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The Virginia League for Nursing supports and implements the mission of the National League for Nursing to promote excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the nation's health at the constituent level.

In addition to the programs and resources available through the Virginia League for Nursing, the following products and resources are available through the National League for Nursing:
  • Nursing Education Standards
  • Faculty Development Programs
  • Nursing Education Research
  • Nursing Supply Data
  • Testing Services
To access information on these products and resources visit the National League for Nursing at​

The Virginia League for Nursing is a recognized affiliate of the NLN.

Virginia League for Nursing
P.O. Box 1136
Spotsylvania, Virginia 22553-1136

2018 Annual Meeting and Conference
"Our Community of Colleagues"
April 28, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
James Madison University School of Nursing
​Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

March 6, 2018

Dear Membership:

In preparation for the Virginia League for Nursing 2018 election, the Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the following positions: President Elect, Secretary, and Member Director (1 position). The President Elect serves a 2 year appointment and the Secretary and Member Directors serve a 3 year appointment. The deadline for submission is April 1, 2018. Election results will be revealed at the 2018 annual business meeting in Harrisonburg this April.

Careful consideration should be undertaken when identifying nominees to ensure a strong slate of candidates. Please identify candidates with the skills and attributes required for the specific position he/she will hold, as well as supports the Virginia League for Nursing and National League for Nursing’s mission to promote excellence in nursing education.

In order to complete the nomination process, please refer to the duties of the position(s) as stated, within the Constituent League Affiliated with the National League for Nursing Bylaws, below:

Article VI Section 6. President-Elect. The President-Elect shall perform the duties of the President during the President’s absence or inability to act, and shall perform such other duties as are incident to the office of the President-Elect or that may be assigned by the Board or these bylaws. The President-Elect shall chair the Strategic Planning Committee.

Article VI Section 7. Secretary. The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Board, the Standing Committees and any Special Committees which the Board may from time to time appoint. Such minutes may be in written form or in any other form capable of being converted into written form within a reasonable period of time. The Secretary shall issue all notices required by statute, by the [Certificate of Incorporation/Articles of Incorporation], by these bylaws, or by resolution of the Board. The Secretary shall have custody of the Seal of the organization, and in general shall perform all duties incident to the office of the Secretary, subject to the control of the Board.

Article VII Section 1. Board of Directors Powers. All the powers of the Constituent League are vested in and shall be exercised by the Board unless otherwise prescribed by statute or by these bylaws. The Board shall oversee and direct all the affairs of the Constituent League. They shall employ officers, managers, agents and employees, and confer upon them those duties and powers that they deem advisable. The Board may from time to time delegate such powers and duties to such employees, agents, attorneys, or other persons as it shall deem necessary or desirable. The Board shall be comprised of the Officer Directors and not less than four but no more than eleven elected non-officer individual members (each, a “Member Director” and, together with the Officer Directors, the “Directors”).

If you would like to be considered or would like to nominate someone for the 2018 ballot, please send the following to the Nominations Committee Chair: a statement of interest, past VLN involvement, attributes that relate to the position being sought, a photo, and contact information.

Send nomination information to:

Virginia League for Nursing
Attention: Nominations Committee Chair
6009 Homehills Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

If you have questions regarding the nomination/election process or the positions, please email your questions to


Kathryn Mauch EdD, MSN, RN, CNE
VLN Nominations Committee Chair