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 2015-2016 Leadership

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


Selection Committee

Charon A. Pierson, PhD, GNP, FAANP
Jean Aertker, DNP, FNP-BC, ARNP, COHN-S, FAANP
Susan Eileen Kennel, PhD, ARNP, FAANP
Katherine Joleen Kenny, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP
Joyce M. Knestrick, PhD, APRN, CFNP, FAANP
T. Jeanne Merritt, PhD, MSN-C, ARNP, FNP, FAANP
Mary B. Neiheisel, EdD, MSN, CNS, FNP, GNP, FAANP
Lorna Schumann, PhD, NP-C, ARPN-BC, FNP, ACNP, FAANP
Barbara Sheer, PhD, PNP, FNP, FAANP
Julie Stanik-Hutt, PhD, ACNP, FAANP
Sophia Thomas, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FAANP
 


Nominations Committee

Kerri L. Rupe, ARNP, FNP-C, COHN-S, DNP, FAANP
Joy S. Elwell, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
Sandra C. Restaino, DNP, RN, NP-C, CSC, 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, JD, LLM, FAANP(H)
2014 – Jeff Bauer, PhD, FAANP(H)
2015 – Patrick DeLeon, PhD, MPH, JD, FAANP(H)
2015 – Henry Silver, MD, FAANP(H)

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