LEADERSHIP

President

Jake Forrester

president@neasrna.org

Columbia University

Class of 2021

I love anesthesia because I am able to connect with my patients and help to reduce their anxiety before having surgery. Nothing makes me happier than when my patients tell me they're relieved knowing I'll be with them throughout the case.

VICE PRESIDENT

Nicole Ramirez

vp@neasrna.org

Columbia University

Class of 2021

I love anesthesia because it gives me an opportunity to tailor a specific opioid sparing plan for each patient. It allows me the autonomy and responsibility to provide individualized anesthetic plans to give the best possible patient experience.


Secretary

Christopher Szala

secretary@neasrna.org

Rutgers University

Class of 2022

I love anesthesia because it challenges me to be my best because it is such a high intensity healthcare profession and it gives me the privilege of taking care of patients when they are most vulnerable.

TREASURER

Osama Sayed

treasurer@neasrna.org

Columbia University

Class of 2021

I love anesthesia because it is an ever-evolving field that promotes continuous learning and professional development. Moreover, the ability to practice anesthesia is a privilege and gift as it allows one to be autonomous and to safely care for patients during critical moments.


PUBLIC RELATIONS

Atim Ntekim

admin@neasrna.org

Columbia University

Class of 2021

I love anesthesia because it gives me the autonomy to care for my patients and relieve their pain.

FUNDRAISING Co-CHAIR

Sarah Duque

fundraising@neasrna.org

Rutgers University

Class of 2023

I love anesthesia because it is both exciting and challenging to be able to control and manipulate so many aspects of a person's body both physiologically and understand the mechanisms in doing so.

FUNDRAISING Co-CHAIR

Kevin Hein

fundraising@neasrna.org

Fairfield University

Class of 2023

I love anesthesia becomes it has been my lifelong dream to become a CRNA. I'm in my first year and super excited to create the knowledge and skill set I need to have a career in such an exciting specialty.


FUNDRAISING Co-CHAIR

Terrence Nolan

fundraising@neasrna.org

Rutgers University

Class of 2023

I love anesthesia because I am able to focus completely on the patient and provide them with safe and effective care. Gaining trust from our patients, easing their pain, and making surgery a more pleasant experience is most rewarding!