About Us

Grenada Nurses Association INC is a non – governmental, non – partisan, non-profitable, professional nurses organization registered under the company’s Act 50 A, March 1st 2016. The GNA is governed by this Act and its Bylaws.

 

Birth of an association

The concept of a nurses association in Grenada was the brainchild of the following visionary nurses:

  • Violet Finlay BEM
  • Claudia Benoit
  • Guise George
  • St. Louis
  • Gittens

Grenada Nurses Association

On July 10th  1951, The Grenada Nurses Association was founded under the presidency of Miss Violet Finlay.

 

Purpose of Organization

To provide a self-governing professional organization for the professional

development and socio-economic wellbeing of all Registered Nurses, Midwives and Nursing Assistants in the tri-island state.

 

Presidents of the Grenada Nurses Association:

  • Jessica Japal
  • Luret Clarkson
  • Ann Alexander Peters
  • Hermilin Ashton
  • Patricia B. Strachan

 

Benefits to members

  • Advocacy voice on all matters
  • Right to vote
  • Right to serve on a committee
  • Candidate in election
  • Continuing education
  • Socialization with colleagues
  • Opportunity to attend local, regional and international conferences
  • Network with nurses globally
  • Professional, legal, counseling services – career guidance
  • Financial assistance based on a case by case basis
  • Award to members children successful in the CPEA exams
  • Burial with association rights
  • Death benefit

and much more

Executive Committee

Patricia B. Strachan

Patricia B. Strachan

President

Virginia Paula Frank Jones

Virginia Paula Frank Jones

Assistant Treasurer

Kendra Mitchell Clyne

Kendra Mitchell Clyne

1st Vice President

Lucy Joseph

Lucy Joseph

Public Relations Officer

Esther John Charles

Esther John Charles

Secretary

Lisa McQuilkin

Lisa McQuilkin

Assistant Public Relation Officer

Paula Lessey

Paula Lessey

Assistant Secretary

Sherriene Bhagwan

Sherriene Bhagwan

Midwifery Representative on GNA

Carol Williams

Carol Williams

Treasurer

Affiliations

International

International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation (CNMF)

Regional

Caribbean Nurses Organization (CNO)

National

The Nurses and Midwives Council of Grenada (NMCG)

National Non-Communicable Chronic Disease Committee

Public Workers Union (PWU)

Senior Nurses Committee

Grenada National Organization of Women (GNOW)

Grenada Carriacou and Petite Martinique Nurses Association (GRECARPET)

Grenada Nurses Association

P.O. Box 2839
Public Workers Union Building
Tanteen
St. George

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