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NAINA\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s FIRST JOURNAL!

NAINA’s FIRST EVER JOURNAL was published at our Fifth Biennial Education Conference to commemorate NAINA’s tenth anniversary.  Thank you to the Journal committee for their hard work.

Stroke Prevention Education initiative underway

NAINA's community education program has been initiated with a series of Stroke Prevention Education programmes by several chapters, including INA-NY and INA-CF, to provide vital education about this important health issue.

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NAINA partners with Chamberlain College

Bringing an additional benefit for our members, NAINA has entered into a partnership with Chamberlain College to bring high quality education to our nurses.  Visit Chamberlain College for more information.

Introducing the APN Task force: a new NAINA initiative

The new APN Task Force will serve as a platform for the increasing numbers of APNs to identify with fellow minority nurses while sharing their expertise and engaging in activities to enhance professional growth.

Welcome IANAM!

Nurses week in Maryland was kicked off by the very first meeting of the Indian American Nurses Assoication Of Maryland (IANAM), led by Alphonsa Rahman.  Welcome to the NAINA family, Maryland!

NAINA becomes permanent board member for Alliance

NAINA is a Permanent Board member of the Alliance for International Ethical Recruitment Practices. Sara Gabriel, NAINA President, who has been a major contributor since its inception, represents Indian Nurses in the US in this prestigious organization.

Welcome to Albany nurses!

Another new chapter to add to our NAINA family.  The Indian American Nurses Association of Albany held their inauguration ceremony on October 8, 2016.  We are so happy to have you on board.

New Chapter: Oklahoma

NAINA President, Sara Gabriel, met with Divya Joykutty (President) and other executive board members of the Indian Nurses Association of Oklahoma (INA-OK).  Congratulations and welcome!

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Election Committee

The election committee consists of 3 members, the election committee chairperson and two appointed members.

Focus: Nominations for open offices and activities related to the election of officers

Roles and responsibilities:

  1. The Election Committee Chairperson will appoint the two other members of the committee.
  2. The Election Committee Chairperson will oversee the execution of the election process.
  3. The Election Chairperson is solely responsible for the safekeeping of the ballot box, ballots and voter registry.
  4. The election committee will work to ensure an unbiased and fair election. It is the Committee 's responsibility to ensure that the Election policies and procedures are strictly enforced.
  5. The election committee will review and amend election policies and procedures during a contested election where the policies and procedures are suspect.
    1. To accept and review any petitions that contest election results.
    2. To determine the eligibility for voting rights of any member.
  6. The Election committee is responsible for compiling a voter registry of all eligible voters.
  7. The Election committee members are responsible for counting the ballots.
  8. The Election committee will review candidate nominations and notify nominees of his/her nomination.
  9. The election committee chairperson will notify the winners of the election/ selection and the governing board minimum three weeks prior to the installation of the officers
  10. The election committee will assist the Executive board with the installation of new officers.


Rachel Zachariah

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