Nomination and Elections

Are you interested in becoming a national leader of your association? Learn more about the open positions and the steps you can take to become a candidate!


It’s Time to Elect Your New Board!

We are looking for dynamic, self-motivated volunteers to join the APGNN Board of Directors!

The Nominations Process

  1. Review the role description in the Board of Directors Handbook (link to members only) and nominate yourself or a colleague.
  2. Nominations Committee members will contact nominated individuals and ask them to complete an online candidate application, including letters of recommendation and a personal statement.
    NOTE: The deadline to submit the names and email addresses of your two references is October 1. The application deadline is October 7, 2022.
  3. The Nominations Committee reviews applications, CVs and references to create a slate of candidates for Executive Board approval.
  4. When the board approves the slate, the Nominations Committee Chair will notify all candidate applicants of the board’s decision.
  5. The Nominations Committee chair and a staff liaison will work with all candidates to help them prepare for the election process.
  6. Candidates will be given opportunities to actively campaign and connect with members.
  7. Voting-eligible members will cast their ballots in March 2022.
  8. Contact Past President, Teresa Carroll

General Candidate Requirements/Recommendations

  1. Full APGNN member in good standing (REQUIRED for ALL positions).
  2. Full membership in APGNN for at least one year prior to election to office.
  3. Minimum of one year experience in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and/or nutrition.
  4. Active participation in chapter or SIG leadership, and/or national committees or work groups.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to the field of Pediatric GI Nursing and APGNN’s strategic goals 
  6. Willingness to commit the time and effort needed to carry out the duties of the position
  7. Understanding of association operations, available resources, and the nature of volunteerism.

Available 2022 Positions

  • Secretary/Treasurer – three-year term
  • Program Chair – two-year term
  • Media Chair – two-year term
  • Clinical Practice Chair – two-year term