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2024 CACNS Call for Nominations

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Dear CACNS Members,

I am happy to announce two open positions for the coming year, 2024 President-Elect and Treasurer. If you are a member of CACNS, this is your opportunity to serve your colleagues in this prestigious organization.

  • President-Elect: Acts in place of the President when necessary and assume all the duties of the President upon his/her resignation. The President-Elect is mentored by the Board for at least six months to one year prior to assuming the position of President.
  • Treasurer: Responsible for monitoring the fiscal affairs of the CACNS, establishing a yearly budget with the board, and providing reports of CACNS’s financial status to the Board and membership of the CACNS on a quarterly and annual basis as well as the submission of regulatory documents as required.

The application process is very easy; the questionnaire items are listed below:

  1. Name and credentials
  2. Position of interest
  3. Preferred email address
  4. Preferred phone number
  5. Why do you wish to run for office in CACNS?
  6. Provide a brief description of your professional and organizational experiences, and personal attributes you believe make you an ideal candidate for this position.
  7. What do you believe are the major issues facing the CNS profession in today’s healthcare environment in California?
  8. Describe your thoughts/experiences on one of the following topics:
    a. Recruitment of new CNSs to the profession
    b. CNS leadership skills for current systems

Suggested format: Times New Roman, 12-point font. Use headings for 1 to 8a and 8b. Please email the completed application as a Word document to President-Elect Pamela Jane Nye at The deadline for the application is September 30, 2023.

Once nominations are received, a telephone interview will be arranged at a mutually agreed-upon date and time. Final decisions will be made by October 31, 2023.

Pamela Jane Nye, MS, RN, CNS-BC, CNRN, SCRN, ENLS
CACNS President-Elect