PHILIPPINE NURSES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC.

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Press Release 5 July 2020New

The Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. (PNAA) and CGFNS International, Inc. have signed a resolution to encourage Filipino nurses coming to the U.S. to use ethical recruiters that have been certified by the Alliance for International Ethical Recruitment Practices (Alliance), and to encourage staffing and placement firms to seek Alliance certification. The goal is to the ensure recruitment of nurses to the U.S. is fair, ethical, and transparent.
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PNAA 41st Annual National & 1st Virtual ConventionNew

Advocacy: "The Power of the Past, The Force of the Future"
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You Can Help Heal Our Nurses: A Virtual Networking

Donations will be put towards critical, intermediate and long term programs that include Mask our Nurse project and Resilience Toolkits to help our nurses for the long haul.
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New Book Release by Pheobe Cabotaje Andes

Join the author, Phoebe Cabotaje Andes, as she takes you through her childhood in the thick jungle of the Caraballo and Cordillera Mountains in Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines during World War II with her parents and the guerrilla hospital unit. While constantly on the move and hiding from the Japanese Military, life can be desperate yet inspirational.
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Scholarship Award

The purpose of this award is to encourage and provide support to members pursuing a Master’s Degree, Post Master’s Certificate Degree, or Doctoral Degree in Nursing. The Scholarship Committee will be responsible for developing, reviewing, and communicating criteria for academic scholarship awards available to PNAA members.
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National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations Statement on Violence against Black Men

The National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations (NCEMNA) is outraged, and calls for justice and accountability of law enforcement and institutional structures. Once again, a Black man, George Floyd, has been senselessly killed, before our eyes on national television.
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PNAA Position Statement on George Floyd's Death

As nurses, when we hear “I can’t breathe,” experience and intuition prompt us to drop whatever it is we are doing and quickly respond to a rescue situation. That is what makes the image of a police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd so haunting and disturbing- the story has resonated deeply.
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What is US Senate Bill 3599?

PNAA Legislative Committee invites YOU!
SPEAKER: Chairman Bruce A Morrison
WEBINAR: May 21, 2020
More Information/Join the call


41st Convention Cancelled

PNAA reached a decision to cancel the 41 st PNAA National Convention scheduled on July 1-5, 2020 to comply with government and health regulations as an outcome of COVID-19 pandemic.
Read full announcement as well as how to get your refund here.


PNAA Election 2020 Candidate Nomination/Application Forms

Election Timeline
DEADLINE: February 10, 2020, Monday, 12MN (Your Time Zone)


2020 PNAA Nursing Scholarship Award

The Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. (PNAA) is offering annual scholarship awards to graduate students who are currently pursuing a Master’s Degree, a Post Master’s Degree, or a Doctoral Degree in Nursing. Each award is given annually for $1,000/semester for a total of $2,000 in one academic year.
More Information
Apply Here
Deadline: May 13, 2020 2PM PST


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS EXTENDED

Looking for a way to advance your professional development? Want to take advantage of an opportunity to interact with students, researchers and practitioners to present your new and innovative work and to obtain feedback from a national audience of your peers? Consider writing an abstract and submit it for a poster presentation.
Information/Guidelines
Deadline: May 15, 2020


PNAA Grant Opportunity EXTENDED

The purpose of the PNAA Grant is to support research studies and evidence-based practice (EBP) or quality improvement (QI) projects. The goal of the grant funding is consistent with the PNAA mission to uphold the positive image of PNAA members as scholars, promote professional excellence, and contribute to significant outcomes to healthcare and society.
Information/Guidelines
Deadline: May 15, 2020


PNAA 2020 Pride Award

Two awards will be given:
OUTSTANDING NEWSLETTER AWARD (given to a local chapter that publishes quality newsletter on a regular basis)
OUTSTANDING EDITORIAL AWARD (given for an editorial column of a local newsletter)
Announcement
Policy and Procedure
Scoring Tool
Deadline: May 30, 2020


Asian American and Pacific Islander Nurses’ Experience During COVID-19 Pandemic

The ASU Institutional Review Board has approved this study that will recruit nurses of Asian American and Pacific Islander descent to complete an anonymous survey which should take approximately 10 minutes.
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NOMELEC Advisory

On behalf of the PNAA Nomination & Election Committee (NOMELEC), thank you for your genuine service and dedication as a member of our health care profession. During this challenging COVID-19 pandemic, we salute many of you who are in the frontline saving other people’s lives and pray for those who are affected by this vicious and unrelenting coronavirus.
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NaFFAA Launches “Kabilang Ka, Pabilang Ka” Program

