Attorney General Bob Ferguson will join us as a keynote speaker

April 11, 2019

Just added! WSNA is excited to announce Washington state's 18th Attorney General, Bob Ferguson, as a keynote at the 2019 Washington State Nurses Convention.

As Attorney General, Bob Ferguson has successfully blocked President Trump’s first executive order barring travel from seven Muslim-majority nations, won the rights of same-sex couples in Washington when he filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Richland florist for refusing to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding, formed the Wing Luke Civil Rights Division (the first office within the Attorney General’s Office dedicated to protecting the civil rights of everyone in Washington), filed and won multiple legal actions against the U.S. Department of Energy regarding the Hanford Nuclear Reservation for delaying cleanup of nuclear waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and putting hundreds of Hanford workers at risk of exposure to harmful toxic waste, created the Counsel for Environmental Protection within the Attorney General’s Office to protect our environment and the safety and health of all Washingtonians and created the Office of Military and Veteran Legal Assistance within the Attorney General’s Office to help current and former service members find pro bono legal assistance.

Through his work as the state’s chief legal officer, Bob has proven his commitment to protecting the people of Washington against powerful interests that don’t play by the rules.

WSNF Fundraising Opportunities

March 22, 2019

The Washington State Nurses Foundation is excited to announce scholarship fundraising opportunities at WSNA Convention 2019. All proceeds go to WSNF nursing scholarships.

May 3, 2019


April Brown, auctioneer, will create a memorable evening with live auction bidding on jewelry, event tickets, a trip to Italy and more! An additional opportunity to donate will be available by raising your paddle.

May 1-3, 2019


Raffle tickets will be on sale throughout Convention for $10.00/ticket.

  • First prize winner = $500.00
  • Second prize winner = $250.00
  • Third prize winner = $100.00

Winners will be announced on Friday morning – you must be present to win!


Take a chance and select from a variety of mystery wines on sale throughout Convention. $25.00/bottle.


A special memento will be unveiled at Convention in recognition of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday. Don’t miss out on this beautiful keepsake.

ANA president Dr. Ernest Grant will be a keynote at the 2019 Convention

November 29, 2018

Just added! Dr. Ernest Grant, the president of the American Nurses Association will be a keynote at the 2019 Washington State Nurses Convention. Dr. Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN is internationally recognized as a burn care and fire safety expert. He currently oversees the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill and serves as an adjunct faculty member for the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing.

Dr. Grant is currently the ANA vice president and was elected as the next president by the ANA Membership Assembly this past June. He will be serving his new role as president coming January.


May 4, 2017

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