Rules of the NOBOS Board

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Read about how the work of the NOBOS Board is organized.

The aim of NOBOS

To coordinate and develop knowledge in clinical Pediatric oncology nursing care.

To have free exchange of ideas and inspiration to nursing research.

The official language of NOBOS is English.

The Board

Each country has two regular members and one substitute elected for 6 Years, with the possibility of re-election. New board members are elected at a national meeting, and they are official NOBOS board members from the first board meeting they attend. A board member planning to leave the board is responsible to see to be replaced by the substitute and to provide all information and papers as needed. A certificate of membership of the Board will be presented to board members that leave the board. The signers shall be board members from another country.

Chairman of NOBOS

The chairman is elected for two years and is not from a country hosting the next conference. The chairman is nominated from the country hosting the next board meeting and elected at the post conference board meeting.

The main tasks for the chairman:

  • Revising the rules according to the minutes from the last board meeting.
  • Play an active role in the arrangements of the next conference and has the last word regarding the conference program.
  • Approve the final conference program
  • Preparation of the agenda for the board meetings
  • Arranging the board meeting in between the conferences.

It is of great importance that members that go for the chairman function has got the intention to stay in the board for at least two years.

Secretary of NOBOS

The secretary of NOBOS is elected for two years and is not from a country hosting the next conference. A new secretary will be elected at the board meeting in the end of each conference.

The main tasks for the secretary:

  • Responsible for the minutes from the board meetings and e-mail it to all board members and substitutes within a month
  • Updating the member list and forwarding it to the board members and the webmaster
  • Together with the chairman update the rules of the board and sent it to the webmaster.

 

It is of great importance that members that go for the secretary function has got the intention to stay in the board for at least two years.

Board meetings

The board has meetings every year.

During the conferences every second year the board have meetings before and after the conference and a business meeting in the middle of the conference. Members of the organizing committee of the present conference attends the pre conference meeting and members of the organizing committee of the following conference attends the post conference meeting the.

The board meeting in the year between the conferences will take place in springtime in the country hosting the NOPHO meeting. At this board meeting the final decision for the main topics at the next conference will be made.

At least two persons from each country shall attend board meetings. A regular board member who is not able to attend a board meeting is responsible to see to be replaced by the substitute. The substitutes are welcome to join all board meetings but they will not have the right to vote, unless they are replacing a regular member.

Voting rules

If a consensus decision is not possible to reach the decision shall be made through voting. At least half of the board has to be present for the voting to be valid. Each regular member of the board has one vote; each country has two votes. The substitutes do not have the right to vote unless he/she is replacing a regular member.

NOBOS web site

The webgroup is responsible for developing and updating the website.

Created on: Sunday, 01 January 2006 01:00.  Last modified on Sunday, 13 December 2009 07:27.  Read 2803 times 
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