The West Virginia Organization for Nursing Leadership provides leadership, professional development, advocacy, and research to advance nursing practice and patient care, promote nursing leadership excellence, and shape health care policy.
It is time for members to vote for candidates to serve in a WVONL leadership position!
We will be accepting nominations until August 24, 2022. Please verify a willingness to serve if elected with your nominee. You may self-nominate.
The President and President-Elect shall be nurses in leadership practice and active members of AONL upon installation.
Officers shall be installed at the Fall Conference and shall assume their duties on January 1st of the following year. They shall serve for a term of two years.
Elected Directors shall be installed at the Annual meeting in the Fall and serve for a term of three years. Their term begins on January 1st of the following year.
There shall be six (6) elected directors serving terms of 3 years. Two (2) directors will be elected each year so that the terms of office are staggered and will ensure continuity of the Board.
No officer or director may serve more than ten (10) consecutive elected years in any one office or combination of offices.
The president-elect shall, in the absence of the president, perform all duties and assume all responsibilities of the president.
The President-elect shall:
The secretary shall prepare the minutes of all meetings of the WVONL, including Officers, Board, and membership meetings, which shall be available to the members for inspection. In the event the secretary is unable to attend a business or board meeting, a member of the Board will be appointed secretary pro tempore for the purpose of recording minutes of that meeting. The secretary shall maintain all documents as it relates to the historical information of the organization.
The Secretary shall complete the following duties:
The West Virginia Organization for Nursing Leadership exists to advocate for the profession of nursing and the future of healthcare. We provide a vision for nursing leadership and offer members support, leadership, and educational and professional development.
Make plans now to connect with leaders and aspiring leaders across the state to share ideas about leadership, mentoring, and other current topics facing leaders today.
This one-day conference will feature current nurse leaders presenting projects and ideas currently related to leadership. Aspiring leaders and students will also have a chance to present projects or capstone projects.