District 1 includes the Alabama counties of Colbert, Cullman, Dekalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, and Winston . View the map.
If you live or work in our district and are considering becoming an ASNA member, make sure to visit our member page to learn about all the benefits of membership. Current members can find meeting and district info below.

District Officers

Our district officers are working to make North Alabama a better place for nurses to work and live. Make sure to connect with them at the next district meeting. Upcoming District 1 meeting details are posted below the officer listings.

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Jeanette Atkinson, MSN, BS, RN

President 

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Frederick Richardson, RN, BSN

Vice President/President-elect 

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Bonnie Rausch, RN, BSN, CLNC

Secretary 

 
Brian Buchmann
RN, MSN, MBA

Treasurer 

Meeting Dates

District 1 meetings are tentatively held at Huntsville Hospital's Dowdle Center Corporate University, 109 Governor’s Dr, Huntsville, AL 35801 unless otherwise noted. Any changes in location for meetings will be communicated via email and ASNA District 1 Facebook page. Snacks, finger foods and light refreshments served. At some meetings, free CECs are offered. Save the date for these 2020 meetings:

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - Room 119C

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Thursday, December 10, 2020

District 1 Resources

Citation for Excellence

Peers or supervisors are encouraged to nominate a nurse who has demonstrated excellence in nursing for The ASNA Citation of Excellence Award. Nominees may be recommended at any time during the year. The nominator or nominee does NOT have to be an ASNA member.

Nominate Someone!
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 7:49pm

AIDS Alabama has released their report, “It’s Harder to Find the Syringe than the Drug,” detailing the results of the first statewide needs assessment conducted among Alabamians who inject drugs.
Read it here: http://bit.ly/2TagPLN

Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 at 2:00am

Some of our members volunteered for this amazing opportunity. Thank you, members!

Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1Monday, December 16th, 2019 at 5:06pm

Thank you members (new and long-term) and family members who attended our December holiday meeting/social at Mangos Caribbean Cookhouse. Our next meeting is Feb 13th 6pm. Details to follow!

Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1Thursday, November 7th, 2019 at 12:29am
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 10:50pm

Dr. Constance Hendricks, Dean of Tuskegee School of Nursing and Allied Health, was inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame on October 24, 2019. She is pictured below with her daughter, Dr. Denisha Hendricks, and with the 2019 inductees. Congratulations Dean Constance Hendricks and...