

Sharon E Markarian

Heather R Marlowe

Melissa M Marshall

Tonya Marshall

Aimee Wiggins Martin

Amber Martin

Christina B Martin

Connie Gray Martin

Jameka Martin

Karen M Martin

Sharon E Martin

Deborah Susan Martin-

Sexton

Mary Taylor Martof

Elysia Mason *

Jill A Mason-Nguyen

Jean A Massey

Teresa Massey

Audrey Cheryl Massie

April Mathis

Whitney Louise Mathis

Lauren Matthews

Kari Mau *

Kimberly May

Hannah Bumgarner

Maynard

Elijah P Mays Jr

Polly M Mazanec

Bonita F Mc Cray

Paula R McAbee

Dana McAfee

Kayla Marie McAvoy

Monique Chemonn McCall

Ranee Ellenburg McCall

Elisabeth McCarter

Irene B McClain

Alaina Renee McClerklin

Melissa McComak

Tammy P McConnell

Nancy McCorkle

Douglas P McCormick

Jacqueline Inger McCoy

Marian S McCray

Troy D McCurry

Christina Lee McDaniel

Courtney McDaniel

Tammy H McDonald

Joanne McDonnell

Karen Kane McDonnell

Betsy M. McDowell

Carrie McDowell

Joyce A McDowell

Liz McDowell

Stephanie McDuffie

Ronda McElveen

Cheri Johnson McElwee

Sean McErlane

Joan Michele McEwan

Michelle Denise McFadden

Erin Marie McGeachie

Diana McIntyre

Carlene McIntyre-Nickle

Carla McKenzie

Lesia B McKenzie

Tonya R McKenzie

Candace McKinney

Elizabeth McKniff

Kathleen J McLaughlin

Brenda H. McLellan

Kayla Michelle McManus

Lisa S McManus

Jessica Lien McMillen

Tabia McMullen

Brittany McNair

Persia Destiny McNamara

Victoria Moriah McNeill

Paula McNelis Dutton

Santa M McPherson

Velda Lise McPherson

Susan Gail McWilliam

Adrian Meadows

Pamela Meadows

Michael Shawn Mealey

Honor Adair Mease

Kimberly Medlin

Michele Medved

Catie Meehan *

Domenica Meilinger

Brian Mark Melancon

Bonnie C. Mello

John P. Mellon

Megan Anne Meneses

Jane Taylor Mergle

Cindy S Merrow

Marize Michel

Miranda Noelle

Middlebrooks

Allyson Broughton

Middleton

Chrissie M Middleton

Denise Middleton-Brown

Colleen Miele

Carrie R. Miles

Ashley N Miller

Christina Miller

Erin Miller

Jennifer Smith Miller

Lillie Mae Miller

Lisa B Miller

Nancy Miller

Nichole A. Miller

Rhonda B Miller

Suzanne Noel Miller

Syreeta Miller

Tracey Denise-Thoms Miller

Allison Milling

Leslie C Mills

Valerie Millwood

Henretta N Milton

Jennifer Minick

Sylvester J Miniea III

Sherry Minikiewicz

Jacqueline M Mintz

Jamie Mintz

Ellen M Mishra

Carlon Mitchell

Ginger Mitchell

Jennifer Marie Mitchell

Sheryl L Mitchell

Helen Lorette Mitchem

Rachel Mitchum

Zahra A Mohammed

Jay T Mollett

Monica Ann Molloy

Patricia Molloy

Linda Mondoux

Lillian H. Mood

Carol A Moody

Kelley Marie Moody

Allison Moore

Deborah Dobson Moore

Hannah A Moore

Kendrea Moore

Tekola Moore

Tanyia By Moore-Williams

Mariselli Morales

Lauren Moree

Liliana Moreira

Brandi Morgan

James Stewart Morgan

Kenyetta Morgan

Audrey Lane Morgan

Bowen

Carole J. Morrell

Judy McCullough Morris

Justin Travis Morris

Lynnette Marie Morris

Melanie Marie Morris

Sarah Katherine Morris

Dana C Morrison

Denise Morrison

Victoria J Morrison

Amy Morrissette

Maryalice Morro

Ansleigh Claire Morrow

Janice Howell Morrow

Lori Pettit Morrow

Yvonne Lee Morrow

Lori C Moseley *

Miranda Elizabeth Moss

Jessica LYNN Motley

Lynda Moutray

Debra A. Moynihan *

Mailyn Marie Mozingo

Melissa D Mull

M Annie Muller

Merrylee A Mullinax

Daniel Aaron Mullins

Stephanie Munoz

Brenda D. Murphy

Jill Murphy

Susan Emily Murphy

Tatia Lorraine Murray

Ruth W Mustard

Michelle L. Myer

Dana Grace Myers

Karen Evette Myers

Kelly Myers

Latoya Myers

Latricia Myers

Madelyn Myers

Michelle C Myers

Farahnaz Nafisy

Angela Naples

Barbara Nash

Rebekah Nations

Crystal Natividad

Pamela K Neal

Janice T Negron

Torill P Nelson

Katina Nelson *

Barbara L Nemeth

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Lynne Sheri Nemeth

Janice F. Nepita

Tanika Nesmith

Angela D Newman

Patricia Newsom

Casey Michelle Nichols

Michelle H Nicholson

Christina Marie Nielson

Heather Nix

Victoria Nolph

Tina Nordeen

Melissa A. Nuovo

Maureen O Nwajiaku

Andrea Nwamarah

Gail C O’Malley

Andrea Webb Oates

Nancy L. Ofendo Reyes

Paula Anne Ogburn

Sandra Oglesby

Samuel Olusegun

Ogunbode

Cheryl M. O’Hara

Karen Gwynn Okodugha

Esther Akunna Okorie *

Angela L. Olawsky

Mary A Oliver

Gina Oliveras

Mary Lynn Olsen

Lizanne D Olyarchuk *

Dorian O’Murray

Leslie Patrice O’Neal

Rachel L Onello

Darlene Joan Orcutt

Caroline Osburn

Angel O’Shields

Sophia D. O’Shields

Jolene Dee Osorio

Rebecca Rush Otts

Donna Shilane Outlaw-

Thomas

