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Committee Information

Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Task Force
This Task Force is working to keep NGNA members informed about Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Campaign activities, encouraging nursing homes to participate, and actively working to support nurses in nursing homes that are working to improve the quality of care in their facilities.

Chapter Resources Committee
This committee works with forming chapters to assist them through the steps to be chartered. The committee is also responsible to help chartered NGNA Chapters maintain the active status. Most committee business will be conducted vie e-mail; however, Committee members will be asked to participate on conference calls as needed. 

Convention Planning Committee
This Committee is responsible for planning and implementing the annual convention. Committee involvement for the planning committee is the most time intensive of all NGNA committees. The committee meets with staff for monthly conference calls to review the abstracts, identify speakers and plan the annual convention.

Evidence Based Education Committee
This committee develops the content for various projects as charged by the Board of Directors. Most committee business will be conducted via e-mail or fax; however, Committee members will be asked to participate on conference calls as needed.

Finance Committee
The role of the Finance Committee is to advise the Treasurer and the Board of Directors in financial matters, monitor the association’s financial procedures and status, assist in planning the annual budget, provide direct assistance to the Treasurer in financial management functions as needed and to propose alternative revenue streams as requested by the Board.

Gerontological Advance Practice Nurse Special Interest Group
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurse (GAPN) Special Interest Group consists of master’s prepared nurses who are members of NGNA. Our members include clinicians, faculty, managers, administrators, researchers, and educators from acute, long-term, home, adult day, and schools of nursing.

Long Term Care Special Interest Group
The mission of the Long Term Care SIG is to promote and support the development of gerontological nursing experts and improve the care provided to older adults in long term care.

Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee is the only NGNA Committee with elected members. Committee members are responsible for recruiting eligible candidates for the annual election. Self-nomination to be considered as a candidate for the nominating committee is encouraged.

Research Committee
This committee reviews the poster abstracts each year and identifies the finalists for the Judith Braun Award and the Innovations in Practice Award that are presented at the annual convention. The Committee may be charged to review research grant proposals as a call for proposals is available. Most committee business will be conducted vie e-mail; however, Committee members will be asked to participate on conference calls as needed.