Volunteer Board participation is a great way for you to contribute to the WOC and foot care nursing specialties while enhancing your personal and professional growth.
As a member of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB), you are responsible for making critical decisions regarding the strategic direction of a national not-for-profit organization. National Board business is conducted by conference calls and in-person meetings.
The WOCNCB's Board of Directors is comprised of eleven voting members. Ten of the members are WOCNCB certified wound, ostomy, continence (WOC) and foot care nurses who are elected by their current fellow certificants and serve four-year terms. The eleventh member, the Public member, is appointed by the Board and represents the interests of the health care consumer.
You are eligible for election to the Board if you:
The WOCNCB adheres to a strict Conflict of Interest Policy. Conflicts include:
Newly-elected Board members receive an orientation at the Fall Board Meeting and begin their elected terms on January 1. The basic duties of a board member include, but are not limited to, these activities:
To learn more about how you can become a valued member of the WOCNCB's dynamic Board of Directors, contact the WOCNCB office at firstname.lastname@example.org or watch for future calls for nominations in Certification eNews.