AORN Chapters

AORN has more than 235 Chapters in most states, including one virtual Chapter. They are the vital link between National AORN and local members. Participating in your local Chapter is a great way to get more involved in the perioperative nursing community and enhance your leadership skills. Get involved today!

Resources for Chapter Leaders


Chapter Foundation Grant: Apply for financial assistance to help your Chapter succeed with the new Star Rating System.

Chapter Incentive Program: Find out how your Chapter can earn money throughout the year.

Apply for a Board Visit: Apply for a Board visit: Apply to have a 2017-2018 AORN Board member present at your Chapter or State Council education program.

Manage Your Chapter: Sample documents, ideas, and links to help you run a successful Chapter.

Treasurer Responsibilities and Financial Information: Information specific for treasurers (sample budget, document retention schedule, etc)

Update Officers and Access Chapter Reports and Rosters: Chapter officers can update their officers and access Chapter rosters, reports, etc.

Start a New Chapter: Information on starting a Chapter in your area or at your facility.

Merge/Disband Guidelines (Word Doc): Guidelines on merging or disbanding your Chapter.

Promote Your Chapter: Use ORNurseLink to promote your Chapter events and see sample speaker contracts, flyers, and more.