Ontario Nursing Informatics Group

Deadline Extension ONIG Executive Nominations

10 Jan 2017 7:15 AM | Membership ONIG (Administrator)
The deadline for ONIG Board position nominations has been extended to January 19th 2017 at 1700hrs.
For the 2017-2019 years, ONIG is seeking nominees for Communications Director and Secretary positions. All positions are two year terms.

Position descriptions are available here 

Qualifications for Office:

Any person nominated to an elected Board position shall be a nurse, a member of RNAO and ONIG, and shall continue to be such so long as the nurse holds office.

  • Each Director of ONIG shall:  
  • Have informatics experience,
  • Be currently working in the field,
  • Have the capacity to contribute to the development of information technology solutions that support quality health care
  • Be available to attend, a majority of the regularly scheduled meetings, in person or by conference phone call, at least one face to face meeting and at least two education days per year
  • Be supported by their employer (i.e., able to meet the expectations of the role)

The list of candidates will be posted on the ONIG website in early February 2016. Elections (conducted electronically) will take place shortly after the listing of candidates has been posted to the ONIG website. The results of the election (should one be required) will be announced at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting in March 2016.


Instructions to submit your candidacy for one of the ONIG positions:


The Candidate must submit an application/nomination form, which can be found here. The candidacy application form requires basic contact information and selection of the position you wish to declare your candidacy toward.  Also, as part of the application form, candidates are asked to provide a short biography (250 words) which describes their education/experience and the reason for interest in the position. 

All candidates are also required to have a Nominator for their desired position.  A Nominator must be an RNAO and ONIG member (in good standing).

Please complete the candidacy form by January 19thth 2017 at 17:00 and email to communication@onig.on.ca


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