HPNA Nomination Process
All applicants are required to provide the following information via email to Holly Nesbitt at [email protected] by April 30, 2019 or send to Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, One Penn Center West, Suite 425, Pittsburgh, PA 15276. All applications must be received by April 30.
- Complete the application to serve on the HPNA Board of Directors which includes providing evidence of key competencies such as Commitment to Mission, Teamwork, Personal Integrity, etc. These competencies are defined on the application form. Download the application form.
- Provide a professional resume.
- Include two letters of recommendation that address the Universal and Essential Collective Competencies (definitions are noted on the application form). References may be contacted by the Governance Committee. If currently employed, one letter of recommendation must be from applicant’s employer. This letter must indicate employer’s support for the applicant’s participation on the Board of Directors and employer’s specific agreement to the time commitment as outlined in the Commitment and Eligibility section of this information.
- Selected candidates will be asked to schedule a telephone interview with the Governance Committee as an additional part of the application.
Board of Directors Voting Process
Voting members of HPNA will receive an email in July with specific election information, and the Board of Directors voting window will be open during the month of August. Please contact us directly at 412.787.9301 if you have any specific questions about the voting process.
Procedure for Notifying Applicants
All applicants will be notified by the chair of the Governance Committee regarding the status of their application. This notification to all slated and non-slated candidates will occur after the slate of candidates is approved by the HPNA Board of Directors. Following the election and confirmation of the ballot by the HPNA Board of Directors, the chair of the Governance Committee will contact each of the slated candidates to inform them of the outcome of the election.