Gretchen A Overstolz

Alice R. Overstreet

Janina Owen

Sly Owens

Virginia M Owens

Allison Owings

Kelly Marie Pabst

Frances Suzanne Pach

Virginie Padmore

Lisa Page

John C Paguntalan *

Tryshawn Palmer

Holland Palmgren

Katherine Palmgren

Melissa Pare

Alexis Parker

Mellasenah Blair Parker

Robin G Parker

Linda Alisa Parnell

Paula B Parnell

Constance L Parson

Mary Ann Parsons

Ruxandra Simona

Parvulescu-Codrea

Leigh Blackmon Pate

Melissa W Pate

Rina Patel

Adrain Patterson

Fredda A Patterson

Mary Lucas Patterson

Tori Patterson *

Kimberly Elizabeth Payne

Rachel E Payne

Kelly Elizabeth Payton

Ingrid Pearson

Josh Pedigo

Diane Jester Peele

Alison Peeples

Betty D Pelletier

Kelly June Pelletier

Nicholas Pendergrass

Kirstin K Pennington

Deresh Tamara Perez

Nikita Shaneka Pete

Cynthia Petermann

Lorrie Peyton

Stephanie Phelan

Marlee Phillips

Stefani Piacentine

Tianita Pickens

Kathy Pike

Stephanie Lynn Pilger

Evelyn Pili

Lolita Ta’Meek Pinckney

Myra Dorothea Pinckney

Elizabeth Anthony Pinner

Michelle H Pittard

Chuck Gregory Pittman

Stuart Pittman

Catherine Pitts

Susan E. Plunkett

Ali Kindal Plyler

Rebecca Lindsay Plyler

Jessica Poirier

Susan Polk

Joyce W Pompey

Charlene Ann Pope

Lakimbria Porcher

Kristen Poston

Callie Powell

Nancy C. Powell

Telatha Cornelia Powell

Tina Powell

Stephanie A Powers

Phyllis C Poyner

Shavon C Prabhakar

Kathryn Phillips Prater

Rebecca B. Preast

Martha A Pressley-Turner

Mariah L Prested

Sandra F. Prewitt

Allyson Colvin Price

Sabrina Price

Dorothy Lee Prichard

Cherylene Prickett

Ava W. Pridemore

Rachel Primo

Candice F Prince

Letitia Pringle

Charlene Pruitt

Sonya Renee Puckett

Amy Renae Purser Medina *

William A Pursley

M. Claire Pursley-Watson

Debra W Quick

Jada C Quinn

Jayne Freedman Quinn

Rebecca Rabb

Lezli Anne Rabon

Christine M Ralyea

Brenda Ramirez Pena

Jennifer Lee Ramsey

Sandra M Randolph

Marlene B. Rapp

Leisa M Rauch

Patricia C Ravella

Angela Marie Ravenell

Sherrion Joyce Ray

Phyllis Ann Raynor

Avia Reaves

Nancy I. Rector

Amy Redd

Bridgette Redick

Melissa J Redmond

Dana D Reece

Rameka Reed

Cherie Reese

Amber Thompson

Regalado

Erin Reid

Georgina Reid

Michael Reid

Taj Burnside Reid

Tonya Reid

Mary S. Reid *

Elaine Reimels

Donna Reinbeck

Colleen Reinovsky

Wanda Revis

Eva Marie H Reynolds *

Elona E. Rhame

Elizabeth Abbott Rhoades

Tushara Rhodes

Colette Hawthorne Rhue

Shelby L Rials

Ashanti Temedres Rice

Jessica Lea Rice

Gwendolyn E. Richardson

William E. Richburg

Jane Van Epps Richter *

Amy Suzanne Ricker

Lisa M Riddle

Pamela J Ridley

Cynthia D Riley

Karin Riley

Laketa Dwylette Riley

Lorraine F Rivero

Jessica M Rivers *

Caroline Roberts

Elizabeth Barlow Roberts

Jessica Anne Roberts

Jessica Roberts-Becerra

Amanda Long Robertson

Karen Marie Robertson

Kimberly Robertson

Fanta Nicole Robinson

Janeshia Robinson

Micah L Robinson

Shirley M Robinson

Nancy L Rockett

Ithamesia Rodgers

Misty Rodriguez

Sylvia Leticia Rodriguez-

Adedoja

Catherine Louise Rogers

Jennifer Rogers

Linda T. Rogers

Joy Ann Roinestad

Celeste Romp

Misty Jo Roomsburg

Alissa Rorer

Brianna Roscover

Jennifer Ross

Veronia Lynn Ross

Etoshia Rene Rouse

Kelly Rowland

Jillian Roy

Carol Royals

Jennifer Rozak

Laurrie D Rumpp

Julie Runyan-Brown

Lisa Russ

Summer D Russell

Kelly Russin

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Rachel Ryan

Deborah Sadek

Alison H Sallings

Wanda S Samake

Laura Lee Samuel

Christina M Sanders

Jessa Sanders

Jerrica Lauren Sanders *

Victoria Santana *

Janice C Sasser

Michelle Sawyer

Julia Cain Sayegh

Stephanie L Schaller

Mary Shannon Schander

Kathleen M Scharer

Farrah L Schildknecht

Heather Schneider

Cheryl Lynn Schosky

Charyl Schroeder

Pamela Schult

Marcus Rae Schultz

Erin Royal Scott

Diane Elizabeth Scully

Elizabeth E Seal

Anna Seals

Arnisha Leshae Seaward

Lara Sebok

Chase Seegmiller

Marie G. Segars

Laura Seipt

Claire Elizabeth Sellers

Karen E. Sellers

Marilyn D. Sellers

Nikki W Sellers

Tonya L Sellers

Margaret Selph

Colette Senseney

Courtney Settles *

Leslie Tannery Sewell

Brandy Seyller

Kendal Seymore *

Annie Shaffer

Loretta J Shaffer

Tina Marlene Shaw Smart

Sherion Amoy Shaw-Porter

Hannah Shay

Donnalea Shearer

Danielle Sheffield

Deborah L Shelley

Eleanor F Shepard

Donna Marie Shields

Gertrude Shiver

Eden R Shock

Jennifer Elliott Sholts

Sipiwe M Sibande

Jessica Lauren Sibley

