The Member-at-Large represents IACRN’s mission and vision. As such the Member-at-Large is expected to act with respect and moral integrity. The member at large integrates the principles and philosophy of professional nursing and Clinical Research Nursing (CRN), thus supporting the advancement of CRN as a specialty and all associated activities of that role. The Member-at-Large position represents the voice of the membership on the IACRN Board of Directors in conducting the business of IACRN. The person may represent a particular geographic area, professional nursing affiliation or clinical research nursing role which the board deems important to ensure full representation of its membership in making decisions. There are 3 Member-at-Large positions on the board. The Member-at-Large supports the duties of the President and Board of Directors by performing the major responsibilities listed below and other duties as assigned.
Estimated time commitment:
This position has a two-year commitment. There are 12 Board of Director meetings per year, one each month of approximately one and one-half to two hours, for which the Member-at-Large is expected to attend and contribute to discussions. Every third month, instead of the regular meeting, there is a two and a half-hour teleconference with the committee leadership. The board also typically meets in-person the day before the annual meeting for 4 to 6 hour session. There are periodic ad hoc meetings or assignments that may vary in responsibility and time commitment. On the average, there is approximately 6-8 hours a month commitment.