President's Message 2013-14
Dear INA-NY Families and friends,
I am humbled and privileged to be the 3rd President of this prestigious professional organization, Indian Nurses association of New York (INA-NY) for the term of 2013-2014. First of all let me thank almighty for strengthening me to take this position. I also thankful to all our members for trusting me and endorsing me this highly challenging job on me. I promise that I will do my best to keep the integrity and to raise the bar to the next level possible with all your support. Together e stay we can conquer many heights.
First of let me congratulate and to thank the founding President Ho. Dr. Aney Paul and her team for their great vision and staring this prestigious professional organization in 2004. to bring all American Indian nurses and the nursing students of New YORK under one umbrella and unifying, supporting, and empowering its members to reach their highest potential in their professional practice. The mission was to empower nurses by promoting their talents through education, networking, cultural, and social activities. Under the Leadership our 2nd President Sosamma Andrews INA-NY started strengthening its membership, made affiliation with other professional organization and conducted many professional and cultural activities. A handful of highly motivated and visionary Indian nurse leaders from all over this country pledged to build c a national association of Indian nurses of America called NAINA in 2007, and very proud to mention that our own founding member Hon. Dr Aney Paul was one among the founding members and she served in the advisory committee. INA-NY also became a chapter of NAINA since its inception, It was also a blessing that our INA NY Secretary Dr Solymol Kuruvilla became the became the 3rd President of NAINA, which was a history for us.
Now it is a great challenge for me to beat the bar of such great Leaders. But with all your support and guidance I am sure we can do much more to make INA-NY visible to our community. My Goal is to increase membership, Provide continuing education with free CEUs, extent our relationship with other professional organization, networking, and connect with social media to spread and make our visibility. Thank you all.