Running for MNA leadership – an experience you won’t regret!
By Cassie Snodgrass, RN, MNA Elections Committee Chair
MNA is YOU! You are what makes MNA a union – for nurses, made up of nurses, and led by nurses! Have you thought about running for a leadership position at MNA? There are so many benefits – it gives you a chance to shape policy and organization-wide positions. Do you feel strongly about setting the direction MNA is taking and establishing yearly goals or legislative priorities? Serving in a union leadership position will make your voice even more prominent and help sharpen your interpersonal and communications skills.
Consider serving in an MNA organization-wide leadership position on one of the following bodies:
- Board of Directors
- Commission on Governmental Affairs
- Commission on Nursing Practice and Education
- Elections Committee
- Council of Active Retired Nurses (CARn) Leadership
- MN AFL-CIO Delegate
Even if you don’t win, you’ll gain valuable insight and skills that could help you in your work and interpersonal relationships.
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