The following positions were not filled during the recent election. Positions are scheduled to begin in August 2017.
The President Elect is a preparatory role to become the President of SNOW. The President Elect works closely with the current President to coordinate the business of the organization in order to assume leadership and to provide continuity in transition to President. The President of SNOW functions as the Chief Executive Officer, presiding over the Board of Directors and Committees to ensure the mission and goals of SNOW are being met.
The President Elect is a 4-year commitment: one year as President Elect, two years as President, and one year as Past President.
Legislative Standing Committee Chair
The Legislative Chair oversees the Legislative Committee which is charged with:
- Monitoring legislation & public policy initiatives pertaining to the health education/welfare of youth & their families.
- Supporting and influencing local, state, and federal legislation and public policy initiatives favorable to the health education and welfare of children, youth, and their families.
- Monitoring, supporting and influencing legislation favorable to school nursing and other fields of nursing.
- Promoting the role and effectiveness of school nursing in the public policy arena.
- Building skills and effectiveness of members to influence public policy at the local, state and federal level.
The Legislative Chair provides leadership to accomplish the above committee objectives. In this role, the Legislative Chair keeps a pulse on relative legislation, communicates this information to the board and SNOW members and works within the system on actions required to support school health services, school nursing and the welfare of children
The Legislative Chair is a 2-year commitment.
Area Representatives are the backbone of SNOW! SNOW is divided into 10 Areas. Each Area has a Representative (or two in the case of an area with greater that 25% of the total membership). Area Representatives are responsible for organizing at least three meetings a year in their Area and attending the SNOW Board meeting. Area Representatives are voting members of the Board of Directors. Additional responsibilities include participating on the Nominations Committee, soliciting nominations for awards, communicating with nurses in the Area they represent, and participating on task forces or ad hoc committees. You will be networking with nurses from your Area and all around the state, adding your voice to SNOW issues and staying informed about school nursing at the local, state and national level.
The Area Representative is a 2-year commitment.
Area Representatives needed in these Areas:
- Area 2A & B (King County)
- Area 3 (Clallam, Jefferson & Kitsap County)
- Area 4 (Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston Counties)
- Area 5 (Clark, Cowlitz, part of Klickitat, part of Pacific, Skamania & Wahklakum County)
- Area 7 (Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens, Spokane a& Whitman County)
- Area 9 (Chelan, Douglas, Grant & Okanogan County)