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Volunteer Opportunities

Members interested in any of the following opportunity should submit an application which includes a Statement of Interest addressing why you would like to be considered and your CV.  To apply, please click here.  

The application deadline is Friday, December 12.

Research Institute Steering Council

NANN is seeking one member to serve as part of the Research Institute Steering Council. The Council's purpose is to create a set of research goals in alignment with NANN’s strategic plan, and then put into place the required steps to realize these goals. Through these efforts, the Steering Council will direct and promote the dissemination and utilization of neonatal research findings for the improvement of neonatal care. The Research Institute Steering Council is the oversight body for the Institute. The Council will assign specific operational steps to the Research Committee, Small Grants Committee, and/or other Institute assets. 

Term: Committee members are asked to serve one initial 2-year term; with the option to serve one additional 2-year term.

Committee Member Responsibilities

  • Regularly assesses the research gaps in neonatal nursing and conducts ongoing surveys to determine the wants and needs of the members
  • Develops an annual research agenda for the coming year(s)
  • Ensures adequate resources are committed to the efforts of the Institute
  • Works with its liaisons to provide regular updates to the NANN Board and NANNP Council
  • Establishes a regular meeting schedule, at least one of which will be a face-to-face meeting held in conjunction with the Annual Educational Conference during which time the research agenda is developed
  • Solicits regular input from the various subgroups of the Institute and informs them of the direction and plans being considered by the Council.  E.g.; works with the Research Committee and Small Grants Committee to establish the criteria for abstract and/or application qualifications for the:
    • Small Grants Program
    • Research Summit
    • Annual Educational Conference paper and poster submissions, and other research-based educational activities developed under the aegis of the Institute