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    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

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    ALASKA 
    Anchorage: September 16, 2017. Alaska State Assembly. Title: 3rd Annual Surgical Technology Conference. Location: Providence Alaska Medical Center, 3200 Providence Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508. Contact: Dawn Burns, PO Box 230041, Anchorage, AK 99523, 907-212-2057 or 631-566-4600, dawn.burns@providence.org or dawnalyssa@yahoo.com. 6 CE credits, pending Alaska’s submission of CE documentation.

    GEORGIA
    Savannah: September 9, 2017. Georgia State Assembly. Title: Midnight in the Garden of Good Surgery. Location: Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA 31405. Contact: TC Parker, 2051 Grayfield Dr, Grayson, GA 30017 or 678-226-6348, 678-963-6056, tcparker22@bellsouth.net or tcparker@gwinnetttech.edu. 8 CE credits, pending Georgia’s submission of CE documentation.

    Valdosta: September 8, 2018. Georgia State Assembly. 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. 8 CE credits, pending Georgia’s submission of CE documentation.

    HAWAII 
    Honolulu: April 29, 2017. Hawaii State Assembly. Title: Spring Workshop. Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, 1319 Punahou St, Honolulu, HI 96826. Contact: Ana Zarate, PO Box 2129, Ewa Beach, HI 96706, 910-599-2086, anazarate804@gmail.com. 4.5 CE credits approved by AST.

    Honolulu: July 22, 2017. Hawaii State Assembly. Title: Summer Workshop. Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, 1319 Punahou St, Honolulu, HI 96826. Contact: Ana Zarate, PO Box 2129, Ewa Beach, HI 96706, 910-599-2086, anazarate804@gmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending Hawaii’s submission of CE documentation.

    Honolulu: September 23, 2017. Hawaii State Assembly. Title: Fall Workshop. Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, 1319 Punahou St, Honolulu, HI 96826. Contact: Ana Zarate, PO Box 2129, Ewa Beach, HI 96706, 910-599-2086, anazarate804@gmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending Hawaii’s submission of CE documentation.

    IDAHO
    McCall: April 28-29, 2017. Idaho State Assembly. Title: Spring Conference 2017. Location: Best Western Plus McCall, 211 S 3rd St, McCall, Idaho 83638, McCall, ID. Contact: Leah Guill, 6120 Grand Prairie Dr, Boise, ID 83716, 208-596-1774, IDSAST@gmail.com. 8 CE credits approved by AST.

    Boise: June 13, 2017. Idaho State Assembly. Title: June Free CE Event. Location: Elmer’s Restaurant, 1385 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83706. Contact: Leah Guill, 6120 Grand Prairie Dr, Boise, ID 83716, 208-596-1774, IDSAST@gmail.com. 1 free CE credit, pending Idaho’s submission of CE documentation.

    ILLINOIS
    Springfield: September 16, 2017. Illinois State Assembly. Title: Fall Seminar to Kick off National ST Week. Location: Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W Miller St, Springfield, IL 62702. Contact: Janice Lovekamp, PO Box 3832, Decatur, IL 62523, 217-521-7188. illinoisstateassembly@gmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending Illinois’s submission of CE documentation.

    KENTUCKY
    Elizabethtown: April 21, 2017. Kentucky State Assembly. Title: 2nd Annual Kentucky State Assembly of AST Spring Workshop: Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, 600 College Street Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. Contact: Kevin Craycraft, 164 Opportunity Way, Lexington, KY 40511, 859-246-6615, 859-552-0698, kevinr.craycraft@kctcs.edu. 3 CE credits approved by AST.

    MAINE
    Portland: October 21, 2017. Maine State Assembly. Title: MESA 2017 Fall Workshop & Business Meeting. Location: Maine Medical Center – Dana Conference Center, 22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME 04102. Contact: Allison Kipp, PO Box 718, South China, ME 04358, 207-408-2221, mainestateassembly@gmail.com. 7 CE credits, pending Maine’s submission of CE documentation.

    MARYLAND
    Glen Burnie: September 16, 2017. Maryland State Assembly. Title: Maryland AST State Assembly Fall Workshop. Location: Baltimore Washington Medical Center - Courtney Conference Center, 301 Hospital Dr, Glen Burnie, MD 21061. Contact: Robin McMahon, 2321 Laconia Court, Crofton, MD 21114, 410-708-9941, robinmcmahon9941@gmail.com. 7 CE credits, pending Maryland’s submission of CE documentation.

    MASSACHUSETTS
    Dedham: April 29, 2017. Massachusetts State Assembly. Title: Beyond Prep and Pack; What Really Happen. Location: St. John of Damacus, 300 West Street, Dedham, MA 02026. Contact: Jayne MacPherson, 3 Webster St, Natick, MA 01760, 508-596-0859, beelines@aol.com. 6 CE credits approved by AST.

    MINNESOTA
    St Paul: September 23, 2017. Minnesota State Assembly. Title: 2017 Fall Workshop & Annual Business Meeting. Location: Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge, 161 Saint Anthony Ave, St Paul, MN 55103. Contact: Naydeen Pollak, 4659 Blaine Ave, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076, 612-866-3592, ndj118@gmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending Minnesota’s submission of CE documentation.

