2021 Elections

Our NACNS elected leaders represent the CNS at the national level on various critical issues; they also make decisions on behalf of NACNS. As a membership organization, we need your involvement in deciding who represents the CNS nationally. Please take a few moments and vote today.

Download our infographic to find everything you need to know to participate in this process — your vote matters.

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Positions Up for 2021 Election

President-Elect – 1 open position
Secretary/Treasurer – 1 open position
Board Director at Large – 3 open positions
Nominating Committee Member – 4 open positions

(To learn about each position, click on the position name)

Meet the Candidates

The NACNS Nominating Committee has done an outstanding job identifying, screening, and interviewing potential candidates to lead NACNS.

Get to know your twelve 2021 candidates by reading these Q&A blogs that showcase their background, experience, and motivation to run for office.

Q&A with President-Elect Candidates

Q&A with Secretary/Treasurer Candidate

Q&A with Board Director Candidates

Q&A with Nominating Committee Candidates

For a more detailed look into each nominee on the ballot, you can access their CV, cover letter, and questionnaire on the candidates’ page in the NACNS portal.

NACNS Elections are open from October 30 through November 30. To guarantee that your vote is counted, please cast your ballot by November 30.

Dates and Deadlines

October 30, 2020 – Elections Open

Important Dates

November 30, 2020 – Elections Close

Late March 2021 – Elected leaders take office

NACNS Elections FAQs

Who is eligible to vote?
Each NACNS full, retired, and legacy member is eligible to share their voice and submit their vote for upcoming board and nominating committee elections

How do I vote?
Once you have familiarized yourself with the candidates, please check your email for your unique ballot code and link to cast your vote.

Why should I vote?
Our NACNS elected leaders represent the CNS at the national level on various critical issues; you should have a voice in deciding who that person is. Only 15% of the NACNS membership has participated in our organization’s leaders’ election in past years. While you are thinking about your civic duty to vote in the US election, be sure to carry out your professional responsibility as a CNS and vote for your NACNS leaders.