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RNAO Members voted to Restructure
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February 16, 2018

To: Executives of RNAO Chapters, Executives of RNAO Regions without Chapters, Executives of RNAO Interest Groups

From: Carol Timmings, RNAO President, Doris Grinspun, RNAO CEO

Dear Assembly Leaders,

As discussed at the joint Interest Group Chairs and Chapter Presidents meeting on Friday September 15th and the RNAO assembly meeting on Saturday September 16th, to allow for full transparency and equity and to align the practices of the chapter, regions without chapters and interest groups with the RNAO board of directors (BOD), executive guidelines have been developed and approved by the BOD to be transitioned into practice by all chapters, regions without chapters and interest groups ... read more

A New Day! A New Approach!
RNAO’s Executive Network Structure

IPNIG Executive leaders ask IPNIG members to understand the changes. Become familiar with the RNAO Executive Guidelines. Let’s work with RNAO for IPNIG’s smooth transition.

This structure serves as a guideline to define the key functions of chapter, region without chapter and interest group executive member roles, and pairs them with resources and support from RNAO’s home office. The following positions make up chapter, region without chapter, and interest group executive: ... read more

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KEY Points Election Guidelines

Key points all Chapter, Regions without Chapters and Interest Group Election Guidelines ... click here

  1. Checklist for President/Chair
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  3. KEY Points Election Guidelines

Time for IPNIG Members to take Action!

Talk the Talk! Call for Nominations Template

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