Ballots have been counted and we are pleased to announce your new WSNA officers! The new officers are Chair – Kat (Kathleen) Clancy, Vice Chair – Karen Winchell, Griev­ance Officer – Susan Babcock, and Secre­tary / Treasurer – Lucy (Lucille) McNeely. Addition­ally, Bonnie Decker has agreed to continue as a repre­sen­ta­tive at Confer­ence Committee. Please also join us in thanking Debra Cartmell-Herzig for her contri­bu­tion as a past officer.

Other news — WSNA continues to monitor the plans to close the First Steps and WIC programs. There have been no new devel­op­ments since our December meeting. We will also be looking to this summer to start planning for negoti­a­tions this fall. The current contract expires at the end of this year. Be on the lookout for survey that will likely come out in June and for the oppor­tu­nity to be part of the negoti­a­tion team.

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In solidarity,
Your WSNA officer team

Sara Frey JD BSN RN, Nurse Repre­sen­ta­tive sfrey@wsna.org 206.575.7979 ext 3039