ACHNE Leadership Positions
The ACHNE Nominations Committee is pleased to announce the 2019 slate of candidates for the following leadership positions:
- Vice President
- Irene Felsman, DNP, MPH, RN
- Lisa Turner, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC
- Lynn Blanchett, PhD, RN, PHNA-BC
- Diane McNaughton, PhD, RN, PHNA-BC
- Julie Postma, PhD, RN
- General Member-at-Large (Chair of Membership Committee)
- Becky Davis, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC
- Wanda Taylor, PhD, RN, CHPN
- Midwest Region Member-at-Large
- Mary Ahlers, MEd, BSN, CP-C, NRP, EMSI
- Heide Cygan, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC
- Kim White, PhD, MS, PHCNS-BC
- Northern Region Member-at-Large
- Jill Folsom, MS, RN, CNE
- Kathleen McElroy, PhD, RN
- Lisbeth Searing, PhD, RN
- Nominating Committee (Two members)
- Teresa Darnall, DM, MSN, RN, CNE
- Dorothy Jackson, PhD, RN, FNP
- Mary Ellen LaSala, PhD, RN
ACHNE Leadership Position Descriptions:
Vice-President: The Vice President shall serve as the Chairperson of the Program Committee. It shall be the responsibility of the Program Committee to obtain program ideas from the Association membership regarding program plans to be implemented by the Committee throughout the year. Additionally, the Vice-President shall assist in providing direction and structure for organizational activities through active participation on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee and maintain regular contact with the President to keep current on organizational issues and up-date President on program activities. Eligibility: Four (4) years as ACHNE member, former ACHNE committee member or office holder.
Secretary: The Secretary shall maintain records of the Association’s proceedings and resolutions; issue notice of meetings; arrange details of meetings that are not otherwise delegated to others; and perform general functions commonly identified with such office. The Secretary will assist in providing directions and structure for organizational activities through active participation on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee and act as recorder at all Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings as well as yearly membership meetings. Eligibility: Three (3) years as ACHNE member, former ACHNE committee member or office holder.
Members-at-Large: The Members-at-Large serve as the contact persons for the members of the ACHNE regions. The Members-at-Large serve on the Board of Directors. The General Member-at-Large serves as the Chairperson of the Membership Committee. Eligibility: One (1) year ACHNE member.
Open Member-at-Large Member Positions (1 per region):
General Member-at-Large: Membership Committee Chair
Midwest Region Member-at-Large: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Northern Region Member-at-Large: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont.
Nominating Committee: It shall be the responsibility of the Nominating Committee to propose candidates for the positions of President, President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Members-at-large, and Chairperson for the Nominating Committee, and Nominating Committee members. The Nominating Committee shall prepare the ballot to the membership. Eligibility: Two (2) years as an ACHNE member.
**Remuneration disclosure: The Association is not obligated to pay the cost of travel, hotel bill, or per diem expenses for elected or appointed officials conducting authorized business of the Association.