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Become a Leader of the Virginia Nurses Association

VNA is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 election of VNA Board of Directors and Committee on Nominations members that will take place electronically this summer.

2020 Election Information

The following board positions are open for the 2020 Election (2-year terms):

  • President Elect
  • Secretary
  • Commissioner on Nursing Education
  • Commissioner on Workforce Issues
  • Commissioner on Nursing Practice*
  • Director-at-Large, Staff Nurse
  • Committee on Nominations - 3 open seats

* The Commissioner on Nursing Practice is also an ex-officio member of the Virginia Nurses Foundation Board of Trustees.

Review the Position Descriptions and Nominations Policies and Procedures Manual. Nomination forms must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m., May 27, 2020.

To submit your nomination via our online portal, please click here!

No paper forms will be accepted. Voting will be open June 29 - August 24. The ballot will be sent out by email. Please contact us at to request a paper ballot. 


Learn More!

VNA will be holding a conference call for any members interested in running for these positions on April 27. If you would like to participate and learn more about each position, please RSVP here before April 24, 2020.


2020 Election Timeline

  • Call for Nominations - April 1 - May 27
  • Nominating Committee prepares slate of candidates - June 5
  • VNA Board of Directors votes to approve slate of candidates - June 9
  • Slate of Candidates published and distributed - June 15
  • Online voting begins (online and paper) - June 29
  • Deadline for ballot requests - August 14
  • Voting ends - 11:45 pm on August 24
  • Election results shared at VNA Membership Assembly - September 25