Each year, the AANN Leadership Development Committee searches for qualified candidates to serve as the new leaders of the association. The new and evolving process includes an assessment of characteristics, skills, and competencies. The Leadership Development Committee (formerly called the Nominating Committee) will review the application packets and consider the characteristics, skills, and competencies each prospective leader offers relative to the gaps identified in the existing leadership. If you are interested in applying for a leadership position and becoming a vital part in shaping the future of neuroscience nursing, download the Candidate Handbook and Application for an overview of the process, position descriptions, and candidate application.

This year, the Leadership Development Committee is recruiting for the following positions:

  • President-Elect - 1 position for a 3-year term: 1 year as President-Elect, 1 year as President, 1 year as Immediate Past-President (2024 – 2027)
  • Secretary/Treasurer - 1 position for a 3-year term (2024-2027)
  • Director-at-Large2 positions, each for a 3-year term (2024 – 2027)

Download the Candidate Application.

All interested candidates need to submit a completed application to by Thursday, July 13, 2023. It is the responsibility of the candidate to fully complete the application. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted.

AANN Board Mentee Program

AANN is excited to continue the AANN Board Mentee program for its fourth year! This program is designed to provide a neuroscience staff nurse the opportunity to sit on the AANN Board of Directors as a mentee and non-voting member for one year. The goal of this program  is to help develop and support future AANN leaders by giving the mentee exposure to the Board. The mentee will gain valuable insight related to AANN's initiatives. Read more about the program and time commitment in the AANN Board Mentee Handbook and Application. Applications should be submitted to by no later than July 13, 2023. Do not miss out on this exciting opportunity!