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Call for nominations


Nomination period ends January 22, 2018, 11:59 pm Eastern Time

On December 8, 2017, the ANA Nominations and Elections Committee issued a call for nominations for a slate of candidates to be presented to the Membership Assembly in 2018. The following positions will be elected in 2018.

ANA Board of Directors


  • President
  • Secretary

The term of service for both positions is January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020.


  • Two directors-at-large
  • One director-at-large, staff nurse

call nominationsA staff nurse is defined as one who is nonsupervisory, non-managerial, and includes one or more of the following: (a) is employed by a healthcare institution or agency, (b) whose primary role is a provider of direct patient care, (c) who is collective bargaining eligible under applicable labor law.

The term of service for all three positions is January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020.

ANA Nominations and Elections Committee

Three member positions

The term of service for all three positions is January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020.

ANA places high priority on diversity and seeks to encourage and foster increased involvement of minorities and staff nurses at the national level. Nominations for the initial slate must be submitted via the online nomination form by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Monday, January 22, 2018. A second call for nominations will be conducted for those elective positions with insufficient nominations. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor of the Membership Assembly.

Preparation of Nomination Materials

  1. READ the roles and responsibilities for your position of choice to ensure that they match your interests, experience, and qualifications.
  2. ENGAGE in a voluntary self-reflection of your leadership and governance competencies if you are interested in seeking election to the ANA Board of Directors to (a) determine the degree to which you possess the competencies that have been deemed important to serve successfully and effectively and (b) identify competency areas that you may wish to develop more fully before seeking election to the ANA Board of Directors.
  3. SELECT a campaign manager and provide his or her contact information where requested on the online nomination form.
  4. COMPLETE AND SIGN/INITIAL where noted. Nominees for the ANA Board of Directors must also submit the following additional documents, which are included on the online nomination form:

    • conflict of interest statement
    • financial interest disclosure form
    • committee preference.

  5. SUBMIT all nomination components by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Please note:

  • You will need to create a user ID and password before accessing the form.
  • Nominations that are incomplete, handwritten, faxed, or submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
  • Biographical information will be posted in the campaign area for qualified candidates who are nominated from the floor of Membership Assembly during the nomination period.

To obtain documents pertaining to the call for nominations, or if you have questions regarding ANA’s nomination process or national elections, email


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