Nomination Process

Nominations Now Open for 2021 Leadership Positions

Nominate Yourself or a Fellow to be Considered for the Ballot in the Upcoming Academy Election

The American Academy of Nursing will hold an election this year for the following volunteer leadership positions:

 2021 Leadership Position Descriptions

President-Elect (1 to be elected, 2-year term)
Treasurer (1 to be elected, 2-year term)
Board Members
(3 to be elected, 2-year term)
Fellow Selection Committee (4 to be elected, 3-year term)
Nominating Committee 
(3 to be elected, 2-year term)

Key Dates & Criteria

  • Current Academy Fellows may self-nominate or nominate Fellows in good standing to be considered for the ballot.
  • Nominations must be submitted by April 19, 2021 online in order to be considered by the committee for a leadership position.
  • Those Fellows that have self-nominated or have been nominated by another Fellow will be asked to complete a Nominee Questionnaire Form which will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee in order to finalize the 2021 slate of candidates. The Nominee Questionnaire is due by April 23, 2021.
  • Not all nominees will be slated for the ballot.
  • Nominees will be notified regarding if they have been slated or not by mid-June.
  • The 2021 Election Ballot will be sent to Fellows in good standing in July.
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    If you have questions, please contact Claire Holland, Member Engagement Coordinator, via email at or via phone (202) 777-1176.