New Mexico Native American
Indian Nurses Association

An organization dedicated to the enablement of Native American Nurses

The New Mexico Native American Indian Nurses Association was incorporated on June 24, 1986. Membership is opened specifically to Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses, students enrolled in Nursing Programs and interested Associate members.

Paid Membership

American Indian person who is a Registered Or Practical/Vocational Nurse.

Associate Membership

Persons who support the goals of the New Mexico Native American Indian Nurses Association, Inc.

Student Membership

Students of American Indian decent enrolled in a Nursing program and/or related health field.




NMNAINA Nursing Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 30, 2022

This Fall, NMNAINA will be awarding scholarships to Native American Nursing students at $2,500.00 per scholarship.

Deadline to submit a completed scholarship application and support material is November 30, 2022.

For questions or for more information, please contact:

2022 Meeting Dates

Due to COVID-19, all meetings by virtual, until further notice.

Zoom link notification to meetings will be sent out via email.

All meetings are 10 AM to 12 PM Mountain time.

  • TBD

*Bold events are General Membership designated and open to the public.

For information on future meetings, please contact:

Contact Information

New Mexico Native American Indian Nurses Association
P.O. Box 26674, Albuquerque, NM 87125

Organization Officers

  • Erma Marbut – President
  • Lucretia Jones – Vice President
  • Arlene Loy – Secretary
  • Dee Billops – Treasurer

Board Members

  • Fran A’Hern Smith – Board Member
  • Carletta Badoni – Board Member
  • Venita Lucero – Board Member