Academy Supporters

Each dollar raised directly supports the Academy's mission of transforming health policy and practice through nursing knowledge. We are grateful as we acknowledge the generosity of our supporters and their commitment to the Academy. The Academy's board is proud to report that they have a 100% giving participation, at the President's Circle level and above, among all board members. Click here to learn about our supporter benefits. If you would like to support the Academy, please consider donating to the Rheba de Tornyay Development Fund at the level that is meaningful to you.

Thank you to our 2020 donors! The list below recognizes supporters who have generously made gifts to the Academy from January 1, 2021 through February 28, 2021:

Rheba de Tornyay Fund Supporters

Vision Society
This society recognizes fellows who have generously donated a total of $25,000 or more over the past 10 years.
Bobbie Berkowitz
Linda Burnes Bolton
Colleen Conway-Welch
Karen S. Cox
Ada Sue Hinshaw
Angela McBride
Pamela H. Mitchell
Jeannine M. Rivet

Founders' Circle Members


Leadership Circle

$2,500 to $4,999

President's Circle Members

$1,000 to $2,499

General Clara L. Adams-Ender
Jane H. Barnsteiner
Kathleen Burke
Kathleen Chavanu Gorman
Joanne Disch
Stephanie L. Ferguson
Mary M. Gullatte
Patricia B. Howard
Ada Jacox
Mary Beth Kingston
Diana J. Mason
Usha Menon
Kathryn M. Mershon
Susan R. Morrison

Sarah E. Shannon
Shirley A. Smoyak
Mari F. Tietze
Marian C. Turkel
Maureen T. White
Nancy F. Woods
Phyllis A. Zimmer

$500 to $999

Angela F. Amar
Linda R. Cronenwett
Elizabeth E. Weiner


$250 to $499

Debra Bakerjian
Janie Heath
Bernardine M. Lacey

Kathleen M. McCauley
Wanda Montalvo
Linda D. Norman

$25 to $249

Myrna L. Armstrong
Marjorie V. Batey
Anne R. Bavier
Judy A. Beal
Richardean S. Benjamin
Diane C. Berry
Mustafa Bodrick
Kathleen A. Bower
Nancy T. Browne
Karin Cadwell
Teri Chenot
Karen A. Daley
Nancy O. DeBasio
Karen N. Drenkard
Elizabeth Fildes
Mattia J. Gilmartin
Jacqueline L. Gonzalez
Barbara J. Hatcher
Laura L. Hayman
Denise Hinton
Deborah Hopla
Patricia K. Howard
Sharon Y Y. Irving
Rosemarie B. King
Heidi V. Krowchuk
Cara Krulewitch
Robin M. Lally
Ramon L. Lavandero
Colleen A. Leners
Sandra B. Lewenson
Sharon E. Lock
Carol J. Loveland-Cherry
Pamela Y. Mahon
Jeri A. Milstead
Suzanne M. Miyamoto
Ruth A. O'Brien
Freida H. Outlaw
Kathryn K. Peppe
Marilyn J. Rantz
Patricia A. Reid Ponte
Joan B. Riley
Kathleen Scharer
Kathleen Shannon Dorcy
Patricia A. Sharpnack
Jeffrey Solheim
Wanda Spurlock
Sallie Tucker-Allen
Constance G. Visovsky
Joan M. Vitello-Cicciu
Michael T. Weaver
Kenneth R. White
Stephanie G. Witwer
Zane M. Wolf
Yingchun Zeng