Toni G Silver

Cynthia Silvestre

Michael Allen Simmons

Nisheeka Simmons

Precious Simmons

Sabrina Simmons

Shirley K Simon

Constance B Simons

Robin W Simpkins

Kara Nicole Simpson

Santesha Pickens Simpson

Terry D. Sims

Karen Singleton

Quana Mardena Singleton

Jonathan Sippel

Ashley Nicole Burton

Sirianni

Linda Skeen

Laura Lynn Skillen

Janice Lipe Skipper

Patricia A Slachta

Susan Slattery

Sarah Elizabeth Slone

Lauren B Small

Naomi L Smalls

Tara E Smalls *

Kimberly Smart

Patricia A. Smart

Anna Marie Smigelski

Alison Price Smith

Ashley Smith

Brodrick Darren Smith

Elizabeth Smith

Georgette M. Smith

Gregory Smith

Jeffrey Joseph Smith

Joycelin Smith

Kimberly Anne Smith

Kristen Smith

Kylie Smith

Machelle Speicher Smith

Pamela Gowan Smith

Patricia P Smith

Patsy N. Smith

Rachel Andrea Smith

Roy Hampton Smith

Shannon Mays Smith

Shannon B Smith

Sharon Diane Smith

Sherrel R Smith

Stacy Perron Smith

Tammy C Smith

Theresa Gent Smith

Tracie Smith

Karen R Smith *

Donna Jo Smolenski

Katherine Smyly

Nancee V Sneed

Gina Snell

Tracie T Snider

Samantha Snively

Nichole L Snow

Elizabeth F Snyder

Morgan Sodeman

Tabitha Skinner Soderstrom

Selin Ann Solen

Margaret M Sorkin

Frances Sorrow

Robbie M. South

South University-Columbia

Campus

Ricardo Jorge Souza Leao

Melanie Sox

Margaret P. Spain

Debbie Spells

Jeanette E Spence

Hannah Spencer

Linda S Spratt

Rosemond Yolande

Squirewell

Lauren St Armand

Elizabeth A. Stachelek

Erika Sharmane Stack

Lori M Staelens

Stephanie Stancil

Karen I. Standish

Angela Y Stanley

Lori Stanley

Ruth J. Stanton

Karen L Staples

Barbara Jean Steadman

Suzanne R Steele

Jessica Ashley Steen

Katie Steidle

Maryann T. Steinmetz

Charlotte H Stephens

Jacoty Stephens

Jacqueline G Stephens

Teresa Maggard Stephens

Victoria Stephens

Brianna Michelle Stevens

Adrian Michelle Stevenson

Amy M Stewart

Cheri Cannon Stewart

Jemme B Stewart

Stephanie Lynn Stewart

Moriah Stiles

Margo Marie Stilley

Megan Stinnett

Kimberly L. Stockstill

Jessica Stoelting *

Pamela Jane Stogner

Eugenia R Stoker

Kelsey Stoker

Debora Rae Stokes

Farah Stokes

Stacy Massey Stokes

Hilary J Stone

Shandel Strait

Tarl Morgan Strasser

Joan Straughan

Jessica Wingard Stricklin

Mary L. Strossner

Sally Stroud

Christi Stubbs

Judy Stuck

Veronica Stukes

Christine Denise Sturgell

Amanda Pierce Styron

Deanna Suber *

Tammy L Sullivan

Tracy Sullivan

Betty M Summer *

Sherri Summers

Melody Sumter

Valeea James Sutton

Olivia Lee Svacha

Rachel Swain

Elizabeth OConnor

Swanson

Schinitra Ti’Onette Swinney

Carolyn R Swinton

Wilma Kay Swisher

Joyce Swygert

Martha Sylvia

Laura L. Szadek

Kimberly Szogi

Lisa Carol Tabakian

Steven Michael Tackett

Jacquelyn A Tandy

Susan Tanner *

Abbey Tapler

Tonia Tash

Lauren Jonelle Tate

Norma J Taveras

Amber Taylor

Brandi Nicole Taylor

Chelsea Diana Taylor

Connie L. Taylor

Jaclyn Michelle Taylor

Kimberly Taylor

Margaret C. Taylor

Margaret Cone Taylor

Melissa Taylor

Melissa C Taylor

Susan W Taylor

Tyesha Taylor

Carla M Teasdale

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Marcus Tedder

Michael James Tedeton-

Johnson

Elizabeth Taylor Tedford

Meredith Morris Thackston

Juanita W. Thaxton

Barbara Thomas

Cuckoo Mariam Thomas

Donna R Thomas

Patricia S. Thomas

Susan A Thomas

Thais O. Thomas

Julie Thomas *

Kayla Thomason

Erin Thompkins

Rhonda M Thompkins

Audrey Thompson

Carol Warren Thompson

Denise W Thompson

Kaneathra Thompson

Karen E. Thompson

Kristy Lagina Thompson

Michelle Thompson

Taylor Nicole Thompson

Vanessa Thompson

Teresa Lynette Thompson-

Isley

Susan Thornton

Jason Richard Thrift

Mona Thrift

Anita L. Throwe

Susan C Thrower

Brittany Timmons

Stacy Michelle Tisdale

Stephanie L Tollison

Mary Jo Tone

J’Wana Lee Torian

Jana Toupin *

Amanda A Townsend

Willie Mae Trapp

Robin E Traufler

Kristal Turner Tribble

Angela M. Tronco

Annie Trout

Vincencia Trowell

Ludmila Dmitrievna

Tsyplakova

Sandra L. Tucker

Elizabeth B Tumaliuan

Ashley Turbyfill *

Deborah Comeaux Turner

Kelly M Turner

Natali Laverne Turner

Sharon Denise Turner

Tracy L Turner

Crystal Turney

Donna W Upchurch

Donna McInnis Usher

Penelope L Vachon

Kathleen Valentine

Elizabeth Van

Jennifer Marie Vance

Christy L Vann

Kathryn VanRavenstein

Connie B. Varn

Javan Vaughn

Jennifer B Vaughn

Roberta M. Vedders

Terry Lynn Verdin

Heather Montgomery

Vereen

Patricia A. Versailles

