Task Force Updates and Opportunities for Member Feedback

Published May 05, 2017

As part of the work to advance AACN’s new Strategic Plan, AACN established 5 Task Forces in 2016. Please note the information below on reports and opportunities for member feedback. Final task force reports and position statements will be presented to the membership at the 2017 Academic Nursing Leadership Conference (formerly known as the Fall Semiannual Meeting) and 2018 AACN Deans Annual Meeting (formerly known at the Spring Annual Meeting). 

Academic Progression Task Force

View Task Force charge and members. The final report will be presented to the membership in March 2018. Feedback opportunities include:


For additional information and to provide individual feedback, please email the Task Force Chair Jeanne Novotny and AACN Staff Liaison Robert Rosseter, Chief Communications Officer. 

AACN's Vision on Nursing Education

View Task Force charge and members. The final report will be presented to the membership in March 2018. Feedback opportunities include:

For additional information and to provide individual feedback, please email the Task Force Chair Christine Pacini and AACN Staff Liaison Joan Stanley, Chief Academic Officer.

Defining Scholarship for Academic Nursing Task Force

View the Task Force charge and members. The final report will be presented to the membership in October 2017. Feedback opportunities include:

For additional information and to provide individual feedback, please email Task Force Chair Robin Newhouse, and AACN Staff Liaison Kathy McGuinn, Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice Partnerships.

Governance Task Force

View Task Force charge and members. The final report will be presented to the membership in March 2018.  Feedback opportunities include:

For additional information and to provide individual feedback, please email Task Force Chair Fay Raines and AACN Staff Liaison Jennifer Ahearn, Chief Operating Officer. 

Preferred Professoriate Task Force

View Task Force charge and members. The final report will be presented to the membership in October 2017.  Feedback opportunities include:

For additional information and to provide individual feedback, please email Task Force Chair Loucine Huckabay and AACN Staff Liaison, Suzanne Miyamoto, Chief Policy Officer.