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SCNA Chapters

What is a chapter?

Chapters are groups of nurses who are members of the South Carolina Nurses Association who have been or hereafter may be organized based on shared nursing practice interests or geographical boundaries who adhere to the SCNA Memoradum of Agreement (MOA) for Chapters and have been approved by the majority vote of the board of directors of this association.  All members of SCNA are eligible to join any of the Chapters featuring practice areas. There is no additional fee to join any Chapter. Contact Rosie Robinson at to join, or fill out the consent to participate form that is located in the members only section of our website.

Currently there are 4 SCNA Chapters.

APRN Chapter
Nurse Educator Chapter
Psychiatric-Mental Health Chapter
Women and Children's Health Chapter

SCNA members are welcome to create new chapters to meet member interests. SCNA members may belong to any number of chapters they desire. Chapters work either at a local level (geographical) or on issues of nursing practice (practice based). They offer opportunities to members who wish to work on specific issues or to promote nursing in their communities. Chapters may meet either in person or electronically. Chapters may provide continuing education, forums, chapter wide meetings, meetings with local legislators, or provide a social meeting for members.

Complete list of Current SCNA Chapter Officers

 APRN Chapter

APRN is the anagram for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. The anagram APRN is being used more and more by legislative and governing bodies to describe the collection of registered nurses (RNs) that practice in the extended role or practice beyond the normal role of basic registered nursing. The APRN needs special education beyond the four-year baccalaureate degree in nursing. In fact, most APRNs need a master’s degree. The APRN role not only encompasses additional education, but also is a role requiring extra responsibility, critical thinking and judgment. The APRN in South Carolina must hold a national certification in his/her area of expertise.

Chair- Jaime Cuff
Vice Chair- Sheryl Mitchell
Secretary/ Treasurer- Angela Dykes
Members at Large - Kahlil Demonbreun


Nurse Educator Chapter

Chair- Andrietta Barnett
Vice Chair-Lynne Hutchison
Secretary/Treasurer -
Members at Large - Debora Stokes

Psychiatric-Mental Health Chapter

The Psychiatric-Mental Health Chapter is for all nurses who are practicing in the area of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing or are interested in the field. We strive to offer continuing education opportunities as well as networking for our members. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Chapter is also concerned about the issues facing psychiatric and mental health care in South Carolina. Get connected with your colleagues around the state!

Chapter Chair- Kim Gilmore

Vice Chair-Jacquelin Hyman

Secretary/Treasurer-Myra Pinckney

Member At Large- Vanessa Thompson & Peggy Dulaney

 Women and Children's Health Chapter

Chair- Mary Wessinger
Vice Chair- Jamie Mintz
Secretary/Treasurer- Jennifer Woodley
Members at Large-Heather Schneider & Andrietta Barnett

more Events Calendar

9/21/2020 » 10/2/2020
SCNA Election Open

10/15/2020 » 10/17/2020
Cancelled 2020 SCNA State Convention


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