Regional and district nurses associations

As a member of WSNA, you are also a member of a regional or district nurses association.


  • KCNA members
    On Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2020, KCNA members volunteer to provide education and free health screenings to more than 75 community members.
  • RONA members
    Rainier Olympic Nurses Association members celebrate at their annual Spring Banquet and Celebration on May 6, 2016.
  • Northwest members
    NWRNA members at "When Nurses Speak, We All Win" in 2019 share their stories with state legislators.

As a member of WSNA, you are also a member of a regional or district nurses association. These professional organizations are supported by a portion of your membership dues and are intended to provide educational opportunities, scholarships and networking on a local level.

Note that regional and district nurses associations are unrelated to Local Units and are not involved in collective bargaining (union) activities. 

Central Washington Region Nurses Association


Serving Yakima and Kittitas counties, the CWRNA focuses on continuing education, leadership opportunities, and community service roles for nurses. It operates as a nonprofit organization providing various social and educational activities to support its members.

Inland Empire Nurses Association


IENA is a nonprofit organization that represents nurses in Spokane, Stevens, Lincoln, and Pend Oreille counties of Washington. Established in 1898, it has more than 1,900 members and plays an important role in setting health standards, promoting professional development of nurses, and advancing their general welfare.

King County Nurses Association


KCNA represents registered nurses in King County and promotes healthy communities through education, advocacy, and service. With a rich history since 1903, it champions collaboration, compassion, innovation, and social justice, providing continuing education and fostering community engagement.

North central counties

North Central

Currently District 7, this planned region will include Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Grant and Okanogan counties.

Northwest Region Nurses Association

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NWRNA serves the counties of Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom. It aims to connect members through social and educational activities, create leadership opportunities, and support members in community service roles.

Rainier Olympic Nurses Association


Previously known as Pierce County Nurses Association, RONA now represents nurses in Pierce, Grays Harbor, Thurston, Mason, Kitsap, Jefferson & Clallam counties. It is dedicated to supporting, encouraging, and empowering nurses by connecting them to each other and their community.

Southeast counties


Currently District 5 and District 15, this planned region will include Asotin, Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield, Klickitat and Walla Walla counties.

Southwest Region Nurses Association

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SWRNA serves the nursing community in Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties. It provides student scholarships, certification testing assistance, continuing education assistance, and a financial hardship fund.