About SONA

The Southwestern Nurses Association (SONA) is a local district of the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA). Membership in SONA is open to nurses who live or work in Brown, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton and Warren counties.  Membership in SONA offers Registered Nurses opportunities for involvement in issues of interest to nursing and healthcare as well as discounts and other benefits.

The purposes of this association are to: 

  1. Work for the improvement of health standards and the availability of health care services for all people;
  2. Foster high standards of nursing;
  3. Stimulate and promote the professional development of nurses, and
  4. Advance the economic and general welfare of nurses

SONA has a membership newsletter and holds general meetings at various locations in the greater Cincinnati area. Meetings provide opportunities to meet and network with other RNs.  Educational programs are offered throughout the year to aid in the earning of continuing nursing education (CE) credit.

Our Mission

The mission of the Southwestern Ohio Nurses Association (SONA) is to advance professional nursing and quality health care in the district.  This mission is accomplished by furthering SONA’s leadership and advocacy roles in the community through education, communication, collaborating and mentoring.

Our Vision

The Southwestern Ohio Nurses Association (SONA) is a collaborative organization of registered nurses recognized as a proactive leader in the promotion of nursing and quality in health care.


The SONA Bylaws:  Please click here to view the 2015 bylaws.