The Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC) is responsible for selecting SNAP members for the Slate of Candidates for 2023-2024.
If you are interested in running for a position on the SNAP Board of Directors or Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC), please click on the following link for the Candidate’s Packet, which should answer most of your questions:
You can pre-slate for any office by submitting a Consent to Serve form. The deadline to pre-slate is Wednesday, October 25th. If you have any questions, feel free to contact any NEC member (email addresses below). Click on the following link for the Consent to Serve Jotform!
STEP UP AND LEAD! RUN FOR SNAP OFFICE!
MARY ELLA McCARTHY, NEC WESTERN REGIONS AND CHAIR
Hi! My name is Mary Ella McCarthy and I serve as SNAP’s NEC West and NEC Chair! I am a junior nursing student at the University of Pittsburgh. In Pitt’s local chapter of SNAP, I am the Business Manager and a member of the resolution committee. I currently work at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and as a Undergraduate Research Assistant at Pitt Nursing. In the future, I am looking to go into pediatric transplant and mental health specialties.
I look forward to sharing all the leadership opportunities that SNAP offers and encourage you to pursue a SNAP leadership role. I am excited to meet you all at SNAP Convention and please reach out if you have any questions!
KARISSA LASHER, NEC CENTRAL REGIONS
My name is Karissa Lasher, and I will be serving as your NEC Central! I am a first-year nursing student in Lackawanna College’s vigorous two-year ASN program. I also serve as the Vice President in our SNAP chapter. I was able to experience the SNAP convention at Kalahari this year, and it was amazing! I cannot wait to be involved in the convention forthcoming. I am excited to be a part of this organization and even more excited for the amazing people I will encounter on the way! In the future, I plan to go back for my Masters Degree in Psychiatric Mental Health and become a Nurse Practitioner in that field. As of right now, I look forward to seeing everyone at next year’s convention!
AVEN BAUGHMAN, NEC EASTERN REGIONS
Hi! My name is Aven Baughman and I will be serving as your NEC East! I am from Drexel University, in the 5-year BSN plan, and plan on getting a minor in lactation studies. I am on a performing arts scholarship for singing and am a volunteer at the Morris Animal Refuge where I work with cats. In the future I hope to become a Nurse-Midwife, and Lactation Consultant. I am so excited to be working with everyone and encouraging leadership to run! Feel free to reach out, and I hope to see you at the convention in the fall!