Call for President Elect Candidates

Deadline Thursday, July 12th
Download the “Consent to Serve
The ANA-Michigan Nominations Committee is seeking interested ANA-Michigan members who wish to serve in a leadership role on the Board of Directors. Elected in 2018 by the members through a statewide ballot for a term of two years is the President-Elect. The President-Elect will then move to President for a two-year term in 2020.
The President-Elect provides strong leadership for the association and sets a sound and accurate course for its future. Assumes the responsibilities of the President in his/her absence and performs special functions as assigned to assist the President in performing the functions of that office. Serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. Click HERE for specific responsibilities.


Must hold current ANA-Michigan and ANA membership in good standing. Have a current and unrestricted RN license to practice in the State of Michigan. May not concurrently serve as an officer or liaison (or its equivalent) of another organization if such participation might result in a conflict of interest with ANA-Michigan, as determined by the Board of Directors.
Exhibits loyalty and allegiance to the association. Should have a basic knowledge of association positions, programs, activities, and issues. Brings knowledge and skills on nursing and professional organizations to the Board of Directors role including financial, policy, political, regulatory, practice and standards, economic theory, and forecasting capabilities. Could speak publicly and advocate for the profession by serving as a positive role model to nursing and ANA-Michigan.
The nominations committee recommends that to run for President-Elect, ideal candidates should have held the following positions or similar positions:
  • Region Leader; state leader, and/or member of the executive committee. –or-
  •  A member of ANA-MI for a minimum of three years and has held positions at the state and region levels. -or-
  • In addition to service to ANA-MI, also a board member of related organizations, e.g. specialty nursing organization, elected office, non-profit board, etc.

How to Apply

All interested candidates for office must submit a “Consent to Serve” form along with a photo by July 12th to the ANA-Michigan Office.

Campaigning Guidelines

All interested candidates are encouraged to read the ANA-Michigan Campaign Guidelines.
Slate of Candidates will be announced by July 31, 2018. ANA-Michigan will be holding a “Meet the Candidate Forum” between August 6 and 17, 2018. The specific forum date will be determined once the slate for President Elect is announced. Electronic election ballots will be sent out August 23, 2018 and voting will remain open until September 13, 2018.
The President Elect winner will be announced at the annual meeting on Friday, October 26, 2018 in Rochester, Michigan.
The nominations chair MaryLee Pakieser is also available to answer any questions you may have regarding running for office.  MaryLee can be reached at