Partnerships & Networking Committee

Juli Maxworthy
Vice President of Partnerships and Networking
[email protected]  


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Vice President of Partnerships and Networking

The Vice President (VP) of Partnerships and Networking oversees NAP’s Partnership and Networking Committee which seeks to define, maintain, and strategically advance collaborative external partnerships and internal partnership networks for NAP’s fourteen academies. This leadership role will help NAP promote networking through a variety of communication and social media platforms with mechanisms for assessing overall outcomes and the impact of these partnership and networking activities. As a Vice President, both thought leadership and fiscal accountability is required personally and of their committees to NAP’s goals, budget, and strategic plan.

Vice President of Partnerships and Networking Qualifications

  • Time commitment: minimum 2 years
    • *Weekly workload averages 3-4 hours per week
  • Preferred experience and involvement with identifying, cultivating, and sustaining value-added collaborative partnerships both internally and externally within organizations (interprofessional experience a plus)
  • Familiarity with and use of a variety of communication vehicles and social media to engage internal and external audiences in NAP
  • Knowledge regarding methods of assessing outcomes of partnerships and impact of communication and social media strategies
  • Well-rounded perspective of the interprofessional healthcare field
  • Ability to identify upcoming trends and think strategically about the future direction of partnerships (external and internal) and social media
  • Ability to facilitate the work of committee(s) with diverse membership, experiences, backgrounds, and goals
  • Excellent group leadership, communication, and coordination skills

Vice President of Partnerships and Networking Duties

  • Communicates and coordinates partnerships and networking initiatives from NAP’s strategic plan and works collaboratively with others as needed.
  • Develops a set of Council approved criteria and guidelines for establishing external partnerships with NAP (e.g., National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education) and evaluates current and future external partnerships using these criteria and guidelines.
  • Cultivates Council approved external partnership relationships with established methods for tracking and periodic outcomes assessment and continuation of value-added external partnerships.
  • Develops collaborative internal partnership networks for NAP’s fourteen academies (e.g., interprofessional scholarship, collaborative practice models) with established methods for tracking and periodic reassessment of academy partnership outcomes.
  • Provides networking through a variety of communication and social media platforms to advance and promote NAP with established methods to assess overall impact.
  • Encourages NAP members to network at other professional events.
  • Communicates in a timely manner with staff and committee members.
  • Convenes regular meetings with the Partnerships and Networking committee to advance their work agenda.
  • Facilitates and leads the majority of committee meetings.  Plans for absences and communicates so as to ensure continuity of the committee’s work when unable to attend.
  • Works collaboratively with other VPs and Committees as needed to advance NAP’s Partnerships and Networking agenda.
  • Actively contributes to the leadership team of NAP as an Executive Committee member.
  • Willingly accepts responsibility and accountability for work and deadlines associated with this position.
  • Communicates with President and Executive Director as needed.
  • Serves on the NAP Executive Committee and Council and attends/participates in meetings and conference calls (the EC holds monthly conference calls, and the Council holds a minimum of two conference calls per year plus two face-to-face meetings annually). Face-to-face meetings do not include the option to attend virtually or by conference call.
  • Provides a timely quarterly report to the NAP Council on the activities of the Partnership and Networking Committees with status outcome updates.
  • Provides an annual report at the annual Forum and business meeting.
  • Provides a 2-year summary report on the outcomes achieved by the Partnership and Networking Committee in fulfilling their responsibilities.


Reviewed June 15, 2022