Bailey Vevon

Lori Lynn Vick

Melissa Dawn Vorpahl

Mary S Wachowski

Donna C. Wade

Samantha Wadford

Katie Wadsworth

Allison Wagenlander

Tonya Wagner

Barbara R Wagstaff

Shannon Paige Wakefield

Sarah Elizabeth Walden

Courtney Waldon

Patricia Gail B Waldrop

Deborah Walker

Margaret L Walker

Natacha Deshawn Walker

Raquel Kelly Walker

Barbara Sue Wall

Kelly Renee Wall

Shakeena Wallace

Elisabeth Walter

Patina Sharese Walton-

Battle

Serge Raoul Wandji

Anna Wannamaker

Lanesia Wannamaker

Denine Ward-Johnson

Barbara J G Warner

Evelyn Denise Washington

Tiffany N. Washington

Phyllis Love Watford

Julie Frazier Watkins

Deitra M. Watson

Julia M Watson

Julie Watson

Amber Watts

Haley A Watts

Kellye G Watts *

Maggie Weatherly

William Matthew

Weathersbee

Karen Lousie Weaver

Mary E Weaver

Jodie Webb

Lee A Webb

Meagan Webb

Elizabeth Webber

Juliana Weeks

Grit Weinstein

Dorothy H Weiss

Timothy Weiss

Joy Lynne Welling

W. Zeh Wellington

Kelly Wells

Linda M. Wells

Mary F Wessinger

Elizabeth J. West

Amanda Westhart

Margaret Ann Wetsel

Ginger Whaley

Holisa C. Wharton

Vashell Lakeisha Wheeler

Liesl Whisenant

Billie White

Latonya Terease White

Martin White

Regina Diane White

Vanetta W White

Roberta Gail Whiteaker

Myra Anita Cannon Whiten

Susan Scott Whiteside

Hannah Whitesides

Elizabeth Whitman

Robin L Wideman

Page Wiggins

Amanda Wilburn

Miriam E. Wilchanovsky

Debra Wilcox

Esther Marcia Wilds

David Ray Wilganowski

Lavena S. Wilkes

Irma L Wilkins

Kelly M Willenberg

Amber P Williams

Amy Allen Williams

Andjoua Williams

Angeline Elizabeth Williams

April Gayle Williams

Bonnie Jean Williams

Bruce K Williams

Caitlin Williams

Davidia Williams

Donna Lee Williams

Dwanrhea Sharnete

Williams

Ernestine I. Williams

Jennifer Williams

Jessica E. Williams

Kathleen E Williams

Kimberly Renee Williams

Lisa T Williams

Michelline Cooper Williams

Rhona Deanne Williams

Sarah D. Williams

Susan Chamberlain

Williams

Demica Williams *

Donna Williams *

Terry Carlisle Williams *

Darlene Hicks Williams

Dunlap

Crystal Lee Willis

Annie E. Wilson

Beverly Cecile Wilson

Crystal G Wilson

Elaine Wilson

Lindsey Faith Wilson

Lucretia D. Wilson

Melisa C. Wilson

Randall Ann Wilson

Shannon T Wilson

Sharon L Wilson

Toccora Wilson

Versie Wilson

Victoria W. Wilson

Tameka Jordan Wimbush

Michael R Winfree

Sarah Ann Winstead

Joanna Wiseman

Janice Withycombe

Ruth Wittmann-Price

Dawn Marie Wolak

Donna L Wolff

Bryan K Wood

Tonia Michele Wood

Lisa Wood *

Mikikia Tyhese Woodard

Linda M Woodfin

Hightower

Angela Denise Woods

Mildred Rae Woods

Anne Woodward

Candace Woodward

Duveen L. Woolbright

Eric Wooten

Pamela Worthy

Carolyn Wray

Amanda Dawn Wright

Ashley Wright

Barbara Ann Wright

Cassandra Wright

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Demetris Natasha Wright

Jennifer Laurentina Wright

Jessica L Wright

Pamela J Wright

Randy Wright

Joanne E Wuori

Alice F Wyatt

Christina Wynn

Ana B Yanes

Keisha Sharie Yarborough

Tracey Yazvac

Janet A York

Tammy Ida Younan

Hali Young

Jennifer Young

Kelly Young

ShaReda Young

Lydia R Zager

Alyssa Nicole Zalar

Nancy B Zalas

Angela C Zeigler

Suzanne Zelling

Karen Zimmer

Lea Anne Zimmerli

Sandra Zimmerman

Judith Marie Zink

Lynette Zitzner

Rebecca Anne Zobel

Fran Zozzaro

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2021 South Carolina Nurses Association

Number of BOD Meetings Attended: 2 of 2 to date

2021 Activities: Much like last year, 2021 began with a few new members joining the board of

directors. Early, we set our mission and vision to continue to move SCNA forward through advocacy

and improving access to health care. However, once again, the global pandemic was clearly

impacting much our plans and activities for the early part of the year. Despite the continuation of

COVID-19, SCNA leadership continued to work for the nurses of South Carolina through virtual

means.

In January, we held our Board of Directors meeting virtually, which served as both an operational

meeting and orientation. I was able to share my vision with the members present and set the

agenda for the coming year. This was followed up with our second Board of Directors meeting in the

spring, which was also virtual. As part of the work of the Board of Directors, we completed together

a review and revision of various guiding documents; my work included revising and updating the

SCNA mission.

