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Call for Board Nominations-Due May 26th

Sunday, May 7, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Nikole Good
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Call for Board Nominations

 

The ASTNA election season is now underway! This is the opportunity for all ASTNA members to have a voice in selecting our national leadership.

If you are interested in applying for a 2017-2018 Board of Directors position, the time is now. Think about the influence you could have on transport nursing for the future!

There are five (5) position openings starting in October 2017. These positions are:

 

One President-Elect

One Secretary/Treasurer

Three Directors-at Large

To qualify as a candidate for an Officer or Board Director-at-Large position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a current member of ASTNA (Dues paid in full at time of submitting application for candidacy) for a minimum of 2 years prior to submission of application.

  • Not currently committed to the BOD in an active term (no two positions on the BOD may be held simultaneously by the same person).

  • Application must be received in ASTNA office no later than end of business day on the published due date.

  • Be an active member of ASTNA which can be met by reviewing or writing for any ASTNA publication, teaching TPATC, participating as an active member of an ASTNA committee, serve as an ASTNA liaison, contribute to WWR, contribute to AMJ, be active as a transport nurse on a local, state or national level or advocating for transport nursing at a local, state or national level.

  • Have a minimum of one year transport nurse experience prior to election.

  • Must be actively involved in transport nursing at the time applying for a candidate application. The definition of an active member is a registered nurse actively participating (on a full or part-time basis) as a care provider, educator and/or administrator in patient transport, regardless of mode. An RN on leave of absence from active participation for no more than two years is also eligible for this membership category.

  • Currently certified in transport specialty (CFRN, CTRN), to include C-NPT and RNC and actively transporting patients within that specialty.

  • Candidates for President-Elect must be a member of the Board of Directors at the time of election or have been a member of the Board of Directors within two (2) years of the time of election.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please contact Nikole Good with the ASTNA National Office at ngood@astna.org or 303.344.0457 to receive an application packet. The application packet will contain a more detailed description of the required job duties.

If you or someone you know wants to apply, the deadline for application packets to be returned is May 26th 2017.


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