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Call for Applications to Serve on AWHONN’s 2018 Board of Directors
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The Nominating Committee is accepting applications to serve on AWHONN’s 2018 Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors plays a vital leadership role within the Association. By serving on the Board, members have the opportunity to contribute their knowledge and experience in various areas that will be useful in strengthening and expanding AWHONN. 


Board service is a significant commitment as well as an outstanding professional opportunity. We are seeking leaders who want to make a difference with promoting the health of women and newborns. Serving on the Board requires time and commitment as well as knowledge of nursing issues and AWHONN membership activities. Positions are three-year terms.


If elected to the Board of Directors, it is a requirement to attend all in-person Board meetings and participate on conference calls.  The initial Board Orientation and Meetings will be held in Tampa, Florida:

  • Board of Director Orientation, November 3, 2017

  • Board of Directors Meeting, November 4, 2017

  • Board of Directors Meeting, June 21-22, 2018 (Onsite during AWHONN’s 2018 Annual Convention)

Read the position descriptions for the various board roles hereThe deadline for submitting a completed online application is Midnight (EST), Friday, March 10, 2017.


AWHONN Board of Directors’ consists of eleven voting members, including three national officers, and eight directors. Open positions for the 2018 Board of Directors are as follows:

  • One President-Elect

  • One Secretary-Treasurer

  • Two Directors

Click here to complete and submit the following information:

  • Online Application

  • Upload Resume/CV

  • Upload three references: one reference from an AWHONN leader excluding current members of the Board of Directors, Nominating Committee or AWHONN staff.  Upload can be completed by the applicant or individual that is providing the reference.  Click here to upload references.

  • Upload one color photograph in JPG format at least 150 pixels in width.

For assistance or questions, please contact LaRhonda Usher at or 800-673-8499. 

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