Serve as the official representative of the association, preside at all meetings and is an ex-officio member of all committees.
Perform the duties of the president in her absence; responsible for planning and coordinating the program for the four evening dinner/business meetings.
Responsible for all official correspondence of the association and for notifying members in advance of meetings.
Record and file the minutes and reports of all meetings; serve as the custodian of all current records of the association.
Serve as custodian of all funds for the association; responsible for signing checks, presenting a proposed budget, submitting an annual report for audit.
Examine the treasurer’s books and report results to Executive Board.
Basic Life Support
Provide members with revisions of standards and guidelines, listings of ongoing classes and instructor programs; conduct classes as needed.
Attend BCSNA executive and general meetings and report to BCSNA membership.
Receive all proposed amendments and make recommendations for the proposed action by the Executive Board.
Act as a consultant to varied educational and health promotion agencies in sponsoring/coordinating programs of interest for the association.
Make all arrangements for the four business/dinner meetings; communicate with vice president regarding need for equipment for speaker.
Create a list of school nurse applicants and a list of available positions; inform members and potential applicants of job openings at general meetings.
Responsible for processing applications, keeping a file of all members, and compiling a membership list.
Attend the Executive Board and General meetings of NJSSNA; keep BCSNA members informed of all legislation and other pertinent issues.
Prepare a slate for the annual election with members qualified and willing to fill the vacancies. Slate is to be presented at March meeting.
Assist president in conducting meeting according to association bylaws and Robert’s Rules of Order.
Send news releases to local newspapers, NJSSNA newsletter; collect printed publicity to record progress of BCSNA events and other school nursing news.
Distribute and review application forms .Select a candidate based on application, scholarship criteria, and interview.
Standards and Practices
Assist president in dealing with problems of a serious concern to BCSNA members.
Create and update website newsletters four times each school year; post notices of upcoming meetings, forms, and links.
Send cards, flowers or other fitting expression of concern in cases of illness or bereavement; plan and execute retiree’s ceremony for May meeting