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2020-2021

SNAAZ BOARD OF DIRECTORS:


APPLICATIONS DUE 1/8/2021



AVAILABLE POSITIONS 

President: Leads the association by presiding at all Board meetings. Prepares and submits an agenda for all Board meetings at least 1 week before the meeting. Represents SNAAz at the NSNA Annual Convention and the NSNA Mid-Year Conference. Sets goals and defines term objectives for the board. Desirable qualifications include: the capacity to be an effective and vital force of SNAAz through mutually beneficial relationships with school associations and organizations. Has experience in leadership positions in school or the community and has the ability to inspire, guide, delegate, and mobilize students for action.

Vice President: Assumes the duties of President in the President’s absence or in the event of a vacancy in the office of the President. Provides written monthly report at Board of Directors meetings. Responsible for securing the location of convention; negotiating contracts for convention venue, hotel, meals, and any other vendors as needed. Works with the Board of Directors to prepare the agenda, menus, scripts, convention business book, and invitations to special guests. Assisting other board members in the completion of their duties as needed.    

Secretary: Records and keeps the minutes of all Board meetings. Updates NSNA on elected SNAAz Board members and any changes in board membership. Sends draft Board minutes to all Board members and Consultants for review 1 week prior to the meeting. Sends copy of approved Board minutes to all Board members and Consultants and NSNA within 1 week of the meeting.

Treasurer: Prepares an annual budget and financial report. Responsible for the accuracy and safekeeping of all financial books and records. Maintain current and accurate financial records on: membership dues received, revenue, disbursements, working fund balance, and ledgers to include in the Treasurer's report for review by the Board of Directors. Develop a budget prior to each event, in order to plan effectively. Review, approve, and sign all vouchers submitted by the SNAAz Board of Directors for reimbursement. Maintain running balance of SNAAz expenses. Prepare and file federal and state tax returns.

Director of Health Policy: Focuses to maintain awareness of state and national legislation regarding healthcare and informs the membership and Board of Directors of pertinent issues. As well as, establish and maintain SNAAz relationships with Professional Nursing Associations (i.e. specialties, cultural, state and national) and works to promote organizational involvement at the student level. Represents SNAAz at the Arizona Nurses’ Association Lobby Day. Serves as the subject matter expert on SNAAz Bylaws. Presents updates and amendments as needed to the membership at Annual Convention. Provides written monthly updates to the Board of Directors and membership of affiliation opportunities. Submits articles to the newsletter for publication regarding emerging areas of nursing practice. Assists local school SNA chapters in developing recruitment materials and guidelines.

Director of Community Outreach: Reviews and updates the SNAAz calendar monthly. Encourages community involvement of association members, by seeking community based opportunities for students. Organize SNAAz community health initiatives. Engages School Chapters to participate in volunteer events. Establishes a minimum of 1 volunteer event per quarter.

Communications Director: Responsible for development a plan for soliciting material for publication in Imprint (NSNA), and SNAAz newsletter articles sent to association members. Prepare and distribute a minimum of 1 monthly e-blast email for the membership as well as a newsletter each quarter. Responsible for printed materials of the Annual Convention/Business Program Book.

Online Media Director: Manage and compile content for Facebook, Twitter, and other internet-based publishing. This position is the sole publisher of all social media and website update posts made by SNAAz. Is responsible for posting 1 time a week, relevant, nonbiased, education based material. Other communication tasks (i.e. creation of fliers, presentations, and marketing materials) as requested by the Board of Directors.

Marketing Director: Responsible for SNAAz Store merchandise, shirt designs, and other fundraising items. Coordinates with local SNAs for the purchase and promotion of SNAAz honor cords, as well as works to solicit sponsorships for Annual Convention

Nomination and Election Committee: 4 positions available. Works with Members in order to secure a full slate of candidates for the board of directors in the following year. Plans elections and campaign process at Annual Convention. Please note due to conflict of interest, this position is not eligible to run for re-election to any SNAAz position the following term.