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.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners Charter Fellows
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.

FAANP 2018-2019 Leadership

Chair: Janet DuBois, DNP, FNP, ARNP, FAANP, FNAP
Past Chair: Mary Jo Goolsby, EdD, MSN, NP-C, FAANP
Secretary: Mary Anne Dumas, PhD, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP
Treasurer: Kenneth Wysocki, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP
Member at Large: Diane Seibert, PhD, CRNP, FAANP
Member at Large: Denise Link, PhD, NP, FAAN, FAANP

Selection Committee

Chair – Katherine Joleen Kenny, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Terri Lynn Allison, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP
Michelle Beauchesne, DNSc, CPNP, FAAN, FAANP, FNAP
Susan Beidler, PhD, MBE, ARNP, FAANP
Kahlil Demonbreun, DNP, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC, ANP-BC, FAANP
Donna Hallas, PhD, PNP-BC, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP
Mary B. Neiheisel, EdD, MSN, CNS, FNP, FAANP, FNAP
Alicia Rossiter, Lt Col, USAFR, NC, DNP, FNP, PCPNP-BC, FAANP
Valerie Sabol, PhD, PhD, ACNP-BC, GNP-BC, CCRN, CNE, FAANP
Barbara Sheer, PhD, PNP, FNP, FAANP
Cathy St. Pierre, PhD, APRN-BC, FNP, FAANP

Nominations Committee

Theresa Campo, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAANP
Shelley Hawkins, PhD, FNP-BC, GNP, FAANP
Margaret O'Donnell, DNP, FNP, ANP B-C, 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
2014-2016 Mary Ellen Roberts, DNP, RN, APNC, FAAN, 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)
2016 – Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP(H)
2016 – Senator Daniel K. Inouye, FAANP(H)
2017 – Barbara Jonas, MSW, FAAN, FAANP(H)
2017 – Donald Jonas, FAAN, FAANP(H)
2017 – Michael McGinnis, MD, MA, MPP, FAANP(H)
2018 – Winifred V. Quinn, PhD, FAANP(H)