Candidate for Board of Directors

Jalma Mesnick Marcus MS, RN, BS, HNP-BC, CBP, CLE, AT
Comprehensive Holistic Health and Leading Health Symmetry
Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania

Jalma Mesnick Marcus, MS, RN, BS, HNP-BC, CBP,CLE, AT, earned both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Boston University School of Nursing, holds a certificate in Outcomes Management, is a Certified Accunect, BodyTalk Practitioner, Access Trainer , Accunect Self-care Instructor, Certified Life Style Educator, and Board Certified Holistic Nurse.  She has held faculty positions at Boston College, Villanova University, and has leadership and clinical experience in Medicine, Surgery, Trauma and Psychiatry. Presently, Jalma utilizes her intensive knowledge in Chaos and Systems theory, energy and shamanic healing to provide holistic alignment for healthcare, corporate and other nonprofit organizations with Providence Consulting, has a private quantum wellness practice and is Adjunct Faculty in the Holistic Nursing Program at Immaculata University 

BSN, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
MS, Psychiatric Nursing, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts

Organizational Membership
Organizational Development Network
National Association of Women Business Owners
Philadelphia Area Coaches Alliance
Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders  

Position Statement
I have a passion for Holistic Nursing, knowledge and experience in leadership, education and organizational systems.  I am grateful for my experiences and grateful for the people I have encountered during 45 years of diverse nursing, corporate and non-healthcare work experiences. They were and are powerful teachers that provided insights about myself, relationships, leadership, organizations and what it means to be a compassionate and authentic leader.  I am fortunate to now have the opportunity to share my learned wisdom in support of AHNA as it expands its voice as the “go to expert resource” of Holistic Nursing and to advocate for holistic care on a larger scale while continuing to provide a healing culture for its members.

Learning to integrate my knowledge of systems, energy and consciousness and aligning these ideas within healthcare organizations, allopathic medicine, businesses and education have been my life's mission. I have worked with individuals, leaders, executives, boards and organizations. I was a founding member of three non-profit service organizations, during which they moved from fledgling, novice operational boards to mature boards of governance. I have served as Chair and Co-Chair of the AHNA Practice Committee and presently serve as the Chair of the new AHNA HEALTH Advocacy Committee.

AHNA has provided a healing culture and structure that is positioned as the Voice of Holistic Nursing. In the journey to mature as an organization, I would be honored to bring a global perspective, curiosity, humor and a willingness to allow the mystery of what is possible as AHNA faces the challenges of growth while continuing to live its vision. 


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