Welcome to the
Student Nurses' Association of Rhode Island!
We are an organization of student nurses and nursing faculty from across Rhode Island. SNARI members represent each of the nursing schools in Rhode Island and participate in community outreach, leadership opportunities and plan an annual convention.
Student Nurses’ Association of Rhode Island 2022-2023 Officers
President: Melanie M Paquin, CCRI
Vice President: Ashley Desjarlais, CCRI
Treasurer: TBD ...................
SNARI State Advisor
Elizabeth Bloom, PhD, RN - Salve Regina University
2022-2023 Convention Planning Committee
Melanie Paquin - Community College of Rhode Island
Ashley Desjarlais - Community College of Rhode Island
Maria Pezzillo, MSN RN - Community College of Rhode Island
Elizabeth Bloom, Ph.D., RN - Salve Regina University
Thank you to our advisory committee
Maria Pezzillo, MSN RN– Community College of Rhode Island
Kristen Ferro, MSN RN-Community College of Rhode Island
Jeanne Jose, RN – United Nurses & Allied Professionals
Donna Pollastro & Janelle Amoako - RISNA Liaisons