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LAST CALL for 2019 Colorado Nurses Association Board of Directors Nominations 

August 6, 2019

Colorado Nurses Association

 2019 Call for Nominations & Elections

Board of Directors

Deadline Extended To August 11, 2019

Call for Colorado Nurses Association Board of Director Nominations

Notice of Annual Meeting September 20-21, 2019 

Voluntary action on behalf of the common good is the inherited legacy of every American....”

Katherine Tyler Scott, in Creating Caring & Capable Boards

Serving as a volunteer member of the Colorado Nurses Association Board of Directors is an important and time-consuming effort of the individuals who choose to run for these membership representative positions.  

Elections are held annually for a two-year term and rotate in such a manner that one-half of the Board of Directors rotate off every year, unless one chooses to run for two consecutive terms.  The President is a three-year term, the first year serving as a President-Elect to support leadership succession of the Association.  

Please review the CNA bylaws for more specific information.

Your volunteer role as a member of the CNA Board has three primary aspects: fiduciary, commitment to service, and supportive of CNA Mission and Strategic Plan. 

 Your fiduciary obligation is to balance the financial sustainability of the association and maximize member services.  Your commitment to service recognizes that we are a member driven association dependent on volunteer leadership and involvement. Your supportive role is to help make CNA work for our members and to assist in achieving our mission and strategic plan.

Key personal attributes found to contribute to inclusive teams and learning cultures that foster innovation include curiosity for self and others, engagement of self and others, and, determination that combines tenacity and ability to be change when necessary.  If you are looking for personal challenge and professional commitment to advance nursing in Colorado, please consider these opportunities.

The 2-year term positions open for election at the 2019 Annual Membership Assembly (Meeting) include:


            Regional Directors 

                        Region 1 (DNA 8 & 9)                     

                        Region 2 (DNA 3, 12, 16, 20, 23)

                        Region 3 (DNA 4)

                        Region 4 (DNA 6)

                        Region 5 (DNA 7)

                        Region 6 (DNA 5)

                        Special Interest Groups (2)

                        Recent Graduate Director At Large – within 5 Years of Entry Level 

           Nominating Committee Member (3)

            ANA Membership Assembly Voting Representative

Click Here to Review Bylaws for Board Responsibilities

Click Here to Submit Bio and Consent to Serve for Consideration by Nomination Committee


National Quality Forum Call for EHR Data Quality Experts

August 1, 2019

NQF will convene a technical expert panel (TEP) to identify the causes, nature, and extent of EHR data quality issues and recommend best practices for addressing these issues to increase scientific acceptability (i.e. reliability, validity), use and usability, and feasibility of eCQMs. NQF is seeking nominees with expertise in electronic health record data standards and vocabularies; experts in electronic clinical quality measures, including both those who develop and those who implement these measures; architects of information networks that facilitate data exchange or ensure data quality; providers with concurrent expertise in informatics, electronic clinical quality measurement, and applications in various common care settings; federal, state and local government agencies that have developed and implemented policies to encourage data standardization and quality; informaticists; data architects; privacy and security experts; consumer representatives; standards-setting organizations; and EHR vendors.

August 19 - September 16 Nominate Technical Expert Panel Member


RNs: Take the American Nurse Today Trends and Salary Survey

July 16, 2018

The 2019 American Nurse Today Trends and Salary Survey is open! Your input is important as we collect data about today's nursing work environment. Results of our annual survey will be published in the November issue of the journal. It should take only a few minutes to complete this confidential survey. At the end of the survey you'll have the option to provide your email address to enter a drawing for one of five $25 gift cards. Click here to participate.



CNA Annual Conference & Membership Assembly Open For Registration

July 2, 2019

CNA's Annual Conference & Membership Assembly will take place on Friday afternoon and all day Saturday, Sept. 20 & 21, 2019, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Denver – Stapleton North, 4040 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80216.

Register now!


Join us for these compelling educational sessions, along with an exhibit hall and job fair:

  • What Makes The Work Environment Healthy with Mary Jo Assi, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Press Ganey
  • Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing the Risks and Benefits with Theresa Mallick-Searle, MS, ANP-BC, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Human Trafficking: The Role of Frontline Staff with Sarah Moultrie, MSN RN CPNP-AC CPEN, Clinical Practice Specialist, Children’s Hospital
  • Story Catchers™: Creating Cultural Transformation Through Meaning and Purpose with Kathryn Hoffmann, MSW, LCSW, Chief Program Officer, Institute for Life @ Care
  • Update on Sunset of Colorado's Nurse Practice Act

Early bird rates are in affect until August 21:

  • CNA members pay $189
  • Non-members pay $239
  • Non-licensed Students pay $75

The Colorado Nurses Association Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the 2019 CNA Awards to be presented at the 2019 CNA Membership Assembly Reception, Friday, September 20, 2019. Click here for more information.

Visit the conference website for more information and to register!

Sponsors/exhibitors - click here for more information.


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