The SNAP Board and 2016-2017. Front Row (left to right): Holly Storm, NorthWest Regional Coordinator; Hunter Murdoch, SouthCentral Regional Coordinator; Madeline Stadler, Secretary/Treasurer; and Meghan Scanlon Back Row (left to right): Jenna Kessler, Central Philadelphia Regional Coordinator; Hannah Rice, SouthWest Regional Coordinator; Marcus Henderson, President; Anne Woolley, Vice President; and Layla Leys, Greater Philadelphia Regional Coordintor.
Marcus Henderson, PRESIDENT
Marcus is a senior at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing. He plans on graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing in May 2017. Recently, Marcus was accepted into the Health Leadership MSN Program at Penn Nursing. Marcus is deeply invested in the success of SNAP as he is now serving his fourth term on the State Board. Previously, he served as the Central Philadelphia Regional Coordinator and Vice President. Marcus is honored to serve another year as President on the SNAP Board of Directors. He cannot wait to work and collaborate with all SNAP members over the next year to make an impact on the future of nursing and take the organizations to new heights!
Anne Woolley, VICE PRESIDENT & CONVENTION CHAIR
Anne is a senior at Drexel University with a minor is Health Service Administration and a certificate in Medical Humanities. She served as SNAP NEC East and Chair from 2014-2015 and as Drexel’s SNAP chapter’s Legislative Chair from 2013-2015. She also serves as her chapter’s treasurer from 2015-2017. Having the opportunity to attend over 10 nursing conferences and workshops, she will use her experiences to aid in planning the upcoming 65th Anniversary Convention being held at the Kalahari Resort in November 2017. She hopes to get ideas and suggestions from the members of SNAP in order to plan the very best convention ever!
Madeline Stadler, SECRETARY/TREASURER
Madeline is a sophomore at Villanova University in the College of Nursing. She is minoring in French and hopes to incorporate this knowledge of the French language and culture into her nursing practice. Madeline served on the Villanova SNAP chapter board last year as a Freshman Representative and serves as a Special Projects Co-Chair this year. Her experiences at SNAP and NSNA conventions and at the LEAD Workshop instilled a passion in her for SNAP. She hopes to increase the scholarship opportunities offered by SNAP to its membership.
Meghan Scanlon, LEGISLATIVE COORDINATOR
Meghan is also a sophomore nursing student at Villanova University. She served as a Freshman Representative on the Villanova SNAP chapter’s board, and currently serves as the newsletter editor, legislative committee member and resolutions author. Meghan also served on the state resolutions committee last fall. She has gained much experience by serving as a delegate at both the SNAP and NSNA conventions, and attended the LEAD Workshop. Meghan is very passionate about resolutions and has many goals for this year in implementing the resolutions adopted at the convention in November and encouraging chapters to submit resolutions to be considered by the 65th SNAP House of Delegates next November. Please contact Meghan if you have any questions about resolutions!
Holly Storm, NORTHWEST REGIONAL COORDINATOR
Holly is also a sophomore nursing student! She attends Duquesne University and is currently the Legislative Coordinator for her SNAP chapter. She is looking forward to working with the schools in her region and help provide support and assistance to help these chapters grow and thrive. She hopes to facilitate collaboration among the chapters by working with chapter presidents and improving communications.
Hannah Rice, SOUTHWEST REGIONAL COORDINATOR
Hannah is in her final year of nursing school at Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), Allegheny Campus, and is looking forward to graduating this coming May. She is very excited to have this leadership opportunity, and looks forward to serving as a resource and liaison between the schools in her region and the state board. She looks forward to helping other SNAP members in her region to experience the amazing opportunities that she has realized by being active in SNAP.
Hunter Murdoch, SOUTHCENTRAL REGIONAL COORDINATOR
Hunter is a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Penn State University, University Park. She plans to reach out to every chapter in her region and looks forward to working collaboratively with each chapter. Her goals are to facilitate communication and increase member involvement. Through her involvement with SNAP, she has had the opportunity to meeting the University’s president, to help better the lives of people in the community and to connect with inspiring leaders in the profession. She hopes to inspire other SNAP members to have similar experiences that will enhance their future as nurses.
Layla Leys, GREATER PHILADELPHIA REGIONAL COORDINATOR
Layla is in her first year of nursing school at Aria Health School of Nursing. She has a BA in Anthropology from Temple University, and has found nursing classes very different from her past educational experiences. She considers it a privilege and an honor to have been elected to this position, and has lots of ideas to help the schools in her region. Nursing school has changed her perspective on the advantages of being involved in extra-curricular activities. She wants to show the members in her region that they all have a voice that can influence the world around us and our educational experiences as student nurses.
Jenna Kessler, CENTRAL PHILADELPHIA REGIONAL COORDINATOR
Jenna is a sophomore at Drexel University. She is very passionate about bringing all of our voices together to make a big impact. She plans on sending bi-monthly emails to the school chapters in her region, allowing all to connect and work to better our community. She is also looking forward to visit many chapters in her region to encourage more involvement on the state and national level.
Heather Deimler, NORTHEAST REGIONAL COORDINATOR
Heather Deimler is a junior at Bloomsburg University, enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. She looks forward to collaborating with the Board of Directors, and applying the conversed ideas and communication avenues throughout the schools in her area. As a resource for the northeastern sector, she also plans to advocate for her peers. She aims to create an awareness of SNAP, and hopes that her leadership will encourage others to become involved with the many opportunities the association has to offer.
Madeline Williams, SOUTHEAST REGIONAL COORDINATOR
Madeline is a senior at Lehigh Carbon Community College. She is excited to graduate this May, continue her education, and specialize in mental health. She is currently the secretary of her school’s SNAP Chapter. Madeline is looking forward to this new leadership opportunity. She hopes to strengthen the collaboration and communication throughout the schools in her region. She is thankful for this opportunity and eager to hear any input from her fellow members of SNAP.