The Sacramento Black Nurses Association was founded in 1978 by Geri Hunter, Ruth Love, Sharyn Sephus, and Bernice Walton.  they also had a special concern for the health needs of the Black community and the retention of Blacks into the health profession.

SBNA in a non profit with 501-C3.

The Sacramento Black Nurses Association has continued to stay committed to the goals of our founding members by keeping the following objectives:

  • Providing scholarships to nursing students
  • Counseling & mentoring of nurses
  • Serving as role models
  • Collaborating with other organizations concerned about the health status of the community
  • Serving as healthcare advocates
  • Supporting & facilitating the professional growth of nurses
  • Providing various health screenings throughout the community
Board of Directors:
Lynn Bradley, RN – President
Robyn Chatman-Bolds, RNVice President
Aissata Morton, RNVice President
Barbara Mitchell, RN – Corresponding Secretary
Glenna Brown, RN – Recording Secretary
Jo Ann Shaw, RN – Treasurer
Contact Information:
Sacramento Black Nurses Association
P.O. Box 191581
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 362-7159