ARNA Board of Directors Leadership Commitment Form

ARNA would like to extend an invitation to all ARNA members to submit their name as a candidate for eligible positions on the Board of Directors. If you wish to serve as an ARNA President, Secretary, Region Director or Nominating Committee Member, please complete the form at the bottom of this page.

Deadline for Candidate submission is FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2021

PRESIDENT
This individual shall serve as the official representative and spokesperson on matters of policy and positions. The President is placed on the ballot for election as representative to the ANA Membership Assembly. The president chairs the ARNA Membership Assembly, Board of Director Meetings, and serve as ex officio on all other committees except for Nominations. Must be able to commit annually to participate in 2 Board meetings at the ARNA office, attendance at ARNA advocacy events, and frequent committee conference calls. Candidates must be a full member of both ARNA/ANA.

SECRETARY
This position has a seat on the ARNA Board of Directors and serves as the liaison between the ARNA Board of Directors and assigned groups. The secretary shall ensure that records are maintained of Board of Director meetings, Executive Committee meetings and ARNA Membership Assembly. The secretary will send notice of Membership Assembly to Region Members. Must be able to commit to oversight of ARNA operations and participate in 2 Board meetings at the ARNA office and conference calls/meetings.

REGION 1 (NW) DIRECTOR
This position is responsible for direction and oversight of services and programs that meet the needs of nurses in a specific region of the state. This includes but is not limited to organizing regional meetings, serving as the regional representative, and acting as the liaison between the regional members and leadership. Must be able to commit annually to participate in 2 Board meetings at the ARNA office and conference calls/meetings.

REGION 3 (SW) DIRECTOR
This position is responsible for direction and oversight of services and programs that meet the needs of nurses in a specific region of the state. This includes but is not limited to organizing regional meetings, serving as the regional representative, and acting as the liaison between the regional members and leadership. Must be able to commit annually to participate in 2 Board meetings at the ARNA office and conference calls/meetings.

REGION 5 (CENTRAL) DIRECTOR
This position is responsible for direction and oversight of services and programs that meet the needs of nurses in a specific region of the state. This includes but is not limited to organizing regional meetings, serving as the regional representative, and acting as the liaison between the regional members and leadership. Must be able to commit annually to participate in 2 Board meetings at the ARNA office and conference calls/meetings.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEMBER (3 POSITIONS)
Individuals in the position will request from the Regions and organizational affiliates the names of members qualified and willing to serve if elected; the committee may consider candidates suggested from other sources. Members prepare a list of qualified candidates for officers to be filled and assure that geographic and membership diversity is reflected. The committee will also implement the policy and procedures for nominations and election as established by the ARNA Board of Directors or as provided in the ARNA Guidelines and Bylaws. The above positions are elected by ARNA membership for 2 a year term.

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ARKANSAS NURSES ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP COMMITMENT FORM

All participating leaders must complete this form to run for an elected position within the Arkansas Nurses Association (ARNA). Candidates must be a current ARNA member in good standing to run for office (any other specific requirements will be listed in the position description). Submission of this form indicates that you understand the duties and responsibilities of the office for which you are submitting your name. If elected, you agree to fulfill the duties of the office to the best of your ability.

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