Maryland Association of Nursing Students
Board of Directors 2018- 2019

 

President


Erin Rodriguez

Harford Community College/ Towson University

manspresident@gmail.com


Erin Rodriguez is enrolled in an ATB program at Harford Community College and Towson University.  She is in her final semester at Harford Community College and is planning on performing her practicum in Belize.  She will complete her bachelors degree at Towson University in May 2019.  She currently works at the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in the ICU as a nurse extern.  She is looking forward to working as a critical care nurse and aspires to be a flight nurse while continuing her volunteer work as an EMT.  As President, she hopes to be able to assist in increasing membership of the NSNA as well as obtaining a record number of attendees for the annual MANS convention

Vice President


Corey Reichenbach 

Community College of Baltimore County

mansvicepresident@gmail.com


Corey Reichenbach is entering his final semester at the Community College of Baltimore County and expected to graduate in December of 2018. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Salisbury University in 2012. He is currently working on the Neurosciences unit at Johns Hopkins Bayview as a Nurse Associate and is excited to serve his community through nursing. As Vice President Corey hopes to involve more student nurses in such an important organization. Additionally, Corey plans to host a successful annual convention for the nursing students of Maryland, and reach more students.


Secretary


Amanda Sampson

Community College of Baltimore County

manssec@gmail.com


Amanda Sampson is a student at the Community College of Baltimore County. She is currently in the third semester of pursuing an associate of science degree in the registered nursing program. Amanda was elected as Secretary to the 2018-2019 Board of Directors and plans to maintain good communication between the NSNA Board and the state school board while maintaining active involvement in her local school chapter.


Treasurer

Cicely Sanders
Howard Community College

Cicely Sanders is currently enrolled in her third semester at Howard Community College with an expected graduation date of May 2019.  She has a B.S. in Kinesiology/Sports Injury Management from Temple University and A.A.S in Massage Therapy from CCBC-Essex.  She is currently working as a Kinesiotherapist and Massage Therapist.  She is aspiring to become a Nurse Practitioner with DNP after graduation specializing in Women's Health (OB/GYN).  During her term as treasurer she hopes to increase monetary community contribution to MANS which will benefit the nursing students of Maryland.  Her life motto is inspired by a quote from Dr. Charles Drew "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it!"


Newsletter Director


Tiemikia Williams
University of Notre Dame

mansnewsletter@gmail.com


Tiemika Williams earned her associates degree iin nursing from the Community college of Baltimore County Essex campus. She is currently pursuing her bachelors in nursing at the University of Notre Dame. As the Newsletter Chair she hopes to bring a greater awareness to the issues facing nursing students today.





Public Relations Director 


Alicia N. Lew,  MA, CISD, CDE, RN

Frostburg State University

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 Alicia Lew is currently pursuing a bachelors degree in nursing at the Frostburg State University. Alicia's mission as The Public Relations Chair is to assist in raising awareness among fellow nursing students and to act as a guide in the discovery of pertinent resources via the MANS website and our social media.



Community Health Director

Jessie Michalak
Community College of Baltimore County
manscommunity@gmail.m


.Jessie Michalak is an ADN student at CCBC Essex with an expected graduation date of December 2019. She has her B.S. in Community Health from University of Maryland, College Park and currently works as a Community Health Worker for Evolent Health where she works closely with nurses and social workers to address the socioeconomic barriers of patients in their care management programs. After graduation, Jessie plans to continue toward her BSN degree and beyond, with an interest in providing whole-patient nursing care in the oncology setting. As Community Health Chair, her aim is to educate nursing students on the importance of prevention, meeting patients where they are to address their health needs, and how treating the entire patient, rather than just the admitting diagnosis, are keys to improved health outcomes.


