Member Engagement Opportunities – WNA Annual Meeting and Town Hall

WNA Wisconsin Nurses Association

WNA Town Hall Web Conferences
Thursday Jan. 10, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 pm
or
Monday January 14, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 pm

 The purpose of the WNA Town Hall Web Conference is to assist the member in becoming acquainted with the Annual Meeting Action Items. Each meeting will cover the same material. Members will join via conference call to review and provide input on the following:

January 10 & January 14 Meeting Agenda

WNA Professional Policy Committee Report and Recommendations:

  1. Benefits for Specialty Nursing Associations to Join WNA’s Organizational Affiliate REVISED 1/10/2019
  2. WNA Commitment to Mentoring New Graduates of Nursing Programs
  3. WNA’s Role in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in Wisconsin

WNA Bylaw Committee Report and Proposed Changes to the WNA Bylaws:

  1. Establishment of WNA Organizational Affiliate Structure
  2. Addressing vacancies on the WNA Nominating Committee

Informational Report:
The status of 2017 Professional Policy Recommendations on Mandatory Continuing Education for Nurses as a Condition of License Renewal

WNA Annual Meeting
Friday, January 18, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Conference Call

The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to allow for you the member, to vote on governance and nursing related policies. The October 27, 2018 WNA Annual Meeting was rescheduled due to low participation.The WNA Board of Directors is aware that it is difficult for the member to participate in a face-to-face Annual Meeting.

Solution for increased member participation
The WNA Board of Directors voted on scheduling a virtual Annual Meeting of the Membership for January 18, 2019. There will be proposed Bylaw changes, three professional policy items and an information report.  Members will need to rsvp in order to join the meeting. This is required for establishing a quorum and verifying that the person participating is a WNA member.

Meeting Materials

Agenda
3.  Rules for WNA Annual Meeting
5.A. Benefits for Specialty Nurse Associations to Join WNA’s Organizational Affiliate
5.B. Commitment to Mentoring New Graduates of Nursing Programs
5.C. The Opioid Epidemic in Wisconsin: Identifying WNA’s Role
6. Proposed Changes to the WNA Bylaws
7. Report of 2017 Professional Policy Recommendations: CE

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