The Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI) is seeking individuals to fill 5 positions on its Advisory Committee. The current IRGNI Advisory Committee encourages its members to nominate themselves or a colleague for an open position. Each position is a two-year appointment and individuals elected to these positions will begin their term on September 1, 2018.

Open IRGNI Advisory Committee positions:
  • Communications Liasion: Coordinates all IRGNI specific postings on the IRGNI listserv. Helps draft correspondence to the IRGNI membership. Utilizes social media on behalf of IRGNI as appropriate.
  • Members-at-large (2): The At-Large Board Members form the Nominating Committee and oversee the annual nominations and elections process. These individuals also provide ad hoc leadership for special projects or needs and participates in the annual meeting planning. 
  • Secretary: The Secretary takes roll call and minutes of the Advisory Committee monthly conference calls and the IRGNI ARM business meeting; provides a copy of the minutes to AcademyHealth staff.
  • Vice Chair: Supports the current chair in all efforts in executing the annual IG strategy. The vice chair serves as chair if the chair is un­able to attend the monthly or annual meetings. The vice chair drafts the monthly conference call agenda and submits to the chair for final approval and distribution. Along with the chair, leads the IG’s ARM meeting planning, including the coordination of speakers and activities. The vice chair also leads the abstract review committee and selects abstracts for the IG’s ARM meeting in conjunction with the chair.
Eligibility Criteria:
  1. Memberships to AcademyHealth and IRGNI
  2. Willing to serve a two-year term
  3. Able to commit to monthly Advisory Committee phone-calls
Nomination Deadline: July 20, 2018

An online election process will take place following the nomination deadline.
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* 1. Member Information

Please indicate why you are interested in joining the IRGNI Advisory Committee.  Your statement should include why you would be a valuable addition to the Advisory Committee; your research interests; your specific strengths and areas of expertise; and any unique contributions you will make to IRGNI (no more than 250 words.)

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* 3. Please indicate why you are interested in joining the IRGNI Advisory Committee.  Your statement should include why you would be a valuable addition to the Advisory Committee; your research interests; your specific strengths and areas of expertise; and any unique contributions you will make to IRGNI (no more than 250 words.)

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