New York, NY (March 2, 2020) – As part of their Northeast Regional Federation Forum, the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) will host a Census Community Engagement Launch in partnership with the 2020 Census at the Philippine Center in New York City on March 21, 2020, Saturday at 1pm to 5pm. The event is free and open to the public (Space is limited. RSVP is required).
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PNAA 2020 Pride Award

The Philippine Nurses Association of America announces the PRIDE Awards for Newsletters. Local chapters may now submit their newsletters for consideration for the PRIDE awards. Editors are requested to submit a pdf file of at least two issues of your chapter's newsletters from the previous year. The submission must be done electronically.
Policy and Procedure
Scoring Tool


PNAA 2020 Awards Committee

Award Committee will publish in PNAA Web page and Inside PNAA search for outstanding Filipino-American Nurses. Regional Vice Presidents are encouraged to invite committee members to join regional meetings to campaign and answer questions.
Timeline
Application Form
Scoring Tool


PNAA Leadership Program

The iLDP (Leadership Development Program) is an eight-week online program that offers tools, resources, and learning experiences on concepts of organizational leadership. The iLDP is an intense, yet very rewarding, program that involves weekly online learning, interactions with peers, and creation of a project management plan.
More Information
Deadline: February 15, 2020


PNAA Grant Opportunity

The purpose of the PNAA Grant is to support research studies and evidence-based practice (EBP) or quality improvement (QI) projects. The goal of the grant funding is consistent with the PNAA mission to uphold the positive image of PNAA members as scholars, promote professional excellence, and contribute to significant outcomes to healthcare and society.
Information/Guidelines
Deadline: April 15, 2020


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Looking for a way to advance your professional development? Want to take advantage of an opportunity to interact with students, researchers and practitioners to present your new and innovative work and to obtain feedback from a national audience of your peers? Consider writing an abstract and submit it for a poster presentation.
Information/Guidelines
Deadline: April 15, 2020


PNAA MASCOT NAME AND DESIGN CONTESTS GUIDELINES

Contests are open to all PNAA members and non-members. Multiple submissions are allowed, but each design must be submitted individually.
Guidelines/Entry Form
Evaluation Form
Contest End Date: February 29, 2020


2020 PNAA Nursing Scholarship Award

The Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. (PNAA) is offering annual scholarship awards to graduate students who are currently pursuing a Master’s Degree, a Post Master’s Degree, or a Doctoral Degree in Nursing.
More Information
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PNAA Election 2020 Candidate Nomination/Application Forms

DEADLINE: February 10, 2020, Monday, 12MN (Your Time Zone)


NCEMNA - Public Policy Equity Summit

The purpose of this year’s Summit is engage NCEMNA member Associations and representatives of the broader community in an important conversation around policy issues involving health equity that are critical to the support of minority health issues.
Register Here


2020 PNAA Election

Greetings! In behalf of the NOMELEC Committee, I write to announce the start of the 2020 PNAA Election Season. It is a great opportunity for our members to be heard and help determine the new set of PNAA Officers. They are the leaders who will continue to steer our remarkable organization for better and greater things in the next two years to come.
Election Timeline
Call for Nominations


The Filipino Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

“This positive image of Filipino nurses did not materialize overnight. It is a product of many, many years of solid performance and cultivating strong relationships within the healthcare community, and with patients and their families. It is therefore important, especially because we are celebrating Filipino-History Month, that we also recognize the achievements of past generations of Filipino immigrant nurses and think of ways to support those who are newly-arrived in the United States,” the Ambassador said.
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PNAA Nursing Scholarship Awards

The purpose of the grant is to provide opportunities to student nurses in the Philippines who meet criteria to participate in the 2020 Filipino Nurses Global Summit III and 12th International Conference and contribute to the nursing profession and the community, specifically planetary health.
Information/Guidelines
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The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

We are writing to oppose S. 386, known as the “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act,” reiterating our opposition to the bill in the last Congress.
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CALL FOR RESEARCH ABSTRACTS

Looking for a way to advance your professional development? Want to take advantage of an opportunity to interact with students, researchers and practitioners to present your new and innovative work and to obtain feedback from a national audience of your peers? Consider writing an abstract and submit it for a poster presentation.
Deadline: October 1, 2019
Information/Guidelines


PNAA Store

Introducing the new PNAA Store!
Order and purchase the Legacy book with the purpose of preserving the historical events of PNAA from its first PNAA President Clarita Miraflor up to the Dino Doliente's presidency.
PNAA Store


PRIDE Award 2019

The Philippine Nurses Association of America announces the PRIDE Awards for newsletters. Local chapters may now submit their newsletters for consideration for the PRIDE awards. Editors are requested to submit a pdf file of at least two issues of your chapter's newsletters from the previous year. The submission must be made electronically.
Announcement
Scoring Tool


PNAA Nursing Scholarship Award

The Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. (PNAA) is offering annual scholarship awards to graduate students who are currently pursuing a Master’s Degree, a Post Master’s Degree, or a Doctoral Degree in Nursing.
Deadline: May 20, 2019
Apply Now!


