The Membership Engagement Caucus is member-volunteer group that can be joined by any member at any time.
The engagement caucus has been integral for several initiatives, including launching an annual member survey, working exhibit booths to promote ONA membership, creating and working an engagement area at ONA Convention, developing the new New Nurse Network, and completing assigned segments of the strategic plan that has been directed by the ONA Board of Directors.
The purpose of function as approved by the ONA Board of Directors is as follows:
The purpose of this Membership Engagement Caucus is to engage in strategic education, support, collaboration, and activities to grow and sustain membership and membership engagement pursuant to the direction of the ONA Board of Directors.
As directed from the ONA Board of Directors caucus functions shall include:
• Recommend a plan for the New Nurse Network to the ONA BOD and engage in approved plan
• Attend and promote ONA events to recruit new members and engage current members.
• Use ONA approved talking points to build and protect the ONA brand.
The caucus meets four times per year either virtually or in-person. In convention years, the caucus meets more to prep for member engagement activities at convention.