Joint TONE Membership Categories
Austin Area Chapter
TONE has a special offer for new TONE members who are enrolled in a Graduate level Nursing Executive Leadership or Nurse Administration Program. For more information, read more below.
CTONE Primary Full (TONE + CTONE) Membership: $150
If you would like to join the Central Texas Organization of Nurse Executives - (CTONE) please choose this option. You will be able to join your local chapter and TONE in one easy step with one payment!
Full Members of TONE shall consist of Registered Nurse (RN) leaders or aspiring leaders. This includes those RN’s who hold or aspire to hold an organizational role of administration or management who are accountable for strategic, operational and/or performance outcomes in sites where health care is delivered; faculty in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs, including deans and directors; directors of district chapters; consultants in nursing administration/management practice; persons working in professional associations, regulatory agencies and/or accrediting health care organizations; and editors of professional journals. Full Member shall have the right to hold any elected position; vote on organizational issues and elect a slate of candidates for service on the Board of Directors. Full Members shall have the right to vote on amendments to the TONE Bylaws and on any increase in the dues proposed by the Board of Directors.
CTONE Additional Full (TONE + CTONE) Membership: $125
This membership type is for additional full members where the CNO or equivalent at your facility, is already a TONE member.
Nursing administrators, nurse executives, chief of nursing officers or the highest level management position in nursing services in a healthcare organization and/or healthcare regulatory agency. Nurse managers & directors holding line management responsibility, to include, but not limited to, patient care management, human resources management as well as fiscal & material resource management. An Additional Full Member may vote and hold office.
CTONE Student (TONE + CTONE) Membership: $125
Student Members of the TONE shall be full-time U.S. Nursing Students in Associate Degree, Diploma, Baccalaureate, generic Masters and generic Doctoral programs preparing students for Registered Nurse licensure. They may attend TONE business and educational meetings but will not be considered Full Members, not permitted to vote in meetings of, hold office in, or vote for directors or Officers of TONE.
CTONE Graduate Student (TONE + CTONE) Membership:
Graduate Student Members of TONE must be enrolled in a Graduate Level Nursing Executive Leadership Program or Nurse Administration Program, full or part time. Graduate Student Members of TONE will have the same member benefits of Full Members of TONE. Graduate Student Members shall have the right to hold any elected position; vote on organizational issues and elect a slate of candidates for service on the Board of Directors. Graduate Student Members shall have the right to vote on amendments to the TONE Bylaws and on any increase in the dues proposed by the Board of Directors. Proof of Enrollment must be submitted to TONE at the time of Membership registration. Proof of Enrollment may be sent to email@example.com.
Graduate Student Member (Limited Offer - Expires December 31, 2018 – Applies to new TONE Members only, not applicable to Chapter Dues)
First year of Membership – Free TONE Membership + $30 CTONE Chapter Dues
Second and Third Year of Membership – 50% of the Full Membership Fee + $30 CTONE Chapter Dues
CTONE Affiliate (TONE + CTONE) Membership: $255
A healthcare consumer or member of the corporate or political community who is interested in working towards advancement of a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients. An Affiliate Member may not hold office.
CTONE Retired (TONE + CTONE) Membership: $120
Retired Members of TONE are any Full TONE Member who is retired from the profession and has maintained TONE membership for a period of five consecutive years prior to their application. Shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of a Full Member with the exception of holding office at the national level. If you are retiring and need to update your membership, please contact TONE at firstname.lastname@example.org.