Welcome to the Alpha Chapter!

President Cheryl Crisp receiving the Sigma Key Award on behalf of Alpha Chapter at the 2017 Biennial Convention!

A message from the Alpha Chapter President: 

Hello, Alpha Members!

I am pleased to serve as your President (2016-2018).  Sue Hendricks from IUPUI is President-Elect and Lori Pajakowski from IU South Bend is Vice-President. Dr. Pajakowski will be in charge of planning our programs as well as spring induction.

Chapter Leadership

Cheryl Crisp, President
Sue Hendricks, President - Elect
Lori Pajakowski, Vice President
Angela Opsahl, Treasurer 
Judy Young, Secretary 

All of the new counselors have been added to the counselor section.

Please join me in welcoming all members of your leadership team.

Have you ever thought about being a chapter leader? We have many committees from which you can choose to begin your journey as a chapter leader. Please contact any of us if you think chapter leadership could be in your future.

We also want to know what you would like to know about membership, future plans, etc. The chapter leadership are here to serve our members, and we want all Alpha members to have a great experience. So please help us by sharing your thoughts. I would be happy to have these come to me ccrisp@iupuc.edu for me to share with everyone else.

Meetings are the second Monday of the month from 4-5:00pm. If you are interested in sitting in on a meeting, please contact me, and I will forward you the phone number and link.

Lori Pajakowski will also need volunteer help with planning programs and also induction. These are a great way to get involved and meet the other members.

A special thank you to all members, we appreciate you. I look forward to serving you throughout my tenure as a chapter leader.

Cheryl Crisp RN, PhD, PCNS-BC, CRRN

President, Alpha Chapter

Alpha Chapter is affiliated with Indiana University School of Nursing and has a proud history as the founding chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (see Video and About Us tab).

Alpha Chapter and Indiana University School of Nursing, 600 Barnhill Drive, Indianapolis, IN, 46202



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