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.
Welcome message from the President and CEO
Recognizing AGM 2020 host
We are pleased to have Chatham-Kent Chapter as our AGM host this year!
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
6 p. m. - 7 p.m. ET
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).
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.
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.
Registration is free for all members and the public. All events will be broadcast live on RNAO.ca, 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
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 Kartika.Patel@Hilton.com with you reservation number and confirmation. For more information or if you have any other questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.