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Voting Opens for 2023 Election

Media Contact: Bryan Black

Eligible members have three weeks to vote and make their voices heard.

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Voting is now open for the 2023 American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) Election. AANP members can help determine the direction of the organization by electing nurse practitioner (NP) leaders from their respective states, territories and regions.

“Serving as an elected leader of AANP is an honor that brings great responsibility,” said AANP President April N. Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN. “Each vote is vital, so I encourage every eligible AANP member to participate. It takes just moments to effect change in your national NP organization by selecting candidates who share your vision for the future of AANP and the NP role.”

Open positions in the 2023 AANP Election include the AANP Treasurer and region directors for odd-numbered regions, who will serve on the AANP Board of Directors. State liaisons in even-numbered regions and two positions on the AANP Nomination Council are also on the ballot.

AANP members eligible to vote in the 2023 elections will receive an email notification indicating balloting is open. All votes must be submitted online between March 10 and 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on March 31.


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 355,000 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

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