CRN Elections

Chair-Elect
During the first year, as Chairperson-Elect, the elected individual shall become familiar with the duties of the Chairperson and shall, in the absence of the Chairperson, perform such duties and shall also have such other duties and responsibilities as assigned from time to time by the Chairperson and/or the CRN Executive Committee.

The Chairperson-Elect shall hold office for a term of one (1) year and automatically assumes the Chairperson position, a one (1) year term, followed by a one (1) year term as Immediate Past Chairperson.

The Chairperson-Elect must have current or previous experience as a member of the CRN Executive Committee to be eligible for nomination and subsequent election to that office.

Nominations Form

Region I, III and V Representatives
The Regional Representatives must reside within the CRN Region from which elected. The Regional Representative shall serve as a voting member of the CRN Executive Committee.

Each Regional Representative shall represent the CRN in their respective Regions and shall communicate the substance of the actions taken and policies adopted by the CRN Executive Committee to the CRN members in their Regions.

The Regional Representatives shall serve as liaison to local CRN groups within their respective Region and shall assist these Regional groups in any way possible, especially in organization and development of new, local CRN affiliated groups. In this capacity, the Regional Representative shall be responsible for communicating the suggestions and requests of those CRN members in their Region to the CRN Executive Committee and/or other CRN Standing Committees as needed.

Each Regional Representative shall contribute information of interest from regional CRN members and/or groups to the Communications Chair and the CRN Newsletter Editor for publication.

Each Regional Representative shall be responsible for communicating with and maintaining an active, working relationship with the elected Alternate Regional Representative from her/his Region.

Regional Representatives shall serve a two (2) year term and are eligible for re-election for one (1) consecutive term of office.

Other duties:

  1. Serves as Chairperson of a CRN Standing Committee (Awards, Legislative, Membership, Patient & Public Education, Communications, Professional Education, Research) as appointed by the CRN Chairperson
  2. Collects, edits and submits a Regional Report for Newsletter Editor quarterly
  3. Prepares quarterly reports of Regional and Standing Committee activities to the Executive Committee
  4. Member of the Nominating Committee (solicit nominations for office from CRN membership; review suggestions received)

Region I includes: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Africa, Canada (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Is., Quebec)

Region III includes: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Canada (Mannitoba, Saskatchewan)

Region V includes: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Asia, Australia, Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon Territory), Middle East

Nominations Form

Region I, III and V Alternate Representatives
The Alternate must reside within the CRN Region from which elected.

The Alternate shall be a non-voting member of the CRN Executive Committee and as such will not be budgeted for attendance at CRN meetings unless officially substituting for the current Regional Representative, or in some other capacity at the request of the CRN Chairperson.

The Alternate, in the event that the Regional Representative is unable to perform the duties set forth herein, shall assume these duties and responsibilities until the Regional Representative is able to resume these or until the end of the Regional Representative's term in office, whichever applies.

Each Alternate Regional Representative shall assist the Regional Representative in contributing information of interest from the regional CRN members and/or groups to the Communications Chair and the CRN Newsletter Editor for publication.

The Alternate shall serve for a term of two (2) years, and is eligible for re-election for one (1) consecutive term of office.

Other duties:

  1. Member of CRN Membership Committee
  2. Contacts all new CRN members within the region
  3. Monitors all local Council development
  4. Sends, receives and reviews Bi-Annual Report for Affiliation
  5. Write two of the four quarterly Regional Reports and submit to the Newsletter Editor and Executive Committee
  6. Encouraged to take an active role on a Standing Committee

Region I includes: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Africa, Canada (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Is., Quebec)

Region III includes: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Canada (Mannitoba, Saskatchewan)

Region V includes: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Asia, Australia, Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon Territory), Middle East

Nominations Form