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Looking for a way to advance your professional development? Want to take advantage of an opportunity to interact with students, researchers and practitioners to present your new and innovative work and to obtain feedback from a national audience of your peers? Consider writing an abstract and submit it for a poster presentation.
Deadline: April 15, 2019
Information/Guidelines


PNAA Research Grant Opportunity

The purpose of the PNAA Research Grant (PNAA-RG) is to support pilot projects in research, innovative educational programs, and/or clinical partnership programs. The goal of PNAA-RG is consistent with the PNAA mission to uphold the positive image of PNAA members as scholars, promote professional excellence, and contribute to significant outcomes to healthcare and society. Pilot and feasibility studies are encouraged. DEADLINE: March 31, 2019
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Call for Manuscripts

The Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research (JNPARR), the official international, peer-reviewed publication of the Philippine Nurses Association of America, is calling for authors to submit manuscripts.
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Yoder Bill

The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) is a professional organization representing 145,8001 Registered Nurses from the Philippines. The majority of these nurses are naturalized American citizens.
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Thank you!

On behalf of all of us from the Legislative Committee, I want to say thank you for exercising your right to vote, an act of citizenship.


PNAA Credo Contest

What is Credo?
Credo is statement of the beliefs or aims which guide someone or an organization’s actions.
GUIDELINES/ENTRY FORM


From the PNAA Legislative Committee

Please join us for an informative important topic on Culture of Health and Safety through Civic and Voting Engagement.


Webinar

National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA)and American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) IN COLLABORATION with PNAA LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE
SAVE THE DATE!


The 2018 State of PNAA Address (SOPA): A Summary

Dino Doliente III, MBA, BSN, RN
President, 2016—2018
SOPA 1
SOPA 2


PNAA: A Tapestry

Introducing the Legacy book with the purpose of preserving the historical events of PNAA from its first PNAA President Clarita Miraflor up to the Dino Doliente's presidency.
Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)
Video Teaser
Order Form


PNAAF Contact Hour Application

Another innovation is coming your way from PNAA Foundation! Application for Contact Hours from PNAAF has never been made so easy.


The Health of Migrants, Refugees and Displaced Persons and Children

Trump’s administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, under which everyone illegally crossing the United States’ border with Mexico, even those who present themselves to officials as seeking asylum are subjected to criminal prosecution.


PNAA CANDIDATE PROFILES

Your vote counts!

Election Dates: June 4 to June 24, 2018


PRIDE Awards

The Philippine Nurses Association of America announces the PRIDE Awards for Newsletters. Local chapters may now submit their newsletters for consideration for the PRIDE awards.


Call For Abstract

Looking for a way to advance your professional development? Want to take advantage of an opportunity to interact with students, researchers and practitioners to present your new and innovative work and to obtain feedback from your peers in an informal setting?


PNAA/PNAAF NEED YOU!

REGISTER / DONATE / ASK A FRIEND

JOIN US IN JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY on July 29,2018 HAVE A GREAT TIME @ Lincoln Park. Let‘s GO !


iPNAA App Now Available for Download!

iPNAA app now available for download for iOS and Android users.


2018 PNAA NURSING EXCELLENCE AWARDS TIMELINE

PNAA National Convention – July 24-29, 2018 New Jersey


PHILIPPINE NURSES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA AWARDS COMMITTEE

Applicant must check selection as it applies and attach evidence (CV not considered). Validator must validate both selection and evidence. To be considered as potential awardee, the applicant must have > 90 points.


PHILIPPINE NURSES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA NURSING EXCELLENCE AWARD NOMINATION FORM 2018

All documents: Curriculum Vitae (CV), completed application form, 2x2 size photo, signed agreement for publishing and supporting documents photographed from its original form are to be emailed to Grace Diaz-Font at gfontrn@sbcglobal.net . There should be 2 complete sets of application, one with the identifying information and another without any obvious identifying information for the blind review.


