About Us

The Student Nursing Association chapter at Arkansas State Univeristy recieved recognition from the NSNA as a Stellar School Chapter in 2013 & 2018. The ASTATE SNA has elections near the end of each spring semester. The sophomore representative is voted on after the sophomore class has their orientation.

Emma Farmer 

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President

Hi, everyone! My name is Emma, and I am serving as your SNA President for the 2021-2022 school year! I am a junior in the Traditional BSN program this year, and this will be my second year on the SNA Board. I plan on becoming a Labor and Delivery nurse after graduation with future plans of furthering my education and becoming a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. I look forward to what the future holds for everyone and want to welcome all incoming nursing students! Feel free to reach out to me with any questions! Wolves up!

Abagail Gatlin 

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Vice President

Hi guys! My name is Abagail Gatlin and I am a senior in the BSN program! I will be serving as this year's Vice President! When I graduate I plan on becoming either an ER or ICU nurse and plan on furthering my education to become a family nurse practitioner! A fun fact about me is that I have a 2-year-old golden retriever named Scout! I can’t wait to learn how to serve my class better throughout the year! Wolves up!

Kayte Cook

Secretary 

Hi! My name is Kayte Cook and I am a junior in the Traditional BSN nursing program. I am from Benton, Arkansas, and graduated from Benton High in School in 2019. I am so excited to be the new secretary for SNA for 2021-2022 and serve our nursing program as well as our community here in Jonesboro. I also advocate for our nursing program as the senator for the School of Nursing in Student Government Association, as both of these organizations are preparing me for my desire to lead on the State Board of Nursing in Arkansas in the future. I look forward to serving as a board member next year, feel free to reach out to us with any questions!

Hannah Farmer

Treasurer

Hello, everyone! My name is Hannah Farmer and I am serving as your SNA Treasurer for the 2021-2022 school year. I am a junior in the Traditional BSN program this year. I plan on becoming an ICU nurse after graduation with future plans of becoming a CRNA. I am so excited to serve on the board of directors this year! If you have any questions or need anything, reach out to me!!

Blakeleigh Garrison

Nominations and Elections Chair

Hi, my name is Blakeleigh Garrison and I am a junior in the traditional BSN program here at Arkansas State University! I am excited to serve as the Nominations and Election Chair for the 2021-22 school year. I transferred from Southwest Tennessee where I graduated with an Associate’s Degree and was a member of the PTK Honor Society. I plan to receive my BSN degree at ASU and further my education for a Master’s in becoming a Nurse Practitioner. I can’t wait to serve this year!! Feel free to reach out if you have any questions! #GRW

Madison Terrell

Breakthrough to Nursing

Hi, my name is Madison Terrell and I am a junior in the BSN program! I was born and raised in Blytheville, Arkansas, and graduated from Gosnell Schools in 2019. I started classes at Arkansas Northeastern College at the age of 14 and graduated with my associate's degree a week after my high school graduation. I am actively involved, sitting front row in my classes, and loving every second! Every day I go to clinical, I fall more in love with my choice. I am actively involved on campus as an SNA member and Honors College Member. Outside of school I work as a pharmacy technician and play with my pitbull, Rosie. I plan to graduate with my BSN and further my education with my Master's degree to become a Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in women's health. 

Ashton Archer

Webmaster

Hey y'all! My name is Ashton Archer and I am the webmaster for SNA. I am a senior in the traditional BSN program and hope to work as a Pediatric Nurse when I graduate. I am involved in many organizations on campus such as Student Activities Board, the Honor's College, the Nursing Honor's Society, and more. I'm so excited to serve on the board of directors this year and if you ever need anything or have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me! 

Heath Alexander

Public Relations

Hi everybody! My name is Heath Alexander and I am your SNA Public Relations chair. I am currently a senior in the BSN program. After graduation, I plan to work in the ER or an urgent care center. Since I have been at ASU, I have been a part of many different organizations on campus, such as Up ‘Till Dawn, Dance Marathon, and an Honor’s College member just to name a few. For the coming year, I do not plan to continue the majority of my positions. This will give me plenty of time to work hard for you all in my SNA position. I am super excited to serve you as the Public Relation’s Chair, and don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns!

Zack Spann

Senior Representative

Hey guys! My name is Zack Spann and I’m the senior representative for SNA. I’m a senior in the traditional BSN program and am planning to work as a pediatric nurse after graduating. I’m sad to only have one year of college left, but I’m ready to start my career after college! On campus, I am involved in multiple organizations, like Chancellors Ambassador and Dance Marathon. I’m excited for what this year holds for SNA and all of the students in nursing school. Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions about anything!

Macey Jones

Junior Representative 

Hi, my name is Macey Jones and I am a Junior in the BSN program here at stAte! I am so excited to serve as the Junior Class Representative and become actively involved in our SNA organization! I am also a Chancellor's Ambassador as well as a Diamond Doll! I can't wait for another great year! Wolves up!

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Sophmore Representative 

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Addie Fleming 

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Faculty Advisor

Mrs. Fleming became a faculty advisor for ASU-SNA in 2017, but SNA is not new to her. Mrs. Fleming graduated from the BSN program here at Arkansas State University in 2013 where she held multiple SNA offices including sophomore representative, secretary, and president. She was also involved at the state level and served as the Arkansas Nursing Students’ Association (ANSA) secretary and president. After graduation, Mrs. Fleming began her career as an ICU nurse at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR, where she still works PRN. She specialized in CVICU and received her CCRN in 2016. In August 2016, she became an Instructor of Nursing at ASU, while working to finish her Masters degree. She graduated with her Master of Nursing Science degree in Nursing Administration and Education from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in May of 2017. She became an Assistant Professor of Nursing here at ASU in August of 2017. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She is also an American Heart Association certified BLS instructor. Mrs. Fleming is married and has a son name Beau and a dog named Oliver. She enjoys spending time with her family and attending her husband’s sporting events.

Kayla Travis

Faculty Advisor

Mrs. Travis became a faculty advisor for ASU-SNA in 2018. She graduated from the BSN program at Arkansas State University where she was an active member and was the Breakthrough to Nursing Chair. After graduation, Mrs. Travis started her nursing career as a NICU nurse at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, where she still works PRN. In August 2016, she became an Instructor of Nursing at ASU, while completing her Master of Nursing Science degree in Nursing Administration and Education degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Mrs. Travis became an Assistant Professor of Nursing at ASU in August of 2017. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning, Association of Community Health Nursing Educators, Arkansas Nurses Association, and American Nurses Association. Additionally, she is a car seat advocate for the state of Arkansas.