Congratulations on your interest in starting an AACN chapter. Chapters bring AACN's mission and vision to life within their communities. Becoming involved with an AACN chapter is a great way to enhance your National AACN membership through leadership opportunities, networking, educational events and community service.

This document provides detailed information about starting a chapter. Also, please review the AACN Chapter Governance materials on the AACN website. This will provide you with important information about chapters, and the rules and regulations.

Your next step is to contact the AACN Chapter Specialist at to discuss your group’s goals and objectives. We look forward to talking with you.