Call for Nominations 2017 (Officers, Directors and Nominating Committee)


A slate of proposed nominees for the Officers, Directors and Nominating Committee of the International Family Nursing Association will be presented to the membership during April, 2017.  The Nominating Committee invites you to nominate a colleague(s) or self-nominate for the following positions:

President Elect (1) (6 year commitment, 2 years/President-Elect, 2 years/President, and 2 years/Past President)

Treasurer (1) (2 year term)

Directors (3) (2 year term)

Nominating Committee (2) (2 year term)


Nomination forms should be uploaded to https://spaces.hightail.com/uplink/IFNABODNominations.

Self- nominations should upload a completed  Candidate Information Form and a Conflict of Interest Form to https://spaces.hightail.com/uplink/IFNABODNominations.

DEADLINE – March 1, 2017

All nominations must be submitted in writing.

All individuals who wish to be considered as a candidate must:

Thank you.

The IFNA Nominating Committee,

Marion Mitchell (Co-Chair) – marion.mitchell@griffith.edu.au
Kiyoko Kamibeppu – kikamibeppu@gmail.com
Lisa Whitehead – lisa.whitehead@otago.ac.nz
Jyu-Lin Chen – jyu-lin.chen@ucsf.edu
Sandra Eggenberger (BOD Liaison) – sandra.eggenberger@mnsu.edu

Overview of Responsibilities

Officers and Directors constitute the Board of Directors and are the governing body of the organization. This is a working Board that manages the business and affairs of IFNA.  All members serve in good faith, uphold the highest professional, ethical, and legal standards, and fulfill the obligations of their positions.  Click here for the IFNA bylaws.

The IFNA Board meets monthly via conference call. The duration of each conference call is 90 minutes. Attendance and active participation is required of all Officers and Directors. Those not able to attend at least 50% of all BOD meetings per year may be replaced.  Occasionally, there are ad hoc meetings of the Board arranged as necessary.

Officers and Directors serve as liaisons to the IFNA standing committees and provide updates on committee activities during the board meetings.

The daily business of IFNA is handled via email.  Newly elected board members will assume office June 30, 2016