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2014 ALPS Recipient

Jun 11, 2014

2014 AVANA Leadership Program for SRNA’s winner Kellyn Kramolisch SRNA Kellyn Kramolisch is from Omaha, NE and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center accelerated BSN program in 2009. She has experience in burn, medical, and surgical intensive care nursing at the Nebraska Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. […]

2014-2015 AVANA Board of Directors

May 12, 2014

Garrett Peterson – President Elect Angela Mund – Executive Director Melanie Clemens – Treasurer Rita Silen – Director at Large Diane Boettger – Eastern Regional Director Sherry Swearngin – President Rebecca Steinhart – Central Regional Director Darla Bussey – Western Regional Director Ed Salkind – Southern Regional Director Ed Pinero – Secretary

2013 Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs Rountable

Feb 12, 2013

2013 Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs Roundtable Washington DC The 2013 NOVA Legislative Roundtable was held on 15 February, 2013 in Washington, DC. Sherry Swearngin and Dave Polner represented AVANA, along with Frank Purcell, AANA Senior Federal Affairs Director. Many of the Veterans Service Organizations (VSO), to include the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans […]

2012 Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs (NOVA) Roundtable

Feb 12, 2012

2012 Nurses Organization of Veterans Affairs (NOVA) Roundtable Meeting in Washington, DC I wanted to update the membership on the NOVA Roundtable which occurred on February 17, 2012 in Washington, DC. AVANA was honored to have Sherry Swearingen CRNA, Garrett Peterson CRNA and Dave Polner CRNA attend.