Meet Your CNA President-Elect Candidates
Today we are bringing you a bonus podcast episode! As the CNA elections approach, you have a choice when it comes to your CNA President-Elect pick. I wanted to bring both candidates to the table to dive deep into what they envision for their tenures, should they be the successful winner.
Cynthia Bryanton RN, BScN has over 36 years of experience in acute and long term care, 20 of those years being in senior leadership positions. Cynthia is currently the Health PEI Directo of Nursing, Long Term Care East Prince. She is an active volunteer having been the Past President of the ARNPEI, served has a board member on the CNA, CRNPEI, Community Care Facility and Nursing Homes Board of PEI and much more.
Sylvain Brousseau RN, PhD has over 33 years of experience in the health care network. Not only does Sylvain have a wide experience from acute care to community health, nursing management to infection prevention, but he also has significant experience in nursing governance. He has volunteer for 15 years as a member of the board of directors of the Laurentide’s and Lanaudiere Regional Order of Nurses, as well as supporting a number of other professional associations.
Quite frankly, both Sylvain and Cynthia’s bios are so extensive with experience that we had to shorten them here, but you’ll soon hear how they plan to put that experience into action.
We start by talking briefly about their respective nursing careers and go on to discuss:
- The changes they would like to see during their tenure
- Increasing the voice of nurses
- Keeping the momentum and building on public trust
- Improving the self esteem of nurses
- Creating a more inclusive environment in the CNA
- How to make the CNA more attractive for new members
- The legacy they’d like to leave