Oregon ENA

Oregon Emergency Nurses Speak to Members of Congress

Posted 5 months ago by Bill Schueler

Oregon ENA members spoke with members of Congress on Wednesday, April 29th. They were able to have phone calls with Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley as well as Representative Suzanne Bonamici.
Many thanks to Lisa Burk (Mid-Valley Coast Chapter President and state President-Elect), Todd Luther (Southern Oregon Chapter President),  Jackie DeSilva (Southern Oregon Chapter President-Elect), and Bill Schueler (Government Affairs Chair) for providing their perspectives and stories. They were essential in helping our legislators understand the concerns of our Oregon emergency nurses and emergency departments. 
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We thank you for your time and dedication to your profession, your emergency departments, and the state of Oregon during this rather unique time in history. It is crucial for our voices to be heard, especially at a time like this.