Nominations are being sought for the following SVN Officer and Director seats:

  • President-Elect (requires prior SVN board participation)
  • Director (2)

Nominate yourself or another SVN member who has the potential to be a leader for a position on the Board of Directors for SVN. If you have already served as a Director, you would qualify for the position of President-Elect.

Please review the position descriptions and requirements to understand what is expected throughout the year with regards to meetings and conference calls.

The deadline for nominations is February 28th. 

The governing body of the Society is the Board of Directors, which shall consist of the President, President-elect, Immediate Past President, Treasurer, and four (4) elected members. It has power and authority over the affairs of the Society between and during meetings. The officers of the Society shall be the President, the President-elect, and the Treasurer.


Active RN members who have been members for at least one year are eligible for elective office.


The functions of the President-elect shall be to fulfill duties in the absence of the President, monitor committee activities directly or delegate such responsibility to one or more Directors, and perform such other duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors or as delegated by the President. The President-elect shall be elected each year for a commitment of three years in office (one year as President-elect, one year as President and one year as Immediate Past President).


The functions of the Board of Directors shall be to provide facilitation to committees and task forces of the Society, serve on task forces as requested by the Board of Directors, and to perform other such duties as assigned. The Board of Directors shall hold office for two years. No officers or members of the Board of Directors shall serve more than two consecutive terms in the same office. Terms of office shall commence at the close of the Annual Conference.

The SVN Board of Directors commitments:

  • Attend monthly virtually Board of Director meetings
  • Attend in-person Board of Director meeting at the Annual Conference
  • Attend in-person Fall Retreat (typically takes place in September or October for 2 days).