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 - This will be a virtual meeting.  Please contact Jeanette if you do not receive your emailed information.

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 1Monday, August 3rd, 2020 at 7:48pm

As someone rightly said, “If our providers are not healthy (protected) then who is going to keep patients healthy?

Read our recent story for examples of how ASNA and ANA have worked to help nurses stay safe and save lives.

Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1Sunday, July 26th, 2020 at 11:59am

ASNA IN ACTION ALERT!
As a member, you are supporting these nurse advocacy actions:
1. NURSE DIRECT: We’ve applied for a large grant to stock PPE so that ASNA volunteers can directly deliver PPE to nurse managers who have supply chain shortages.
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Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1
Alabama State Nurses Association - ASNA District 1Thursday, June 11th, 2020 at 11:32am

Looking forward to our ASNA District 1 meeting tonight at 6pm!