    NEBRASKA
    Grand Island: August 5, 2017. Nebraska State Assembly. Title: Nebraska State Assembly Summer 2017 Workshop. Location: CHI Health St Francis, 2620 W Faidley Ave, Grand Island, NE 68803. Contact: Casey Glassburner, PO Box 67034, Lincoln, NE 68506, 402-437-2786, nebraskastateassembly@gmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending Nebraska’s submission of CE documentation. 

    Lincoln: March 3, 2018. Nebraska State Assembly. Title: 2018 Winter Workshop and Annual Meeting with Elections. Location: Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, 555 S 70th St, Lincoln, NE 68510. Contact: Casey Glassburner, PO Box 67034, Lincoln, NE 68506, 402-580-0057, nebraskastateassembly@gmail.com.  6 CE credits, pending Nebraska’s submission of CE documentation.

    NEW JERSEY
    Woodland Park: April 29, 2017. New Jersey State Assembly. Title: NJAST Spring Workshop 2017. Location: Berkeley College, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ 07424. Contact: Carlos Sanchez, 201-981-7760, bravechez100@hotmail.com. 6 CE credits approved by AST.

    NEW MEXICO
    Farmington: July 15, 2017. New Mexico State Assembly. Title: Summer Potpourri. Location: San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd, Farmington, NM 87402. Contact: Donna Kirby, 505-280-2891, dlkirbynm@comcast.net. 4 CE credits, pending New Mexico’s submission of CE documentation.

    NEW YORK
    Brooklyn: April 22, 2017. New York State Assembly. Title: NYAST Spring Conference. Location: Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11235. Contact: Emily Runions, 576 East River Road, Grand Island, NY 14072, 716-380-0677, boardnyast@gmail.com. 6 CE credits approved by AST. 

    NORTH DAKOTA
    Bismarck: October 7, 2017.  North Dakota State Assembly. Title: NDSA Fall Workshop 2017. Location: St Alexius Health, Boniface Auditorium CHI, 900 E Broadway Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501. Contact: Nicole Zander, PO Box 231, Mandan, ND 58554, 701-426-2943, nicolemgerhardt@yahoo.com. 6-7 CE credits, pending North Dakota’s submission of CE documentation.

    OREGON
    Tualatin: October 14, 2017. Oregon State Assembly. Title: Fall Workshop. Location: Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, 19300 SW 65th Ave, Tualatin, OR 97062. Contact: Sonia Lopez, PO Box 1461, Wilsonville, OR 97070, 503-679-7753, mgaringeroast@outlook.com. 6 CE credits, pending Oregon’s submission of CE documentation.

    PENNSYLVANIA
    Media: September 23, 2017. Pennsylvania State Assembly. Title: Fall Workshop. Location: Delaware County Community College, 901 S Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063. Contact: Michelle Muhammad, 306 Dague Farm Dr, Coatesville, PA 19320, 281-703-3593, mmcst19@gmail.com. 6 CE credits, pending Pennsylvania’s submission of CE documentation.

    SOUTH DAKOTA 
    Sioux Falls: April 22, 2017. South Dakota State Assembly. Title: South Dakota State Assembly Spring Seminar. Location: Southeast Technical Institute, 2320 N Career Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57107. Contact: Joyce Van Zee, 5617 S Anthony Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57106, 605-310-1791, joyce.vanzee@southeasttech.edu. 6 CE credits approved by AST.

    WEST VIRGINIA
    Wheeling: April 22, 2017. West Virginia State Assembly. Title: Spring Workshop. Location. West Virginia Northern Community College, 1704 Market St, Wheeling, WV 26003. Contact: Kimberly Miller, PO Box 983, Dellslow, WV 26531. 304-415-3341, klucionmiller@aol.com 6 CE credits approved by AST. 

    WASHINGTON
    Spokane: October 14-15, 2017. Washington State Assembly. Title: Fall 2017 Workshop & Annual Business Meeting. Location: Spokane Community College – Allied Health Bldg #9, 1810 N Greene St, Spokane, WA 99217. Contact: Ronda Armstrong, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd, Lakewood, WA 98499, 253-589-5554, ronda.armstrong@cptc.edu. 10 CE credits, pending Washington’s submission of CE documentation.

    WISCONSIN
    Milwaukee: October 7, 2017. Wisconsin State Assembly. Title: Froedtert Fest. Location: Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226. Contact: Kelly Thurman, thurman6026@sbcglobal.net. 6 CE credits, pending Wisconsin’s submission of CE documentation.

    Weston: March 3, 2018. Wisconsin State Assembly. Title: Spring Center Wausau. Location: Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital, 3400 Ministry Parkway, Weston WI 54476. Contact: Michelle McKellips, 1020 Pine Crest Ave, Mosinee, WI 54455, 715-693-4983, micklips1966@yahoo.com. 6 CE credits, pending Wisconsin’s submission of CE documentation.

    Waukesha: October 13, 2018. Wisconsin State Assembly. 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. 6 CE credits, pending Wisconsin’s submission of CE documentation.