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AAMN SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTED OFFICE
The 2015 Leadership Succession Committee is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for AAMN elected office. 2015 Positions for Election:
- 3 Board Members
The term of office for each of these positions is two years and begins at the close of the 40th Annual AAMN conference, September, 2015. The responsibilities and duties for each can be viewed on the following link: http://aamn.org/docs/bylaws.pdf. Please refer to Article VII. Officers and Duties, and Article XI. Elections for specific detail.
The AAMN board of directors meets 90 minutes monthly via internet and telephonic technology. There are 1-2 in-person board meetings annually; one associated with the annual conference in the fall, and the other in Philadelphia at the national office. Board members are expected to attend these and the annual conference each year. AAMN is also a working board, so nominees need to have sufficient time for volunteer leadership, in addition to the monthly meeting. To be eligible for nomination, AAMN members need to be a Registered Nurse.
The 2015 AAMN Leadership Succession Committee is interested in developing a slate of candidates for this year’s election that include, but are not limited to, the following characteristics:1. Diverse candidates, specifically:
a. Race and ethnicity
b. Gender identity
c. Current or past military experience
d. Geographic or regional
2. Prior board experience with other associations and organizations
3. Competencies: integrity, governance, strategic planning, leadership, communications, team effectiveness, business acumen, financial operations
4. Visibility in the nursing community - - - locally, regionally, nationally
5. AAMN experience, including AAMN chapter involvement
Nominations should be submitted to email@example.com, placing “AAMN Nomination” in the subject line.
Members may nominate other members or individual members may nominate themselves.
The 2015 AAMN Consent to Serve, Candidate Bio sketch Form, and photo will need to be completed and submitted bay all nominees no later than the Friday, July 31, 2015, 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.
Click here to view the Nomination Form (Note: This form contains fillable fields, please download and send to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Click here to view the Consent to Serve Form
2015 AAMN Leadership Succession Committee MembersChairperson: Bill Lecher, Senior Clinical Director, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Members: Christopher Coleman, Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Jerry Durham, Chancellor, Allen College
Brent MacWilliams, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
Dale Pfrimmer, Nurse Administrator, Mayo Clinic
NOVA’s 35th Annual Meeting,
Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 –Saturday, June 13th, 2015
For more information on NOVA click here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Philadelphia, PA (March 27, 2015)- The American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) is excited to launch its new personalized membership portal. This new portal will bring direct service to its members and transform networking and communications opportunities among its membership. This portal has been designed to benefit its members and to provide a one-stop shop for all membership needs.
Through the portal, members will now be able to:
- Purchase and manage membership
- Network with members through the member directory
- Read the latest AAMN news
- Shop in the Online Store
- Register for the 2015 Annual Conference
……And much more!
“AAMN is all about serving its members. I’m excited about this new portal and eager to hear what our members have to say about it. I hope our members will take full advantage of this cutting-edge technology to stay connected with AAMN and to access its services. ” said Bob Patterson, AAMN President.
Contact: Karen Mota, Account Executive
Phone: (215) 243-5813
AAMN was selected as a founding member of the Nurses on Boards Coalition, a group of national nursing organizations working together to increase nurses’ presence on corporate and non-profit health-related boards of directors throughout the country.
Chapel Hill Celebrates 25 Years As An AAMN Chapter
A presentation of the certificate acknowledging the longest serving Chapter of the American Assembly for Men in Nursing was made in Chapel Hill, NC to the University of North Carolina Hospital and Nursing School today [1 December, 2014]. Awarded at the AAMN Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO in October, AAMN Chairman, Edward J. Halloran, made the presentation to Dr. Eric Hodges and Dean Donna Havens. The Chapter was formed in 1989 by nurses from UNC Hospitals and the Chapel Hill Nursing School to educate the public about careers for men in nursing and to support the brotherhood of men in the nursing profession.
From Left to Right: Eric Hodges, Chapter President, School of Nursing Dean Donna Havens and AAMN Chairman Edward Halloran Dr. Eric A. Hodges, RN was the first man ever promoted on the tenure-track in the 64 year history of the School of Nursing in Chapel Hill.
During the AAMN 39th Annual Conference in St. Louis, the following award winners and Luther Christman Fellows were recognized:
2014 Award Winners:
- The Gene Tranbarger Writing Award: Brent MacWilliams, PhD, RN, ANP, Bonnie Schmidt, MSN, RN, and Michael Bleich, PhD, RN, FAAN, FANP
- The Lee Cohen Member of the Year Award: O. Danny Lee, PhD, APRN-BC, CNE
- The Luther Christman Award: William T. Lecher, MBA, MS, RN, NE-BC
2014 Luther Christman Fellows:
- Michael Bleich, PhD, RN, FAAN, FANP
- Jerry Durham, PhD, RN
- Dale Pfrimmer, MS, RN, NE-BC
- Michael Rysavy, BSN, BA, RN, PHN
- John Scott, BA, RN
Congratulations to our 2014 award winners and Luther Christman Fellows.
AAMN Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors:
- President: Bob Patterson, MSN, RN
- Vice President: Lavoy Bray, MEd, RN
- Treasurer: Anthony Roberson, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC
- Secretary: Jonathan Lee, BSN, RN
- Chairman of the Board: Ed Halloran, PhD, RN
- Immediate Past-President: William T. Lecher, MBA, MS, RN, NE-BC
- Jerry Browne, BSN, RN
- Robert Hess, PhD, RN
- Jason Mott, PhD, RN
- Mark Romportl, RN
- Eric Williams, DNP, RN, CNE
Excellence in Nursing Education - The Inventory of Male Friendliness in Nursing Programs (IMFNP)
AAMN strived to develop a program that would assist schools in its accreditation activities. AAMN's program to recognize Excellence in Nursing Education Environments Supportive of Men (the recognition program) is designed to provide evidence to stakeholders that a specific program is gender - inclusive. Read more about it here.