Welcome to Peel Chapter

President: Christine Bintakies
President-Elect: Ioana Gheorghiu
Immediate Past-President: Anita Tsang-Sit
Membership ENO: Sean Noronha
Communications ENOs : Sandrina Ntamwemezi, Crystal Frenette
Secretary: Maria Tandoc
Workplace Liaison ENO: Sandrina Ntamwemezi
Political Action ENO: Natalia Kusendova
Finance: Jo-Anne Wilson
IT/Social Media ENOs: Poonam Sharma
Student ENOs: Jasmin Fasitsas, Harshdeep Hehar

Region 4 Board Representative: Veronique Boscart

Members-at-Large: Danielle Gray, Kathie Harcourt, Karen Hilliard, Sarah Loseth, Sherry Red Manuel, Elaine Hines, Sinead Sheehan, Maria Harrison, Tessa Shelvey


Calling Consultation Reps

Peel chapter is looking for consultation representatives for this year’s RNAO AGM. Please review the flyer and if you are interested, respond to peel chapter  rnaopeel@gmail.com by Feb. 24, 2017. 

Check out our Fall Peel Chapter Chatter Newsletter!

Enjoy a cup of coffee/tea while you catch up on what we have been up to over the last six months in our Fall Newsletter.

Highlights from the newsletter include: Peel Health's MPP visit with Harinder Malhi, Spring into Nursing - Career Exploration, a nurse's work with the Canadian Mission Team to Ukraine, Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre's  The Mentoring Partnership, and our Nurse To Know.

We have some great upcoming events - we look forward to seeing you soon.

RNAO Peel Chapter

Breakfast with our MPPs

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 07:30 - 09:00

Let's raise awareness for nursing and healthcare with our MPPs!

Join us on October 28, 2016 at Olympia Grill in Mississauga as we speak with our local MPPs about important health issues along with fellow nursing colleagues.

$5 at the door. See our attached flyer for your breakfast options. Please RSVP to rnaopeel@gmail.com by October 21, 2016.

What Do We Know About Bullying in the Work Environments in 2016?

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 17:30 - 20:30

Join us for an evening of discussion with speaker Rhonda Seidman-Carlson. Rhonda is currenlty the President of RSC Health Consulting - specializing in professional practice and healthy work environments. She was previously the VP/CNE of The Scarborough Hospital and is the Past President of RNAO. She has presented provincially on this topic and provides workshops and consultation to organizations open to addressing bullying cultures.

Register online at https://myrnao.ca/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=305

Deadline to register is October 30, 2016

Come join our Team 2016-2018! Guaranteed to be a fun time!

Are you passionate about nursing and the nursing profession? Come join our Peel Executive team as we have openings for 2016-2018 for the following positions:

President Elect, Communications, Policy and Political Action, Secretary, Workplace Liaison, and IT Social Network See attachment below for role details.

Fill out a nomination form (see attachment below). Deadline for nomination will be Oct 31, 2016

Pregnacy and Infant Loss Summit

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 07:45 - 16:00

For more info: please see the attached flyer

Where:  Mount Sinai Hospital, 18th floor auditorium

RSVP: Space Limited · Registration Required Participation is FREE of Charge

416·781·2395 or PregnancyInfantLossSummit@gmail.com

Bringing together medical professionals, government officials, and families to share the science and best practices necessary to ensure those who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss get the healthcare and support they need.

EXTRA EXTRA read all about it! 2016 Spring Peel Chapter Chatter

Enjoy a cup of coffee/tea while you catch up on what we have been up to over the last six months in our newsletter.

Nursing Week Celebration - Medical Mission: Canadian Nurses Step into Ukraine with Healing Hands

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 17:00 - 20:30

Please join us to celebrate with us for the 2016 Nursing Week! Our speaker Liz Tkaczyszyn will share her talk on Medical Missions: Canadian Nurses Step into Ukraine with Healing Hands.


Mississauga Grand (35 Brunel Road, Mississauga, Ontario L4Z 3E8

5:00pm to 8:30pm

Registration starts at 5:00pm, Dinner at 6:15pm, Speaker at 7pm


RNAO Members $30

Non-Members $42

Students/Retired Members $20

Online Registration

2016 Nurse Recognition Awards

Nominate a Registered Nurse who contributes to supporting nursing students and new graduates, has made contribution to our communities, is a role model for professionalism, or has had an impact throughout their lifetime in the nursing profession. Do you know a Registered Nurse who deserves any of these four awards?




LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (new award for a Retired Registered Nurse)

WEBINAR: Sickle Cell - What Every Nurse Should Know

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016 12:00-13:00 EST

This webinar will provide an introduction to Sickle Cell Disease and describe the nurses’ role in caring for clients with this disorder.