President’s Message – November 2015

The DAORN Educational Seminar and Vender Fair last Friday October 30th was a huge success. The speakers and breakout sessions were truly spectaular.  The slides from the speakers will be posted on the DAORN website for those who wanted copies.  Thank you for Peggy Camp and the members of the Fall Workshop Committee for all their hard work.

Join us this Saturday November 7th at Children’s Hospital Colorado for our next chapter meeting. We have changed things up this year with a couple of Saturday Meetings to allow members who work late during the week an opportunity to attend.

0815 – Breakfast and Networking
0830 – 0900 Business Meeting
0905 – 1005 Education Session.
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Gerry will be selling raffle tickets at the next DAORN meeting:
The cost of the Raffle will be $1 per ticket or six tickets for $5. With a special request, the Tea Set will be available to anyone who buys six tickets.

If you are interested in serving as a delegate to Expo in Anaheim California April 2 – 6, 2016, time is running out to submit your nomination.  Tally point sheets and bio forms must be submitted by November 6th.  Nominations will close at the end of the business meeting.  Use activities and meeting attendance between September 2014 – September 2015 to calculate your points.   If you have any questions about serving as a delegate please, ask a member of the Nominating Committee this Saturday.

Nominating Committee Members are:

Ellen Lord

Sandy Lindhi

Eileen Fraser

Andine Gilmor

Suzanne Sortman

I’m looking forward to seeing all of you next Saturday,

Faith Beazer, DAORN President


Meeting Agenda, November 7, 2015

1745-1800: Dinner and networking

1800-1900: Education Session

1905-1935:  Business Meeting

  • Welcome
  • Attendance/guests – (M Bacca and A. Gilmore)
  • Approval of October 2015 minutes (
  • Nice Catch, Near Misses or Safety Stories.
  • DOARN Member Highlight – Cathy Andrews
  • Reports
    • Financial report/audit report (T. Woolley)
    • Board report (L. Hatlestad)
  • Committee Reports
  • Fall Workshop (P. Camp)
  • Nominating (S. Luhrs)
  • Membership (M. Bacca & A. Gillmore)
  • Legislation (M. Parsons)
  • Bylaws (A. Brown)
  • Scholarships/Grants (T. Woolley)
  • Awards (M. Steiert)
  • Ways & Means (E. Lord)
  • Informatics (F. Beazer) – no report
  • OR Nurses Week (S. Luhrs)
  • Hospital Captains (C. Andrews)
  • New Business
  • Old Business
  • Correspondence