Call for Nominations: CGNA Board of Directors, 2017-2019

The Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association is now accepting nominations for leaders to join in advancing the Mission Vision, and Role of CGNA. CGNA Board Members are responsible for setting the organization’s direction, ensuring necessary resources and providing expertise.  

If you or someone you know may be interested in a leadership position with CGNA, please see the details and links below for nominations.

Nine positions will be elected at the Annual General Meeting in May 2017:

SECRETARY
Term: 2017-2019
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DIRECTORS (Alberta; Newfoundland & Labrador; Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; PEI)
Term: 2017-2019
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PRESIDENT ELECT
Term: 2017-2019
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COMMUNICATION DIRECTOR
Term: 2017-2019
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Nominations Process:
  • Nominees must meet these eligibility criteria:
    • A member of CGNA, in good standing, for at least TWO years
    • Demonstrate commitment to CGNA
    • Possess skills related to their potential office
  • Nominees to the position of director representing a provincial gerontological nursing association must meet these additional eligibility criteria:
    • Hold a position on the executive or board of directors of the provincial gerontological nursing association of which they are a conjoin member (preferably an executive position such as the president)
    • Commit to regular and timely communication between the CGNA Board of Directors and the provincial association of which they are a member, about issues of relevance to CGNA
  • Nominations for the position of Treasurer must be signed by the nominee and two (2) CGNA members
  • The Nominating Committee confirms that the nominee meets the eligibility criteria
  • The nominee forwards a digital photograph to be included in the spring newsletter, along with a brief written summary (maximum 250 words) with background information and the nominee’s reason for seeking the position.
  • The slate of candidates will be introduced in the Spring Newsletter and at the AGM
  • Nominations will not be accepted from the floor at the AGM.
Nominations Form:
Please click here for the 2017 CGNA Board of Directors Nomination Form.  

All nominations should be forwarded to the Nominating Committee Chair, Lynn McCleary, CGNA Past President via email at mlynnmccleary@gmail.com by March 31, 2017 at 5:00PM Eastern time.

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