Staff

 

Cresta Archuletta
Executive Director
director@thehispanicnurses.org
919-787-5181 Ext. 3123

Prior to joining NAHN, Cresta worked as director of strategic partnerships with the Hispanic Communications Network, where she carried project management duties for the National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Colorado State University.

Duties with NAHN:
Responsible for the overall operations of NAHN. Serves as the chief staff executive and point of coordination between the NAHN Board of Directors and other staff members. These duties include: governance activities; financial oversight and budgeting; membership benefit development and strategic relationships with partners including CoBA; direct administration and support of grants and sponsorships. Assist staff and committees with the following: membership growth and development; chapter support; HHCI journal activities and regular communication channels; conference management and sales activities; recognition activities including awards and scholarships.

 

 
 

Teri Saylor
Director of Communications
communication@thehispanicnurses.org
919-787-5181, Ext. 1201

Teri’s career in journalism, communications and association management has taken her to the world of newspapers, magazines and corporate communications. She has served as executive director of the North Carolina Press Association, edited a local sports magazine and was public affairs director for the North Carolina Railroad Company. She has also served in various positions at First Point Management Resources. She has a BA in English and communications from North Carolina State University, and enjoys freelance writing, journalism and photography.

Duties with NAHN:
Teri handles communication, creating and distributing e-newsletters and other publications, keeping the website up to date, managing social media, and performing other duties related to NAHN’s communication efforts. She serves as liaison to NAHN’s Engagement Committee

 

 
 

Maria T. Morales
Director of Administration
info@thehispanicnurses.org
919-787-5181 Ext. 1277

Maria was born in Queens, NY but was raised in Medellin, Colombia South America. She graduated with an associate’s degree in General Studies at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks and currently volunteers on a weekly basis for a program called HELP at Wake Med hospital, where she works under the supervision of nurses to help prevent delirium among hospitalized elderly patients (Abuelitos). She is a big believer in great customer service and in kindness plus she's very excited to start a new career with NAHN. She loves to travel with her husband whenever she gets the opportunity to do so and believes that life is just a little moment that needs to be cherish and shared with the people we love the most.

Duties with NAHN:
Maria’s happy and welcoming voice is usually the first one you hear when you call NAHN’s headquarters. She handles membership, including billing dues and payments; she assists chapters' presidents with leadership, guidance, restructuration of chapters and helps them keep their rosters up to date. She also provides members general assistance and answers questions about the nursing profession. She is the staff liaison to NAHN’s Membership committee.