Western Region Chapters and Subchapters

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  • Arizona Chapter +


    Mission Statement
    To foster excellence in the areas of Nursing practice,education,research and to promote unity and fellowship among Filipino-American nurses in Arizona.

    Jay Maningo-Salinas
    President, Arizona Chapter
    Email: jmsalinas@cox.net



  •       East Valley Arizona Subchapter +

    This page is under construction.
  •       Tuczon Arizona Subchapter +

    This page is under construction.
  • Central California Chapter +

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    As an official professional Philippine nurses’ organization, PNACC will be a strong leader organization of Filipino- American nurses in Central California.


    PNACC overall mission is to uphold the positive image and welfare of its members promote professional nursing excellence and contribute with significant outcomes to healthcare and society.

    Goals and Objectives

    1. Unify- Filipino American Nurses in Central California Develop, implement and evaluate programs in nursing leadership, practice, education and research relevant to professional growth of its members and health care needs of the community.
    2. Facilitate professional and cultural adjustment of Filipino –American Nurses in Central California through collaboration with agencies in the community.
    3. Participate actively in professional and cultural activities with professional organizations and other community agencies.
    4. Review and act on legislation and public policies which directly and indirectly affect healthcare and nursing practice.
    5. Support actively the PNAA, Inc. goals with PNACC as a member Chapter..

    Nancy Nolasco Hoff, MSN, RN
    President, PNA Central California 2012-2014
    Contact Email: anhoff@comcast.net


    11/2012 – 10/2014 Chapter Officers

    President: Nancy Nolasco Hoff, MSN, RN
    President-elect: Sally Wee, BSN, RN
    Vice President: Rizza Elep, BSN, RN
    Secretary: Mila Nino, BSN, RN
    Assistant Secretary: Nelfa Reynon, BSN, RN
    Treasurer: Leonor Baruela, BSN, RN
    Assistant Treasurer: Mary Grace Reyes, BSN, RN
    Auditor: Ramon Barcenilla, BSN, RN


    Board of Directors

    • Victoria Balane Baxter, BSN, RN
    • Elnora Bugay, MSN, RN
    • Fermina Krishna, BSN, RN
    • Luz, Newell, PhDc, MPA, NP
    • Glenda Robles, ADN, RN
    • Analisa Rafanan, BSN, RN
    • Teresita Sagrado, BSN, RN
    • Cecile Utleg, BSN, RN


    Parliamentarian: Ceri Biltz, BSN, RN
    Public Relations Officer: Maricon Estebar, BSN, RN
    Advisors’ Representative: Christy Wood, BSN, RN
    Immediate Past President: Lourdes M. Nisperos, MSN, RN


  • Colorado Chapter +


    Mission Statement:

    The association shall:

    • Promote activities that will unify the Filipino-American Nurses in Colorado.

    • Collaborate with other professional organizations and agencies in Colorado in developing and implementing programs related to nursing practice, education and research.

    • Participate actively in Nursing and Health care activities in the community.

    • Provide scholarships and foster continuing education of its members.

    • Involve in charitable endeavors in the community.

    Marjolyn Mati-ong
    President, Philippine Nurses Association of Colorado
    Contact Email: mmationg@comcast.net



  • Hawaii Chapter +


    PNAH Mission:  PNAH will uphold the positive image and welfare of its constituent members; promote professional excellence and contribute to significant outcomes to healthcare and society.

    PNAH Goals:  To unify, develop, facilitate, participate and support Filipino-American nurses in the State of Hawaii and the Pacific.

    PNAH Vision (3Vs):

    • Viability - to prevail in professional existence.

    • Vitality - our essence is our strength.
    • Visibility - Distinct presence and being part in the community.

    Dr. Marife Aczon-Armstrong
    President, PNA Hawaii, 2014-2016
    Contact Email: pnahpres1416@gmail.com

    Major Retired Ramon Sumibcay
    Contact Email: rasumibcay@aol.com

    Website: http://www.mypnaa.org/pnah

  • Nevada Chapter +

    Mission Statement
    To uphold the image and foster the welfare of Filipino American nurses in the state of Nevada as a professional group.

    Helen Ymson
    President, PNA Nevada Chapter
    Contact Email: mrsenergize@yahoo.com



  • Northern California Chapter +


    Mission Statement
    The mission of the Philippine Nurses Association of Northern California is to promote fellowship and unity among Filipino nurses, to foster a positive image, and to provide activities that assist in the professional development of the Filipino nurse.

    Chapter Code: 101

    Alicia Fortaleza
    President, PNA Northern California Chapter
    Email Address: atfortaleza@gmail.com

    Joseph C. Mojares
    Contact No.: 707-290-5354
    Email Address: joseph.c.mojares@kp.org, kadyo214@comcast.net


  • Oregon / Washington Chapter +



    Mission Statement
    The mission of the Philippine Nurses Association of Oregon & Washington (PNA-OR/WA) is to promote unity and fellowship among Filipino nurses in Oregon & Southwest Washington. PNA-OR/WA will foster positive image in the community by maintaining nursing values, uniqueness, compassion, and dignity of the nursing profession.

    Madonna A. Deocares
    PNA Oregon and Washington Chapter President
    Contact Email: madjmsm@yahoo.com

    Mercy Galicia
    President- Elect

    Chapter Website:

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  • San Diego Chapter +



    Mission Statement

    • Enhance Filipino nurse’s image by actively participating in activities and programs that promote and enhance professionalism in nursing practice.
    • Develop a network to provide support, counseling, and mentorship to members to foster professional and personal growth.
    • Promote professional and Educational growth through nursing research and through provision of information on current trends in practice and issues affecting nursing.

    Merlie Ramira
    PNA San Diego Chapter President
    Contact Email:

    Mailing Information
    Philippine Nurses Association of San Diego County, Inc.
    P. O. Box 881114 San Diego, CA 92168

    Chapter Website:

  • Southern California Chapter +

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    Mission Statement

    As the official professional organization of Filipino American nurses in Southern California, PNASC will uphold the positive image and welfare of its constituent members, promote professional excellence and contribute to significant outcomes to healthcare and society.

    Mel Carrillo
    PNA Southern California
    Contact Email: PNASCpres1416@gmail.com

    Sonia Sabado
    Contact Email: sonia-r-sabado@cox.net

    Chapter Website:


  •       Southern California - Orange Country Subchapter +

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    This page is under construction.


    Cecelia Fernan

    PNA Southern California
    Contact Email: 

    Maribeth McKinney

    Contact Email: 

    Chapter Website:

  • Alaska Chapter +



    Lorna Garcia
    President, Alaska Chapter
    Contact Email: lornagarcia@providence.org

  • Greater Sacramento Area Chapter +



    Tricia Grace Dela Paz, BSN, RN
    President, Greater Sacramento Area Chapter
    Contact Email: t3sha1016@yahoo.com

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