The ENA Board of Directors’ authority and responsibility is to manage the affairs and provide direction for the association, determine policy, oversee the business and financial matters, and adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of its business.
The ENA Board of Directors consists of twelve members as follows: the President, President-Elect, Secretary/Treasurer, Immediate Past President, seven Directors, and the Executive Director as a non-voting advisory member.
Many ENA members' first exposure to ENA is at the state and local level. ENA has 50 state councils and more than 174 local chapters.
State councils are chartered by ENA to implement its philosophy, objectives, and leadership. They serve as the decision-making body at the state level. Members become eligible to participate in state activities immediately upon joining ENA.
Local chapters are aligned with each of their State Councils. They are responsible for implementing ENA professional activities as outlined by the State Council. Getting involved with your local chapter is a great way to learn about all ENA has to offer.
ENA’s voting members may cast their vote in the 2017 ENA National Election from August 25-September 15. National election results will be announced at the Closing Session of Emergency Nursing 2017 on September 16.
We’re pleased to share the 2017 ENA National Election slate of candidates, and hope you’ll learn more about them in anticipation of the national election.
The ENA Nominations and Elections Committee oversees ENA’s annual national election. The Committee solicits and mentors potential candidates and reviews national candidate applications.
Mary Ellen (Mel) Wilson, MS, RN, CEN, COHN-S, FNP-C, FAEN Chairperson
ENA Past Board Member
Kristen Connor, MS, RN, CEN
Jeff Jarding, MSN, RN, CEN
Daniel Misa, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN
The ENA General Assembly is the principle body responsible for developing policies and positions and providing direction for matters relating to emergency nursing, communicating member needs to the ENA Board of Directors, and providing input to the ENA Board of Directors on issues relating to the practice of emergency nursing and adopting procedures governing the operation of the General Assembly.
The General Assembly consists of no more than 705 voting delegates and International delegates. Each state council has the right to appoint two voting delegates, one of who shall serve as state captain, as well as one nonvoting alternate delegate. The remaining delegates will be allocated based on the percentage the delegation is to the national membership. The International members shall have up to five voting delegates selected from amongst the International members as well as one nonvoting delegate.
The 2017 General Assembly will be held at the Marriott Grand, St. Louis on September 12 from 7:45-11:45 am, and September 13 from 7:45-11:30 am and 1:30-5:00 pm. General Assembly delegates will discuss important professional emergency nursing issues that are brought forth as resolutions, and the entire membership is invited to participate.General Assembly Resources
The call for resolutions and bylaws amendments is now closed. We encourage you to review the submission the process and look forward to your input.Learn More