Leadership Positions

Vice President

Reports to: President

Term of Office: The term of office is two years beginning July 1 and ending June 30 of the second year. An elected officer may serve only three consecutive terms or six years on the Board of Directors.

Purpose: The Beta Iota Chapter Bylaws state the vice president shall perform the duties of the president in the president's absence. The vice president, or designee, shall oversee the planning of at least two chapter programs/events annually.

Qualifications: The Vice President shall:

  1. Be an active member in the Beta Iota Chapter.
  2. Consent to serve in the position and elected by a majority vote of chapter members.
  3. Have experience/skill in program planning and program development (preferred).

Responsibilities: The responsibilities of this position are:

  1. Attend scheduled Board of Directors meetings.
  2. Perform such activities as delegated by the President.
  3. Serve as the Chairperson of the Program Committee.
  4. Plan and conduct Program Committee meetings on a regular basis.
  5. Prepare or delegate the recording of Program Committee meeting minutes and disseminate to committee members prior to the next meeting.
  6. Plan two scholarly chapter programs per year, one of which is planned and presented in collaboration with the Southern Ohio/Northern Kentucky (SONK) Consortium Annual Conference Planning Committee.
  7. Oversee the planning and implementation of the Celebration of Nurse Scholars (Induction Ceremony) in collaboration with the Governance Committee.
  8. Prepare an annual report for presentation to the chapter members (typically at an annual business meeting).
  9. Present a verbal or written committee report at each Board of Directors meeting and as appropriate at membership meetings.
  10. Submit program or event information to the Communications Advisory Council Chair.
  11. Collaborate with other members of the Board of Directors and committee and advisory council chairpersons to facilitate continuity of chapter programs, events, and activities.
  12. Develop and maintain policies and procedures related to the Program Committee and to the position of Vice President.
  13. Attend and encourage committee members to attend chapter programs, activities, and events.

Vice President Application

The Vice President shall perform the duties of the President in the President’s absence. According to the Beta Iota Policy and Procedure Manual, the Vice President shall serve as the Chairperson of the Program Committee.

Position Application (PDF file)