19th Jan2012

The NEW Oregon HOSA

by Oregon HOSA

Greetings Current and Prospective HOSA Chapters!

We are excited to announce the new Oregon HOSA!  It’s a new day and we invite you to join us as we reenergize Oregon HOSA and build the premier organization for student leaders preparing for careers in the healthcare industry.

What’s in store for the new Oregon HOSA?
There is already new interest and new chapters popping up across the State of Oregon.  We are planning to hold a one day Oregon HOSA State Leadership Conference on April 21, 2012 at Willamette High School.  HOSA members from all over Oregon will have the chance to compete, gain leadership skills, elect state leaders, and celebrate a new beginning for Oregon HOSA!  Following this conference, Oregon HOSA will join the national delegation of future health professionals to compete in Orlando at the HOSA National Leadership Conferencefrom June 20-23, 2012 at Walt Disney World.

Disney Coronado Springs Resort

The National Leadership Conference 2012 will be held at the Disney's Coronado Springs Resort this summer

HOSA’s national theme this year is IMPACT!  And, together we’re going to make a huge impact in Oregon through HOSA.  We have recently formed the Oregon HOSA Board of Trustees to govern Oregon HOSA, Inc. and hired our new Executive Director Ryan Underwood and State Advisor Danielle Tolentino Tuason.  Together with our alumni, current advisors, Oregon Department of Education, and industry partners, Oregon HOSA is ready to support your school in establishing and building a local Health Occupations Students of America program.

2011-2012 National HOSA Executive Council

We are also conducting a “HOSA Needs Assessment Survey” and would love to get your feedback on health science education and what HOSA can do to be a valuable resource and contributor to your program.  We would love it if you could take a moment to complete this brief survey.  Click here for survey

Board of Trustees and State Advisor

Oregon HOSA Board of Trustees and State Advisor

Our HOSA Board, Alumni, and Management Team would be happy to conduct a chapter visit, meet with you and your administration about the benefits of HOSA and how to get started, or visit with you over the phone to discuss how HOSA can work for your school.  For more information about chapter affiliation, competitive events, programs, and the 2012 State Leadership Conference, please contact our State Advisor Danielle Tolentino Tuason at danielle@oregonhosa.org.

Welcome to Oregon HOSA!  We look forward to having you with us at one of our upcoming events and to building one of the most dynamic states for HOSA leadership in the nation!

Sincerely,

Pat Kelsay, Board Chair
Oregon HOSA Board of Trustees

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