Nursing Management

Here’s yet another pride for PNAA. Congratulations are in order for the paper "Filipino Nurses in the United States" by Leo-Felix M. Jurado, PhD, RN, APN, CNE, NE-BC, FAAN and Marlon Garzo Saria, PhD, RN, AOCNS, FAAN that made the cover page of Nursing Management, March 2018.


Presenting the PNAA Candiates 2018 Election

PNAA Electronic Voting Dates: June 4-24, 2018


2018 Nursing Scholarship Program

The PNAA Nursing Scholarship Applications for 2018 are now being accepted. The completed applications are due on April 25, 2018. Please check the attached application form for instructions.


Call for Nominations 2018

Recognition of Awardees will be held at the PNAA 39th National Convention on July 25-29, 2018 at Jersey City, New Jersey


CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS

The Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research (JNPARR), the official international, peer-reviewed publication of the Philippine Nurses Association of America, is calling for authors to submt manuscripts. The JNPARR covers topics on Nursing Practice, Education, Administration and Research.


Be COUNTED! Be PNAA!

Please take this short survey to give us important feedback about PNAA and its chapters. Your responses will help us evaluate the services we provide so we can strive to be better and meet your needs. DEADLINE: April 30, 2018


Human Trafficking Awareness Training

On behalf of Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA), I write to urge support for Assembly Bill (AB) 2034, a bill that will require transit employees in bus, train, or light-rail operations to undergo human trafficking awareness training by January, 2020.


National Commission on Mass Shooting

We, the undersigned organizations, share a commitment to keep children, parents, families, teachers, responders, and administrators safe. We are writing to urge Congressional leadership to launch a bipartisan National Commission on Mass Shootings within the next thirty days.


PNAA Election 2018 Timeline

Election Dates: June 4-24, 2018


Yearly Maintenance and Update of mypnaa Website

We need your help in making sure we have the most up to date link to your chapter website. Please send us your website link information and update on your chapter President and President-Elect.


A Ripple In Time

Do you want to be a part of PNAA's history? Enter to win a chance to name and design the PNAA Legacy Book. Book launching - 39th PNAA National Convention, July 2018.


Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) Inc. is the professional organization of Filipino-American Nurses with over 4,000 members, majority of which are legal immigrants. PNAA strongly opposes the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This program was created under the Obama Administration in 2012 that allowed nearly 5,000 young Filipinos – along with 800,000 other individuals – to receive work permits and to be protected from deportation. DACA has afforded true representation of security and opportunity of the American Dream.


Support for Nurse Alex Wubbels

The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) joins the American Nurses Association (ANA), the Utah Nurses Association (UNA) and registered nurses across the country in voicing against the atrocity over the treatment of a registered nurse in Utah who was handcuffed and arrested by a police officer for following her oath, the hospital's policy and the US Constitution.


PNAAF 2017 Fellowship Award

Two Fellows will be selected and each awardee will receive $1000 to support a health/nursing research activity or related scholarly project that has implication in nursing practice, education, scholarship, administration and reasearch. The Fellowship is for a one-year period, starting in July 2017 and ending in July 2018. Deadline of application for the PNAAF Fellowship Award is June 30, 2017.


11th International Nursing Conference 2018: Call For Abstracts

Looking for a way to advance your professional development? Want to take advantage of an opportunity to interact with students, researchers and practitioners to present your new and innovative work and to obtain feedback from an international audience of your peers in an informal setting? Consider writing an abstract. Abstract submissions are being accepted now until April 15, 2017.


New Education Grants From Walden University To Support Your Goals! 

Walden University’s online degree programs are designed to provide you with the skills you need to grow as a professional and make a difference in your organization. Now, top-quality education has never been more affordable. Top-quality education is within your reach right now. Go to www.waldenu.edu/PNAA for additional information and how to get started.


2017 PNAA Leadership Fellows Announcement 

The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) is proud to announce that it has selected four (4) distinguished nurse leaders as its 2017 Leadership Fellows. The PNAA Leadership Fellows Program is a yearlong program that supports the leadership development of Filipino descent in the United States through education and mentorship. This initiative serves as a vehicle to engage and empower nurses who seek high-level careers in leadership and management, education and research.


