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2017 ONA Statewide Elections

The nomination period is now closed and the ONA 2017 Statewide Elections slate of candidates has been finalized. We received a lot of interest from members who want to take an active leadership role within the organization and have several contested races. Below you will find voting information and a full list of candidates, including links to each candidate's bio statement.

ONA 2017 Statewide Elections Voting

ONA is once again using Election-America as the service provider for this election. Each ONA member will be sent a unique login and password from Election-America, specific to the 2017 ONA Elections (NOT the same as your ONA website login).

ONA members will receive the information either by email if we have a valid email address or by postal service mail if we do not have an email for you.

For questions regarding your membership or election guidelines, please contact ONA at

Once you have received you unique login and password from Election-America (NOT the same as your ONA website login) then:

Click here to vote now

Voting will close on March 7 at 12:00 p.m.

Candidate Slate

The candidates for each open position are listed below. To read the bio of the candidate, please click on the candidate's name. The number in parenthesis (#) next to the position represents the number of openings for that position.

Vice-President/ANA Delegate


Director (3)

Director - New Graduate (1)

Cabinet on Health Policy (4)

Cabinet on Education (3)

Cabinet on Nursing Practice & Research (2)

Cabinet on Human Rights & Ethics (1)

Cabinet on Economic & General Welfare (1)

Nominating Committee (3)

  • No candidates filed

ANA Delegate Alternate (2)

NFN Delegate (3)


Position Descriptions

Below you will find descriptions of each role and position. Click on the links to open/download the descriptions of each leadership position.


Click on the subsequent links for a complete description of each cabinet's member responsibilities:

  • Economic and General Welfare: Sets policy for the collective bargaining program.
  • Education: Promotes educational standards that reflect the knowledge base required for the provision of high quality nursing care,
  • Health Policy: Establishes ONA’s positions regarding the legislature and rule making within the framework of the health policy platform.
  • Human Rights and Ethics: Identifies concerns of nurses: Develops a model for all levels of nurses in ONA to show use of ANA Code of Ethics and related documents in their practice.
  • Nursing Practice and Research:  Identifies concerns of nurses: Develops a model for all levels of nurses in ONA to show continuing competency in their individual practices

Board of Directors Position Descriptions

Click on the subsequent links for a job description of the following Board of Directors positions:


Other Leadership Positions


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