Breakthrough to Nursing Director


Elizabeth Huber

Towson University

mansbreakthroughtonursing@gmail.com


Elizabeth Huber graduated from CCBC in May 2018 and is currently a ATB student at Towson University and will graduate with her BSN in May 2019. She is currently an RN in the Emergency Room at Medstar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. She plans to continue her education in holistic and cannabis nursing. As Breakthrough to Nursing Chair she looks forward to educating students of all ages about the nursing profession while encouraging and celebrating diversity throughout the nursing field



Membership and Nominations Director


Christie Stone

Community College of Baltimore County- Essex/ Stevenson University

mansmembership@gmail.com


Christie Stone is an ATB nursing student at Community College of Baltimore County - Essex and Stevenson University. She currently works at Mercy Medical Center in the Institute of Cancer Care with Surgical Oncology. She hopes to continue her career at Mercy and her education with a dual Masters in Nursing Education and Public Health. As the Membership Director of MANS she hopes to increase membership by showing nursing students the benefits of joining and helping them utilize all the resources available and create networking opportunities before graduating.


Legislative Director


Natasha Holmes

Towson University

manslegislativechair@gmail.com


Natasha Holmes has earned her associates degree in Nursing from the Community College of Baltimore County- Essex campus. She is currently enrolled in Towson University where she is pursuing her bachelors in Nursing. Natasha's goals for her term as Legislative Chair include spreading awareness and knowledge of the legislative aspect of nursing to her peers while encouraging active involvement in advocacy.


Resolutions Director


Amanda Bayne


mansresolutions@gmail.com


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Image of Nursing Director


Emily Peters

Frostburg State University

mansimageofnursing@gmail.com


Emily Peters completed her ADN from CCBC Essex Spring 2018 and is currently working on her BSN at Frostburg State University. Emily started her first nursing job at union memorial in August, on a Med Surg unit. Emily's desire to join the MANS board was founded on a need to become more involved in creating a community among nursing students. Like so many of her classmates nursing is her second career and she was nervous and in the dark when it came to the entire process. As image of nursing director, she hopes to shine a spotlight on these non traditional students, and really showcase the different paths we all have towards a common goal!

State RN Consultant


Sheila Pierre-Louis, BSN, RN

Critical Care Nurse

Ms. Sheila Pierre-Louis received her ADN from Montgomery College in May 2015 and continued to receive her BSN from University of Maryland, Baltimore, the following year. At Montgomery College Sheila reintroduced a nursing club, held position as president, and initiated a NSNA chapter at her school. She currently works on a Neuro/Surgical Intensive Care Unit at a local hospital where she commits her time to her patients and is actively involved in improving patient health outcomes through patient satisfaction and advocacy. Sheila is serving her 4th term with MANS as the State RN Consultant. In previous terms, Sheila has held the position of MNA Liaison, State Secretary, and Public Relations chair. 

Faculty Advisor


Dr. Marianne Eichenberger

mansfaculty@gmail.com


Dr. Marianne Eichenberger is a Professor of Nursing at the Community College of Baltimore County. Her area of specialization is psychiatric mental health nursing. She began her journey in nursing as an inpatient nurse unit working with adults struggling with all types of mental illness and she has had the opportunity to care for psychiatric patients in acute and community settings. She began teaching at the Community College of Baltimore County in 2001 and continues to enjoy teaching the Mental Health Nursing Concepts course and working with students as a faculty advisor to the Nursing Student Association. She is looking forward to working with the Maryland Association of Nursing Students as their faculty advisor.


MNA Student Liaison


Shajuana Taylor, RN

Towson University

mansmnaliaison@gmail.com


Shajuana (Shae) Taylor is a ATB student at Towson University Northeast and received her
Associates Degree in Nursing from Harford Community College in May 2017. Shae represented Harford as the President of her school chapter, the Harford Community College Student Nurse Association, and was awarded the District 7 Student Leadership Award. Shae is currently working as a new graduate nurse at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center University of Maryland, on their Neurotrauma IMC Unit. During her time as MANS-MNA student liaison, Shae hopes to bridge the gap between nurses and nursing students, in hopes that students and nurses build a closer relationship.



MANS Student Consultant



Tupochere Kasambwe Kalebe, RN

University of Maryland University College/Howard Community College

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Tupochere Kasambwe Kalebe, RN graduated May 2017 from Howard Community College’s Nursing program. She is attending University of Maryland University College to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. Currently, Tupo is working at a community hospital on the Intensive Care Unit. She looks forward to serving the students of Maryland and hopes to increase membership and active involvement of school chapters.