PNAA Awards Committee Extends Nomination Deadline

Please take time to nominate your nurse colleague, peer, friend, mentor and/or leader for the 2017 PNAA Nursing Excellence Awards. Download Nomination Forms here. Deadline for electronic submission for all nominations: on or before 11:59 PM Pacific time on February 10th, 2017.


iPoster and Proposal Critique Sessions at the 38th Annual Convention

PNAA invites you to submit your completed clinical, leadership, or research projects for presentation. We also want to invite Masters and Doctoral students to submit an abstract of their thesis, capstone or dissertation proposal for a Dialogue with Researchers: a Proposal Critique Session. Deadline: April 1, 2017.


Congratulations to Dr. Karen Meneses - named UAB’s 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

In recognition of her more than 40 years as a nurse, educator and advocate focused on cancer survivorship, Dr. Karen Meneses has been named UAB’s 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, the Academic Health Center’s most prestigious faculty award.


JNPARR - Call for Manuscripts

The Journal of Nursing Practice Applications & Reviews of Research, the official international, peer-reviewed publication of the Philippine Nurses Association of America, is calling for authors to submit manuscripts. Deadline for Submission: March 30, 2017, Publication Date: July 2017.


Congratulations to PNA Metropolitan D.C. - Recipient of the Banaag Awards

Malacañang Palace, December 19, 2016 - In conferring the Banaag Award to the Philippine Nurses Association of Metropolitan D.C. Inc., the President recognizes its exemplary services in helping Filipino nurses be integrated in Metropolitan D.C., and philanthropic spirit in helping thousands of underprivileged individuals and families in the United States of America and the Philippines.


PNAA Position Statement 12/22/2016: A Call for an Integrated Rehabilitation Program Regarding the Philippines’ “War on Drugs”

The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) asserts that a successful rehabilitation program is an essential component of the War on Drugs. The right to treatment is a fundamental right, rehabilitation treatment is a health right – certainly, it falls under the scope and range of Human Rights.


2017 PNAA Nursing Excellence Awards Nomination Forms

Please take time to nominate your nurse colleague, peer, friend, mentor and/or leader for the 2017 PNAA Nursing Excellence Awards. Download Nomination Forms here. Deadline for electronic submission for all nominations: on or before 11:59 pm Pacific time on January 27th, 2017.


2017 PNAA Leadership Fellows Program

The PNAA Leadership Fellows Program is opened to all PNAA members and supports the leadership development of Filipino descent in the United States. Through education and mentorship, the program serves as a vehicle to engage and empower nurses who seek high-level careers in leadership and management, education and research. Application Due: January 2nd, 2017 at 11:55 PM, EST.


Congratulations to our New PNAA Chapter - PNA New Mexico!

Congratulations to the Philippine Nurses Association of New Mexico (PNANM) as a new chapter of PNAA! The officers were inducted on November 12, 2016 at Presbyterian Hospital Auditorium by Dr. Merlie Ramira, PNAA Regional Vice-President, Western Region, who represented PNAA President, Mr. Dino Doliente III.


2017 PNAA Nursing Scholarship Guidelines

The PNAA Nursing Scholarship Applications for 2017 are now being accepted. The completed applications are due on January 06, 2017. Please download the Scholarship guidelines and Application form for more details.


PNAA Press Release: Four Filipino Nurses Inducted as 2016 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) Honored at a Philippine Embassy Reception

The Philippine Nurses Association of America is proud to announce the induction of its members into the American Academy of Nursing who have made significant contributions to nursing, health care and society.


PNAAF 4th International Collaborative Conference

The Philippine Nurses of America Foundation is extending its invitation to all of the PNAA Family to its 4th International Collaborative Conference that will be held at the Convention Center in Legaspi City, Albay, Philippines on January 19 - 20, 2017 in collaboration with Bicol University. We hope you will be able to join us to this exciting event.


Survey on Acquiring PNAA-PNAAF Headquarters

Thank you for giving the Philippine Nurses Association of America Foundation (PNAAF) the opportunity to serve you better. Please take a few minutes to respond to this survey. We appreciate your input and want to make sure we meet your needs and expectations. Deadline for survey responses is on October 15, 2016.


Top Fil-Am nurses share success stories as leaders

WASHINGTON, DC — Inspired by the life of Florence Nightingale – the 19th- century nurse who helped revolutionize the nursing profession – three Filipino American nurses recalled their climb to success and challenged their peers to not simply be content as bedside nurses, but to also become leaders capable of changing the workplace.


Newly Inducted NCR Chapter Executive Board Members for 2016-2018

Please join me in welcoming and congratulating the newly installed officers of the NCR chapters PNA Indiana, PNA Greater Kansas City and PNA Michigan! We thank all of them for their willingness to serve our beloved organization, the PNAA!


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