In early March, the NSCN Board will begin its search for qualified registrants to sit on the Board and regulate the practice of nursing in the public’s interest.
Between March 8 and 26, 2021, registrants will have the opportunity to apply for vacant Board positions and demonstrate how they meet the desired competencies, skills and/or attributes identified by the Nominating Committee.
To apply, check your email or visit this webpage on March 8 to access the online application form and to learn about the positions available, the desired competencies, skills and/or attributes and more. Application will close on March 26 at 1 p.m.
Key Upcoming Dates
March 8-26 – First call for nominations. To apply, candidates must complete an online application by 1 p.m. on March 26.
April 6-16 – Second call for nominations. This is for candidates who wish to be considered in addition to the candidates advanced by the Nominating Committee after the first call. To apply, candidates must complete an online application and obtain the signatures of five other registrants who support the nomination by 1 p.m. on April 16.
April 26-May 10 – Online election if there are more nominees than Board vacancies. Eligible registrants will be able to vote until 1 p.m. on May 10.
May 13-18 – Online election if there is a tie vote between two or more nominees. Eligible registrants will be able to vote until 1 p.m. on May 18.
By May 20 – Introduction of the incoming NSCN Board at the 2021 NSCN annual meeting.
Meet the Nominating Committee
The NSCN Board, in accordance with the NSCN By-Laws, established the Nominating Committee to help facilitate the nomination and election of registrants to the Board.
Once applications close on March 26, the Nominating Committee will advance for nomination the candidates who best meets the desired competencies, skills and/or attributes identified by the committee. The Nominating Committee will hold an election if additional candidates wish to be considered.
The committee must include the immediate past Chair, one public representative and one registrant of the current Board. In 2021, members of the Nominating Committee include Charmaine McPherson, Betty Thomas and Sheri Price.
Charmaine McPherson, immediate past Chair
Betty Thomas, public representative
Sheri Price, registrant representative