2020 AANP Election Results

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is pleased to announce the official results of the 2020 election. The ballots have been qualified by Survey & Ballot Systems in accordance with the election policies and procedures as approved by AANP. Terms of office begin on June 28, 2020. Congratulations to all.

  • AANP Board of Directors

    President-elect
    April Kapu, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP
    Brentwood, TN

    Recording Secretary
    Gretchen Schumacher, PhD, GNP-C, FNP, NP-C, FAANP
    Grand Rapids, MI

    Region 2 Director
    Rebecca Rigolosi, DNP, ANP-BC, FAANP
    Edgewater, NJ

    Region 6 Director
    James Dickens, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP
    Denton, TX

    Region 8 Director
    Maria Kidner, APRN, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
    Cheyenne, WY

    Region 10 Director
    Sarah Sparks, DNP, APRN, NP-C
    Boise, ID

  • Nomination Council
    • Barbara Todd, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
      Burlington, NJ
    • Beth Kuzma, DNP, FNP-BC
      Ann Arbor, MI
  • State Representatives

    Alabama
    Robin Lawson, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP
    Tuscaloosa, AL

    Arizona
    Bessie Burk, DNP, FNP
    Arizona City, AZ

    California North
    Surani Hayre-Kwan, MBA, DNP, FNP-BC, FACHE, FAANP
    Santa Rosa, CA

    California South
    Beth Haney, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP
    Yorba Linda, CA

    Connecticut
    Donna Montesi, DNP, APRN, WCC, FAANP
    Cheshire, CT

    Delaware
    Sharon Baptiste-Brown, MSN, APRN, BC
    Newark, DE

    District of Columbia
    Cathy Hampton, MSN, ANP-BC
    Washington, D.C.

    Florida North
    Kathleen Wilson, PhD, APRN, CPNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, FAANP
    Tallahassee, FL

    Florida South
    Arlene Wright, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FNAP
    Fort Myers, FL

    Georgia
    Janet Ross, MSN, APRN-BC, FNP-C, COHN-S/CM
    Buchanan, GA

    Hawaii
    Laura Reichhardt, MS, APRN, AGPCNP-BC
    Honolulu, HI

    Illinois
    Laura Tucco, PhD, FNP-BC, CNS-BC
    Orland Park, IL

    Indiana
    Kristy Umana, MSN, FNP-C
    Fishers, IN

    Maine
    Nancy Browne, MS, PPCNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
    Falmouth, ME

    Maryland
    S. Dale Jafari, DNP, FNP-BC
    Easton, MD

    Massachusetts
    Leah McKinnon-Howe, DNP, ANP-BC
    Norwood, MA

    Michigan
    Ericka Brunson-Gillespie, AGACNP-BC
    Canton, MI

    Minnesota
    Debbi Lindgren-Clendenen, GNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC, APRN, CNP, APNP
    Minneapolis, MN

    Mississippi
    Johnnie Wijewardane, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP
    Brandon, MS

    Missouri
    Margaret Benz, MSN(R), APRN, ANP-BC, FAANP
    Saint Louis, MO

    Nebraska
    Miranda Kliment, DNP, APRN
    Valparaiso, NE

    Nevada
    Joshua Hamilton, DNP, RN-BC, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, CNE, FAANP
    Las Vegas, NV

    New Mexico
    Melissa Rietz, CNP, RYT-200, BC-ADM
    Farmington, NM

    Ohio
    Mary Maloney, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP
    Broadview Heights, OH

    Pennsylvania
    Donald Bucher, DNP, ACNP-BC, FCCP, CCRN
    Harrisburg, PA

    Rhode Island
    Denise Coppa, PhD, APRN-CNP, FNP-C, PNPPC-BC, FAANP
    North Kingstown, RI

    Vermont
    Michelle Wade, MSN/Ed, APRN
    E. Wallingford, VT

    Virginia
    Deborah Gray, DNP, FNP-C, ANP-BC, FAANP
    Virginia Beach, VA

    Wisconsin
    Tina Bettin, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, APNP, FAANP
    Marion, WI