RNAO MIDDLESEX ELGIN CHAPTER EXECUTIVES- 2023/2024
Chapter President - Janet Hunt
Janet Hunt, our chapter treasurer and president, has over 30 years nursing experience within acute care, chronic care and mental health nursing. Janet recently stepped down from full time work and has supported the Middlesex London Health Unit in their covid vaccination clinics. She also is a clinical instructor with the Western-Fanshawe school of nursing. She has also been actively involved in RNAO; sitting in numerous committees supporting the organization and acting as region 2 representative on RNAO Board of Directors, as well as chapter president of Middlesex-Elgin. She has advocated for the social determinants of health, engaging local politicians, from all levels of government with health care information at the local level.
Finance Executive Network Officer - Carina Jacob
Carina has been an RNAO member since 1st year of nursing school. She served as a student representative for two years. Since then, Carina has gained nursing experience as a bedside nurse on the PCU at Parkwood Institute. She now works as a Palliative Pain & Symptom Management Consultant in London Middlesex and Oxford Elgin. She is pleased to be returning to a more active role with the RNAO as an executive member with the ME chapter.
Policy and Political Action ENO - Erika Juhasz
My name is Erika, and I look forward to supporting the RNAO Middlesex-Elgin Chapter in my role as the Political Action and Policy Officer. I’m currently an MScN student at Western University, with a practice background in public health. I have over five years of experience working with municipal, provincial and federal advocacy campaigns, so I am very passionate about this role and excited to support our chapter's nurses in this capacity. You can find me travelling around the world when I'm not working or studying.
Membership ENO - Achsahmol Annamma Rajan
Achsahmol is an RN who graduated in 2010. Achsahmol has experience in both the clinical and educator level. For last 7 years she has been working in different roles in palliative care such as Visiting nurse, Palliative TL, Case Cordinator for Complex Care Team and Palliative Nurse Liaison.
Workplace Liaison - Danielle Gibbs
Danielle is the Workplace Liaison Officer for the Middlesex-Elgin Chapter. She has worked in many clinical areas including Long Term Care, Medicine, Emergency, Critical Care, Trauma Care and Management in Rural and Urban settings. She is currently in an educator role for Perioperative Services at London Health Sciences. Danielle has a Bachelors and Masters in Nursing, and is currently working on finishing her Masters in Business Administration. Danielle volunteers as a mentor to undergraduate nurses as well as is a Stakeholder reviewer for RNAO Best practice guidelines. Danielle is passionate about advocating with nurses for nurses as she believes that results in the best care for patients. She hopes to continue to connect with her community through RNAO initiatives.
Social Media ENO - Sarah Abdel-Gabar
Sarah is the Social Media Officer for the Middlesex Elgin Chapter. Sarah is a graduate of Western University and has been a nurse for 3 years. She has experience in Neurology, Neurosurgery, and as a Clinical Instructor. She is currently working as a staff nurse on the Multi-Organ Transplant Unit at London Health Sciences Centre. Sarah is looking forward to keeping our members in the loop with the latest news from RNAO!
Communications ENO - Huda Mohamed
Huda is the Communications Executive Officer for the Middlesex-Elgin Chapter. She is a graduate of Western University and has been practicing nursing for the past year in the Obstetrical and Birthing Unit at London Health Sciences Centre. She has been involved with RNAO as a student in her nursing career and looks forward to advocating for nurses and participating in levering their voices on health issues affecting our province.
Region 2 Board Representative - Joey Lawson
Executive Support - Morgan Hoffarth
Student Representative (University of Western Ontario) - Cheridan Gow-Klein
Cheridan is the Student Representative for the Western-Fanshawe Collaborative Nursing Program. She is currently in her third year and has experience outside of school with Long-term Care. She also currently works as a clinical extern at the London Health Sciences Centre in the Ortho/Trauma unit. She has been a peer mentor as well as a STARS (student teaching assistant, resources and support) thus far in her academic career. She looks forward to advocating for current nursing students and providing them with further knowledge about the RNAO!
Student Representative (Fanshawe College) - TBD
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last updated: September, 2023