AST Headquarters will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

Also, due to AST's Surgical Technology Conference (May 31-June 2), we will have a limited number of staff at headquarters during the week of May 29-June 1. We appreciate your patience and will respond to inquiries the following week, beginning Monday, June 11.

  • Upcoming Programs

    State assemblies offer various programs and events throughout the year. Getting involved in one's state assembly is a great way to network with others in your area, gain access to workshops and educational programs that offer CE credits and become involved in your state assembly.

  • State Assembly Upcoming Programs


    ARKANSAS STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: October 27, 2018
    Title: Scrubtoberfest! Tricks & Treats
    Location: Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lecture Hall #1, 7000 Chad Colley Blvd, Fort Smith, AR 72916
    Contact: Cynthia Lewis, PO Box 15772, Little Rock AR 72231, 501-951-3180, ARSA.ST@yahoo.com
    CE Credits: 6-7 pending submission for approval

    CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: October 13, 2018
    Title: Surgical Technologist; the Anchor and Safe Harbor of the Operating Room
    Location: Doubletree by Hilton – San Pedro, 2800 Via Cabrillo-Marina, San Pedro, CA 90731
    Contact: John Springer, 1615 Yosemite Dr, Apt 310, Los Angeles, CA, 90041, 323-527-5108, californiastateassembly@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 7 pending submission for approval

    GEORGIA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: September 8, 2018
    Title: GASA Surgery Southern Style
    Location: Wiregrass Technical College, 4089 Val Tech Road, Valdosta, GA 31602
    Contact: Dustin Cain, PO Box 4131, Canton, GA 30114, 678-314-5773, dustin_caincst@yahoo.com
    CE Credits: 8 pending submission for approval  

    Date: March 9, 2019
    Title: Knowledge in Bloom: Planting Good Seeds in the OR
    Location: Gwinnett Technical College, 5150 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
    Contact: Dustin Cain, PO Box 216, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 678-314-5773, dustin_caincst@yahoo.com
    CE Credits: 7 pending submission for approval

    HAWAII STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: November 17, 2018
    Title: Annual Meeting & Elections 2018 / Suture and Casting Workshop
    Location: Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Moanalua Auditorium, 3288 Moanalua Road, Honolulu, HI 96819
    Contact: Ana Zarate, PO Box 2129, Ewa Beach, HI 96706, 910-599-2086, anazarat804@gmail.com or hawaiistateassembly@yahoo.com
    CE Credits: 7 approved by AST  

    ILLINOIS STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: September 29, 2018
    Title: Fall Seminar in the Windy City
    Location: Robert Morris University, 401 South State St, Chicago, IL 60605
    Contact: Janice Lovekamp, PO Box 3832, Decatur, IL 62524, 217-521-7188, illinoisstateassembly@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 6 pending submission for approval  

    INDIANA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: September 15-16, 2018
    Title: Indiana State Assembly Fall Conference
    Location: Franciscan St. Francis Health, 8111 S Emerson Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46237
    Contact: Cortney Webb or Allyson Goodrich, PO Box 421673, Indianapolis, IN 46242, 260-341-2558 or 317-450-1608, cortney_webb@yahoo.com or jmb51607@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 11 pending submission for approval  

    KENTUCKY STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: September 21-22, 2018
    Title: 2018 Kentucky State Assembly of AST – Annual Fall Meeting
    Location: TBD, Louisville, KY
    Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 9 pending submission for approval  

    Date: April 19, 2019
    Title: Chris Keegan Spring Workshop 2019
    Location: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Regional Postsecondary Center (RPC) Room 212, 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
    Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 3 pending submission for approval

    Date: September 20-21, 2019
    Title: 2019 Kentucky State Assembly of AST – Annual Fall Meeting
    Location: TBD, Louisville, KY
    Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 9 pending submission for approval  

    Date: April 17, 2020
    Title: Chris Keegan Spring Workshop 2020
    Location: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Regional Postsecondary Center (RPC) Room 212, 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
    Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 3 pending submission for approval  

