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Welcome to your Chapter Toolkit! We have collected a variety of resources that can support your efforts as an APNA Chapter leader. As an APNA leader, you have volunteered your time to help us move our profession forward and ensure that everyone in the organization has an opportunity to participate. If you can not find the information you are looking for here, please email chaptersupport@apna.org.

Chapter Toolkit - Master PDF
This toolkit is a resource for volunteers serving in the role of chapter leadership. You’ll find information regarding chapter administration, APNA policies as they relate to chapters, and reference to APNA as an organization.
Chapter Meeting Templates
These templates include sample agendas and minutes to assist in the planning and execution of chapter meetings.
 Chapter Annual Report Forms
This report is highlighted in the Chapter Resource document. The report is comprised of Part I which is administrative information and Part II which is financial information. BOTH parts are required for the Annual Report to be considered complete. The next annual reports due will be for the period from January 1, 2016– December 31, 2016. The response deadline is January 22, 2017.
CE for Chapter Programs
An introductory letter outlining the process of providing continuing nursing education as part of chapter activities.
Chapter Newsletter Templates
Templates to assist the design of a chapter newsletter.
Robert's Rules of Order
A guideline for encouraging respectful and productive discussion during meetings.
Services Provided to Chapters

APNA provides a broad range of administrative support to help with the logistics of supporting a chapter.
View the list of services.

Chapter Financial Services
Chapters have the option to transfer chapter funds to APNA for easier access.
Chapter Meetings at the 2017 APNA Annual Conference
Meeting space will be put aside for chapters during the conference in Phoenix, Arizona. More information coming soon!

Network with other Chapter Presidents
We've created a community on Member Bridge for Chapter Presidents and President Elects. Connect with others to share ideas or gain some insight into your role as an officer.

Go to the Member Bridge community.

APNA Contact Information
Requests made on behalf of an APNA chapter should be directed to APNA via this e-mail address by the Chapter President: chaptersupport@apna.org. This is addressed throughout the Chapter Toolkit document.  The board liaison to the chapters is Leslie Oleck. She's available for consultation about anything to do with running a chapter! Contact chaptersupport@apna.org and we'll be glad to put you in touch with her.

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