The Tucson Affiliate of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN) Society

Mission

The Tucson Affiliate of the WOCN® Society’s mission is to share our expertise with medical professionals and to support the development of the CWOCN®. Our goals are to sponsor educational opportunities, organize events in the community, and research the latest trends in clinical best practices. This will provide high standards of nursing care for patients with wounds, ostomies and/or continence issues.

Vision

The affiliate strives toward excellence in the provision of ongoing professional education and development for affiliate members and allied health care professionals.

Our Board of Directors

Ashlee Garcia

Ashlee F. Garcia

President
Fran Schmidt

Fran Ramirez

President-Elect
Treasurer

Kendra Keith

Treasurer
Julia Lester

Julia Lester

Secretary

Officer Election

Tucson Affiliate WOCN holds elections yearly during the annual business meeting in November.

The President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, and Directors shall be elected by the membership for a two-year term, and with the exception of the President and President-Elect, may not be elected to the same office for more than Two consecutive terms. The President-Elect shall be elected in odd-numbered years and the Secretary and Treasurer shall be elected in even-numbered years. The President-Elect shall automatically succeed to and assume the office of President in odd-numbered years.

The Officers shall take office immediately upon the conclusion of the annual meeting at which their election or appointment is announced and shall continue in office until the conclusion of their term or until their successors are duly elected and qualified.

If you are interested in becoming part of the Tucson Affiliate Board of Directors, please contact us.