AAOHN’s Committees create a member-driven organization aligned with the association’s strategy. There are 100 volunteer committee members. They equally represent AAOHN’s five regions, 45% of the chapters and all sub-specialties in the practice of occupational and environmental health nursing.
Plan and propose the public policy and advocacy platform. Develop public policy resources. Respond to requests for support for legislation, partner organizations’ initiatives, etc.
Identify trends in occupational health nursing careers and support resources for career development. Develop resources to promote the growth of the profession.
Develop resources, based on chapter needs. Consult with chapter leaders. Review chapter models and recommend strategies for their success.
Investigate grant sources. Write and review grant proposals.
Develop and implement the strategy to market the profession and increase the visibility and image of the OHN and AAOHN.
Create a products and services portfolio to meet membership segment needs. Develop and implement membership recruitment and retention programs.
Review, revise and develop practice education and guidance products. Answer practice-related questions.
Develop webinar offerings, targeted to membership areas of work, chapter and career needs.