About the Academy's Committees
The Audit Committee is appointed annually by the Board of Directors. The committee recommends the auditor to the board, accepts the audit from the auditor, reviews the audit, and transmits the written Audit Committee report to the board.
2013 Audit Committee Members
Care Coordination Task Force
The Care Coordination Task Force is charged with defining care coordination as a response to patient needs, identifying preferred measures of effectiveness and quality, outlining nursing’s long history with and competency in care coordination, identifying cost effective and innovative care models, and proposing key recommendations for stakeholders to consider when developing public and private policies for care coordination.
Care Coordination Task Force Members
Diversity and Inclusivity Committee
The Diversity and Inclusivity Committee ensures that the fellowship and leaders reflect the increasingly diverse society in which the Fellows serve and the broad scope/contributions of leaders across nursing; that there are sufficient opportunities for engaging all Fellows in the work of the Academy; and that the Academy’s policies and practices are aligned to achieve these goals.
Diversity and Inclusivity Committee Members
The Executive Committee is elected by the fellowship and has the authority to act and make decisions on time-sensitive matters between Board of Directors meetings.
2013 Executive Committee Members
Fellow Selection Committee
The Fellow Selection Committee disseminates information to potential candidates and sponsors regarding procedure and qualifications; reviews applications and selects new Fellows in accordance with the Academy bylaws; and reviews the application forms, selection criteria, and selection procedures and recommends changes to the Board of Directors.
2013 Fellow Selection Committee Members
The Finance Committee is appointed annually by the Board of Directors. The committee prepares an annual budget for the Academy for review and approval by the Board of Directors and advises the board on priorities to be observed in the use of Academy resources.
2013 Finance Committee Members
The Nominating Committee is elected by the fellowship. The committee is a critical resource in identifying and recruiting members for the Board of Directors, Fellow Selection Committee, and Nominating Committee and cultivating officers for the board.
2013 Nominating Committee Members
Rheba de Tornyay Development Fund Committee
The Rheba de Tornyay Development Fund Committee encourages private gift support throughout the year to meet the strategic and financial goals of the Academy. The working relationship is enhanced between the Board of Directors and the Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing for the purpose of providing an environment for effective fundraising.