Rural Nurse Organization Call for Nominations
Board of Directors’ Positions Open
The Rural Nurse Organization (RNO) is a national organization of nurses interested in rural health and nursing. The Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care is our official journal. Our website is
www.rno.org. RNO Board of Directors’ meetings are held no less than
every 4 months via conference call or web conference. Typically, board
meetings are scheduled every other month.
The current open board positions are President-Elect (2 year term),
Secretary (2 year term) and Members at Large #2 (3 year position).
Eligibility requirements are: (A) Be an Individual Member of the RNO,
(B) Able to fulfill the obligations of the elected office, and (C) Hold
no other elected office in RNO.
The President Elect shall:
• In the absence of the President, assume all the duties and have the
authority of the President
• Be a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee
• Succeed the President when the latter is unable to complete the term
The Secretary shall:
• Be a member of the Board of Directors, the Executive and Membership
• Record and distribute the minutes of the meetings to the Board of
• Maintain the documents of the organization.
• Sign all official written meeting minutes.
The Members-at-Large shall:
• Be members of the Board of Directors
• Act as liaisons between members and the Board
• Accept duties as assigned by the President
• Be ex-officio members of the Membership Committee
If you are willing to run for office, please submit the following
1. A statement that you are willing to run for the specific open
position in the RNO.
2. A brief Biosketch in paragraph form (education, positions held etc).
2014 International Rural Health and Rural Nursing Conference.
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Rural Nursing, Fourth
Concepts, Theory, and Practice
Winters, Charlene A.
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