Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee oversees the AANN annual election processes. Their objectives include recruiting candidates to ensure a strong ballot, presenting the ballot to the membership and maintaining the integrity of the election process.

Nominations for a position on the committee are currently being accepted through Monday, July 10, 2017, for the 2018-2019 board calendar year.


Cathy Cartwright

Megan Keiser
Committee Member

Carey Heck
Committee Member

Kim Warren
Committee Member

Jennifer Wessol
Committee Member

Cindy Sullivan
Board Advisor


To prepare and submit a slate of officers, directors at large, and nominating committee members with at least two candidates for each position to the organization for election.


  • The committee will be composed of four members, a chair, and a board advisor.
  • Two members will be elected as part of the annual election process. 
  • Two members will be appointed by the incoming president-elect, in conjunction with the nominating committee chair, from the general membership prior to the annual meeting each year. 

Term length

  • Two year staggered terms.
  • One elected and one appointed member will come on to the committee every year.
  • May not serve consecutive terms.
  • Members are expected to attend the Annual Meeting.

Member Responsibilities and Duties

  • Committee members will recruit potential candidates by calling chapter presidents, SFG facilitators, committee chairs, and other members to encourage interest in running for board positions.  
  • Attendance at the Annual Meeting is required for the purpose of recruitment of candidates.
  • Committee members will review each candidate application and participate in the candidate interview calls to select the slate of candidates. 
  • Committee members may also call the references of candidates, as directed by the chairperson, for additional information or clarification.