Audit Committee

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.

Audit Committee Members

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity Committee

The equity, diversity, and inclusivity (EDI) committee ensures that the fellowship and leaders reflect the increasingly diverse society in which the fellows serve and the broad scope or 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.

EDI 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.

Fellow Selection Committee Members

Living Legends Task Force

The Living Legends Task Force is appointed by the Board of Directors to review the nominations and recommend to the Board the Fellows to be selected for the Academy’s highest honor annually.


Living Legend Task Force Members

50th Anniversary Committee

The 50th Anniversary Committee is charged with recognizing the organization’s history, celebrating its achievements, and positioning the organization for a more equitable and inclusive future to commemorate the organization's milestone anniversary. 

50th Anniversary Committee Members

Development Committee

The Development 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.

Development Committee Members

Executive Committee

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.

Executive Committee Members

Finance Committee

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.

Finance Committee Members

Nominating Committee

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.

Nominating Committee Members

Policy Conference Planning Advisory Committee

The planning committee guides the direction and sets the agenda of the annual policy conference.

Planning Committee Members