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2018 Texas Nurses Association House of Delegates Information


The TNA House of Delegates (House) for April 13-14, 2018 at the Doubletree Hotel in Arlington, Texas. The House of Delegates is the governing body of TNA and shall be composed of the TNA Board and delegates elected by members of TNA districts.


The House:

                                a. takes positions, determine policy and set direction on substantive issues of a broad nature;

                                b. adopts and maintain TNA Bylaws;

                                c. reviews and acts on appeals from an elected official removed from office;

                                d. adopts standing rules governing its procedures;

                                e. elects Directors-At-Large and Members of the TNA Nominating Committee



The following calendar dates are important to the success of the TNA House.  Registration for all events will be available January 2, 2018.



January 22                  5:00 p.m. Deadline for submission of proposed resolutions to the TNA Resolutions Committee. Click here for the Resolutions Procedure.
March 1 Deadline for Districts to notify TNA of their Delegates to the 2018 TNA House*

Use the 2017 House Apportionment as a guideline for selecting delegates – be sure and select alternates in case your apportionment increases, or you have delegates who have to drop prior to the House.

March 13 7:00 p.m.  Delegate Orientation Webinar
April 13

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  TNA Policy Summit*


*Pre-House Event, not required, but recommended.  Opportunity for members to participate in the TNA Policy Council Committee process on establishing TNA’s policy positions.  Registration $150.00 per person, includes breakfast & lunch.

  3:00 p.m.  Deadline to submit emergency resolutions for the TNA House of Delegates. Click here for the Resolutions Procedure.

Leaders & Legends of Texas Nursing ($125/pp or table sponsorship of $1,250 for 10)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Reception/Silent Auction*

*Districts requested to donate an item for the auction – Funds go to Texas Nurses Foundation


7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Recognition Dinner

April 14 TNA House of Delegates, $60.00 per delegate registration fee. Includes breakfast and lunch.


7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast/Delegate Credentialing/Candidate Campaigning

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Speaker

9:00 - 11:30 a.m. TNA House of Delegates Informational Session (open to everyone)

  • President
  • Executive Director
  • Treasurer
  • Legislative
  • Bylaws Review
  • Candidate Forum


11:30 a.m. – 12:30

  • Campaigning
  • Lunch
  • Voting


12:30 – 2:30 – Official House of Delegates Business Session

  • Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum
  • Presentation/Voting on Proposed Bylaws Amendments
  • Presentation/Voting on Proposed Resolutions
  • Election Results/Installation of Newly Elected Officers & Nominating Committee

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