The SNAP Board and 2016-2017 (left to right): Heather Deimler, Northeast Regional Coordinator; Anne Woolley, Vice President; Hunter Murdoch, Southcentral Regional Coordinator; Marcus Henderson, President; Madeline Stadler, Secretary Treasurer; Meghan Scanlon, Legislative Coordinator; Holly Storm, Northwest Regional Coordinator; Madeline Williams, Southeast Regional Coordinator (front); Jenna Kessler, Central Philadelphia Regional Coordinator (behind Madeline); Hannah Rice, Southwest Regional Coordinator; and Layla Leys, Greater Philadelphia Regional Coordinator
Marcus Henderson, PRESIDENT
Marcus recently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In addition, Marcus was accepted into the Health Leadership MSN Program at Penn Nursing. He is deeply invested in the success of SNAP, as he is now serving his fourth term on the State Board of Directors. Previously he served as Central Philadelphia Regional Coordinator and Vice President. Marcus was honored to serve another year as President of the SNAP Board. He cannot wait to work and collaborate with all SNAP members over the next few months to make an impact on the future of nursing and take the organization to new heights!
Anne Woolley, VICE PRESIDENT & CONVENTION CHAIR
Anne recently graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, a minor in Health Service Administration and a certificate in Medical Humanities. She currently works as a Pediatric Oncology Nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She has previously served as SNAP NEC East & Chair from 2014-2015, as Drexel’s SNAP chapter’s Legislative Chair from 2013-2015, and Treasurer from 2015-2017. Having the opportunity to attend over 10 nursing conferences and workshops, she has used her experiences to aid in planning the upcoming SNAP 65th Anniversary Convention being held at the Kalahari Resort this November. She hopes to see you all in the Pocono Mountains very soon to celebrate this anniversary year!
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 a junior nursing student at Villanova University. She currently serves as SNAP-Villanova’s Membership and Publicity Chair as well as serves as a legislative committee mentor. Meghan also served on the state resolutions committee in the fall of 2016, and she currently serves on the 2017-2018 NSNA Resolutions Committee. She has been a delegate to both the SNAP and NSNA conventions, attended the LEAD Workshop, and lead Capitol Hill Step by Step. Meghan is very passionate about resolutions. In 2017, all resolved statements of the adopted resolutions from the 2016 House of Delegates were enacted. Meghan encourages chapters to submit resolutions to be considered by the 65th House of Delegates in November 2017. 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 recently graduated from Lehigh Carbon Community College with her Associates Degree in Nursing. She has been accepted into the RN-BSN program at Widener University, where she will begin in January 2018. She began to get involved in SNAP through her local chapter at LCCC when she was first accepted in the nursing program. She is thrilled to continue to be a resource for the Southeast region of Pennsylvania. She encourages emails and phone calls regarding questions or specific events local chapters in the Southeast Region may have. She looks forward to meeting the many individuals that make up this region at the SNAP Convention in November!