The OADN Nominating Committee announces the opening of the Call for Nominations for candidates for the 2018 elections. This is an exciting time to consider the opportunity to serve in a position of leadership at the national level. OADN is the only national nursing organization that advocates exclusively for associate degree nursing, and member involvement across the country is essential. This could be your opportunity to become an active participant of the OADN Board of Directors and join the work as OADN provides visionary leadership in nursing education to improve the health and well-being of our communities.
OADN is seeking candidates for:
DIRECTOR: 4 Positions
- Northeast Regional Director
- Southwest Regional Director
- Western Region Regional Director
- At-Large Director
Board Directors, including all officers, regional directors, public directors and the at-large director, shall participate in the development and implementation of the strategic plan, serve as Board Liaisons to committees and workgroups, and shall carry out other responsibilities as delegated by the Board of Directors. Regional Directors shall be residents of the designated regions, respectively. Voting is not restricted by region; all OADN members with vote may vote in each regional election. All regional directors, public directors and the at-large director serve a two-year term. Commitment includes attendance on monthly conference calls and 3 face-to-face meeting per year.*
Northeast Regional Director (1) from: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, District of Columbia, International Members from Europe and the Middle East.
Southwest Regional Director (1) from: Texas, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, International Members from South America.
Western Region Regional Director (1) from: Washington, Alaska, California, Oregon, Hawaii, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, International Members from Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Oceana.
At-Large Director (1): This Board member can be elected from any region.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: 2 Positions
Nominating Committee members review and recommend candidates for offices to the Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee meets via conference calls and at the OADN Annual Convention. (2-year term)
This is an excellent opportunity to represent your associate degree nursing colleagues and support OADN’s vision as the leader in dynamic and collaborative nursing education.
Download Call for Nominations with Complete Position Descriptions
The submission deadline is June 15, 2018
OADN Nominating Committee Members
Sara Jane Jones, MSN, RN, CNE
Loretta Elder, MSN, RN, CAPA, CNE
Mary Nifong, MSN, RN, CNE
Tracy Littlehale, MSN, RN
Bonita P. Malak, MSN, RN, NP-BC
Board Liaison: Buddy Herrington, MSN, RN