ISONG Board of Directors
The President-elect shall become familiar with the duties of the President and shall automatically succeed to the presidency at the conclusion of the President’s term of office. The President-Elect shall perform the duties of the President in the absence of the President or in the case of inability to act. When so acting, the President-Elect shall have all the powers of and be subject to all restrictions of the President. The President-Elect shall serve as Parliamentarian during the official meetings of ISONG, serve as liaison between the Board of Directors and Committee Chairs, and perform such other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors. The President-Elect should not also serve as a Committee Chair.
Rebecca Kronk, PhD, MSN, CRNP, FAAN, CNE, ANEF
The (immediate) Past-President shall provide assistance to the President and Board of Directors in order to support and facilitate administrative business and other affairs of ISONG. This includes leadership in infrastructure development such as establishment/ revision of Operational Policies and Procedures. The Past-President may serve as a liaison with special projects or initiatives and ambassador outreach as directed by and in coordination with the President. The Past-President shall chair the Nominations, Awards, and Bylaws Committees.
The Secretary shall oversee, keep, maintain, and assure distribution of the Board minutes to the Board of Directors and summaries of the minutes to ISONG members; give all notices that are required to be given by these Bylaws; attest all documents, the execution of which has been duly authorized by the members according to these Bylaws; and in general perform all duties incident to the office of Secretary and such other duties as the Board of Directors may prescribe.
The Members-at-Large shall provide a perspective of the general membership to the Board of Directors, serve in an advisory capacity, oversee special projects, and perform such duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors as well as participate in meetings of the Board of Directors.
The elected Student Representative shall provide a perspective of student membership to the Board of Directors; take particular responsibility for seeking opportunities to promote student membership and engagement with ISONG; work with the Membership committee on initiatives and perform such duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors as well as participate in meetings of the Board of Directors. Student Representative is defined as any student member who is pursuing full-time graduate education.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (non-voting)
The Executive Director provides administrative support and foster growth for ISONG in a direction consistent with its vision and mission and as directed by the President. The Executive Director shall be an ex -officio member present at meetings of ISONG. The responsibility for engaging the services of the Executive Director or an association management firm lies with the Board of Directors. The President, with input from others as appropriate, is responsible for conducting the annual evaluation of the Executive Director. The responsibilities of the Executive Director shall be designated in the policies and procedures, including responsibility for obtaining audits of ISONG’s financial records.
Term of Office