Welcome to Windsor- Essex Chapter
Windsor Essex Chapter is an active chapter, working to support nurses and improve the health of our community.
Our Mission is to foster knowledge-based nursing practice, promote quality work environments, deliver excellence in professional development, and advance healthy public policy to improve health. We promote the full participation of present and future registered nurses in improving health, and shaping and delivering health-care services.
Chapter Executive

Chapter President: Jennifer Johnston (jjohnston@rnao.ca)
President Elect: Dana Boyd (dboyd@wechu.org)
Past President: Carolyn Davies (cdavies@rnao.ca)
Secretary: Crystal Hepburn (crystalhepburnRN@gmail.com)
Finance: Veronika Pulley (vpulley@rnao.ca)
Policy & Political Action: currently accepting applications
Communications: Lynda Monik (lmonik@rnao.ca)
Membership: Kelly Mertens (kmertens@rnao.ca)
Social Media Officer: Megan Carlone (carlonemml@gmail.com)

Region 1 Board Representative: Deborah Kane (dkane@RNAO.ca)

Member at Large: Jaclyn McCarthy (jaclynmccarthy@hotmail.ca)
Member at Large: Stephanie McCallum (steph_hamelin@hotmail.com)
Member at Large: Jackie Macintyre (jamacintyre@sympatico.ca)

FOR GENERAL INQUIRES: windsoressexrnao@gmail.com
Chapter Awards
Lois A. Fairley Community Service Award:
Presented to a Windsor-Essex County Nurse who is dedicated. Windsor-Essex Chapter Award of Distinction: Presented to a chapter member who is nominated by their peers.

Call for Nominations

Windsor Essex RNAO Chapter Executive position opening:  Policy and Political Action Executive Officer.  

Windsor-Essex RNAO Chapter Annual General Meeting Dinner & Celebration

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 18:00 - 21:00



Come out for this fun, once-a-year nursing event to enjoy some fabulous food, socialize and learn more about what your RNAO is doing for YOU. 

We will also be honouring Member Emeritus, Quarter Century Members, as well as presenting the Annual Windsor-Essex Chapter Award of Distinction to a special RNAO member! 

Windsor-Essex Dinner Presentation

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 17:30

The Windsor-Essex Chapter of RNAO invites you to attend a dinner presentation. 

PRIVACY LEGISLATION APPLIED TO NURSING PRACTICE Chris Bryden, Lawyer & Associate from the firm Ryder, Wright, Blair and Holmes LLP, Toronto, ON & RNAO Legal Assistance Plan Thursday October 30th, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

Beach Grove Golf & Country Club

14134 Riverside Drive East, Tecumseh, ON Please R.S.V.P. to danaboydrn@gmail.com

Hungry For Action: Living on the Edge Poverty Simulation Event

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:30 - 12:00


Location: Giovanni Caboto Club (2175 Parent Avenue, Windsor)

Registration: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hungry-for-action-windsor-essex-poverty-simulation-living-on-the-edge-registration-13162913629

Windsor Essex Chapter Annual General Meeting

The Windsor Essex Chapter Annual General Meeting for 2014 will be help on November 5th 2014

Mark Your Calendars!! Details to follow...

Great Lakes 5th Biennial Nursing Conference

Friday, October 3, 2014 - Saturday, October 4, 2014
Integrating research, theory and practice to maximize patient safety outcomes

Politics and Pancakes

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 07:30 - 09:30

The Windsor-Essex Chapter of RNAO invites you to attend


An All-Party Dialogue on Health and Health Care 

Friday, May 30th, 2014 
07:30 a.m. – 09:30 a.m. 
at the Fogolar Furlan Club 1800 North Service Road, Windsor 
All are welcome 
Please R.S.V.P. to danaboydrn@gmail.com or 519-819-6743 
$10 payable at the door

A healthy breakfast buffet will be served

The Many Faces of Windsor-Essex County Nurses Project

Preceptor Appreciation Dinner

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 18:00 - 20:00


Nursing Preceptors, have you RSVP'd for the Preceptor Appreciation Dinner?

Date: June 4th 2014

Time: 6pm- 9pm

Complementary Therapies: Where Are We Today With Practice & Research?

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 17:30

Friday, April 4th, 2014 5:30–9:00 pm

Location: Hospice of Windsor-Essex County 6038 Empress Street

An Experiential Experience!

Please come in comfortable clothing!

Come & join us for:
 A mini-treatment of a type of complementary therapy
 Meet some local businesses or groups that provide various complementary therapies
 Information on various CT Associations and Workshops
 A meal with a talk by Kim M