Throughout the year, I have enjoyed communicating with numerous nurses that have reached

sharing their current and past experiences working through this pandemic. As president, I have

shared this feedback with our national leaders during various calls and conferences as nurses across

the country are experiencing similar sentiments. I have continued to advocate for safe staffing,

PPE and other critical polices that protect all nurses across all settings. I worked with legislators,

including Senator Tom Davis, to ensure that COVID vaccines were accessible to all nurses and

healthcare professionals. As part of a tri-county coalition, we worked with DHEC to improve vaccine

distribution and accessibility across the state.

In support of continuing the Women’s Health and Children’s chapter, I met with members as they

experienced a period of rebuilding this year.

SCNA also partnered with the Midlands of South Carolina Black Nurses Association, Inc. to develop

a webinar series titled “A Collaborative Approach to Addressing Racism in Nursing" which was held

from March to June of this year. Both the President-elect and I had the privilege of working with

various nursing partners in support of these important discussions.

This past year, I also attended American Nurses Association (ANA) Leadership and Health Policy/

GOVA web-calls in effort to stay updated on priority national nursing strategies and policies. I also

served as one of the voting Representatives to the ANA’s General Membership Assembly held

on June 18th, 2021. With the President-elect, I participated in a Virtual Hill Day, a first of its kind,

in which we advocated for Protecting Providers Everywhere in America (PPE in America) Act, The

Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health

Act and The Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act.

Since early spring, I have had the privilege to serve on the ANA APRN Task Force which is

committed to promoting advanced practice nursing initiatives for all four APN roles.

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Additionally, I have served as a representative on the Advisory Committee on Nursing Education

(ACONE) and the Deans and Directors groups which are both focused on nursing education in

South Carolina.

SCNA President-Elect: Angela Dykes

Number of BOD Meetings Attended:

2021 Activities: 2 of 2 to date

As President-Elect, I served as the chair of the State Planning Team for the Annual SCNA

Conference as well as participated in the State planning meetings to assist in planning the

conference. This year I also served as a voting member of the ANA General Assembly. As a member

of the Board, I participated in reviewing the SCNA bylaws. I also served as SCNA's representative

on the South Carolina Nurses Foundation Board of Trustees.

Finally, I represented SCNA and served as a Moderator for a webinar hosted by the Midlands BNA,

“Addressing Implicit Bias in Nursing, A Solutions Based Approach.”

Nominations and Elections Committee: Cathleen Crowley-Koschnitzki, Amy Gallozzi

Number of Members: 2

Number of Meetings:

Average Attendance:

2021 Activities: Secured nominations for the upcoming 2021 ballot

2022 Goals: Continue to recruit stellar candidates for SCNA positions

SCNA Secretary/Treasurer: Vacant

Number of BOD Meetings Attended:

2021 Activities: No Report

Finance Committee: Vacant

Number of Members:

Number of Meetings:

Average Attendance:

2021 Activities: No Report

2022 Goals:

Director, Seat 1: Jada Quinn

Number of BOD Meetings Attended: 2 of 2 to date

2021 Activities: The SC Nurses Association strategic plan is currently under review for 2021. The

board has met regarding the evolution of strategic goals and potential updates which will be

distributed to the membership upon finalization of the review.

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Director, Seat 2: Rhona Williams

2021 South Carolina Nurses Association

Number of BOD Meetings Attended: May and August 2021 Meetings (Newly elected as of April

2021)

2021 Activities: I am excited to have been elected as the new Director Seat 2 for the South

Carolina Nurses Association, Board of Directors. During these first few months, I have been learning

the duties and functions of this role and my responsibility to the SCNA Board of Directors, as well as

attended required SCNA Board of Director meetings. One of the main goals of this seat is to help

support SCNA efforts for multi-generational membership recruitment. In responding to that call,

and with guidance from the SCNA bylaws, I have established the SCNA Membership Development

Committee, inviting each chapter of SCNA to provide a member from their chapter to serve on this

committee. The goal and purpose of this new committee is to help support membership needs

as they arise from each of SCNA's chapters and help new members engage with our chapters. To

begin this process, a new weekly email with new members will be sent to each of our SCNA Chapter

Chairs, providing chapters an opportunity to reach out to new members who may be interested in

joining their chapters. I look forward to working with the SCNA Board of Directors and I am honored

to help serve the nurses of South Carolina over the next two years!

Chair Commission on Policy / Legislation: Vacant

Number of BOD Meetings Attended:

2021 Activities:

Legislative Committee: Stephanie Burgess

2021 Activities: Reported by Wanda Crotwell

The 124th session of the South Carolina General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn sine die for the

year on Thursday, May 13. Although session will officially conclude for regular business on that day,

the General Assembly will return later in May and throughout the month of June to complete work

on the state’s annual budget. They will also reconvene in the fall for purposes of creating spending

plans for federal relief dollars, as well as reapportionment.

As the session winds down, two nursing bills have received final approval from both chambers and

are, at the time of this writing, enrolled for ratification and headed to the Governor. S.503 by Sen.

Brad Hutto allows Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and Physician’s Assistants (PAs)

to issue orders for home health services, further expanding the current scopes of practice for both

professions in South Carolina to be consistent with federal allowances through CMS. In addition,

S.455 by Sen. Tom Davis establishes an additional category for temporary licensure for graduate

nurses. Both bills will be positive steps in the state’s efforts to address the need for greater access to

care for all South Carolinians.

In addition, Sen. Tom Davis has also introduced S.712, which will establish a tuition loan

reimbursement program for NPs, PAs and physicians who practice in the field of primary care for

a required period of time in a rural or underserved area of the state. Work is underway to secure

additional cosponsors and to introduce a House companion bill in hopes of having two vehicles

capable of moving when the General Assembly reconvenes for regular session in January.

Work is also underway on a temporary budget proviso that would allow those telemedicine services

provided during the Covid-19 pandemic to continue until a final agreement can be reached on

legislation that will make permanent changes to telemedicine allowances in South Carolina.

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S.571 by Senators Shealy, Hutto and Senn also passed this year and was signed by the Governor.

