1. Conduct research through the Institute for Nursing Leadership regarding implementation of nursing leadership programs.
2. Conduct analysis on the value of nursing leadership on boards and development of nursing leadership programs.
3. Develop the infrastructure and process for ensuring that qualified nurses are appointed to government positions and governing boards of health-related organizations, commissions, and councils.
4. Refine the content and use of the Academy resource database to facilitate leadership placements.
5. Survey fellowship, state action coalitions and other nurses to determine current participation and interest in serving on boards, commissions and councils.
6. Build relationships with health-related boards, commissions and councils at the national and state level to impact policy.
7. Collaborate with other organizations to coordinate leadership development and placements on boards, commissions, and councils.
8. Provide technical assistance and development to fellows/nurses who want to serve on boards, commissions and councils.
9. Launch leadership development and mentorship activities and programs in collaboration with other organizations.
10. Increase the number of nurses on various governing boards of organizations with influence in reforming healthcare (e.g., hospitals, insurers, systems, start-ups).
11. Promote the appointment of nurses to governing boards of influential bodies that address the broad range of factors affecting the health of populations.