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awards & scholarship committee

The Awards and Scholarship Committee shall seek nominations for the Ruth T. McGrorey Leadership Award, Outstanding Staff Nurse Award, Graduate Membership Award and Student Scholarship Awards; and submit recommendations for recipients to the Board of Directors by the May meeting.

COMMITTEE CHAIR: Linda Keppel, RN    

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by-laws committee

The By-Laws Committee shall review and evaluate existing by-laws, consider changes suggested by members, and prepare proposed amendments for approval by the Board of Directors for submission to the voting body.



COMMITTEE CHAIR: Linda Scharf, RN

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EDUCATION & PROGRAM COMMITTEE

The Education and Program Committee shall plan, implement and evaluate programs designed to inform Association membership about current issues relevant to nursing practice and/or nursing education.  Programs are designed for membership meetings and/or continuing education activities.  The Committee seeks funding for programs and approval of contact hours for continuing education programs.


COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS: 

Merrily Kuhn, RNC & Linda Scharf, RN 

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FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Finance Committee shall:

1.  prepare and submit an annual budget for the fiscal year (May 1st to April 30th) to be approved by Board of Directors,

2.  recommend expenditures and investments of funds and identify additional financial needs to Board of Directors, and

3.  implement responsibilities listed in financial control policy of Association.

 

COMMITTEE CHAIR: Lucinda Phillips, RNEmail this Committee!

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE

The Fund Raising Committee shall plan and implement fund raising activities to supplement the income of the Association, based on needs identified by the Board of Directors.              

COMMITTEE CHAIR: Amy Klopp, RN     

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legislation committee

Legislation Committee shall assist in promoting and interpreting the ANA-NY legislation agenda; study proposed local, state, and federal legislation for its implication for nurses, nursing and health care delivery; and advise the Board of Directors and membership as to action necessary to promote desired legislative goals.

COMMITTEE CHAIR: Cynthia Curran, RN

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membership committee

The membership Committee shall assess needs and devise and implement plans relating to membership promotion, recruitment and retention.

 


COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS:

Nicole Miller, RN & Arlene Zawadzki, RN

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nominating committee

  • The Nominating Committee shall consist of five (5) members who shall  be elected annually by mail ballot at the same time the Association officers are elected and the chair shall be the member receiving the greatest number of votes.
  • Members of the Nominating Committee shall not be eligible to succeed themselves.

COMMITTEE CHAIR: Kelly Whitsell, RN

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COMMITTEE

 The Diversity & Inclusion Committee shall assess needs, devise and implement plans relating to ensuring that every member has an equal  opportunity to contribute to and influence every part and level of the Association for the betterment of nursing.


research & scholarly activities committee

The Research and Scholarly Activities Committee shall disseminate current local and national nursing research and scholarly activities including planning and presenting an Annual Conference. 

COMMITTEE CHAIR: Josette Brodhead, RN 

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SOCIAL MEDIA COMMITTEE

The Social Media Committee will plan and promote social networking events and work towards developing a robust social media presence.

COMMITTEE CHAIR: Martha Metz, RN

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The Professional Nurses Association of Western New York is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 4511 Main Street Rear, Snyder, NY 14226

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