The bill requires that providers who prescribe opioids for a patient must offer a prescription for

naloxone to those patients as well.

S.639/H.3682 is a bill to allow for full independent practice for CRNAs. The senate bill had one

hearing in the Senate that resulted in a motion to carry the bill over. The House bill had two

subcommittee hearings in the House that resulted in a favorable report. The bill will now go to full

House 3M Committee in January when the full session reconvenes.

S.613/H.4296, a bill impacting the delegation of tasks to CMAs, has yet to receive a hearing but

could possibly do so in January, or during the interim months should the committee decide to meet

for hearings. The bill will likely be amended at that time to add further clarification to the original

language.

H.3336 is a bill by various House sponsors that would allow volunteer school personnel who have

been trained by a registered nurse to administer insulin, glucagon or both to certain students. The

bill received a favorable report in the House and has been sent to the Senate for consideration in

January.

While there are numerous other bills related to healthcare that The Southern Group is monitoring

for SCNA, these are the primary bills of interest from the session. As a reminder, all bills still

pending at the conclusion of session on May 13th will be active upon the return of the General

Assembly in January. Because this is the first year of a two-year session it is also possible that

various committees may hold hearings in the interim to reduce the workload for session in January,

particularly since the General Assembly will meet in special session at various times throughout the

coming months.

Finally, on behalf of The Southern Group, thank you all for the opportunity to represent each of

you before the South Carolina General Assembly and the state’s executive branch of government.

And as we begin the long road back from the past 15 months of a global pandemic, our entire firm

thanks each of you for everything you have done and continue to do each and every day.

You truly are our heroes and we are honored to be a part of your team here in the Palmetto state.

Chair Commission on Professional Advocacy and Development: Coleen Kennedy

Number of BOD Meetings Attended: 2 of 2

2021 Activities: No Report

Continuing Education Approver Committee: Shara Rhodes

Number of Members: 8

Number of Meetings: 4

Average Attendance: Varies

2021 Activities: Focus remains on providing and maintaining initial and ongoing competency for

the Continuing Education Approver Committee (CEAC) membership. Quarterly CEAC meetings

include an update from the CEAC Chair with information dissemination from the ANCC Approver/

Provider Unit monthly virtual calls. The quarterly member updates provide an enhanced mechanism

for members to remain current with ANCC Criteria in addition to providing a forum to discuss

Nursing Professional Development trending topics. CEAC meets quarterly in conjunction with

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continuing education application review cycles. This year all of our CEAC meeting have been virtual

due to COVID-19.

To date, CEAC has approved nine (9) Individual Activities totaling 55.75 hours and 3 Provider Units

were approved, one with distinction and 2 Provider Units were awarded provisional approval

The CEAC Committee remains active with providing excellent customer service, approving quality

continuing education programs, and support of the Approved Provider Units.

Continuing Education Provider Committee: Shara Rhodes

Number of Members: 1

Number of Meetings: as needed by email

Average Attendance:

2021 Activities:

The CE Provider Committee has offered the following virtual programs

-April Nurse Planner Orientation (2 attendees)

-June Nurse Planner Orientation (2 attendees)

-Change Management for Professional Nurses (4 attendees)

-The Opioid Epidemic and Smart Prescribing Practices (13 attendees)

The CE Provider Committee has the following programs planned.

- A New Nursing Shortage: Addressing the Nursing Practice Gap – September 17

- New Nurse Planner Orientation – September 24

- SCNA State Convention – October 14-16

2021 Goals: To continue to assist with CNE offered by SCNA to the nurses in this State, both

members of SCNA and non-members. To offer quality CNE for our state's nursing professionals. To

promote participation of our chapters in the annual meeting in the Fall of the year, to evaluate the

needs of nursing education based on the needs of the nurses in this state, who practice in all areas.

To participate and keep up to date on changes in our nursing practice by the American Nurses

Association. To keep up to date with current literature and with the relevant American Nurses

Association literature on nursing practice quality and trends.

ANA Membership Assembly Representative Reports

Kelly Bouthillet

Report Year: 2021

As previously mentioned, the ANA General Membership Assembly was held virtually on the evening

of June 18th, 2021. The meeting, and conference leading up, was held virtually in June over a

3-week span after a special meeting was called and voted on due to the continued impact that the

COVID-19 pandemic was having, this preventing traditional face-to-face meetings.

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During the ANA General Membership conference leading up to the Assembly, various topics were

discussed in the form of “Dialogue Forums,” which encouraged conversations about important and

relevant issues related to nursing practice and the profession. The four “Dialogue Forums” included,

Lessons Learned: COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis Standards of Care, APRN Full Practice in Nursing

Homes, Health Care Delivery Systems that Fully Incorporate Nursing Services and Precision Health

and Genomics.

APRN Chapter: Nakita Barnes

Number of Members: 193

Number of Meetings: 2

Average Chapter Meeting Attendance: 11

Number of BOD Meetings Attended By Chapter Chair: 1

2021 Activities:

2021/2022 Chapter Engagement Goals

1. Establish clear messaging goals by April 2021

a. Advocacy of the profession (Legislation)

b. Networking (Mentoring and job opportunities)

c. Financial benefits (discounts on certification renewals and CNEs)

2. Increase utilization of marketing platform by June to increase visibility the presence of APRN

chapter.

a. Website

b. Facebook (APRN page)

c. Twitter

d. YouTube

3. Increase chapter membership goals by 5% by end of 2021. Currently at 181, goal is 190.

a. Email consent link to current APRN members (frequency TBD) quarterly?

