Florida Chapter of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association

FL-GAPNA nominations for 2018 open board positions

Posted about 3 years ago by Michelle Lewis

Nominations for elections for 2018 FL-GAPNA Board of Directors


It is time once again to begin the election process for Fl-GAPNA. At this time we are in need of volunteers for several open positions: President Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, and Director at Large. The responsibilities are listed below the nomination form. 

FL- GAPNA Board of Directors Nomination Form





Company and title:

Please select the office you interested in serving

_____ President Elect   ____ Secretary   _____Treasurer _____ Director at Large


Include a professional biography (250 words or less) that includes your experience in geriatrics, reason why you would like to run for office and what unique qualities you would bring to the chapter. This will be included with the ballot.

FL-GAPNA Board of Directors Open Positions

Elections take place annually in June. Each newly elected board member will take office effective July 20, 2018 at the quarterly meeting in West Palm Beach. To be considered for elected office, you must currently be a GAPNA member in good standing for the past year.

President Elect: This position is a 3 year commitment. The elected individual will serve for 1 year each as President Elect, President and Immediate Past President. Duties include but are not limited to the following:  Monthly chapter leadership calls with national board and notification to nation board of chapter events, coordination of all quarterly business meetings, coordination and/or delegation of chapter events, organizing regular board meetings, and keeping membership engaged and up to date on chapter events. The President will also serve for one year on the conference planning committee for annual conference (even year) or community education project (odd year)

Secretary: This position is a 2 year commitment. Duties include but are not limited to the following: taking minutes at the quarterly business meetings and any scheduled board meetings, Posting the minutes on the website and distributing them to the board members at least one month prior to the next meeting.  He/she will post events and announcements on the FL-GAPNA website and serving on committees as directed by the president.

Treasurer: This is a 2 year commitment. Treasurer shall keep an account of all monies received and expended for the use of FL-GAPNA and shall make disbursements authorized by the executive board. The treasurer shall deposit all monies received in the bank approved by the executive board.  Checks in the amount of $500.00 or more will require presidential approval. Treasurer shall give a report at each meeting. The books, funds and vouchers in the treasurer’s hands are subject to verification and, at end of term, the treasurer shall deliver to the successor all books, moneys and other property of FL-GAPNA.

Director-at-Large:  This is a 2 year commitment.  The FL-GAPNA Director-at-Large serves as a member of the Board of Directors and performs the following functions:   assumes responsibilities delegated by the President and/or Board; participates in the development and implementation of the strategic plan; contributes articles to newsletter as required; assists to orient the incoming Director-at-Large; and completes other duties as assigned.  Travel is required and expenses are reimbursed as set by FL-GAPNA policy.

Please submit the completed nomination form (copy and paste) along with your biography to arnpmichelle@yahoo.com (FL-GAPNA election in subject line) by Friday June 1st at 5pm. Please call me with any questions: 321-536-9089

Michelle Lewis, ARNP

Fl-GAPNA president