ISONG Board of Directors
The President-elect shall become familiar with the duties of the President and shall automatically succeed to the presidency at the conclusion of the President's term of office. The President-elect shall perform the duties of the President in the absence of the President or in the case of inability to act. When so acting, the President-elect shall have all the powers of and be subject to all restrictions of the President. The President-elect shall serve as Parliamentarian during the official meetings of the Society, and perform such other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
The Secretary shall record, keep, maintain, and assure distribution of the minutes of the meetings of members and the Board of Directors, and give all notices that are required to be given by these Bylaws; attest all documents, the execution of which has been duly authorized by the members according to these Bylaws; and in general perform all duties incident to the office of Secretary and such other duties as the Board of Directors may prescribe.
Sivia Barnoy, RN, PhD
The Members-at-Large shall provide a perspective of the general member to the Board of Directors, perform such duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors as well as participate in meetings of the Board of Directors.
Executive Director (non-voting)
Term of Office
The President, President-elect, and (immediate) Past-President shall each serve a one year term or until his or her successor (has been installed). The other Officers shall each serve a two year term or until his or her successor has been installed. No person may hold more than one office simultaneously. No officer may serve more than two consecutive terms of office.
Election of Officers
The Officers shall be elected by electronic or written vote of all members with voting privileges. Elections each year shall include the President-elect and a Member-at-Large. Election of the Secretary shall occur in odd years and the Treasurer in even years. The President and the Past-President positions shall be an automatic sequence following the conclusion of the President-elect and President positions, respectively. The election of officers shall be completed prior to each annual meeting and to the extent possible, shall be installed at the annual business meeting.