Board Matters from STTI's Board of Directors
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Dear STTI Members,
The International Board of Directors met on 25 September 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 Board approved the minutes of the 20 August 2013 phone conference.
Following the recommendation of the Governance Committee, the Board approved the Chapter Charters for the following petitioning honor societies: California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif. (North America); Francis Marian University, Florence, S.C. (North America); Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences University, Boston, Mass. (North America); MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, Kan. (North America); and Sentara College of Health Sciences, Chesapeake, Va.(North America).
Following the recommendation of the Governance Committee, the Board approved the following Chapter Charter Amendments to add another school of nursing to the chapter of STTI: Alpha Kappa-at-Large (#32) to add Metro State University of Denver, Denver, Colo. (North America); and Tau Kappa (#440) to add Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (North America).
The Board supported the proposed resolution in Support of Sigma Theta Tau International’s Special Consultative ECOSOC Status with the United Nations in its revised form and asked that this resolution be moved forward for consideration by the House of Delegates at the 2013 42nd Biennial Convention.
The Board continued ongoing discussion about the Mission and Vision statements, strategic objectives, initiatives, and metrics for STTI.
The Board and the staff reviewed a new information-reporting format for the Dashboard Metrics for organizational performance and will continue to refine the format into the most concise and relevant document to present the performance of the Society.
P. Thompson announced that the Society will receive funding from the Hearst Foundation for Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy Cohort IV.
|Suzanne S. Prevost
|President, Honor Society of Nursing,
||Secretary, Honor Society of Nursing,|
|Sigma Theta Tau International
||Sigma Theta Tau International|