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Maxine S. Jacobs Student Nurses' Association


The Maxine S. Jacobs Student Nurses' Association (MSJSNA) is open to all students currently enrolled in the TMCC Nursing Program.

Through participation in both school and community outreach activities, the MSJSNA seeks to contribute to quality nursing education to create a skilled and talented workforce to support health care in our community.

If you are a student with a passion for nursing—whether in the program or taking the prerequisites—membership in the MSJSNA will support and encourage you to participate in community affairs and activities relevant to the health care industry.

If you would like to join or have any questions, please contact us.



  • Theresa Dessert, MSN, RN
  • Carrie Breakell, MSN, RN


  • President: Katherine Rutherford
  • Vice President: Lori Graham
  • Secretary: Christine Johnston
  • Treasurer: Samantha Schulte


The members of the Student Nurses' Association are passionate about working in our community to promote health care and recruit future Registered Nurses.

Spring Semester 2020 Events Include:

  • Connors Courage Benefit Run (Mar. 17)
  • Wild West Tea on the Comstock (Mar. 17)
  • Student Nurse Association Board Member Elections (Apr. 9)
  • Ronald McDonald House (Apr. 9)
  • Northern Nevada Nurses of Achievement (May 8)
  • Graduation Pinning Ceremony (May 19)

Meeting Dates

Meetings are held in HSC 167 from 4:30–5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted.

Meeting Minutes