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Share your news in the TKAL Communicator - email it to Karin Pantel at firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in our newsletter!
If you have pictures to share engaging in your Chapter, sharing your work, etc., please email them to Jen Pettis at email@example.com.
As the leaves begin to turn and everyone settles into their fall activities, please consider how you can serve as a chapter member of The Tau Kappa at-Large Chapter. We are seeking volunteers for several committees. Please review the committees below and consider how you can join the committed group of professional nurses who make the Tau Kappa at-Large chapter a vital organization. Contact information is provided for more information.
The Finance Committee meets at least annually. It prepares the annual budget for consideration and approval by the Board of Directors and meets as needed to review year-to-date revenue and expenses and discuss budget development.
Please email Lynn McNall, chair, if you are interested in joining this committee @ Lynn.McNall@esc.edu
Community Service and Fundraising Committee
The Community Service and Fundraising Committee works to carry out the mission of Sigma and its commitment to help achieve the UN Millennium Development goals as well as Tau Kappa At-Large Chapter’s strategic plan via projects that address community needs. It does this by working collaboratively with the Board of Directors to identify projects and initiatives. The committee also develops and implements projects and events that raise funds to support strategic initiatives while increasing the visibility of the Chapter. This committee works collaboratively with other committees to maximize membership participation.
Please email Mary Therriault, chair, if you are interested in joining this committee @ firstname.lastname@example.org
The Governance Committee shall oversee bylaws compliance, make recommendations for bylaws changes and oversee member and chapter eligibility issues.
Please email Tracy Coles, chair, if you are interested in joining this committee @ email@example.com
Awards and Recognition Committee
The Awards and Recognition Committee requests and reviews nominations for awards and recognition relative to contributions to the profession of nursing in the following categories: research, education, practice, leadership, and mentorship. Excelsior College and Empire State College Student Scholarship applications and Lifelong Learning Scholarship applications from Chapter members are also reviewed for consideration. Based on established criteria, the committee recommends award recipients to the Board of Directors for approval.
Please email Deb Jeffs, chair, if you are interested in joining this committee firstname.lastname@example.org
The Communications Committee updates The Circle, produces the chapter newsletter, and maintain communications with the Colleges’ Public Relations/Communications Departments, and in doing so maintain the publication standards put forth by Sigma.
Please email Karin Pantel, chair, if you are interested in joining this committee @ email@example.com
The Research Committee develops the annual research agenda, including awards and collaborates on educational programs with the Programs Committee.
Please email Dianne White, chair, if you are interested in joining this committee @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership and Mentoring (M&M) Committee
The M&M Committee promotes membership renewals and opportunities for dual and transfer membership. It also coordinates new member orientation and facilitates active engagement by all members through a mentoring program.
Please email Nicole Helstowski, chair, if you are interested in joining this committee @ email@example.com