KyANA Committees

Program Committee
Public Relations Committee
Government Relations Committee
Wellness Committee
Finance Committee
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Leadership Identification Committee

Click here to view the KyANA 2020-2021 Committee Roster


 

Committee Descriptions:

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

The Program Committee plans content, selects topics, chooses qualified speakers and evaluates past educational activities for KyANA.

Time Commitment:  Monthly one hour call, email periodically as needed.


 

PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE 

The KyANA Public Relations Committee annually prioritizes public relations activities such as volunteering for the KET telethon to promote our profession, gather content and edit the KyANA Gasline Newsletter, and promote the annual CRNA Day at the Capitol.  

Time Commitment:  Scheduled committee calls as needed, primarily around significant PR events; email periodically as needed.


 

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE 

The Government Relations Committee advocates for nurse anesthetists and addresses the range of issues that affect KyANA members, such as training, healthcare funding, and workplace laws and regulations. The Committee plans the annual CRNA Day at the Capitol.

Time Commitment:  Scheduled committee calls as needed, primarily around significant legislative activity; email periodically as needed. 


 

WELLNESS COMMITTEE 

The Wellness Committee develops activities and for members that promote overall physical and mental health, chiefly consisting of a wellness event for attendees of KyANA conferences. 

Time Commitment:  Scheduled committee calls as needed; email periodically as needed.  


FINANCE COMMITTEE 

The Finance Committee provides financial oversight for the organization by developing an annual operating budget with staff, monitoring adherence to the budget and setting long-term financial goals and strategies. 

Time Commitment:  Scheduled committee calls as needed; email periodically as needed. 


POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (PAC) 

The KyANA PAC advocates for CRNAs throughout the year by attending annual events and fundraisers to have important conversations with legislators to educate them about who CRNAs are and what they do.  

Time Commitment:  Scheduled committee calls as needed; email periodically as needed. 


LEADERSHIP IDENTIFICATION COMMITTEE 

The KyANA Leadership Identification Committee is composed of 4 active members elected by membership who shall serve for one year but shall be eligible for re-election. 

The Chair of the Committee is elected by the Committee members. The KyANA Leadership Identification Committee is responsible for: 

  • Conducting the association’s election process. 
  • Adopting necessary rules of the implementation of the election process. 
  • Structuring and selecting recipients of the Gary Jenkins Memorial Scholarship. 
  • Identifying emerging leaders to develop a pipeline of leadership. 
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors. 

Vacancies on the Leadership Identification Committee may be filled by the Board of Directors.