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President: Duties of the president include presiding at all business meetings of the association, the Board of Directors, and the executive committee.  She/He is responsible for directing the House of Directors, and seeing that the decisions of the Board of Directors are carried out.  She/He also serves as a motivator and guide for the other members of the Board of Directors, and is correspondent with NSNA.  The president is responsible for the running of all the meetings, and agendas for the Board of Directors

Legislative Vice President: Duties includes reviewing WSNA bylaws and policies to clarify and update materials as needed, monitoring state and national legislative activities in order to keep all constituents up-to-date on current issues, and compiling all necessary supplies for House of Delegates meeting.  Assist members with the formation and presentation of resolutions.  The Legislative VO also assumes the duties of the President in case of absence and any other duties assigned by the President.  They also chair the Rules Committee to present changes in bylaws, policies, and resolutions.

Executive Vice President: The Executive Vice President is responsible for planning, organizing, and scheduling a WSNA convention in the spring.  The Executive VP is also responsible for correspondence with potential exhibitors, advertisers for the convention and STAT, and meal sponsors.  She/He is also responsible for working with the STAT editor to promote the convention and provide registration material.

Secretary: Duties include keeping records or all organization correspondence, reports, papers and documents, record and distribute minutes of all WSNA board meetings, and keep a record of all constituents for roll call and business purposes.  They also chair the Education Committee.

Treasurer: Duties include signing all checks written out from WSNA accounts, compiling and presenting annual budget for WSNA board approval, and acting as custodian for all WSNA funds.  Fundraising is also the responsibility of the Treasurer.  They also chair the Finance/Fundraising Committee.

Nominations Director: Duties include securing candidates for all WSNA board positions, organizing the registration process for conventions, and preparing ballot box and ballots for all WSNA elections.  They also chair the Membership Committee.

Projects Director: Duties include presenting potential statewide community health project(s), developing a plan for implementation of projects.  This person collaborates with the Executive VP in obtaining a keynote speaker and additional speakers.  They chair the Community Health Committee.

Breakthrough to Nursing: Duties include increasing awareness about the nursing profession and encourage students to choose nursing as a career.  Pick a project that could be carried out statewide to promote nursing as a profession.  Act as a resource person for schools to facilitate their projects throughout the year.  They also chair the Breakthrough to Nursing Committee.

STAT Editor: The STAT Editor is responsible for arranging, printing, and distributing a biannual publication of the Student STAT newsletter.  This includes recruiting written contributions from Board Members and other WSNA members, as well as educational and information nursing articles.

Regional Directors (4): Maintain communications with the nursing schools in a particular region.  The “go-to” person for information about the WSNA.  Sends out the mailings to schools twice a year.  There are 4 Regional Directors:  Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western.

Website Administrator: Duties include maintaining and updating the WSNA website ( with names and contact information for Board of Directors, the WSNA bylaws, meeting minutes, and special announcements. They also take pictures at WSNA events.