The President or the Chair of the committee makes appointments to the committees. The term of membership is one year, but individuals may be reappointed for successive terms. Committees consist of at least three members of BONENT, one of whom shall be from the Board of Directors. To express interest in a particular committee, click here to contact the BONENT Executive Office in Rockville, MD, or phone us at (202) 462-1252.
BONENT bylaws specifically mention the following committee structures. However, the Board of Directors, by resolution, may provide for such other committees as it deems necessary, with functions as may be assigned to them.
The Chairperson shall be the Treasurer of the Board of Directors.
Members of the committee, other than the Chairperson, shall be appointed by the President.
The committee shall be responsible for the development of short and long-term financial goals and objectives of BONENT, including the continuing development of fund raising campaigns to enhance and secure the revenue of BONENT.
Composition of the committee shall represent both nurses and technologists.
The committee is responsible for monitoring federal and state legislation pertinent to the professional areas represented by BONENT membership, and shall report periodically to the Board of Directors on such legislation.
Maintains a current organization chart of the Board of Directors, including Board member terms of office.
Publishes Call for Nominations article in the Spring issue of Update newsletter.
Maintains a list of potential candidates throughout the year for inclusion in the ballot of nominees.
The committee shall nominate candidates for election to the Board of Directors. It shall endeavor to seek nominees representing each of the following five regions of the country: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest and Southwest.
The committee shall also endeavor to seek nominees who (1) possess the necessary leadership qualities to conduct the business and affairs of BONENT in a fair, orderly and efficient manner; (2) have good organizational skills; (3) possess good verbal and written communication skills; (4) represent the organization in a positive and supportive manner at all times and in various situations; and (5) be otherwise qualified to serve as a Director as required in the association's bylaws.
Inform the BONENT Board of any legislative changes as they relate to nephrology practice in their state or region which would impact certification in nephrology, especially as it relates to PCT licensure.