Call for Nominations 

Are you seeking promotion? Looking for an opportunity to give back to the profession? Want a fun Saturday morning activity?
 
Please consider running for a position on the KLN Board of Directors.
 
This is a great opportunity to contribute to your professional association. Meetings are held monthly on Saturday mornings - we love to have everyone attend in person, and we make virtual attendance available for those who cannot travel. 
 
The organization needs active engaged members to be a healthy, thriving organization and to impact nursing education in the Commonwealth. 
 
Board of Directors

 

Nominations are open for the following positions:

 

  • President-Elect (2 year term, 2021-2023 followed by 2 year term as President, 2023-2025)

  • Director (3 year term, 2021-2024)

 

Election will take place via email in May. Election results will be announced via email.

Duties of Board of Directors of the Kentucky League for Nursing 

Directors

 

  • Attend meetings of the board approximately monthly (on Saturdays) August through May each year.

  • Attend and assist at the annual meeting/convention in May each year.

  • Assist in planning the annual convention.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

In addition to duties as members of the Board of Directors as outlined above, officers also perform functions specific to each office.

 

President

 

  • Schedule meetings and set the meeting agenda.

  • Preside over meetings.

  • Coordinate KLN's activities with the National League for Nursing (NLN).

  • Ensure annual reports are submitted to the NLN.

  • Represent KLN to outside groups.

  • Submit articles for the newsletter biannually.

 

President-Elect

 

  • Perform the duties of the President in the absence of the President.

  • Specific duties as assigned by the President.

  • Prepare to assume the office of President.

 

Secretary

 

  • Record accurate minutes of the Board's meetings.

  • Distribute copies of the minutes to the Board members.

 

Treasurer

 

  • Control the funds of the organization.

  • Report to the Board on the status of the orgnaization's finances at each meeting.

  • Prepare information tax returns (postcard return) for the IRS annually.

  • Report payments to individuals via form 1099-MISC as necessary.

 

 

Other Opportunities 

KLN Representative to the Kentucky Association for Nursing Students (KANS)

 

 This position is appointed by the KLN Board of Directors to serve as a liason with KANS. 

KLN Committees

 

  • Executive Committee

  • Nominations Committee

  • Anual Conference Committee

  • Finance Committee

  • Strategic Planning Committee

 

KLN Committees meet as requested by the Board of Directors. Members will receive notification of additional opportunities to serve as they arise - these include poster and presentation reviewers for the Annual Conference.

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