It is with tremendous sorrow that the Virginia Nurses Association mourns the passing of Kevin Shimp, VNA vice president, who passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 10th.
VNA members and staff who worked with Kevin will remember his passion for improving the nursing profession, his incredible sense of humor, his dedication to his patients, and the tremendous love he had for family and friends.
In addition to his role as VNA vice president, Kevin served previously as our commissioner on government relations, as an at-large board member, and on the ANA staffing committee. Additionally, he served the Virginia Organization of Nurse Executive and Leaders as a board member and as legislative committee chair.
Please keep his wife, Jill, and his children, Casey and Logan, in your thoughts and prayers. VNA members can send condolence cards to The Shimp Family c/o Virginia Nurses Association, 6912 Three Chopt Road, Suite H, Richmond, VA 23226.