Dear STTI Members,
The International Board of Directors met on 20 August 2013 for a phone conference to conduct the business of the society.
The following reflects the decisions made, the direction setting undertaken, and the information that was shared.
The minutes of the 6-8 June 2013 Board of Directors face-to-face conference were approved. The minutes of the 16 July 2013 phone conference were approved.
The Resolutions Committee presented two resolutions to the BOD for consideration. The Board supported the proposed resolution in Appreciation of the Partnership of the International Network of Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN) with the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International and asked that this resolution be moved forward for consideration by the House of Delegates at the 2013 42nd Biennial Convention. The Board asked that the proposed resolution in support of Sigma Theta Tau International’s Special Consultative ECOSOC Status with the United Nations be revised for consideration at the 25 September meeting.
The Board continued ongoing discussion about the Mission and Vision statements, strategic objectives, initiatives, and metrics for STTI.
The CEO reported highlights from the 2013 International Nursing Research Congress in Prague, Czech Republic.
The Board approved one nomination for Honorary Membership, to be bestowed at the 2013 Biennial Convention.