    Date: September 18-19, 2020
    Title: 2020 Kentucky State Assembly of AST – Annual Fall Meeting
    Location: TBD, Louisville, KY
    Contact: Kentucky State Assembly, PO Box 206187, Louisville, KY 40250, ksaofast@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 9 pending submission for approval  

    LOUISIANA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: October 13, 2018
    Title: All That Jazz
    Location: North Oaks Medical Center, 15790 Paul Vega Medical Dr, Hammond, LA 70403
    Contact: Rochelle Duplechian, 835 Vatican Road, Carencro, LA 70520, 337-302-7844, rduplechiancst@yahoo.com
    CE Credits: 6 pending submission for approval  

    Date: March 2, 2019
    Title: Spring Fling
    Location: Woman’s Hospital, 100 Woman’s Way, Baton Rouge, LA 70817
    Contact: Rochelle Duplechian, 835 Vatican Road, Carencro, LA 70520, 337-302-7844, rduplechiancst@yahoo.com
    CE Credits: 6 pending submission for approval        

    MAINE STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: October 20, 2018
    Title: Annual Meeting and Elections
    Location: Maine Medical Center – Dana Center Auditorium, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102
    Contact: Elisha Snowman, PO Box 36, Saint Albans, ME 049671, 207-416-6677, mainestateassembly@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 7 pending submission for approval  

    MARYLAND STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: September 15, 2018
    Title: AST Maryland State Assembly Fall Workshop
    Location: Carroll Hospital Center East Pavilion - Kahlert Conference Center, 295 Stoner Ave, Westminster, MD 21157
    Contact: Sandra Araujo, PO Box 125, Westminster, MD 21158, 301-807-6052, astmdstassembly@gmail.com 
    CE Credits: 7 pending submission for approval

    MINNESOTA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: October 27, 2018
    Title: MN State Assembly Fall 2018 Workshop
    Location: North Memorial Health Hospital – Vance DeMong Classroom, 3300 Oakdale Ave North, Robbinsdale, MN 55422
    Contact: Amy Campeau, 10851 Olive Street NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448, 612-644-7674, acampeau@sgsmn.com
    CE Credits: 7 pending submission for approval  

    MONTANA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: October 13, 2018
    Title: From Field to Healed
    Location: Benefis Hospital - Cameron Auditorium, 1101 26th Street South, Great Falls, MT 59405
    Contact: Lori Heinen, 712 Riverview Dr E, Great Falls, MT, 59404, 406-781-3973, gfmtgirl@yahoo.com
    CE Credits: 7 pending submission for approval  

    NEBRASKA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: August 4, 2018
    Title: Nebraska State Assembly 2018 Summer Workshop
    Location: CHI-Lakeside Hospital, 16902 Lakeside Hills Court, Omaha, NE 68130
    Contact: Casey Glassburner, PO Box 67034, Lincoln, NE 68506, 402-580-0057, nebraskastateassembly@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 6 pending submission for approval  

    Date: March 2, 2019
    Title: Winter 2019 Workshop and Annual Meeting with Elections
    Location: Nebraska Methodist College, 720 N 87th St, Omaha, NE 68114
    Contact: Casey Glassburner, PO Box 67034, Lincoln, NE 68506, 402-580-0057, nebraskastateassembly@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 6 pending submission for approval  

    NEW MEXICO STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: August 4, 2018
    Title: Summer Seminar
    Location: TBD, Las Cruces, NM
    Contact: Jennifer Richmond, 505-240-1980, jennbingham2232@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 4-5 pending submission for approval  

    Date: October 13, 2018
    Title: Fall Fling
    Location: TBD, Albuquerque, NM
    Contact: Jennifer Richmond, 505-240-1980, jennbingham2232@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 4-5 pending submission for approval  

    OKLAHOMA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: July 28, 2018
    Title: OKSA Conference, Business Meeting, and Elections
    Location: Cherokee Nation, 203 E Choctaw St, Tahlequah, OK 74464
    Contact: Patricia Sumner, 2337 Blue Court, Norman, OK 73026, 918-316-0718, patricia-sumner@cherokee.org
    CE Credits: 5 pending submission for approval  

