Nursing faculty member elected to Sigma Theta Tau International Governance Committee
Trina Embrey, D.N.S., assistant professor in the School of Nursing and director of the undergraduate nursing program on the Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus, was elected to a two-year term on the Sigma Theta Tau (Sigma) International Governance Committee during the 45th Biennial Convention in Washington, D.C.
During the convention, the Rho Psi Chapter, of which Embrey is the president and includes Georgia Southern’s Student Chapter, received two Showcase of Regional Excellence Awards for Outstanding achievement in two areas of the Presidential Call to Action: Collaborate and Connect.
The International Governance Committee is made up of seven members from the international organization’s chapters who reside around the globe. Committee members will oversee bylaw compliance, make recommendations for bylaw changes if needed, and oversee member and chapter eligibility issues.
Founding in 1922, Sigma is a nonprofit organization who aims to advance world health and celebrate nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership and service. Sigma currently has more than 135,000 active members in over 100 countries and territories.
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