Florida Chapter of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association

Nominations for elections for 2020 FL-GAPNA Board of Directors

Posted over 1 year ago by Michelle Lewis


It is time once again to begin the election process for Fl-GAPNA. At this time, we are in need of volunteers for 3 open board positions: President Elect, Treasurer, and Director at Large. The responsibilities are listed below the nomination form. 

Board members must be able to attend 3 out of 4 quarterly meetings in person or virtually. If travel is required and deemed safe, expenses will be reimbursed as set by FL-GAPNA policy. 

FL- GAPNA Board of Directors Nomination Form





Company and title:


Please select the office you interested in serving

_____ President Elect _____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 July 20, 2020.  Each newly elected board member will take office effective August 24, 2020. 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 on the conference planning committee or community education project.

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 board.  Checks in the amount of $500.00 or more will require presidential approval. Treasurer shall give a quarterly written report to the board. All of the books, funds and vouchers are subject to verification by appointed party. The treasurer shall deliver to the successor all books, moneys and other property of FL-GAPNA at the end of the term or at any time the duties are not performed appropriately as determined by the executive board.

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.  

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 July 19th at 5pm. Please call or text me with any questions: 321-536-9089

Michelle Lewis, ARNP

Fl-GAPNA president