Brooklyn, NY – April 25, 2019.
The National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) is pleased to announce the election of Douglas Davis as the 2019-2020 NSNA President. The elections were announced on April 6, 2019 during the 67
Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, UT. Mr. Davis is a student nurse at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL.
Prior to his election, Mr. Davis served as a Region II Director for the Florida Nursing Students Association. He was also the Legislative Committee Chair for the Florida Student Nursing Association.
Mr. Davis is a U.S. Army combat veteran and has served extensively overseas in conflict zones. He was also formerly a police officer for the New York Police Department. With these experiences, he hopes to move on to work as an emergency nurse or emergency nurse practitioner.
As NSNA President, Mr. Davis serves as chair of the NSNA Executive Committee, as a member of the NSNA Finance Committee, and as ex-officio member of the Foundation of the NSNA Board of Trustees.
Mr. Davis says, “I am both overwhelmed and humbled that my fellow nursing students from all across the country chose me to represent them, and to lead the Board of Directors in advancing the mission of NSNA for the coming year. With an incredibly talented Board from a vast array of backgrounds, I believe the Board members will each bring something unique to their positions. They’ve already started to cement as a team with a single-minded focus of improving and growing NSNA.”
"Nursing is a profession of continuous research, innovation and evidence-based practice. Nurses are continuously striving to ensure they are providing the best possible care for their patients,” he adds. “As president of the NSNA, it is my desire to apply the same passion for innovation to the organization to ensure we are constantly striving to meet members' needs. Over the coming year, I hope to build on the strengths and legacy of the organization, and also aspire to reach new goals and forge new partnerships. I think it is going to be an amazing year."