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AANN Leadership

The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses is led by a board of directors who begin and end their terms at the AANN Annual Educational Meeting each year.

To learn more about AANN’s governance, you can download the bylaws, AANN Board Organizational Structure, or a press release about the current board. If you are a member of the AANN board, you can access board documents in the AANN Board-Only section or NeuroNetwork.

Interested in joining the board? Learn more about the nominations process and elections.

If you would like to contact a member of the AANN Board of Directors, please email info@aann.org.

Sandra J. Brettler

President

Sandra J. Brettler,
MSN RN CNRN

Michelle Van Demark

Immediate Past President

Michelle Van Demark,
MSN RN ANP-BC CNRN FNCS

Debbie Summers

President-Elect

Debbie Summers,
RN MSN ACNS-BC SCRN CNRN FAHA

Linda Littlejohns

Secretary/ Treasurer

Linda Littlejohns,
MSN RN SCRN CNRN FAAN,

Mary Guanci

Director at Large

Mary McKenna Guanci,
MSN RN CNRN SCRN

Rachel Malloy

Director at Large

Rachel Malloy,
MSN RN CNRN SCRN

Tracey Berlin

Director at Large

Tracey Berlin,
MSN-Ed RN CNRN CCRN-K

Meyer Prof

Director at Large

Kimberly S. Meyer,
PhD ACNP-BC CNRN

Michelle Hill

Director at Large and American Board of Neuroscience Nursing (ABNN) Board Liaison

Michelle Hill,
MS RN AGCNS-BC CNRN CCRN SCRN

Madona Plueger

Director at Large

Madona Plueger,
MSN APRN ACNS-BC CNRN FAES

Amanda Gressel

Board Mentee

Amanda Gressel,
BSN RN CNRN SCRN

Leah Zamora

Executive Director

Leah Zamora,
CAE

2020 Board Meeting Schedule

JANUARY 

7 - AANN Board Virtual Orientation Call, Time 5:00 PM CT 
8 - AANN Board Conference Call, 6:00pm CT

FEBRUARY

11 - AANN Leadership Call, 2:00pm CT

APRIL

16 - AANN Board Orientation, Orlando, FL
17 - AANN Board Meeting, Orlando, FL
18-21 - Annual Educational Meeting, Orlando, FL

MAY

4-8 - Nurses Week
11-15 - Neuroscience Nurses Week
12 - AANN Leadership Call, 2:00pm CT

JULY

8-10 - AANN Board Meeting and Tri-board Meeting, Chicago, IL

AUGUST

11 - AANN Leadership Call, 2:00pm CT
20-22 - AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference – Louisville, KY
22-23 - International Neuroscience Nursing Research Symposium (INNRS) – Louisville, KY

SEPTEMBER

10 AANN Board Conference Call, 6:00pm CT

NOVEMBER

5-7 - AANN Board Meeting, Chicago, IL

DECEMBER

1 - AANN Leadership Call, 2:00pm CT