Increasing Nursing Presence in Policy and Politics Conference 2020

April 20-21, 2020
Sacramento, California

ANA\C invites you to attend this 2- day conference on policy development & politics. This conference will focus on empowering nurses to learn on how to increase their voices in policy development & politics.


Early Bird Registration is now available
Deadline for Early-Bird Registration: February 13, 2020

Registration and more information


Conference Information and Presentations

April 21, 2020

The Sheraton Grand Hotel Sacramento

Hotel Information and Reservations


View 2020 Conference Program

General Assembly Information:

General Assembly Materials and Rules of Order; Bylaws Information


Keynote: Advocating for Our Professional Role

Janet Haebler, MSN, RN

ANA Senior Associate Director, Policy & State Government Affairs

Janet Heabler Bio

Keynote: Developing the Courage to Advocate for Change 

Rhonda Foster, EdD, MPH, MS, RN, NEA-BC
ANCC Magnet Consultant

Rhonda Foster Bio




Reducing Violence in the Workplace - Panel Discussion

View Workplace Violence Presentation Slides

Workplace Violence: A Nurse-Driven Survey

Nancy Blake, PhD, RN, CCRN-K,
Assistant Adjunct Professor,
UCLA School of Nursing

Nancy Blake Bio

Sara Stafford,  MSN, RN, PCCN, CNIV
Nursing Professional Development Specialist, Stanford Healthcare

Sara Stafford Bio

 William Dunne
Administrative Director
UCLA Health System

William Dunne Bio

 Dana Jones, RN, BSN, CMSRN
Nursing Professional Development Specialist, Stanford Healthcare

Dana Jones Bio


ANA\C Partnering with the CDC on Infection Prevention

Aaron McCoplin, DNP, FNP, RN, RRT-NPS, CPFT
Associate Professor of Nursing
CSU, Channel Islands

Aaron McCoplin Bio

Partnering with the CDC Presentation


ANA\C Advocacy and Legislative Update

Roxanne Gould
ANA\C Lobbyist

Roxanne Gould Bio

Marketa Houskova, RN, MAIA, BA
ANA\C Executive Director

Marketa Houskova Bio


ANA\C Career Center: A Valuable Resource for California RNs!

Learn more about ANA\C's Career Center