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A Shining Star is a nurse who has been recognized by their organization or a colleague in regard to their involvement in assisting with the Covid-19 Pandemic. 

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Notes from the President:

As I begin my presidential term this month, I'd like to take the opportunity to thank Ron Oakes, for his guidance and leadership during this past year.  2020 has been a year of unprecedented challenges for our nation, our communities and our profession.  The COVID pandemic created fear and panic related to the uncertainty of the extent of this disease that has now affected so many.

Our economy and local businesses have learned to operate under "new normal" conditions.  The PNAWNY has also adapted to the changes and restrictions imposed.  Many of our traditional events, meetings and celebrations have either been cancelled or transitioned to a virtual forum.  Through it all - nursing has continued to rise up, be innovative, strong and resilient.  

I look forward to focusing on increasing our membership volume and encouraging involvement with the great members of the PNAWNY this year and into 2021.  

Thank you,

Michelle Wild, RN


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Allison Revelas


Allison is currently the

Nurse Manager of the

Emergency Department at

Mercy Hospital of Buffalo

Allison Revelas, BSN, RN, CMSRN

Jennifer Powell


Jennifer Powell, MSN, RN, CEN

Katie Klaes, RN


Katie Klaes, RN

Lucinda Phillips


Lucinda is a happily retired RN.

Lucinda Phillips, MS, RN


Leah Cowles


Leah is the Magnet Program Advisor for Kenmore Mercy Hospital

Leah Cowles, MSN, RN, CIP

Alexandria Gorrow


Alexandria Gorrow, RN

Jeanette Hughes


Jeanette is the Director of Nursing, Patient Care Services at Kenmore Mercy Hospital 

Jeanette Hughes, MSN, RN, CPHQ, NE-BC

Martha Metz



Martha is currently the Clinical Nurse Specialist - Critical Care at Erie County Medical Center Corporation

Martha Metz, MS, RN, CMSRN

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