2022 ONS Election


Election Information

Every year, the ONS membership elects candidates to serve a three year term on the ONS Board of Directors. Interested candidates are welcome to reach out to the current members of the ONS Board of Directors to better understand these commitments on a more individualistic level. 

Election Results

ONS would like to thank everyone that participated in 2021's election and we are proud to announce the newest members of the ONS Board of Directors: Valerie Burger, RN, MA, MS, OCN®, CPN, Danya Garner, MSN, RN, OCN®, CCRN-K®, NPD-BC, and Patricia Geddie, PhD, APRN, AOCNS®, FCNS. Their terms will commence May 1, 2021 and run through 2024. 

Election Timeline

Election Year 2022

Notification of intent due: June 15, 2021- This form is required for all applicants.
Application deadline: August 18, 2021
Position openings: Director-at-Large (three openings)

As you review the materials and requirements, if you have any questions, contact a Leadership Development Committee member.

ONS also offers a Leadership Competencies Self Assessment for individuals who want to learn more about their own leadership competencies. Upon completion of this survey, you will be provided with suggestions of learning activities (e.g. videos, articles, courses, etc) and experiences (e.g. find a mentor, interview someone in a role, etc.) you can do to expand your leadership skills. Please note your information will be sent to the Learning Development Committee, but does not guarantee they will contact you directly. 

Candidate Materials 

You can become part of the vital group of leaders who shape the future of ONS. Each year, positions are available for candidates for our nationally elected office. Learn more about our slating and election process

Qualification and Application Requirements

Candidate applicants for the ONS Board of Directors should be voting ONS members for no less than five years prior to assuming office. A member in good standing is one who meets the regular, early-career professional, physically challenged, or retired membership category; is an RN engaged in or interested in oncology nursing; and has paid the required dues. Student, associate, and international tiered members may not vote or hold ONS office.

All candidates must:

The candidate is responsible for contacting ONS at LDC@ons.org prior to the deadline date to confirm receipt of their application. The Leadership Development Committee will review each application, and the most qualified candidates will be slated.