Job Descriptions

What can I do? How can I help? 

AzPANA leadership is made up of volunteers from all different aspects of the PeriAnesthesia profession. We would encourage you to step forward and join our team, give it a try, whether it be on a committee member or a director level, your participation is welcome.  Listed below are position descriptions for our organization.

Please consider sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm!!

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The President shall be the principal executive officer of the Association and in collaboration with the Board of Directors administers the affairs of the Association according to its Bylaws and Policies.

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Vice-President - President Elect 

Works directly with the President over a two-year mentorship period to become familiar with the duties of the President. The Vice-President - President Elect may be asked to perform the President’s duties in his or her absence and assume the office of President at the end of their respective terms.

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Records the minutes of the Associations official meetings and maintains all non-financial records

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The Treasurer shall supervise and maintain all funds and securities of the Association

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Education Chair

A team approach to the coordination and planning of the Association’s educational seminars, oversees the efforts of the regional planning committee, and provides guidance to the committee members exploring new avenues for education

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Education Committee Member

A team approach to the coordination and planning of the Association’s educational seminars

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Membership Chair

Maintains membership roster and encourages qualified persons (nurses and allied health professionals) to apply for membership in the Association

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Scholarship Chair

Oversees the process and reviews the scholarship applications. Recommends approval of appropriate scholarship funds based on availability and criteria established by AzPANA Board of Directors.

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Historian / Publicity

Prepares and maintains the history of the Association and promote awareness of the specialty of perianesthesia nursing.

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Governmental Affairs / AzSA Liaison

Provides information about legislative issues regarding nursing and health care in Arizona, distributes appropriate information to AzPANA members, and to maintain an ongoing working relationship between AzPANA members and the Arizona Nurses Association (AzNA) and the Arizona Society of Anesthesiologists (AzSA).

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Website / Newsletter Editor

Works directly with the Associations Webmaster to update the AzPANA website for use as a repository for all AzPANA news, events, and updates.

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