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Call for Nominations for 2019 Election

Published April 11, 2018

The AACN Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for the following positions on the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.  

  • Treasurer
  • Board member-at-large (4 vacancies)
  • Nominating Committee (2 vacancies)

The Nominating Committee meets several times to review submissions and develop the slate of candidates.  The following criteria are used when making selections for the slate:

  • Need for representation of institutional types/sizes and geographical regions
  • Need for representation of membership diversity
  • Consideration of the candidates previous service to the association and/or other service
  • Conflict of interest 
  • Need for two candidates for each position vacancy

Nomination Packet Due Date:  Friday, October 19, 2018

Nomination Packet Materials:  The complete nomination packet consists of the signed Nomination form (self-nominations accepted), Consent to Serve Statement, Biographical Data Form, Personal Statement, and Curriculum Vitae.  The packet should be submitted as one document in Word format and sent via e-mail to Jennifer Ahearn at

Download Nomination Packet Materials [Word Doc] 

Term of Office: March 2019 to March 2021

Eligibility for Elected Office:  Candidates must be the Chief Academic Nurse Administrator (Dean) of an AACN member institution.  

Time Commitment: Additional information about the time requirements for each position can be found online on AACN's Leadership and Volunteer Opportunity resource page.

Slate Announcement: The slate of candidates will be announced during the Business Meeting at the AACN Academic Nursing Leadership Conference.

Please note that campaign activities are limited to the presentation of qualifications as provided to AACN through the biographical data form and personal statement.  Any additional campaigning by candidates or their supporters is strongly discouraged

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