GNAO Greater Hamilton Area Chapter Home Page

Hamilton-Wentworth, Waterloo, Wellington, Brant, Western Section Halton, Haldimand-Norfolk, Dufferin


Chapter Executive:

President- Karen Bakker-Stephens Email
President-elect- Annie Lam Email
Past President- Sally Rakas
Membership Co-Chairs- Esther Coker Email, Maureen Montemuro Email
Professional Advocacy- Melissa Northwood Email
Treasurer- Priscilla Bowler Email
Secretary- Vacant
Newsletter- Vacant
RPN Rep.- Karen Bakker-Stephens Email
Education-Dianne Thompson Email
Student Liaison- Annie Lam Email


GNAO Education Bursary Information and Application Form


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GNAO Greater Hamilton Area Chapter

We are an active and vibrant group advocating for a high standard of nursing care for older persons. We promote professionalism in gerontological nursing practice through ongoing education and support to our members.

We invite you to attend any of our chapter educational events. You do not need to be a member to attend. If you are interested in finding out about recent and/or upcoming activities please contact us. These educational activities are a great way to meet other professionals like you, who have a strong interest in the older adult.

We welcome new members to our chapter at any time. We also have a chapter executive that meets regularly. If you are interested in joining our chapter, or the executive, please contact either info@gnaontario.org or the chapter president at the above-listed e-mail address, for further information.

Click here for Chapter Annual Report


Our Future… depends on professionals like you!
Nursing the older adult requires a commitment to the specialty;
a professionally enriching network; and a desire to make a difference.

GNAO Greater Hamilton Area Chapter

Chapter News and Events

Watch this space for news and upcoming events.

We invite you to attend any of our chapter educational events. You do not need to be a member to attend. If you are interested in finding out about recent and/or upcoming activities please contact us. These educational activities are a great way to meet other professionals like you, who have a strong interest in the older adult.