AGM 2020 Live Portal

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the physical distancing requirements across Ontario, RNAO’s 95th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually. Join us on June 11-13, 2020 as we continue to celebrate the Year of the Nurse and the incredible efforts of Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Nursing Students in such unprecedented times.

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RNAO’s annual report is a comprehensive report on the organization’s activities and performance throughout the preceding year (2019-2020). This year’s annual report theme is mobilize.

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AGM Sponsor Chatham kent
Chatham-Kent members and MPP Rick Nicholls at QP Day 2020
Recognizing AGM 2020 host

Chatham-Kent Chapter

We are pleased to have Chatham-Kent Chapter as our AGM host this year!

Chatham-Kent Executive:

President: Anita Purdy

President-Elect: Jessica Francis

Finance: Shannon O'Phee

Communications ENO: Barb Maloney

Policy & Political Action ENO: Kate Shchepanouskaya

Social Media ENO:- Kelly Jones

Membership ENO: Michelle Groundwater

Student Liaison: Kerri Driessens & Angela McLeod

Workplace Liaison: Jessica Francis, Michelle Groundwater, Marian McEwan

Day 1 - June 11

Opening Ceremony

6 p. m. - 7 p.m. ET

Resolution Session

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET

The opening ceremony is the official kick off our 95th Annual General Meeting. You’ll hear from Ontario’s top political leaders, government officials, and our international nursing colleagues. To top off the evening, we’ll be celebrating our newly designated Best Practice Spotlight Organizations (BPSO).

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Day 2 - June 12

Annual General Meeting

4 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET

As a not-for-profit association, the RNAO holds a meeting of its members annually to review the year’s achievements and fulfill the Association’s required business. Required AGM business includes the President’s Report, CEO Report, approval of the financial statements/audited report, selection of Auditors for coming year, election or removal of Directors, and other relevant governance items. Consultation representatives will also have the opportunity to vote on the endorsement of the proposed resolutions during the consultation session.

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Day 3 - June 13

Closing Keynote Celebration

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

Join RNAO CEO Doris Grinspun and international nursing leaders Barbara Stilwell and Mary K. Wakefield for the closing keynote, Celebrating the Year of the Nurse: How to Scale Up Our Voice. This session will focus on the history of nursing and set the foundation for the next generation of nurses. We invite RNAO members and members of the public to join us.

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Registration is free for all members and the public. All events will be broadcast live on, YouTube and Facebook. Consultation Representatives will receive separate instructions on how to join via email.

To join the Virtual AGM, you will need:

  • A computer or smartphone
  • An internet connection
  • The latest version of Chrome or Firefox internet browser

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Due to the cancellation of the in-person event, tickets purchased for the Leadership Luncheon and President’s Banquet will be 100% refunded via the original form of payment. Reimbursements may take some time to process, so please bear with us. All reservations made through RNAO’s room block at the Hilton Hotel Toronto will be refunded by the hotel directly. Please contact with you reservation number and confirmation. For more information or if you have any other questions, please contact