2015 MA ENA Officer Election Information




We invite you to become a part of a dynamic group of ED nurses and apply for a position as an officer for the Massachusetts ENA State Council. Currently we are seeking applications for the following positions:

  • Secretary

  • Board of Directors (3 positions)

Candidates must be Massachusetts residents, have current RN licensure in Massachusetts and current ENA membership. Meeting responsibilities include attending the scheduled state council meetings (4-5 are held each year), as well as executive committee conference calls (5-6 times per year).

It is strongly suggested that candidates for the positions of President-elect, Secretary and Treasurer have served on MA ENA Board of Directors for at least one term (currently or in the recent past).

Below are brief descriptions of each position and the responsibilities of the office. Any questions about the application process, elections or the positions should be directed to Sheila Silva, the 2013 – 2014 Massachusetts State Council President at genosilva@comcast.net or mailed to 33 Randlett St Quincy, MA  02170-3004.

Application deadline is June 6, 2014

2015 MA ENA Officer Candidate Application 

A list of the current officers can be found on the Massachusetts ENA web site www.ma-ena.org

2015 Officer Openings

Secretary: the MA ENA secretary serves a two (2) year term and is responsible for all secretarial duties as outline by Parliamentary Procedure.  He/ she is responsible for taking and disseminating minutes of all meeting and conference calls, coordination national reports with the president.  He / she is also responsible for coordinating state council meetings and call dates, time, and location.  Please see MA ENA website for more details.

Board of Directors: Three (3) positions are available. These individuals share the active support of Chapters and committees, as well as other activities designated by the State Council and/or President. These are two (2) year positions.

The Massachusetts ENA Executive Committee is made up of the President, the President-elect or the Immediate Past President, the Secretary, the Treasurer and the executive Committee Board member.

The current ENA State Council president is Sheila Silva.   Her term expires at the end of 2014.  Julie Bunn is the President-elect and will begin her two year term in January of 2015. 

The duties of the President include the general charge and supervision of the State Council. The president is the Chief Executive Officer and presides over state council meetings and conference calls in accordance with Robert’s Rules of Order. The Presidency is a two (2) year term combined with a one (1) year term as President-elect and a one (1) year term as Immediate Past President, making it a four (4) year commitment.

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please send a completed 2014 Officer Application to Sheila Silva at 33 Randlett St Quincy, MA 02170-3004 or e-mail to genosilva@comcast.net

Application deadline is: June 10, 2014.

2015 MA ENA Candidate Application 2015MAENAofficerapplication.pdf

In addition to the State Council offices described above, State Council committee chairs and members are also being sought.

Massachusetts ENA State Council committees include:

  • Education

  • Injury

  • Membership

  • Pediatrics

  • Nominations/Bylaws

  • Certification List Serve      Volunteer Development List Serve       Student Nurse List Serve

  • Nurse Practice

  • Prevention

  • Trauma

  • Government Affairs

  • MENU (newsletter)/Web site           Membership List Serve         Media Relations List Serve

Learn more about these committees and their projects at www.ma-ena.org and please contact committee chairs or Sheila Silva to become involved.


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