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Volunteer opportunity: Join the NRIG executive

Do you enjoy speaking out for nurses, health and health care? Are you looking to use or develop your leadership skills? NRIG is looking for dynamic members (like yourself) to join our NRIG executive!

  • Chair-Elect (1-year term; up to a 4-year commitment):
  • Finance Executive Network Officer (2-year term):
  • Communications Executive Network Officer - Website (2-year term):
  • Communications Executive Network Officer - Newsletter (2-year term):
  • Member-at-Large–NRIG Board/NRIG Director—Awards (2-year term):
  • Student Representatives (2-4 positions)(1-year term):

Read about the roles here.

Period for nominations: April 30 to May 31, 2021 by noon

This is the perfect opportunity to nominate nurse leaders to the NRIG Executive - self-nominations are welcome. NRIG promotes the understanding, conduct, and uptake of nursing research through collaboration, funding, education, networking, and lobbying to improve the health of individuals and families in Ontario. The executive aims to do with a variety of strategies -read about them here. If you think you can help the Executive implement NRIG’s mission and strategies, we welcome your nomination!

Candidates must be NRIG members in good standing and agree to serve a two-year term (other than student representatives) if elected. To submit your nomination, please complete the online call for nominations form


Your annual NRIG Membership benefits includes:

  • Educational webinars and events focused on current trends related to nursing research in Canada and abroad
  • Exclusive Interest Group events and nurse researcher networking opportunities, including opportunities to be part of NRIG Executive team
  • Email subscription of in-depth NRIG Newsletters, three times per year
  • Eligibility to apply for NRIG Awards for Masters of Nursing and PhD students, as well as Research Grants for PhD students and novice researchers (up to $8000 awarded yearly)
  • Access to key Nursing Research Resources, content and reference tools

Undergraduate Nursing Students

Free Membership, including benefits:

  • Student representatives are welcome to join Executive Committee
  • Attend Meetings and AGM, as well as educational events
  • Networking with nurse researchers from all levels, and resources to support

Cost of NRIG Membership $30 for RNs
(free for students)

To join, contact RNAO home office:
(416) 599-1925 or 1 (800) 268-7199
Join or renew your membership online (Under Interest Groups, select: “Nursing Research Interest Group”) Join Now
*FREE for student members

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