4. Contribute content to SC Nurse quarterly

a. August 9, 2021 submission (fall)

b. November 8 submission (winter)

5. Secure text messaging link platform to increase communication by end of 2021

6. Student outreach activities to encourage membership of ANA and APRN chapter by 2022

7. APRN chapter led CNE opportunities to start 2022. (? Virtual opportunities)

Nurse Educator Chapter: Lynn Hutchison

Number of Members: 90

Number of Meetings: 2

Average Chapter Meeting Attendance: 10

Number of BOD Meetings Attended By Chapter Chair: 2

2021 Activities: Establishment of chapter goals for revitalization of chapter; Send out needs

assessment survey to chapter members; and Planning of fundraising activities

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2022 Goals: 1. Make contact between NE Chapter and SC SNA

2. Increase social media presence of NE Chapter to increase membership

3. Establish mechanism for NE Chapter to be a clearing house/information center for available nurse

education event

Psychiatric-Mental Health Chapter: Kim Gilmore

Number of Members: 68

Number of Meetings: 3

Average Chapter Meeting Attendance: 7

Number of BOD Meetings Attended By Chapter Chair: 1

2021 Activities: No Report

2022 Goals: No Report

Women and Children's Health Chapter: Jennifer Bell Woodley

Number of Members: 49

Number of Meetings: 2

Average Chapter Meeting Attendance: 5

Number of BOD Meetings Attended By Chapter Chair: 1

2021 Activities: 2021 - 5 Members came together after there were discussions of dismantling the

WCH Chapter due to lack of participation and membership. Those 5 members were elected to

officer positions. There were 2 meetings held and there was 100% attendance by those members.

The WCH Chair wrote an article published in The South Carolina Nurse, about the revitalization of

the WCH chapter, urging members to join.

We had one new member join the chapter in June 2021 and greetings were sent to her.

Plans were made to present a WCH session at the SCNA Conference in October 2021 by the Chair

and Co-Chair.

2022 Goals: For 2022, we plan to continue outreach to the body of members to join the WCH

chapter. We would like to continue contributing meaningful content via articles to The South

Carolina Nurse to highlight the WCH population.

Eventually, we would like to manage a social media platform specifically for WCH members.

The overall goal, as always, is to increase membership and participation for the Chapter.

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Annual Report

2021

SCNF Mission Statement: to promote high standards of health care by insuring the advancement

of the nursing profession through scholarships, grants, and programs of excellence

Officers

Deborah L. Hopla, President

Kristen Poston, Secretary

1301 Gervais St., Suite 802 Columbia, SC 29201.

PO Box 1768, Columbia, SC 29202

De Anna Cox, Vice President

Pi Johnson, Treasurer

Members of BOT

In addition to officers – Meg Stanley, Elwood Owen, Lara Hewit, Jaime Cuff, Angela Dykes (SCNA

liaison), Josephine Mitchell, Phyllis Raynor, Jason Thrift, Kristen Poston, and Renatta Loquist

(Emeritus status).

Appointments

Pi Johnson, Treasurer, and Josephine Mitchell, to the Palmetto Gold Steering Committee.

Meetings of the Board of Trustees

The SCNF Board of Trustees meets on the second Friday of the second month of each quarter

beginning in February. The 2021 meeting dates were February 12, May 14, August 13, and

November 12. Due to the pandemic the platform was changed from an in-person meeting to a

Zoom meeting. The virtual meetings continued until August 13, 2021, when it was determined to

safely meet in person. With the new variants in Covid the BOT has decided to make all meetings

virtual except annually in February.

Nurses Care License Plate Initiative:

Through legislation, SCNF was able to obtain a special license plate referred to as the South

Carolina Nurses Foundation NURSES CARE License Plate. These vehicle license plates are available

through the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles. Proceeds from the sale of the license

plates as stated in the legislation must support nursing scholarships. The number of scholarships

and amount of each scholarship has increased over time based on revenue generated. License

plates can be obtained by going to: http://scdmvonline.com

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The License Plate Initiative (Nurses Care Scholarship) application process is now conducted online.

That fund is growing and has resulted in an increased amount for each scholarship. In 2021 it is

anticipated that there will be $25,000 to be awarded as 5 undergraduate awards of $2,000 each

and 5 graduate awards of $3,000. In addition, one scholarship will be awarded in honor of Gayle

Williams, a deceased public health nurse, and an additional scholarship from the Rusty Koss funds.

Marketing and Development

SCNF again participated in Midlands Gives. Midlands Gives is an event that promotes raising

money and awareness for Midlands nonprofits during a 16-hour online giving challenge. Much

preparation and planning are required of each participating non-profit which the Marketing and

Development Committee (thanks to De Anna Cox) aptly spearheaded for SCNF. As a result of our

participation, the development of a much-needed social media presence was begun and additional

monies were added to the general fund. The May 2021 Midlands Gives event results were

increased in both donors participating and funds raised above 2020 levels.

Palmetto Gold

This special committee of the Foundation is responsible for implementing the Palmetto Gold Nurse

Recognition and Scholarship Program. Each year this program selects 100 South Carolina Nurses

for awards of excellence in practice based on a rigorous nomination and blind screening process.

In addition, each registered nurse education program in South Carolina is offered a scholarship for

an outstanding undergraduate nursing student selected by the school. The scholarships offered

in 2020 were for $1,500.00 each. The Renatta S. Loquist Graduate Nurse Scholarship recipient

also is selected each year and this year will receive a $2,000.00 scholarship. Due to the pandemic

Palmetto Gold was not held in 2020 but pending decisions is anticipated to be held in the evening

at the Columbia Convention Center on September 18, 2021.

Accomplishments

The year of 2021 has been another good year for the Foundation. Board members have supported

the mission of SCNF by participation on their committees and contributing to the efforts of the

Foundation through their individual expertise. The Foundation continues to be able to support

scholarships and other activities to support nursing education, practice, and research. We have

continued our fund-raising opportunities with participation in Midlands Gives. Our investments

remain in a moderate risk model and year to date have produced good results. The board

agreement to move management of SCNF funds from the Russell account to the West End account

resulted in over a 9% increase of dividends. The ability to shift funds in an ever-changing market is

vital.

