District 5 includes the Alabama counties of Autauga, Barbour, Bullock, Chambers, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Elmore, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Montgomery, Pike, Russell, and Tallapoosa. 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 Southeast Alabama a better place for nurses to work and live. Make sure to connect with them at the next district meeting. Upcoming District 5 meeting details are posted below the officer listings.

Wade Forehand


Linda Gibson-Young

Vice President 

Amy Curtis


Katilya Harris


District 5 Meetings & Events

We conduct most of our meetings virtually so you can attend no matter where you live. Prior to each meeting, you will receive an email notification alerting you to upcoming meetings. If you are not receiving our emails, contact the District 5 president by clicking on the envelope icon next to their picture above.

District 5 Meeting

Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 1pm

Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National
3700 Robert Trent Jones Trail, Opelika, AL 36801

This meeting will focus on event planning for ASNA's annual convention, to be held at this meeting site! All district members are welcome, especially those who want to participate in event planning. If you are interested in helping with the event planning but are unable to attend the meeting, please contact your district officers above.

Conquering the Crisis: Fighting Substance Misuse In AL

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 8am to 5pm

Credit Hours: 7.5 ACPE approved credit hours, 9 AL Board of Nursing CE hours. Registration required. Click to download event info.


District 5 Resources

 District 5’s Service Project: House of Ruth

The House of Ruth, located in Dothan, Alabama, is a grass roots, nonprofit dedicated to providing safe, temporary shelters for battered women and their children. You can help by donating much needed items. Click the button below to see what is needed.

See the Needed Items


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
Alabama State Nurses AssociationSaturday, June 16th, 2018 at 4:46pm
June - Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month. This is the BEST teaching example ever... When I was with the Ala Dept of Mental Health, I worked with Dr. R. Powers, one of the leading experts in the field. He told this story to help caregivers empathize with how a patient may “feel” even in daily routine situations.
“Imagine, traveling by yourself and you check into a small motel. Tired from the road, you go to bed. Middle of the night, the door of your room bursts open and a stranger turns on the light and sits down on your bed with a tray of food. They proceed to try and stuff food in your mouth!" How would you feel? What would you do? ...that's how many Alzheimer's patients feel at every meal.
COMMENT & share if this hits home...JZ ASNA
Alabama State Nurses Association
Alabama State Nurses AssociationSunday, June 10th, 2018 at 4:21pm
9,000 nurses saw this - hundreds of comments. Thank u nurses. Add your voice & LET YOUR VOICE b heard!

You tell us:
All are important. Which is MOST important to you?
1. Workplace civility and safety.
2. Raising Ala nurse salaries (7%) to southeast avg.
3. Raising nurse participation on staffing ratios.

Comment with a 1,2 or 3. Please share...we need lots of responses to as input for legislative priorities
Alabama State Nurses Association
Alabama State Nurses Association shared a link.Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 3:26am