CALL FOR MONA LEADERS Be Engaged in Nursing Leadership!
The Nominations Committee would like to extend an invitation to all MONA members to submit your name as a candidate for the offices of:
VICE PRESIDENT OF ADVOCACY The VP of Advocacy, in the absence of the President, shall assume the duties of the President. This position has a seat on the MONA Board of Directors and serves as the liaison between the MONA Board of Directors and the Advocacy Committee by also serving as the Advocacy Committee Chair. Must be able to commit annually to participate in 3 Board meetings at the MONA office, attendance at MONA advocacy events, and frequent committee conference calls.
VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE This position has a seat on the MONA Board of Directors and serves as the liaison between the MONA Board of Directors and the Finance Committee by also serving as the Finance Committee Chair. Duties include reporting to the Board the financial standing of MONA whenever requested to do so and make a full report to the Membership Assembly. Must be able to commit annually to participate in 3 Board meetings at the MONA office and frequent committee conference calls.
EDUCATION DIRECTOR This position has a seat on the Missouri Nurses Association Board of Directors and will advise the Board of Directors on nursing education and continuing education related issues. The Education Director shall serve as the chair of the Education Committee and act as the liaison between the committee, the board, the MONA/Midwest MSD CE approver and CE provider units, and the larger Missouri nursing education community. The Education Director should have education and/or experience in the field of education or adult learning with an interest in nursing continuing nursing professional development education. Must be able to commit annually to participate in 3 Board meetings at the MONA office and frequent committee conference calls.
BOARD LEADERSHIP FELLOW (1 OF 2) This position has a seat on the MONA Board of Directors in a non-voting capacity. The Board Leadership Fellow is for nurses who are interested in Board Leadership and would like to develop those skills and abilities. The Fellow will be able available to fill unexpected vacancies in the board or other leadership roles. This position would also be able to run for the role of MONA President.
ANA MEMBERSHIP ASSEMBLY DELEGATE Delegates are charged to act on behalf of the entire association for the benefit of ANA and nursing as a whole. The issues before the Membership Assembly may be new, cutting-edge and politically complex. Attention should be focused on the big picture—policy and standards which determine the preferred future of the profession and association. Must be able to commit annually to participate in a three to four-day Membership Assembly meeting, typically in Washington, DC in the month of June.
Application for the nominations for the 2021 Election for the Missouri Nurses Association (MONA) Board. Positions up for election are the Vice President of Advocacy, Vice President of Finance, Education Director, Board Leadership Fellow (non-voting position on the board), and the ANA Membership Assembly Delegate. Term of service for all of these positions is January 1, 2022-Dec. 31, 2023 unless otherwise noted.
All participating leaders must complete the online application form to run for an elected position within the Missouri Nurses Association. Candidates must be a current MONA member in good standing to run for office and qualified to perform the duties for the position that they are applying. Submission of this application indicates that you understand the duties and responsibilities of the office for which you are submitting your name. If elected, you agree to fulfill the duties of the office to the best of your ability.
All nominations will be reviewed by the MONA Nominations committee for fitness for office. An application does not constitute an acceptance of your nomination. An application can be rejected based on lack of qualifications for the position that the applicate applied. Please fill out the application fully and completely. Questions? Contact Heidi Lucas at