2016 MASSACHUSETTS 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: President-elect Treasurer Board of Directors (2 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 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 Julie Bunn, the 2015 Massachusetts State Council President at Julie Bunn 21 Puritan Rd. Salem, Ma 01970 or email (JBunn@partners.org) by June 8, 2015.
A list of the current officers can be found on the Massachusetts ENA web site www.ma-ena.org
2016 Officer Openings
President-elect: succeeds to the office of President at the expiration of the President's term. In the event the office of President becomes vacant, the President-elect shall serve as president for the balance of her/his predecessor's term as well as for the entire term for which she/he was elected. The President-elect shall perform any duties assigned to her/him by the President and shall have and may exercise all the powers and duties of the President during the absence of the President or in the event of her/his inability to act. 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.
Treasurer: Serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer for the State Council. The treasurer is assisted by an accounting firm and book-keeper. Responsibilities include: charge of financial affairs, funds, securities and valuable papers; full and accurate upkeep of the organization's financial records; oversees the preparation and filing of paperwork required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the IRS and other state/federal agencies; other duties/responsibilities may be designated by the state council; computer access/comprehension and knowledge of "Quicken" is suggested. This is a two (2) year commitment.
Board of Directors: Two (2) 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. This is a two (2) year commitment. 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 5 Executive Committee Board Director members. 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).
If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please send a completed 2016 Officer Application to Julie Bunn 21 Puritan Rd. Salem, Ma 01970 or email (JBunn@partners.org).
Application deadline is: June 8, 2015.