Colorado Student Nurses' Association Building Colorado's Future Nurse Leaders

President

  • Be a member of the Board of Directors.
  • Preside over all general meetings of the Colorado Student Nurses’ Association.
  • Preside at and conduct Board of Directors meetings.
  • Serve as an ex-officio member to the committees except the Nominations and Elections Committee.
  • Serve as the official representative of the CSNA.
  • Serve as one of the authorized signers on the CSNA bank accounts.
  • Attend the NSNA Mid-Year Conference and Annual Convention.
  • Perform other such functions as may be deemed proper activity for an officer of this association by the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare a year’s end summary to be presented to the incoming Board of Directors as directed by the policies and procedure.
  • Serve as an advisor for the succeeding President

Vice-President

  • Be a voting member of the Board of Directors.
  • Serve as temporary President of the Association at any time the president cannot serve.
  • Serve as interim President of the Association at any time the President cannot permanently serve until the Board of Directors can appoint a permanent replacement.
  • Perform other such functions as may be deemed proper activity for an officer of this association by the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare a year-end summary to be presented to the incoming Board of Directors as directed by the policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an advisor for the succeeding Vice President.

Secretary

  • Be a voting member of the Board of Directors. 
  • Record the proceedings of all CSNA meeting.
  • Distribute the minutes from those meetings prior to the next scheduled CSNA meeting.  With 10 days of approval of minutes: submit official minutes to NSNA, and submit to Media Director for publication on the CSNA website.
  • Maintain a current roster of the names, addresses, and phone numbers of members of CSNA Board of Directors and distribute the roster to the following; CSNA Board of Directors, consultants, committee members, chapter representatives, NSNA, and CNA.
  • Notify Board of Directors of time and place of all meetings.
  • Conduct the general correspondence of the Association as requested by the President or Board of Directors.
  • Notify all schools of their state constituency status, the number of voting delegates, and the date, time and place of the annual meeting at least 30 days prior to the meeting.
  • Review, maintain and ensure compliance with the bylaws and submit as required to NSNA. 
  • Perform other such functions as may be deemed proper activity for an officer of this association by the Board of Directors.
  • Deliver to the newly elected Secretary all records, papers, and other property belonging to the Association within one month after the annual convention.
  • Prepare a year-end summary to be presented to the incoming Board of Directors as directed by the policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an advisor for the succeeding Secretary.

 

Treasurer

  • Be a voting member of the Board of Directors.
  • Serve as chairperson of the Finance Committee.
  • Appoint a secretary for the Finance Committee who will be responsible for developing and maintaining records and files for that academic year.
  • Present written financial report to the Board of Directors at each CSNA meeting.
  • Organize fundraising efforts in collaboration with other Board of Director members.
  • Coordinate with various organizations to increase fundraising.
  • Work with the Media Director to coordinate advertising sales.
  • Act as custodian of all CSNA funds, deposit such funds in the CSNA bank accounts, and serve as one of the authorized signers on the CSNA checking and savings accounts.
  • Maintain files of all financial statements and make available upon request.
  • Review financial status of CSNA monthly to assess if CSNA is staying within the budget.
  • When directed by the Board of Directors, shall be responsible for an outside audit of the association's financial records.
  • Shall be responsible yearly to comply with current IRS requirements.
  • Perform other such functions as may be deemed proper for an officer of this association by the Board of Directors.
  • The outgoing Treasurer shall, within one month after the close of the convention, deliver to the newly elected Treasurer all money vouchers, books, and papers of the Association held in custody.
  • Prepare a year-end summary, financial report and proposed budget to be presented to the incoming Board of Directors as directed by the policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an advisor for the succeeding Treasurer.

 

Communications Director

  • Be a voting member of the Board of Directors.
  • Serve as chairperson of the Communications Committee.
  • Appoint a secretary for the Communications Committee who will be responsible for developing and maintaining records and files for that academic year.
  • Be responsible for coordination, editing, printing, proofing and distribution of the official CSNA publications.

