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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Member at Large

Title:

Member at Large

Position Summary:

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 2 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.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Serve as voting member of the Board of Directors
  • Attend Board Meetings (Live, Web-Based, Phone Conferences)
  • Attend the Annual Conference
  • Participate in other teleconferences or meetings as needed to conduct IACRN business
  • Inform and uphold membership bylaws and association policies
  • Complete requests by board to edit documents, provide feedback or provide information (2 hour monthly)
  • Participate in at least one IACRN committee as a board representative (1 hour monthly)
  • Assist with raising awareness about the mission and goals of IACRN to the community
  • Complete specific tasks and assignments of the board as needed

Position Requirements:

  • Member in good standing of IACRN 

Estimated time commitment:

This position has a two-year commitment.  There are 8 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 4-hour teleconference Board of Directors meeting in its place, with the 4th being at the Annual Conference in the Fall.  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.


Version Date: 6/16/2016

International Association of Clinical Research Nurses

2331 Rock Spring Road
Forest Hill, MD 21050, USA
443-640-1041 (Phone)
443-640-1031 (Fax)
iacrn@iacrn.org


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