Volunteer

Volunteer members share their time and knowledge to advance AORN's mission as well as their own careers. Through their work with AORN committees, specialty assemblies, national leadership, volunteers help shape AORN's standards, practice recommendation, and educational opportunities. There are several ways perioperative professionals can volunteer with AORN.

Community

Connect with colleagues in your professional specialty through AORN’s specialty assemblies, network locally with members of your AORN chapter and state council or connect virtually via ORNurseLink, AORN’s online perioperative community.

ORNurseLink 
Facebook 
Chapters 
Specialty Assemblies 
State Councils 


Volunteer

AORN is only as strong as the volunteer members who contribute their knowledge and time to the association. Learn how to get involved with AORN committees and advocacy efforts.

Committees 
Advocacy 


Governance

AORN is governed by an elected board of directors and by member appointed delegates who serve in AORN’s house of delegates. These delegates oversee and vote to update and modify AORN’s Bylaws, which include criteria for membership, descriptions of elections, terms of office, and more. AORN’s Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (NLDC) serves to shape AORN’s future leaders and the association’s annual ballot for national office. Learn more about voting for candidates and other aspects of AORN governance.

Board of Directors 
Bylaws 
NLDC 
Voting for candidates