AACN Election Results – A message from Dave Hanson, Immediate Past President

Many thanks to each of you who voted in this year’s AACN election. Based on your votes, I have the pleasure of announcing the newly elected AACN leaders.

However, before doing so, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the individuals who served, with me, on this year’s Nominating Committee. These individuals worked tirelessly during the year to interview and review the materials of the many talented nominees in order to determine the most qualified leaders to place on the ballot for your vote. This committee also selected the nominees for appointment to the AACN Certification Corporation Board of Directors.

This year’s Nominating Committee:
Back row, left to right: Kevin Reed, Dave Hanson, Lisa Falcon, Pam Bolton, John Whitcomb, AACN CEO Wanda Johanson, AACN Director of Marketing Dana Woods.
Front row, left to right: Kathleen Stacy, Sheryl Leary, Julie Miller, Christine Schulman, Vicki Good, Lisa Riggs.

And now the election results:

Elected as the President-Elect of the AACN Board of Directors:
Kristine Peterson

Elected to the AACN Board of Directors:
Linda Harrington
Teri Kiss
Linda Martinez
Karen Stutzer-Treimel

Elected to the AACN Nominating Committee:
Melissa Hutchinson
Karen Kesten
Melanie Wallace

Following are the appointments to the AACN Certification Corporation Board of Directors are.

Appointed to the role of Chair-Elect of AACN Certification Corporation Board:
Damon Cottrell

Appointed to the AACN Certification Corporation Board of Directors:
Susan Nelmark
Mary Frances Pate