Our History

 

Founded in 1970, the Massachusetts School Nurse Organization (MSNO) has been a strong voice for school nurses throughout the Commonwealth. MSNO is a growing non-profit organization with approximately 800 members, including school nurses, school administrators, public health nurses, practitioners, consultants, educators, and retired school nurses. MSNO is directed by an elected board of directors and a grassroots organizational structure. Currently state membership is divided into ten regions.

 

Past MSNO presidents, from its inception, have included:

  • Martha Rich (1970- 1972)
  • Anna Margaret Ray (1972 – 1974)
  • Nancy Wolfe (1974 – 1976)
  • Gladys Newhall (1976 – 1978)
  • Jayne Cash (1978 – 1980)
  • Susan Kelly (1980 – 1981)
  • Jackie Mawhinney (1981 – 1984)
  • Nancy Miller (1984 – 1986)
  • Ann Lowry (1986 – 1988)
  • Anne Kinsley (1988 – 1990)
  • Judi McAuliffe (1990 – 1992)
  • Linda Salmonsen (1992 – 1994)
  • Katherine O’Neill (1994 – 1996)
  • Marcia Buckminster (1996 – 2001)
  • Mary Zamorski (2001 – 2003)
  • Katherine O’Neill (2003 – 2005)
  • Marie Desisto (2005 – 2007)
  • Kathy Hassey (2007 – 2009)
  • Mimi Stamer (2009 – 2011)
  • Pamela Rivers (2011 – 2013)
  • Judy Styer (2013-2015)
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