Thank you for your interest in voting in the AACN Election.
Voting closes April 25 at 11:59 p.m. EST.


Your Vote, Your Voice... Make It Count.

As an AACN member, you have earned the privilege to vote. Thank you for taking the time to make this contribution to the future of AACN and acute and critical care nursing.

Voting online is quick and easy. Click on the vote icon above and follow the instructions. You will need your Member ID Number, which is located on your member card. If you do not know your Member ID Number please call 800-394-5995 and someone will assist you. All individuals who were current members as of January 31, 2009 and have a membership type of Active, Emeritus, International or Lifetime are eligible.

Need a paper ballot or have a question regarding the election? Please contact Melinda Messenger at 800-394-5995 ext. 331 or via email at

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CANDIDATE INFORMATION: Simply click on the candidate's name to learn more about them. Or if you prefer, this information is available directly on the ballot for your convenience. To proceed to the ballot click on the "vote" icon above.

Candidate for President-Elect

(Term: July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010)

Kristine J. Peterson, MS, RN, CCRN, CCNS

Candidates for AACN Board of Directors

(Term: July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2012) (4 positions open)

Teri Lynn Kiss, RN, MS, MSSW, CCRN
Linda G. Martinez, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CMC
Mary Bylone, MSM, RN, CNML
Linda Harrington, PhD, RN, CNS, CPHQ
Mary Jaco, RN, MSN, CNAA, BC
Karen Stutzer-Treimel, RN, MS, CCRN, APN,C

Candidates for AACN Nominating Committee

(Term: July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010) (3 positions open)

M. Cecilia Wendler, RN, PhD, CCRN
Kimberly K. Smith, RN, MSN, CCRN
Karen S. Kesten, MSN, APRN, CCRN, PCCN, CCNS
Melanie Wallace, RN, BSN, CCRN, NE-BC
Barbara Phelan, DNSc, RN-BC
Melissa L. Hutchinson, MN, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CWCN

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