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.




2023 Meeting Dates

All meetings are held virtually until further notice.

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

All meetings held the second Saturday of the month, 10 AM to 12 PM Mountain time.

  • April 8th
  • May 13th
  • June 10th
  • July 8th
  • August 12th
  • September 9th
  • October 14th
  • November 11th
  • December 9th

*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, RN, MSN - President Emeritius
  • Lucretia Jones, RN, MSN - Vice President
  • Carletta Badoni, RN, MSN - Secretary
  • Dee Billops, RN, PhD - Treasurer

Board Members

  • Fran A'Hern Smith, RN, PhD - Board Member
  • Marlene Betonie, RN, MSN - Board Member