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2024 AANP Election Results

2024 Election Results

Media Contact: Bryan Black

Meet the leaders who will begin their term on June 29.

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is pleased to announce the official results of the 2024 AANP Election. Selected by members during the March 8-31 voting period, these exemplary nurse practitioner (NP) leaders will set the strategic direction for the association and play an instrumental role in guiding the profession forward. The ballots have now been certified by Survey & Ballot Systems, in accordance with the election policies and procedures as approved by AANP.

On June 29, individuals elected in 2024 will begin their term of office at the conclusion of the closing general session at the 2024 AANP National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

  • Board of Directors

    Valerie Fuller, PhD, DNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP
    Falmouth, ME

    Recording Secretary
    Angela Thompson, DNP, FNP-C, BC-ADM, CDCES, FAANP
    Pittsboro, IN

    Region 2 Director
    Colleen Walsh-Irwin, DNP, ANP-BC, AACC, EBP-C, FAANP
    East Northport, NY

    Region 4 Director
    Madison, TN

    Region 6 Director
    Robert Metzger, DNP, MBA, APRN, FNP-BC
    Colleyville, TX

    Region 8 Director
    Jason Gleason, DNP, NP-C, USAF Lieutenant Colonel (RET)
    Great Falls, MT

    Region 10 Director
    Laurel Hallock Koppelman, DNP, FNP-C, APRN, FAANP
    Portland, OR

  • Nomination Council
    • Daniel Arellano, PhD, RN, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN, CEN, CFRN, EMT-P, FCCM, FAANP
      Houston, TX
    • Ebonye Green, MNSc, ACNPC-AG, CNRN, SCRN, APRN, FNCSpo
      Benton, AR
    • Sheryl Mitchell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC, FAANP
      Blythewood, SC
  • State Liaisons

    Brittany Sanders, DNP, ANP-C, GNP-C
    Mc Calla, AL

    Sun Jones, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
    Gilbert, AZ

    Carol Lynn Cunningham, DNP, RN, FNP-C
    Newport Coast, CA

    Christina Mukon, DNP, FNP, NP-C
    Glastonbury, CT

    Janice James-Webb, MS, APRN, AGNP-C
    Laurel, DE

    Florida North
    Sunitha Menon, MSN, FNP -BC
    Jacksonville, FL

    Florida South
    Amanda Chaney, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, AF-AASLD
    Stuart, FL

    Michelle Nelson, PhD, MS, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
    Alpharetta, GA

    Julie Creaden, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC
    Evanston, IL

    Kimberly Broughton-Miller, DNP, APRN, FNP-C. ENP-C, FAANP
    Georgetown, IN

    Ashley Beying, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
    Melvern, KS

    Maria Grotz, MSN
    South Chatham, MA

    Shonda Phelon, DNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, GNP-BC
    Grenada, MS

    Cynthia Hollis-Keene, DNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
    Walnut Grove, MO

    New Hampshire
    Jillian Belmont, DNP, MSN, AGACNP, FNP, SCRN
    Grantham, NH

    New Mexico
    Gloria Doherty, PhD, PPPA, MSN, RN, AHNS, ACNP-BC, FAANP
    Albuquerque, NM

    Evelyn Duffy, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP
    Cleveland, OH

    Eugene Lucas, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC
    Hunlock Creek, PA

    U.S. Virgin Islands
    Janette Bowers, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
    Frederiksted, VI

    Maureen Boardman, MSN, FNP-BC-FAANP
    Bradford, VT

    Rebekah Compton, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
    Charlottesville, VA

AANP is a member-driven organization, with NPs informing the association’s action and determining the future of their profession. Now is the ideal time for all AANP members who are interested in becoming an elected leader to review the leadership positions and eligibility requirements for the 2025 AANP Election and mark their calendars for the Call for Nominations to open in October.


The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is the largest professional membership organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties. It represents the interests of the more than 385,000 licensed NPs in the U.S. AANP provides legislative leadership at the local, state and national levels, advancing health policy; promoting excellence in practice, education and research; and establishing standards that best serve NPs' patients and other health care consumers. As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®, AANP represents the interests of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered health care. To locate an NP in your community, visit For more information about NPs, visit