Call for Nominations

Deadline: February 15, 2019

The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science is seeking nominations for the following elected positions.  These positions begin October, 2019.

Chair-Elect (1 position; 2 year term)

Position responsibilities:  Serve as Chair of the Science Committee and ex-officio member of the Finance Committee; execute special projects as assigned by the Chair; serve as Chair for Leadership Council Meetings in the absence of the Chair; prepare to assume the role of the Chair.

Travel expenses and one night lodging will be paid for in-person meetings; registration for State-of-the Science Nursing Research Congress is at the student rate.

Eligibility: 

  • Fellow of American Academy of Nursing and Council member in good standing for at least two years
  • Leadership experience in regional or national professional society

 
Councilor-at-Large (1 position; 3-year term)

Position responsibilities include:  Member of Leadership Council (monthly conference call meetings; 2 in-person meetings [Fall, Spring]; Chair of Program Committee, liaison to Conference Planning Committees (State of the Science Nursing Congress and Advanced Methods Conference), and liaison to special Council initiatives

Travel expenses and one night lodging will be paid for in-person meetings; registration for State-of-the Science Nursing Research Congress is at the student rate.

Eligibility:

  • Council member for minimum of two years
  • Council member in good standing
  • Prior experience in planning and implementing annual meetings, conferences, or programs (Councilor-At-Large position only)

 
Nominations Committee (2 positions; 2-year term)

Position responsibilities include:  Soliciting nominations, verifying members’ eligibility for office, and determining the election slate.  The completed slate shall be presented to the Leadership Council for approval.

Eligibility:

  • Council member for a minimum of two years
  • Council member in good standing

To be considered for the election slate, the following documents must submitted to Rachael James, Council Manager, at rjames@aannet.org by February 15, 2019. 

  1. Nominations Form (see link below) 
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A candidate statement: This will be included in the Slate of Candidates on the Council website if the Nominations Committee places your name on the ballot. Your candidate statement should begin with: your name, title, institution, and city/state. Then, in 250 words or less, include the following information: 
    1. Your professional background, highlighting pertinent employment, leadership, and Council or other nursing research society experience relevant to the desired position.
    2. Your goals and plans for contributing to the functions of the Council Leadership Council or Nominating Committee.

    Please note: All nominees whose names are placed on the slate of candidates will be required to adhere to the 250 word limit.

    All nominees placed on the slate of candidates will be required to submit an electronic photo.

    Election Timeline

    February 15, 2019                 All nominations received

    Mid-March 2019                    Election slate approved by Leadership Council

    April-May 2019                      Online election voting

    Late May 2019                       Notification of election results

    All documents should be sent to Rachael James, rjames@aannet.org, by February 15, 2019

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