  • Solicit various organizations for advertising possibilities. Solicit nursing students and others to submit articles for the official CSNA publications. 
  • Assist with designing and proofing the CSNA Convention program and any other fliers, letters, posters, or other printings representing CSNA. 
  • Be responsible for developing advertising policies subject to Board of Directors’ approval. Be responsible for developing, updating and maintaining the CSNA Websites. 
  • Submit an estimated expense budget for the CSNA publication and website to the Treasurer within ninety days of taking office. 

  • Be responsible for maintaining the professional integrity of the association by screening written material that is not representative of the CSNA and present discrepancies to the Board of Directors for final screening.
  • Perform other such functions as may be deemed proper activity for an officer of this association by the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare a year-end summary to be presented to the incoming Board of Directors as directed by the policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an advisor for the succeeding Communications Director.


Legislative and Educational Director

  • Be a voting member of the Board of Directors.
  • Serve as Chair of the Legislative Education Committee.
  • Appoint a secretary for the Legislative Education Committee who will be responsible for developing and maintaining records and files for that academic year.
  • Maintain current, accurate information regarding legislative health care initiatives and inform the Board of Directors and NSNA of these.
  • Collaborate with CNA for legislative efforts. 
  • Serve as the legislative liaison between the CSNA and CNA.
  • Shall serve on the Convention committee.
  • Organize, recruit and train delegates for at the annual convention.
  • Solicit and review resolutions from school constituent chapters.
  • Perform other such functions as may be deemed proper activity for an officer by the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare a year-end summary to be presented to the incoming Board of Directors as directed by the policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an advisor for the succeeding Legislative Director

Membership Director
  • Be a voting member of the Board of Directors.
  • Serve as chair of the Membership Committee.
  • Appoint a secretary for the Membership Committee who will be responsible for developing and maintaining records and files for that academic year.
  • Maintain and distribute accurate and current listings of all CSNA members at each Board of Directors meeting as needed.
  • Contact Colorado nursing schools regarding total enrollment programs. 
  • In collaboration with the Membership Committee, visit Colorado schools to encourage membership with CSNA.
  • Develop recruitment activities for presentation during CSNA events.
  • Coordinate recruitment efforts in each nursing school of Colorado.
  • Maintain a roster of faculty and student contacts within each nursing school of Colorado.
  • Inform the Board of Directors at each CSNA meeting of statewide membership status and recruitment activities.
  • Serve as a resource person to all nursing schools regarding membership recruitment and/or chapter development.
  • Remind schools through regular correspondence to submit the Official Application for NSNA Constituency Status to NSNA by the cutoff date.
  • Perform other such functions as may be deemed proper activity for an officer of this association by the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare year-end summary to be presented to the incoming Board of Directors as directed by the policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an advisor for the succeeding Membership Director.

Breakthrough to Nursing

  • Be a voting member of the Board of Directors.
  • Serve as Chair of the Breakthrough to Nursing Committee.
  • Appoint a secretary for the Breakthrough to Nursing Committee who will be responsible for developing and maintaining records and files for that academic year.
  • Coordinate Breakthrough to Nursing efforts in constituent chapters.

  • Maintain a roster of contacts for each school or organization for use for Breakthrough to Nursing development.
  • Serve as a resource person to all chapters for Breakthrough to Nursing activities and development.
  • Perform other such functions as may be deemed proper activity for an officer of this association by the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare a year-end summary to be presented to the incoming Board of Directors as directed by the policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an advisor for the succeeding Breakthrough to Nursing Director.

 

Projects Director

  • Be a voting member of the Board of Director.
  • Serve as the chair of the Convention Committee.
  • Appoint a secretary for the Convention Committee whose duties include developing and maintaining records and files related to community outreach efforts of CSNA for their term of service.
  • Prepare and organize annual convention including but not limited to finding speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and venue.

  • Perform other such functions as may be deemed proper activity for an officer of this association by the Board of Directors.
  • Prepare a year-end summary to be presented to the incoming Board of Directors as directed by the policies and procedures.
  • Serve as an advisor for the succeeding Convention Director.