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ENA State Fundraising Challenge 2019

Date Posted: 2019/03/05

The 2019 State Fundraising Challenge is underway!


From January 24 through May 31, 2019, the ENA Foundation will be accepting donations that will go toward helping the best and the brightest achieve their dreams.

ENA state councils and local chapters wage a friendly competition each year in support of the advancement of emergency nursing.  The ENA State Fundraising Challenge is the ENA Foundation’s largest source of funding! 

The Challenge has a new theme this year: ENSTRONG!, the theme of helping empower emergency nurses with gifts that will fund academic scholarships.  States that raise $5,000 or more have the privilege of naming their own academic scholarship the following year.

With your help, we can reach the ENA Foundation’s goal of $190,000 and participation from all 50 states to:

  • Give nurses a chance to further their education
  • Provide nurses with the tools to save lives
  • Shape the future of emergency nursing

 

The ENA Foundation welcomes individual donation as well.  Consider donating today.  No amount is too small. 

Donate at:

https://nf.ena.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?webcode=ENACOEFoundationList&listcategory=g_state_challenge

Click here to see the 2019 State Challenge Flyer



2019 Call for Board of Directors Nominations

Date Posted: 2019/02/24

 Call for Nominations for the 2019 Illinois State Council ENA Election Candidates
DEADLINE TO APPLY
: FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019

The Illinois State Council Emergency Nurses Association is seeking Board of Directors candidates who represent ENA’s mission to advocate for patient safety and excellence in emergency nursing practice to serve as ENA state leaders. Nominations will be accepted beginning Wednesday, February 27, 2019 for the following elected positions:

2020 Treasurer-Elect

2020-2021 Director

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
Election Rules Policy

  • A paragraph outlining your interest in serving as an elected officer, including your current and past volunteer experiences with the Illinois State Council ENA.

Director position sample summary statement

Treasurer-elect position sample summary statement

  • A professional biography

Director position sample biography

Treasurer-Elect position sample biography

  • A high quality headshot photograph (.jpeg, .jpg, .png or .eps file ) suitable for printing, email and website use

Candidates are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all of the content submitted (e.g., spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc.) and will be published as written.

2019 Illinois State Council ENA Election Timeline
February 27, 2019 Call for nominations opens
March 22, 2019 Call for nominations closes
April 4, 2019 Meet the candidates on the website and at Spring Symposium
April 5, 2019 Election voting opens
June 1, 2019 Election voting closes
June 4, 2019 Election results announced
November 9, 2019 Board orientation for newly elected Board members
January 1, 2020 Newly elected Board members take office

To view the current Board of Directors, visit www.illinoisena.org/about-us/board/

Candidates’ biographies and photographs are due to Christine Chaput, Past President, Illinois ENA via email at cchaput13@gmail.com by March 22, 2019.



Statement on Aurora Active Shooter Incident

Date Posted: 2019/02/22

 

Illinois ENA stands with the victims, their loved ones and colleagues as a result of the horrific and tragic active shooter incident that took place last Friday at the Henry Pratt Co in Aurora, IL.

Gun violence has no place in the workplace. We offer our most sincere heartfelt and deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives.

Every day our first responders protect, serve, and support our communities.  To all first responders who responded or intervened to this senseless violence, your actions saved lives.

Mental health resources are available, including:

  • The TURN Center is offering extended services including expanded hours of their Trauma Counseling Helpline: 1-833-TURN-123
  • Regional Illinois CISM teams 24/7 emergency access: 1-800-225-CISD (2473)
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255


IENA Annual Awards Nomination due 02/28/19

Date Posted: 2019/02/14

Awards Nomination



Statement on Mercy Hospital Active Shooter Incident

Date Posted: 2018/11/20

Illinois ENA stands with the victims, their loved ones and colleagues as a result of the horrific and tragic active shooter incident that took place yesterday at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago.
 
Gun violence has no place in the emergency department, hospital, or healthcare environment.
 
We offer our most sincere heartfelt and deepest condolences to the Chicago Police Department and family of CPD PO Samuel Jiminez, to Mercy Hospital and the families of emergency physician Dr. Tamara O’Neal and pharmacy resident Dayna Less.
 
To the all those who responded or intervened to this senseless violence, your actions saved lives.
 
 
Mental health resources are available, including:
–The TURN Center is offering extended services including expanded hours of their Trauma Counseling Helpline: 1-833-TURN-123
–Regional Illinois CISM teams 24/7 emergency access: 1-800-225-CISD (2473)
–National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255