2020  NNPBC Annual General Meeting

RPN Council 2020 Open Positions



The deadline to submit nominations was 4pm on May 10, 2020.

 

 
*This position is not elected but will be appointed by the RPN Council. A description of the position is provided below for reference. To apply for student councillor, click here.
 

Regional Councillors (3 positions open)

  • Fraser Councillor - (1 position)
  • Interior Councillor - (1 position)
  • Island Councillor - (1 position)

 
The above open positions are two-year terms.

  • Promote the mission and vision of NNPBC and actively participate in the development and carrying out of NNPBC's strategic plan and annual objectives.
  • Adheres to established NNPBC's Bylaws and RPN Council Terms of Reference.
  • Attend monthly meetings of the RPN Council.
  • Respond to and post discussions on NNPBC RPN Council email and the RPN Council SharePoint and/or related platforms.
  • Respond to and post discussions on NNPBC Board email and the NNPBC Board SharePoint and/or relevant platforms (if holding that seat).
  • Completing assignments are as per the strategic plan for the RPN Council and NNPBC.
  • Represent the interests and conceRPNs of their respective geographical regions.
  • Informs NNPBC and RPN Council regarding activities in region related to RPN practice.
  • Facilitates dissemination of information related to NNPBC and the RPN Council activities and initiatives to regional members.
  • Promotes NNPBC new membership and identifies facilitators and barriers to membership and brings these to the attention of the RPN Council.
  • Attends annual strategic planning day for RPN Council.
  • Promote nominations for the RPN Council.
  • Councillors on the RPN Council will strive to incorporate and represent the domains of nursing including clinical practice, education, research, policy, and leadership/administration.

Indigenous Councillor (1 position open)

This is a two-year term. The individual must be of Indigenous background. The Indigenous Councillor may assume a seat on the NNPBC Board as determined collectively by the Indigenous Councillors on each Council (see NNPBC Bylaws).
 
Key responsibilities include:

  • Promote the mission and vision of NNPBC and actively participate in the development and carrying out of NNPBC's strategic plan and annual objectives.
  • Adheres to established NNPBC's Bylaws and RPN Council Terms of Reference.
  • Attend monthly meetings of the RPN Council (and NNPBC Board if holding that seat).
  • Respond to and post discussions on NNPBC RPN Council email and the RPN Council SharePoint.
  • Completing assignments are as per the strategic plan for the RPN Council and NNPBC.
  • Represent the interests and concerns of Indigenous RPNs and peoples.
  • Represent Indigenous health practice issues.
  • Advocate for improved Indigenous health and wellbeing.
  • Discuss and provide solutions and implement strategies for address Indigenous health issues.
  • Endorse the recommendations for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and work with key stakeholders to influence, advocate and implement necessary changes from an Indigenous RPN perspective.
  • Give direction to the RPN Council and NNPBC Board and staff on bylaws, policies, and advocacy work through an Indigenous lens.
  • Work to build capacity and leadership development for Indigenous RPNs in BC.
  • Promotes NNPBC new membership and identifies facilitators and barriers to membership and brings these to the attention of the RPN Council.
  • Attends annual strategic planning day for RPN Council (and NNPBC Board if holding that seat).
  • Promote nominations for the RPN Council.
  • Acts as executive liaison for assigned RPN Council working committee(s) and consultants.
  • Councillors on the RPN Council will strive to incorporate and represent the domains of nursing including clinical practice, education, research, policy, and leadership/administration.

RPN Student Councillor (1 position open)

This is a one-year appointment made by the RPN Council. This position is detailed for reference only. The Student Councillor may assume a seat on the NNPBC Board as appointed by the NNPBC Board (see NNPBC Bylaws).

  • Promote the mission and vision of NNPBC and actively participate in the development and carrying out of NNPBC's strategic plan and annual objectives.
  • Adheres to established NNPBC's Bylaws and RPN Council Terms of Reference.
  • Attend monthly meetings of the RPN Council (and NNPBC Board if holding that seat).
  • Respond to and post discussions on NNPBC RPN Council email and the RPN Council SharePoint.
  • Completing assignments are as per the strategic plan for the NP Council and NNPBC.
  • Represents issues of RPN students.
  • Informs NNPBC and RPN Council regarding issues and activities pertaining to RPN Programs in BC and in Canada as it applies to BC student RPNs.
  • Promotes NNPBC new membership and identifies facilitators and barriers to membership and brings these to the attention of the RPN Council.
  • Attends annual strategic planning day for NP Council (and NNPBC Board if holding that seat).
  • Promote nominations for the RPN Council.
  • Councillors on the RPN Council will strive to incorporate and represent the domains of nursing including clinical practice, education, research, policy, and leadership/administration.
If you have questions, please email us at info@nnpbc.com.