Meet the Committee Chairs!
Audit Committee: The Audit
Committee is responsible for appointing and supervising external
auditors, serving as a liaison between management, the board of
directors and the independent auditor and supervising the internal
financial controls. Findings should be reported to the executive
committee, board of directors and chapter, and be made a part of the
permanent IONL record.
Bylaws Committee: Reports to the Secretary. Reviews Bylaws and receives
proposals for any needed changes; doing the research and drafting so
that their proposals will be available well in advance of the annual
members’ business meeting.
Continuum of Care Committee: The Continuum of Care Committee serves as a conveyor for networking, dialogue and supportive programming for leaders across the continuum. Download IONL's 2016 Continuum of Care Terminology PDF.
Member Engagement Committee: Reports to the President. Organizes the
campaign to attract new members and retain those we have. Therefore, it
is necessary to put in place a twelve-month program of membership
development and to place similar importance on retaining the maximum
number of existing members.
Nominations Committee: Chaired by Past-president and reports to
Secretary. During the summer begins the work of identifying future
region presidents, officers and determines level of interest and
availability. Consults with IONL’s Board of Directors, Bylaws and
Policy and Procedures to conduct the annual nomination and elections.
Four (4) full members are elected to serve 2-year terms.
Policy & Advocacy Committee: Identifies major policy issues to
monitor and what steps can be taken to alert and advise members.
Oversees IONL’s legislative activities and develops resources for
members (e.g. tool kits) to help members lobby successfully.
Program Committee (comprised of two subcommittees)
Conference Subcommittee: Mid-Year Conference, Annual Conference, Essential Resources Workshop
Leadership Subcommittee: Fellowship Program, Finance Workshop, Midwest Institute for Healthcare Leadership, Aspiring Nurse Leaders Workshop
Past Presidents Advisory Council: Consists of past IONL presidents to promote continued engagement and support of organizational initiatives.