Committees respond to the direction and charge of the Board by deliberating the best way to accomplish a task; they explore options and make recommendations for Board action (through the Board liaison). These recommendations may take the form of requests for projects, programs, or expenditures. Committees do not expend funds on behalf of the organization.
are formed by the Board of Directors to carry out a specific
charge. Once the charge has been accomplished, the Task Force
Groups are formed by the Board of Directors to address
the need to proceed with an identified project or activity.
Thought groups meet, via conference calls, and bring a recommendation
to the Board for further action on the identified project
or activity. Once the recommendation has been
accepted by the Board, the thought group is disbanded.
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Committee Chairs - 2010-2011
Achievement and Recognition
Karen Kiefer, RN, AAS, BAIS
Kenilworth, New Jersey
Kimberly Wittmayer, MS, APRN, PCNS-BC
Tinley Park, Illinois
Ellyn Schreiner, RN-BC, MPH
Conference Program Planning
Daveda Voss, MS, RN-BC, APN-FNP
Jason Sawyer, ACNP
Toronto, Ontario Canada
Cathy Carlson, PhD, RN, CGRN
Sleepy Hollow, Illinois
Sandra Merkel, MS, RN-BC, CNS
Jo M. Eland, PhD, RN, FAAN
Iowa City, Iowa
Ann N. Quinlan-Colwell, PhD, RN-BC, FAAPM
Wilmington, North Carolina