The Association of Registered Nurses of BC

Thank you to everyone who came to the AGM and participated via Webcast.

Congratulations to the newly elected Board members! Thank you as well to each of the outstanding nurse leaders who put their names forward for the Board.




Date: May 28, 2015

Time: 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre -
East Exhibit Hall A
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3T4
directions



Office hours:
8:30am - 4:30pm

Contact information



ARNBC Board of Directors
President-Elect (seeking one for 2015-17**)

The President-Elect collaborates with the President to learn the role of the President, to become familiar with the programs of the Association and its governance, and to develop and facilitate officer transition. The President-Elect assists and supports the President as needed. Duties include strategic decision-making, representing the Association in the President's absence, fulfilling leadership duties at Board Meetings and attending select committee meetings.

**The President-Elect shall automatically become President at the end of the term as President-Elect.

ARNBC Board of Directors
Regional Director, Vancouver Coastal (seeking one for 2015-17)

The Regional Director acts as a voting member of the Board with full authority and responsibility to develop policies, strategic direction and budget for the governance of ARNBC. Collectively with the President, President-Elect, Directors at Large and Regional Directors, they provide direction to, and monitor the work of, the Executive Director.

The Regional Director liaises between the Board and all B.C. registered nurses and nurse practitioners, with a particular focus within the region they represent; identifying trends and issues, linking with regional networks and representing the Board at the local level. Although the Regional Director is focused on a particular region, they still have an obligation to serve the entire membership.

ARNBC Board of Directors
Director at Large (seeking three for 2015-17)

Directors who are not attached to a specific geographic area but represent a general capacity to provide leadership to the ARNBC are elected as Directors at Large. Directors at Large are voting members with full authority and responsibility to develop policies, strategic direction and budget for the governance of ARNBC. Collectively with the President, President-Elect, Directors at Large and Regional Directors, they provide direction to, and monitor the work of the Executive Director.

ARNBC Board of Directors
Regional Director, First Nations (seeking one for 2015-17)

The Regional Director, First Nations acts as a voting member of the Board with full authority and responsibility to develop policies, strategic direction and budget for the governance of ARNBC. Collectively with the President, President-Elect, Directors at Large and Regional Directors, they provide direction to, and monitor the work of, the Executive Director.

The Regional Director, First Nations liaises between the Board and all B.C. registered nurses and nurse practitioners, with a particular focus on Aboriginal health and nursing. Although the Regional Director, First Nations is focused on Aboriginal issues and trends, they still have an obligation to serve the entire membership. The Regional Director, First Nations must be an Aboriginal Nurse (First Nations, Inuit or Métis).