    OREGON STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: October 13, 2018
    Title: Fall Conference
    Location: Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center, 1500 Division St, Oregon City, OR 97045
    Contact: Sonia Lopez, PO Box 1461, Wilsonville, OR 97070, 503-679-7753, mgaringeroast@outlook.com
    CE Credits: 7 pending submission for approval

    PENNSYLVANIA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: September 29, 2018
    Title: PA-AST Fall Workshop
    Location: UPMC Hamot Magee – Womens Hospital, 118 E 2nd St, Erie, PA 16507
    Contact: Mary Ball, 201 State St, Erie, PA 16550, 814-490-1152, ballmc@upmc.edu
    CE Credits: 6 pending submission for approval  

    SOUTH CAROLINA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: September 15, 2018
    Title: Bridging the Gap
    Location: Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas St, Charleston, SC 29425
    Contact: Kathy Patnaude, PO Box 3554, West Columbia, SC 29171, 803-719-7171, patnaudek@midlandstech.com
    CE Credits: 8 pending submission for approval  

    SOUTH DAKOTA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: September 14-15, 2018
    Title: South Dakota State Assembly – Fall Workshop
    Location: Western Dakota Tech, 800 Mickelson Dr, Rapid City, SD 57703
    Contact: Heather Hemen, 6565 Southside Dr, Rapid City, SD 57703, 605-484-9130, heather.hemen@bhsh.com
    CE Credits: 9 pending submission for approval  

    TEXAS STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: August 4, 2018
    Title: CEs by the Bay
    Location: Del Mar College – HS2 128, 101 Baldwin Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    Contact: Stefanie Steele-Galchutt or Rebecca Music, PO Box 3381, Wichita Falls, TX 76301, 817-235-1660 or 469-688-1943, TXSAStateAssembly@gmail.com or CSTStefanie@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 8 pending submission for approval

    Date: January 26, 2019
    Title: Surgery by the Sea LSC-PA
    Location: Lamar State College Port Arthur, 1800 Lakeshore Dr, Port Arthur, TX 77640
    Contact: Brandon Buckner or Stefanie Steele-Galchutt, PO Box 3381, Wichita Falls, TX 76301, 409-984-6367 or 817-235-1660, TXSAStateAssembly@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 8 pending submission for approval  

    Date: March 2-3, 2019
    Title: Best Little Workshop in Texas
    Location: Radisson Hotel Fossil Creek, 2540 Meacham Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76106
    Contact: Stefanie Steele-Galchutt, PO Box 3381, Wichita Falls, TX 76301, 817-235-1660, TXSAStateAssembly@gmail.com
    CE Credits: 15 pending submission for approval  

    WEST VIRGINIA STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: September 29, 2018
    Title: Fall Business Meeting Workshop
    Location: Mon Health Medical Center - Hazel Ruby McQuain Conference Center, 1200 J D Anderson Dr, Morgantown, WV 26505
    Contact: Kimberly Miller, PO Box 983, Dellslow, WV 26531, 304-415-3341, klucionmiller@aol.com
    CE Credits: 6 pending submission for approval  

    WISCONSIN STATE ASSEMBLY
    Date: October 13, 2018
    Title: “Fall” Into Learning
    Location: Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Ave, Waukesha WI 53188
    Contact: Tricia Colaianni, 633 Heron Dr, Mukwonago, WI 53149, 262-391-8730, triciacola911@hotmail.com
    CE Credits: 6 pending submission for approval

    Date: March 9, 2019
    Title: Spring for Knowledge
    Location: Aspirus Wausau Hospital, 333 Pine Ridge Blvd, Wausau, WI 54401
    Contact: Nicole Drott, N4611 County Road V, Antigo, WI 54409, 715-350-1088, nicoledrott@yahoo.com
    CE Credits: 6 pending submission for approval