About Us

The Rio Bravo Chachalacas is the Rio Grande Valley’s Chapter of the Emergency Nurses Association. Our chapter is comprised of Emergency Nursing Professionals from South Texas. Our geographic area stretches from Port Isabel on the Gulf of Mexico as far west as Laredo.

This chapter represents nurses from the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas including Cameron, Willacy, Hidalgo and Starr County and stretches as far west as Laredo! We are an official Chapter of the National Emergency Nurses Association! Our Chapter number is 438!

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Meet our 2024 Officers

Jennifer Volcy


Clarissa Aguirre


Christine Chizek

Treasurer & Immediate Past President

Karla Salas Torres


Dr. Malissa Gonzalez


Christen Wirth

Upper Valley Director

Michael Sanchez

Lower Valley Director

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