Message from Lori Wingate, President
May 11, 2017
Hello to everyone! Hope you are having a good week and I also hope that you can come to our next meeting Thursday, May 18th, 2017. We have seen a bit of a slump in attendance these past couple of months and my hope is that we all get back on the "wagon" (so to speak) and make our thoughts known as well as share pearls of wisdom to our students and new APN's!!
We held our elections and here are the results:
President Elect: Kathy Kleinsteuber
Secretary: Lisa Halpert
Board Members: Kerry Smith, Robyn Byrne and Christina Wynne
Nominations Committee: Maurice Lopez, Elias Marquez, Letha Tampke and Shana Turbyfill.
CONGRATULATIONS to all! Now my next question is to those elected: Are you willing to come to the meetings and truly be a part of the APNPB? My concern is that the attendance of some of those elected could be improved. In fact, I have not seen some of you guys for several months. If you are not able to or willing to attend the majority of our monthly meetings, please let me know. We need people that are willing and able to put in some effort and to attend! If you want to serve please be present Thursday night, so we can congratulate you!
Together, we can conquer anything. Together is the operative word here! I hate being the "taskmaster" but I do think our overall commitment has been lacking and as we go forward we need to do so with people who are willing to attend and put in some effort!
Thank you to those that continue to come and work to improve not only our organization but toward the betterment of Advanced Practice Nurses of the Permian Basin! You know who you are and you are appreciated!
See you on Thursday night!!
Lori Wingate DNP, RN, GNP-BC
President of the APNPB