Welcome to the New York Association of Surgical Technologists website. Through this site we will keep you informed of NYAST's events, initiatives, actions and outcomes that affect the profession of Surgical Technology in New York and our members. Please check this site frequently to remain informed on what affects you professionally!
A Brief History
The New York Association of Surgical Technologists (NYAST) was chartered as a State Assembly of the Association of Surgical Technologists in April of 2000. The year 2000 was the first year that any of the states received their charter; making NY one of the originals. The founding Board was as follows: Louise Westfall, President Karen Shepard, Vice President Jean Polonio, Treasurer Lynn Anderson, Secretary.
The directors were: Linda Landwehr Maryann Ross Patricia Gonsalves Susan Jeffrey Suellen Vallely.
Maintaining the utmost in integrity and professionalism through education, training and dedication, within our specialty in the medical field.