Faculty: Janet Davis, MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN
Release Date: 07/01/2014
Understand, uphold and champion the mission, bylaws, policies, and procedures of the DNA. Promote continuing education of dermatology nurses and allied health care workers. Promote recognition of DNA members as professionals by the entire medical community. Promote and support the DNA as the appropriate vehicle for achieving recognition of and serving as a resource for the education of all who are involved in caring for the dermatology patient. Oversee the sound business and fiscal management of the DNA.
A. Nurse member of the DNA; DNC of DCNP preferred.
B. Elected by the membership for a two year term.
C. Demonstrate qualities of professionalism and commitment to further the mission of the DNA.
D. Ability to make time and work commitments to complete Board activities and attend meetings for the duration of the term.
E. Preferred background: Evidence of past involvement on local, regional, and/or national involvement.
A. Serve as the official spokesperson for the DNA Membership.
B. Assume responsibilities delegated by the President and/or the Board of Directors.
C. Promote the DNA to potential members and introduce them to local chapter presidents.
D. Identify potential DNA members for committees, task forces, and other national opportunities.
E. Contribute bi-monthly articles to FOCUS. Encourage local chapter officers to submit local events to the Web site.
F. Participate in the annual evaluation of the Association Headquarters, Inc.
G. Orient and mentor incoming Directors to the duties and responsibilities of Director. See the DNA guidelines for mentoring newly elected members of the DNA Board of Directors.
1. Each new board member will have a mentor. A board member who is interested in mentoring a particular newly elected officer may volunteer by discussion with the President. The President may also appoint a mentor. In this case, discussion will be held with the potential mentor to assure interest and available time. Every effort will be made to obtain a mentor who is willing and has the necessary time for this commitment.
2. The mentor will introduce self/role to new member at the first meeting, preferable prior to start of meeting. It is preferable for the mentor to introduce new member to the Board of Directors (BOD) and staff at the start of the first session.
3. New BOD members with past experience on the board will need to be updated regarding policy and procedural changes.
4. New BOD members with no past experience will need: