Welcome to Ottawa Chapter

Region 10 Executive:
President - Ellen Shipman
Past President - Vacant
Finance Officer -Erin Rajhathy
Recorder - Heather Ringel
Membership Officer - Elizabeth Geens (student)
Communications Officer -Vanessa Mesaglio
Political Action Officer - Una Ferguson
Clinical Nurse Representative - Catherine Ashton

Student Reps:
Aster Marasa
Ornéllia Kidjo
Natania Makonnen Abebe

Board Rep - Wendy Pearson


Apply to be a student rep / Envoyez votre demande pour être représentant

March Membership Meeting - Compulsory for all Consulting Representatives attending the AGM

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 18:30 - 20:30

Resolutions will be discussed at this meeting!

Bilinqual Membership Meeting at the Monfort Hospital

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 18:30

Bilinqual Membership Meeting at the Monfort Hospital

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 18:30 - 20:00

Call for Positions on RNAO Region 10 Executive!

Do you have an interest in the future of nursing in Ontario and would like to represent the Ottawa region?  Do you have a strong desire to be an advocate for nurses and the care they do?  Region 10 (Ottawa) is seeking registered nurses to join the executive committee to lead and support the work of our region.  We are seeking candidates for the following executive member positions:

         * President-elect (shadows the present interim-president in preparation to take the role      over)

January Membership Meeting

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 18:30 - 20:30

November Membership Meeting "Self Care" presented by Dr Deborah Kane (University of Windsor)

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 18:30 - 20:30

The Truth,The Legacy and Moving Healthcare Towards Reconcilliation"

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 18:30 - 21:30

Also invited are the Faculty of Medicine, other schools with the Faculty of Health Sciences, Nurses and other community members. Opening and closing Indigenous ceremonies, a speaker panel and question period will be followed by a reception and exhibits, giving the speakers and audience and opportunity to mingle.

Featured speakers:

Janet Smylie -

Waubgeshig Rice

Barbara Dumont-Hill

Dorothy Laplante

This event is free to attend. No registration is required. For more information, please contact amarasa@rnao.com

October Membership Meeting and Meet Your President!

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 18:30 - 20:30

Please join us October 17th, 2016 for our October Membership Meeting with the exciting opportunity to meet our president, Carol Timmings!

This membership meeting will focus on the hot topic of PTSD. More details to follow.

Location: 100 Constellation Dr in the Jaguar Room. Free parking is available or the closest transit station is Baseline Station.




Change of Speaker for Sept 19th Membership Meeting

Notice of Change of Speaker for the Sept19th Awards Dinner. Unfortunately John Fraser  is not able to attend . We now have Chantale Leclerc CEO for the Champlain LHIN coming to speak to us on " The Patients First Act" and how it will change healthcare in our Region. Please join us in welcoming her to our Sept 19th meeting at 6:30 pm at the City of Ottawa Mary Pitt Building 100 Constellation Ave.   RSVP: rnao.ottawa@gmail.com