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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Kim Driggers, BSN, MSN, FNP-C

Vice President

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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, 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 1Thursday, May 28th, 2020 at 2:09pm

The ASNA Nominating Committee has opened its 2020 Call for Nominations! Serving as a leader in ASNA offers great opportunities to build professional networks with other nursing professionals and support the legislative process. Nominate yourself or someone you know now!

Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1Friday, May 22nd, 2020 at 5:28pm

PLEASE SIGN OUR PETITION to specifically include nurses and frontline healthcare workers in COVID-19 Federal and State financial relief packages. Learn more at https://www.change.org/SupportALNurses

Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1Monday, May 18th, 2020 at 9:34pm

Thank you ASNA District 1 member Crystal Harris for sharing these two heartfelt poems!

“I have always been expressive through words, and being a Nurse, but not being "in the thick of it" made my heart break for both Patients, families and...