De-dee Foti, D.N.P., R.N., Associate Program Director of the JCHS Pre-Licensure Traditional BSN Program, participated in the American Nurses Association (ANA) House of Delegates hearings on bylaws amendments during the week of June 11, 2012 at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. As part of the Virginia Delegation at the event, De-dee voted on amendments proposed by the ANA. Actions of the House of Delegates will be posted on the ANA website at http://www.NursingWorld.org and summarized in the July/August issue of The American Nurse.
Dr. Foti currently leads the Roanoke Chapter of the VNA.
In the photo to the above are the Virginia ANA Delegates (from left to right): De-dee Foti, D.N.P., R.N.; Beverly Ross, M.S.N., R.N., C.S., McGuire Medical Center; Loressa Cole, D.N.P., M.B.A., R.N., VNA President-Elect; Florence Jones-Clark, M.S., B.S.N., R.N., ANA Board of Directors; Teresa Haller, M.B.A., M.S.N., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C., ANA Treasurer, University of Virginia; Shirley Gibson, M.S.H.A., R.N., F.A.C.H.E., VNA President (seated); Sallie Eissler, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.; Thelma Roach-Serry, R.N.; Ronnette Langhorne, M.S.N., R.N., Thomas Nelson Community College; Louise Hileman, M.S., R.N., Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters; Laura Nakoneczny, C.A.E., I.O.M., VNA CEO; and Carolyn Guinn, M.S.N., B.S.N., R.N., Winchester Medical Center.