About Us


Summit and Portage District is the recognized leader and advocate for professional nursing in Summit & Portage Counties.



The Board of Directors of SPDONA consists of 4 Officers and 4 Directors elected on a staggered basis with the ballots being mailed to each member in the January/February/March newsletter and the results being read at the Annual Meeting in March. Each member on the Board also serves as a liaison to one of the district’s six committees.

President: Katherine Cottrill
Vice President: Marie Cinalli
Secretary: Linda Riazi
Treasurer: Debra Meredith

Deborah Loyd
Connie Stopper
Jean Kaminski
Kelly Lee

Our Members

SPDONA is comprised of approximately 900 registered nurses who live and/or work in the two county area. Our members are today’s modern, in-the-know, connected nurses who enjoy many member benefits. SPDONA is a true member-driven organization. Our members guide our work through their participation on councils and committees. Additionally, we send a delegation to the Ohio Nurses Association Convention to help influence nursing at the state level. Our members are also active at the at national level via the American Nurses Association.

Contact Us

Summit and Portage District
Ohio Nurses Association
P.O. Box 3255
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223