Congratulations to the 2021 WSNA Recognition Award winners

The WSNA Awards Committee and the Profes­sional Nursing and Health Care Council are proud to recog­nize and applaud these outstanding WSNA members with the 2021 WSNA Recog­ni­tion Awards. Join us in celebrating this year’s winners.

WSNA Recognition Awards #

Honorary Recognition Award Winner #

Awards Anne Hirsch

Anne Hirsch, PhD, ARNP, FAANP, FAAN

For signif­i­cant contri­bu­tions, distin­guished service, or valuable assis­tance to the nursing profession.

Marguerite Cobb Public Health/​Community Health Nurse Award Winner #

Awards Butch De Castro

Butch de Castro, PhD, MSN/MPH, RN, FAAN

For outstanding profes­sional contri­bu­tions to public health or commu­nity health, as well as calling these achieve­ments to the atten­tion of members of the profes­sion and/​or general public.

Joanna Boatman Staff Nurse Leadership Award Winners #

Ingrid Anderson, RN, BSN, CEN, SANE and Anson Chamblin, MS, RN, CMSRN

Awards Ingrid Anderson Anson Chamblin

This award for leader­ship was estab­lished in 1995 in recog­ni­tion of Joanna Boatman’s signif­i­cant contri­bu­tions to the advance­ment of staff nurses and her achieve­ments in improving the economic and general welfare of nurses in Washington state.

ANA Honorary Membership Pin Winner #

Awards Anita Stull

Anita Stull, BSN, RN

Presented to a WSNA member or members in recog­ni­tion of outstanding leader­ship, as well as partic­i­pa­tion in and contri­bu­tions to the purposes of WSNA and ANA.

Community Partner Award Winner #


Recog­nizes a commu­nity and/​or consumer partner who has signif­i­cantly contributed to promoting health and a positive image of nurses through advocacy, safety and/​or quality health care improvement.

Professional Nursing and Health Care Council Awards #

Ethics and Human Rights Award Winner #

Awards David Reyes

David Reyes, DNP, MN/MPH, RN, PHNA-BC

Recog­nizing excel­lence in ethics and human rights.

Nurse Researcher Award Winner #

Awards Molly Altman

Molly Altman, PhD, CNM, MPH

Recog­nizing excel­lence in nursing research that addresses practice issues.

Nurse Educator Award Winner #

Awards Tatiana Sadak

Tatiana Sadak, PhD, PMHNP, RN, FAAN, FGSA

Recog­nizing excel­lence in nursing education.

Leadership and Management Award Winner #

Awards Chris Birchem

Chris Birchem, BSW, RN

Recog­nizing excel­lence in nursing leader­ship and management.

Excellence in Practice Award Winner #

Awards Susan Worster

Susan Worster, BSN, RN

Recog­nizing excel­lence in practice in the direct care of patients/​clients.