January 4 2008
Each region of the honor society is divided into chapters. As a regional coordinator, Frank provides leadership that establishes and maintains networks for communication and sharing among 32 chapters, regional committee members, and members of other international committees. Frankâ€™s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: communicating on a regular basis with each chapter in region nine; disseminating information of interest to chapters within the region and to other regional chapter coordinators; contributing information to the regional Web site; reviewing chapter annual reports to identify needs or problems within chapters; and interpreting the purposes, activities and resources of the organization for chapter officers.
Frank also was honored recently by being named as one of 41 fellows to the National League for Nursingâ€™s Academy of Nursing Education.
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, one of the largest international nursing organizations, works to foster, develop and connect nurse scholars and leaders worldwide to improve health care. The honor society promotes nursing excellence through its initiatives in research, leadership, an electronic library, programming and publications, and develops and distributes nursing knowledge for use in practice.
Photo: A downloadable, high-resolution photo is available here: Betsy Frank
Contact: Betsy Frank, professor of nursing, Indiana State University, 812-237-3481 or Betsy-Frank@indstate.edu
Writer: Katie Spanuello, media relations assistant director, Indiana State University, 812-237-3790 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Betsy Frank, professor of nursing, has been elected as region nine's regional chapter coordinator for the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International.