WNA & Nursing News

  • APRN Modernization Act Logo

    APRN Modernization Act Moving Forward

    WNA and other statewide associations representing Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in Wisconsin have formed the Wisconsin APRN Coalition and are pleased to support the APRN Modernization Act – LRB 1538/P4 authored by Senator Devin LeMahieu, and Representative Mike Rohrkaste. Currently the legislative draft is circulating for co-sponsorship. The APRN Modernization Act is a legislative proposal […]

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  • Nurse Licensure Compact - Unlocking Access to Nursing Care Across the Nation

    eNurse Licensure Compact Update

    The Assembly Health Committee held a public hearing on AB 500 on September 27, 2017. Testifying in support of the legislation was the Assembly Bill Sponsor Nancy VanderMeer, Sheryl Krause, Chairperson of the Board of Nursing, representatives from the Wisconsin Hospital Association and Gina Dennik-Champion, WNA Executive Director. All of the testimony submitted was in […]

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  • WNA Proposed Bylaws and Reference Reports for Membership Assembly

    There are proposed bylaws that will be discussed and voted on at the WNA Annual meeting.  Review these here. WNA Membership Assembly Dialogue Forum Topics will discuss three topics on Friday, October 20, 2017. There are three topics that will be discussed followed by recommendations that will be presented by the WNA Reference Committee. The […]

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  • Phones Working

    Phones back up at WNA Office!

    Our phones are back up and running at the WNA office! September 25 We are having issues with our phone lines here at the WNA office today, so please send an email instead to get a hold of staff members. Our emails are listed on the leadership and staff page of this website. We will […]

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  • Gina's 20th Anniversary

    Congrats Gina!

    The Wisconsin Nurses Association congratulates Gina Dennik-Champion, MSN, RN, MSHA, on her 20th anniversary as our Executive Director. Wisconsin’s 80,000 Registered Nurses value her leadership and commitment to protecting, promoting, and advancing professional nursing. As Wisconsin’s only lobbyist representing Registered Nurses, we are deeply grateful to Gina’s continued service and dedication to America’s Most Trusted […]

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  • Official Notice of Proposed WNA Bylaw Changes

    WNA’s Bylaw Committee did not anticipate any proposed bylaw changes were necessary for this year’s annual business meeting.  There are, however, two sections of the Bylaws that need to be amended in order to conform to ANA Bylaws.  ANA Bylaws were amended at the June 9, 2017, meeting of the Membership Assembly.  The proposed WNA […]

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  • WNA Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight – Gail Hanson Brenner

    WNA has so many incredible members making a lasting impression in nursing. We think it’s about time that everyone else knows about our incredible members, too. That is why we have a Member Spotlight series on our website. This is the space to showcase your talent. Tell us about your remarkable research, your touching stories, the […]

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  • WNA Elections - Ready to Run?

    Nominations are open for 2017 WNA Elections!

    Leadership opportunities for WNA members are now available!  Positions begin on January 1, 2018, and last for a 2-year term.  We’re looking for excited and passionate people to join these teams.  No prior experience needed!  Just a desire to do good work for Wisconsin’s nurses. The following positions are open; you can read the descriptions […]

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  • WNA Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight – Teresa Loftsgaarden

    WNA has so many incredible members making a lasting impression in nursing. We think it’s about time that everyone else knows about our incredible members, too. That is why we have a Member Spotlight series on our website. This is the space to showcase your talent. Tell us about your remarkable research, your touching stories, the […]

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  • WNA Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight – Nancy Whitehead

    WNA has so many incredible members making a lasting impression in nursing. We think it’s about time that everyone else knows about our incredible members, too. That is why we have a Member Spotlight series on our website. This is the space to showcase your talent. Tell us about your remarkable research, your touching stories, the […]

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