At the November Annual Meeting the membership will elect the new members of the Foundation

Board of Trustees. An email was sent out to BOT members to bring in one candidate early to fill

the vacancy left by Dr. Bowen. The officers elected for 2020 at the November SCNF Board meeting

will continue in their current capacity with the exceptions of Dr. Felisha Bowen, who has moved to

Alabama to accept the VP position of Inclusion and Diversity Officer. A vote of thanks for her great

service to SCNF. The BOT will also see Pi Johnson leaving the board after many years of selfless

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service. She will be so missed! Meg Stanley has been a valuable asset to the Board as well and will

rotate off.

Media

Having a VERY media savvy BOT member, Jason Thrift, has led SCNF to have visibility on Face

Book, Instagram, and Twitter. Each month a new BOT board member has been featured with

information about scholarship work being sent out to the world. Jason worked with Lee to update

our current website and the website now has a new and fresh look. Jason and his talents have been

a blessing for all of us on SCNF.

Challenges

A major challenge for the Board of Trustees is that the majority of the funds coming into the

Foundation are designated for scholarships, research and community health projects. There are

very limited operational funds and with an all-volunteer Board, whose members have many work

and personal responsibilities, it has been difficult to support activities that could raise money for

operational expenses. The Board has spent a great deal of time considering this issue and is in the

process of seeking advice from our financial advisors, other state Nurses’ Foundations, and other

community Foundation staff and consultants. We have also discussed closer ties with the SCNA that

might lead to some efficiencies for both groups.

In October, 2019 the SCNF launched a Friends of the Foundation campaign. The Friends of

the Foundation is a network of concerned nurses and individuals who support the operational and

financial sustainability of the Foundation to achieve its mission, and to honor nurses who have

made a significant, lasting, contribution to the profession on a statewide basis in SC. The inaugural

campaign will honor Renatta Loquist both for her service and commitment to SCNF and her many

contributions toward advancing nursing in SC. The 2020 Friends of the Foundation featured leader

is Dr. Stephanie Burgess. Dr. Burgess’s work for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and as a

former President for SCNA has been well established. The BOT will be promoting a new “Friend”

for the coming year. Person still to be determined.

The board continues to explore fund raising options that are less labor intensive and to look for

large dollar continuing donations that could be used for operational funds. These discussions and

explorations will continue as the BOT works toward making the Foundation even more successful

than it is currently.

During the pandemic SCNF partnered with “Just Cause Scrubs” a company that gives 50% of their

profits to a 501C3 of the buyer’s choice. The scrubs are the same as purchased in the store, the

quality is the same, but SCNF can be chosen as the buyer’s “Just Cause”/

Rusty Koss from Koss Creative Creations continues to donate to nursing scholarships. SCNF now

recognized these donations as “The Koss Scholarship” and Mr. Koss will be recognized at the

September 18th Palmetto Gold Gala at the Columbia Convention Center.

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It has been my honor to serve as President of the South Carolina Nurses Foundation. The

commitment and dedication of each board member to fulfill the Foundation’s mission of providing

scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students is inspirational. It has been a

privilege to have worked beside these amazing individuals, and I wish the new and continuing BOT

members much success as they continue to strive to meet the mission of the Foundation.

Respectfully submitted,

Dr. Deborah Hopla, DNP, APRN-BC, FAANP, FAAN, President

South Carolina Nurses Foundation

8/14/2021

Annual Report for Organizations with SCNA Representatives

Kelly Bouthillet

Organization with SCNA Representative: Advisory Committee on Nursing Education (ACONE)

Activities: Meetings resumed in 2021 and were attended virtually, by the SCNA President.

Sheryl Mitchell

Organization with SCNA Representative: Coalition for Access to Healthcare

Activities: It was a very busy year for the Coalition for Access to Healthcare. NP and CNM Lobby

Day was held on February 7, 2018, at the SC Statehouse. Senate Bill 345 passed during this year’s

legislative session. Governor McMaster signed the bill on May 18, 2018, and it became effective

on July 1, 2018. SCNA was represented at each of the Coalition for Access to Healthcare’s monthly

meetings.

Kelly Bouthillet

Organization with SCNA Representative: Deans and Directors

Meetings resumed in 2021 and have been held virtually.

Kelly Bouthillet

Organization with SCNA Representative: SCNF

Activities: No Report

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CEO Annual Report

Judith Curfman Thompson, IOM

CEO and Lobbyist

2021

Preparations for Annual Meeting and Convention have, as usual consumed the majority of the work

during this quarter of the year. This is a major activity for SCNA, and one hopes that we shall be

able to have this important revenue generating activity this year.

Continuing Education has also been a busy component of work. SCNA is fortunate to have a great

group of members working in this area.

Multiple virtual meetings and calls with ANA as work has progressed despite restrictions.

Preparations for the October/November/ December SC Nurse are on schedule. We shall be

highlighting the upcoming Convention.

We are on target for the 2021 SCNA Election which will take place in September. The election will

open on September 20, 2021, and will be held on-line.

The Board of Directors has continued to meet as scheduled. We have had some new additions to

the Board and two members have left the Board due to failure to attend meetings.

This year has been another one of challenge and meeting challenges in new ways. SCNA has

continued to be grateful to all members who have been part of the work of the organization, and

all members who are a huge part of our ability to continue to provide services to nurses by being

members of SCNA.

SCNA continues to be served remarkably by Rosie Robinson as the Executive Assistant for the

organization. She just great!

On to 2022 and, may we all hope for a cessation of the truly difficult time evoked by COVID-19. It

has been quite an experience to go through these past months. ONWARD!

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2021 SOUTH CAROLINA NURSES ASSOCIATION

ANNUAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

October 14, 2021

7:00 PM – 7:10PM

Agenda

I. Call to Order

II. Establishment of a quorum

III. Establishment of the 2022 SCNA Board Meeting Calendar

a. January 15, 2022 Orientation of Board & Board Meeting 9:30am

b. January 22, 2022 Orientation of Chapter Officers 9:30am

c. April 22, 2022 1pm-4pm

d. July 22, 2022 1pm-4pm

e. October 12, 2022 6:00pm Sonesta Resort Hilton Head

f. December 16, 2022 1pm-4pm

IV. For the Good of the Order

V. Adjournment

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