About FAANP

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AANP Charter Fellows recognized at the 2010 FAANP 10th Anniversary celebration in Phoenix, AZ.  Left to Right:  Barbara Sheer, Marie-Eileen Onieal, Barbara Resnick, Mona Counts, Zo Demarchi, Charon Pierson, Loretta Ford, Denise Lane, Margaret Fitzgerald, and Jan Towers.

Established by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in 2000, the Fellows of the AANP (FAANP) is dedicated to the global advancement of NPs and the high-quality health care they deliver. By engaging recognized NP leaders who have made outstanding contributions to NP education, policy, clinical practice or research, and developing NP leaders of the future, we are furthering the NP profession while enhancing AANP's mission.

FAANP 2014-2015 Leadership

Chair Mary Ellen Roberts, DNP, RN, APNC, FAAN, FAANP
Past-Chair Elizabeth R. Barker, PhD, APRN-BC, CHE, FAANP
Secretary Brenda Hoskins, DNP, ARNP, GNP-BC, FAANP
Treasurer Ric Ricciardi, PhD, NP, FAANP
Member at Large Mary Jo Goolsby, EdD, MSN, NP-C, CAE, FAANP
Member at Large Mona M. Counts, PhD, CRNP, FNAP, FAANP

Selection Committee

Jean Aertker, DNP, FNP-BC, ARNP, COHN-S, FAANP
Charon A. Pierson, PhD, GNP, FAANP
Katherine Joleen Kenny, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP
Cathy M. St. Pierre, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

Joyce M. Knestrick, PhD, CRNP, FAANP
Barbara Sheer, PhD, PNP, FNP, FAANP
Susan Eileen Kennel, PhD, ARNP, FAANP
T. Jeanne Merritt, PhD, MSN-C, ARNP, FNP, FAANP
Sophia Thomas, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP
Lorna Schumann, PhD, NP-C, ARPN-BC, FNP, ACNP, FAANP

Julie Stanik-Hutt, PhD, ACNP, FAANP

Nominations Committee

Joy S. Elwell, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
Dixie Harms, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, BC-ADM, FAANP
Kerri L. Rupe, ARNP, FNP-C, COHN-S, DNP, FAANP

Former FAANP Chairs

2000-2002 Barbara Sheer, PhD, PNP, FNP, FAANP
2002-2004 Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
2004-2006 Delia O’Hara, JD, RN-C, FNP-BC, FAANP
2006-2008 Nick Burnett, DNP, MSN, APRN-BC, FNP-C, ARNP, FAANP
2008-2010 Judy Berg, PhD, RNC, WHNP, FAAN, FAANP
2010-2012 Mona Counts, PhD, CRNP, FNAP, FAANP
2012-2014 Elizabeth R. Barker, PhD, APRN-BC, CHE, FAANP

Honorary Fellows:

2013 – Barbara Safriet, J.D. LL.M., FAANP(H)
2014 – Jeff Bauer, Ph.D., FAANP(H)