Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association (OPANA)
Ohio PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association Celebrates 35 Years
May 17, 2014 at State Meeting held in Maumee, Ohio
Past Presidents pictured were given a rose by current president Rose Durning and a total of 12 past presidents were in attendence this year. The Presidents represented years of OPANA service from 1983-2014. Debby Niehaus: OPANA 4th President 1983-84 shared a history poster and pictures of many OPANA past meetings along with ASPAN's 10th Conference that was hosted by all of OPANA in Cincinnati - April 1991.
OPANA Fall State Meeting, Columbus October 22, 2016
OPANA Officers 2017-2019!
The Annual OPANA State Meeting, Workshop and Installation of officers took place May 21, 2017 at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Officers Installed serving OPANA 2017-2019 pictured from left to right are: Rose Durning pictured representing Treasurer - Bonita Woodin, Secretary - Iris Marcentile, Vice President - Beth Cooper, President - Sally Swartzlander, and Immediate Past President - Teri Siroki who did the installation ceremony.
Teri Siroki President of OPANA Past ASPAN Presidents and 35 year Friends Sally Swartzlander Vice President OPANA and
Speaker Lois Schick and Debby Niehaus (OPANA) Conference Program Committee Coordinator
OPANA Board Present with Our Speaker: Iris Marcentile, TeriSiroki, Lois Schick Lois Schick, Jane Booth, Sally Schwartzlander and Deb Wolff
Sally Schwartzlander, Rose Durning-2nd Row-Deb Wilson, Sharon Gallagher,
Beth Cooper, Jane Booth, Nancy McGushin, Alabelle Zghoul, Bonita Woodin,
Brandy Mather, Deb Wolff and Debby Niehaus
Community Charity Donations Chosen by OPANA for Fall State Meeting October of 2016
We collected goods and supplies, as well as, gift cards and cash for cards at the October Fall State Meeting for the Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio. See attached Receipts sent to OPANA with one for $200.00 and the other for $335.00.
Matthew 25 Ministries of Cincinnati -Community Charity Donations Chosen by CAPANA for the OPANA Spring State Meeting May 20, 2017.
We collected Soups both canned and dry packaged soups,as well as, other canned goods and cash donations at the OPANA May State Meeting. Delivery to the Drop Off Center on Kenwood Road by Debby Niehaus who is holding the sign accompanied our donation of 3 large boxes containing 108 cans and packages of soup mix and cash donation of $30.00. Thanks for all donations.
President Teri Siroki at the 2017 OPANA State Meeting announces Ohio won the ABPANC Silver Star Award. with the application packet was completed by Beth Cooper whose picture is posted on the ASPAN Pics Page. Teri installing the Incoming VP Beth Cooper and New OPANA President Sally Swartzlander from NEOPANA. Beth thanked Teri for her past two years as President and presented her a gift of a beautiful Black "31" travel bag with embroidered nurses stethoscope.Teri with bag.
Posters were displayed that were projects perioperative services including 2 PACU nurses who were part of Primary Investigative Team on both the Recycling of Perioperative Services Waste and Reduction of Percutaneous Injuries in Perioperative Services.
OPANA 2018-2019 Board members at the State Spring Meeting April 14, 2018 at Cleveland.
Pictured above are Vice President Beth Cooper, OPANA President Sally Swartzlander and Immediate Past President Teri Siroki
Row 1 L-R: Teri Siroki, Beth Cooper, Iris Marcentile, President Sally Swartzlander, Alabelle Zghoul, and Jane Booth
Row 2 L-R: Jean Kaminski, Brandy Mather, Sharon Gallagher, Deb Wilson, Nancy McGushin, Deb Wolfe, Kate Horner
and Debby Niehaus. Not present Board Members: Bonita Woodin, Tina Harvey, Sue Guertin, and Diane Smith