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Julia Lukewich, RN PhD



Julia Lukewich is currently an Associate Professor within the Faculty of Nursing at Memorial University (St. John’s, NL). She has worked in an emergency department and a community health center in Ontario. Julia received her PhD in Nursing at Queen's University (Kingston, ON). Her research is focused on the integration and optimization of the registered nursing role within primary healthcare settings. Julia recently led a national key stakeholder team in the development of core competencies for primary care/family practice nurses. She has been a member of the Canadian Family Practice Nurses Association (CFPNA) since 2015.

CFPNA Executive Committee


Job Description:

The role of the President is to ensure the executive committee operates as a team and that the work of the Association gets done in the most efficient and effective way. 

Main Duties: 

  • Serve as a voting member of the Executive Committee

  • Preside at all meetings of the Association

  • Conduct the meeting following parliamentary procedure 

  • Along with the secretary, compile agenda items

  • Guides Strategic planning

  • Carry-out key deliverables of the CNA : 

  • Submit annual renewal of membership fees (December) 

  • Submit an Environmental Scan to CNA for the June and November 

Board Meetings 

  • Participate in quarterly teleconferences 

  • Participate at the Networking session (June, prior to the Biennium) and attend the Biennial Convention (free registration) 

  • Respond to Action Items posted on the AAE secure site 

  • Represent CNA on committees or conferences on as needed basis 

  • Participate on ad hoc committees 

  • Disseminate CNA documents to members or post on the 

Association’s website 

  • Link to CNA website and NurseOne Portal 

  • Provide CNA with mailing e-list for direct e-mail of Network News to AAE members

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