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Election of Class Officers

Elections during 1st year of the Program

Several weeks into NR 105, class officers are elected for the 1st year of the nursing program. Nominations are opened on the day scheduled for the election. The individual who is being nominated must be asked if he/she will accept the nomination prior to submitting their name. Nominees present a brief summary of their qualifications for the office. The elected offices are President and Vicepresident. Election is by hand vote.

Responsibilities by Office:


1. President

· Serve as liaison at monthly faculty meetings (Schedule of meetings will be sent to Class Officers at the beginning of the semester).

2. Vice-president

· Serve as an alternate at monthly faculty meetings.

Elections during 2nd year of the Program

Early in NR 202, class officers are elected for the 2nd year of the nursing program. Nominations are opened on the day scheduled for the election.The individual who is being nominated must be asked if he/she will accept the nomination prior to submitting their name. Nominees present a brief summary of their qualifications for the office. The elected offices are: President, Vice-president and Secretary/Treasurer.

Responsibilities by Office:
1. President

· Serve as class liaison at monthly faculty meetings (Schedule of meetings will be sent to Class Officers at the beginning of the semester).
· Pinning Ceremony Address to Classmates.

2. Vice-president

·Serve as an alternate in the event of the Presiden'ts absence during faculty meetings.
· Lead class in either the "International Council of Nurse's Pledge" or the "Nightingale Pledge", at Pinning Ceremony.

3. Secretary/Treasurer

· Class correspondent as required.
· Account for class funds

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Last reviewed: September 2013