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Governance Committee

Oversees bylaws compliance, makes recommendations for bylaws changes, and oversees member and chapter eligibility issues.

Benefits to you

  • Gain solid understanding of bylaws and eligibility
  • Opportunity to network with nursing professionals on long-term committee
  • Increase leadership skills

What you will do

  • Oversee bylaws compliance
  • Make recommendations for bylaws changes
  • Oversee member and chapter eligibility issues

Your commitment

  • Members are elected by majority vote at the House of Delegates for a term of one biennium.
  • Attend 10 telephone conference calls with committee.
  • Chair has approximately two face-to-face meetings annually.

Acceptance criteria

  • Active member involvement in STTI
  • Evidence of previous leadership service in STTI and other organizations, including non-nursing organizations (e.g., leadership experience in professional work and volunteer domains)
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of STTI mission, values and initiative priorities
  • Ability to effectively conduct, facilitate and participate in groups
  • Time to fulfill obligations of office
  • Ability to place organizational purpose, mission and interests above own

How do I apply?

Anyone interested in being considered for an elected position should:

  • Complete a VIProfile, indicating the following interest categories:
    • Elected and Appointed Officers – Elected committees
    • Spokespersons – Governance
  • Contact the Leadership Succession Committee by way of Constituent Involvement


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