The following position descriptions include basic functions, specific responsibilities and relationships associated with positions that are up for election in 2019.
The president leads the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) Board of Directors (BOD) in formulating policy that will further the mission and strategic plan of AANP. The president is accountable to the BOD and members.
The president shall:
Work with the BOD and its officers, committee chairs, the CEO and executive staff in collaboration with the CEO. Maintain accessibility to general membership.
Maintain and foster contact as appropriate and needed with public, press, legislative bodies and other organizations.
The term is two years. Accedes automatically from President-elect and to Immediate Past President.
Assist the AANP President in carrying out the functions of the office of president and perform specific duties delegated by the president. The president-elect is accountable to the BOD and members.
The president-elect shall:
Member of the BOD and its officers. Works with the president, BOD, committees and chairs, and executive staff in collaboration with the CEO. Maintain accessibility to general membership.
Represent AANP with other organizations when requested by the president.
The term is one year as president-elect, or in accordance with the Bylaws in the event of a vacancy. Accedes automatically to the office of President.
Ensure that records are maintained of all BOD and officers meetings. The recording secretary is accountable to the BOD and members.
The recording secretary shall:
Work with the BOD and its officers, committees and chairs, and executive staff in collaboration with the CEO. Maintain accessibility to general membership.
Represent AANP with other organizations as requested by the president and in collaboration with the CEO.
The term is two years, elected in even-numbered years.
Regional directors serve on the BOD as the elected representative from their respective region. BOD members will contribute to the establishment of the mission, vision and strategic plan and maintain fiduciary responsibility for the organization.
Work with other BOD members, state representatives, committees and executive staff in collaboration with the CEO. Maintains accessibility to membership.
May have contact with state agencies, legislative bodies, organizations, programs, consumer groups, the public and press in the region.
The state representative serves as the key state contact person for the regional director, BOD, committees and executive staff. State representatives are accountable to the BOD. The state representative actively serves to represent the interests of AANP, its members and the community at large.
Work with regional director, BOD, executive staff and ad-hoc committees. Maintain close communication with the regional director and accessibility to membership in the state.
Maintain contact with state-level agencies, organizations, programs, consumer and public groups. May have contact with state legislative bodies and press.
The purpose of the Nomination Council is to develop a slate of qualified candidates for elected positions within AANP. Council members are accountable to the AANP Board of Directors and members.
Work with the Vice President of Communication and other staff as needed, as well as the BOD.
Communicate as needed with qualified members related to seeking potential candidates for elected positions within AANP.