History

KSNO History

  • Kansas school nurses have provided active services since 1915.
  • First associated with Kansas State Nurses Association, included in the Public Health Section if KSNA.
  • April 1952 – School Nurse section was activated in KSNA.
  • August 1990 – Sponsored first annual conference for school nurses.
  • 1998 – Cooperated with Kansas Highway Patrol to create Recognition and Evaluation of Substance Abuse in the Academic settings inservice.
  • 2000 – Created web site, established permanent address and toll free number.
  • 2004 – KSNO votes to unify with the National Association of School Nurses

Past Presidents of KSNO

2020-2022 Ronda Hutchinson

2018-2020 Kimber Kasitz

2016-2018 Annie Wallace

2014-2016 Katrina Benyshek

2012-Joann Wheeler, Maize

2010-12 Polly Witt, Garden City

2008-10 Chris Tuck, Topeka

2006-08 Shari Motelet, Kansas City

2004-06 Sue Holmes, Salina

2003-04 Mary Ann Shorman, Hays

2002-03 Brenda Cappel

2001-02 Valerie Rainman, Garden City

2000-01 Cindy Galemore, Olathe

1999-00 Tona Leiker, Andover

1997-99 Sharon Anderson, Belle Plaine

1994-96 Ruth Wolfram, Oberlin

1993-94 Melba Madden, Wichita

1992-93 Betty Scott, Pittsburg

1990-91 Illeen Meyer, Emporia

1987-89 Joyce Glimpse, Wichita

1986-87 Gwen Stanley, Wichita

1984-85 Helen White, Wellington

1982-83 Sue Baker, Shawnee Mission

1980-81 Lois Satterthwaite, Winfield