Nomination Process

2019 Nomination Process

The American Academy of Nursing will be seeking nominations for the following volunteer leadership positions in 2019: 

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 (3 to be elected, 3-year term)
Nominating Committee 
(3 to be elected, 2-year term)

  • The Academy will post the call for nominations on the website the week of February 25.
  • Current Academy Fellows may self-nominate or nominate Fellows in good standing to be considered for the ballot.
  • To nominate yourself or another Fellow, please log in to your Academy account. Once you are logged in, click on the "My membership profile" link in the top right-hand corner of the Academy's homepage. On the next page underneath the "My Profile" heading, select either 2019 Nomination of a Fellow Form (only to be filled out if you are nominating another fellow) or 2019 Self-Nomination Form (only to be filled out if you are nominating yourself). 
  • Nominations must be submitted by April 1, 2019, 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 compose the 2018 slate of candidates. The Nominee Questionnaire is due by April 8, 2019.
  • Not all nominees will be slated for the ballot.
  • Nominees will be notified regarding if they have been slated or not by late May.
  • The 2019 Election Ballot is scheduled to be sent to Fellows in good standing in late June.

It is important that the nominee have regular access to email as a good deal of communication is done electronically.
If you have questions, please contact Joshua Poole, Member Engagement Manager, via email at or via phone (202) 777-1176.