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 held at Huntsville Hospital's Dowdle Center Corporate University, 109 Governor’s Dr, Huntsville, AL 35801. Snacks, finger foods and light refreshments served. At some meetings, free CECs are offered. Save the date for these 2019 meetings:

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, December 12, 2019 (location subject to change as we usually have our December meetings at a restaurant)

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

District 1 is comprised of Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, and Winston counties. You can join online as well as view membership options/rates at http://nursingworld.org/joinana.
Alabama State Nurses Association- ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association- ASNA District 1 is in Montgomery, Alabama.Saturday, July 13th, 2019 at 9:28am
Montgomery, Alabama
A healthy farmer’s market stop before today’s ASNA BOD meeting!
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Alabama State Nurses Association- ASNA District 1 shared a post.Friday, July 12th, 2019 at 6:42am
In a potential paradigm shift for addiction medicine, New Jersey’s health commissioner authorized paramedics to administer the drug buprenorphine to patients almost immediately after reviving them from an opioid overdose.
Alabama State Nurses Association- ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association- ASNA District 1Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 at 9:17am
Concerts in the Park 2019
Come and join us for the first District 1 fun event! We will be at Big Springs for Concerts in the Park, enjoying music from “Tres Locos” and “Dirt Circus”. Bring your folding chairs and enjoy the show. Food vendors will also be present for some tasty meals. See you there!

Show Tres Locos & Dirt Circus (rock)
Date: Monday, July 22nd
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Big Springs Park (Across the Von Braun Center)

Von Braun Center Address
700 Monroe Street, SW
Huntsville, AL 35801-5579

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Know Huntsville - Tres Locos - Wings of Destiny
Tres Locos plays "Wings of Destiny" on the Know Huntsville Red Stage.
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