Executive Roles

The Constitution of SJSNAA was amended in February 2021 Executive

Purpose
The Executive formulates policy, develops procedure, administers operations, and manages the financial operations of the Alumnae according to the Constitution.

Executive Position Criteria
Executive members must be graduates of St. Joseph’s School of Nursing, and/or St. Joseph's Campus of Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario, as identified in the Membership Criteria.

Immediate Past President

The Immediate Past President is an advisor to the Executive Committee and facilitates transitional activities during Executive turnovers.

Kristine Brock Rogers '69

President
The President is the Head of the Association and is charged with the responsibility of administering the Association according to the Constitution.

Rose Dzugan '67

Vice President
The Vice President is to serve in the absence of the President and to succeed to the office of President for the unexpired term if that office is vacated for any reason.
The Vice President shall be responsible to chair any special projects assigned by the Executive Committee

Nancy English March '72

Recording Secretary
The Recording Secretary records the minutes of each Executive meeting, distributes electronically to all Executive Committee members within (2) weeks from the Executive meeting and maintains all minutes.

Patricia O'Neill '74

Treasurer
The Treasurer administers the financial functions of the Alumnae Association according to the Constitution and will develop policies and procedures in collaboration with the Executive Committee.

Pat Faulkner Duxbury '66

Membership Secretary
The Membership Secretary maintains the membership database, processes renewals, determines dates for awarding Honorary Membership status, generates mailing labels for newsletters and emails online newsletters.

Linda Bogoslowski Lipsitt '72

Newsletter Editor/Dispatcher
The Newsletter Editor/Dispatcher writes, edits (with the assistance of an appointed Executive committee member) and prepares the newsletter for publishing three times a year in Fall/October, Winter/January and Spring/April.

Janina
Muta
Berenyi '65

Archives Coordinator
The Archives Coordinators research, organize, document and preserve the archival materials and update the Alumnae showcase in the foyer of the St. Joseph's Healthcare, Charlton Campus.

Connie Beamer Prowse '69

Archives Coordinator
The Archives Coordinators research, organize, document and preserve the archival materials and update the Alumnae showcase in the foyer of the St. Joseph's Healthcare, Charlton Campus.

Kathy Alexander Jackson '73

Annual Reunion Day Luncheon Coordinator
The Annual Reunion Day Luncheon Coordinators plan and carry out all aspects at the Reunion Day Luncheon in consultation with the Executive Committee.

Teresa Maas '74

Annual Reunion Day Luncheon Coordinator
The Annual Reunion Day Luncheon Coordinators plan and carry out all aspects at the Reunion Day Luncheon in consultation with the Executive Committee.

Judy Sherman Cleary '67

Annual Reunion Day Mass Coordinator
The Annual Reunion Day Mass Coordinators design and promote the liturgy for all the blessings to be bestowed on the SJSNAA, past and present, in consultation with the Executive Committee.

Diane Bendia Poehlman ‘71B

Annual Reunion Day Mass Coordinator
The Annual Reunion Day Mass Coordinators design and promote the liturgy for all the blessings to be bestowed on the SJSNAA, past and present, in consultation with the Executive Committee.

Rose Dzugan '67

Fundraising Coordinator
The Fundraising Coordinator shall be responsible for the Raffle and 50/50 draw at the Annual Reunion Day Luncheon and any other fundraising initiatives agreed upon by the Executive Committee.

Kristine Brock Rogers '69

Website Coordinator
The Website Coordinator shall ensure that the www.sjsnaa.com website is updated with Alumnae events and historical data, as well as act as a liaison with the website developer and the Executive Committee.

Term of Office

1. Any Executive member may serve for a period of up to 2 (years) consecutive years in one position. The Executive may modify the term of office under extenuating circumstances.
2. An Executive member will be asked to resign if she/he has been absent for 3 (three) consecutive meetings or displays inappropriate behaviour. The Executive may modify the ruling under extenuating circumstances.

Selection of Executive

Future members of the Executive are recruited and approved by the current Executive Committee, following an expression of interest by Active Alumnae members.

Financial Procedures

The fiscal year term is from July 1st to June 30th.
The Treasurer shall be guided by the role description approved by the SJSNAA Executive.

Tax Receipts

SJSNAA is not a registered charitable organization and does not provide tax receipts.

Communication

The Communications procedure determines the SJSNAA privacy and confidentiality statement, how SJSNAA uses the media, print, and email, and who will represent the SJSNAA in the media. All communications are the responsibility of the SJSNAA Executive.

Privacy Statement
Although SJSNAA cannot publish contact information for Alumnae members, graduation photos and names on the SJSNAA website can be published. The graduation photos are considered historical documents as they were published publicly in The Hamilton Spectator and will remain in their archives. Personal information will not be issued without the specific permission of the graduate.

Print
All printed material to be distributed outside of the Executive e.g. Media releases, newsletters, must be approved by the Executive Committee or designate prior to distribution.

Media
The President or their designate shall be the spokesperson for the SJSNAA and does so as directed by the Executive Committee.

SJSNAA members shall be notified of any public stance by the Executive Committee.

Purpose
SJSNAA is not liable for any damage caused by any virus transmitted by email.

Emails, sent en masse, will be sent using the SJSNAA distribution list. Master email distribution lists will not be used for solicitation.