Applications Are Now Closed for the Emerging Leader Fellowship  

Application Deadline: March 28, 2024 

The NBCRNA is now accepting applications for an Emerging Leader Fellow position on the NBCRNA Board of Directors. The Fellowship is open to CRNAs certified in the past two to five years and lasts one year, with the opportunity for re-appointment for a second year. The goal of this Fellowship is to introduce rising CRNA leaders to Board governance, high-level decision making, and trends affecting the future of the profession. 

The leadership development and experience fostered in this Fellowship will prepare CRNAs for future board and committee work within the NBCRNA and beyond, while providing the NBCRNA Board with a valuable perspective.  

Emerging Leader Fellowship Job Description 

Board Requirements

  • The duration of the Fellowship will be one year, with the potential for a second year, should that be mutually desirable. If invited to continue, Emerging Leader Fellows in their second year are allowed voting rights for all matters of the Board of Directors.              
  • The Fellowship will include a mandatory orientation session where Fellows will learn about the NBCRNA, business operations, and Board governance. 
  • The Fellow will be asked to serve on at least two Board committees and may be assigned additional duties by the President.
  • The Fellow will engage in Board activities, including participation in Board and committee conference calls during weekday evenings.
  • Attend three NBCRNA Board meetings annually. Meetings take place over a long weekend (typically Thursday - Sunday including travel) in October, February and June. 

Application Timeline 

  • Application Due:  March 28, 2024
  • Phone Interviews for Select Applicants:  April 29 – May 2, 2024
  • Candidates Notified of Final Results:  June 14, 2024
  • Term begins October 5, 2024

How to Apply  

Please Note: To be considered complete, the application form, curriculum vitae and letter of recommendation must be submitted by the deadline of March 28, 2024. 


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