2023 AAENP Committees

Bylaws Committee 

The Bylaws committee is responsible for the maintenance of the Academy’s Bylaws, including ongoing review and revisions to bylaws as needed. This committee provides necessary communication to the membership pertaining to the Bylaws including but limited to proposed amendments.

Chair: David House | Contact via Email

Conference Comittee

The Conference committee is responsible for planning a timely and comprehensive agenda with dynamic speakers for the Annual Conference.

2024 Co-Chair: Adam Dobbins | Contact via Email
2024 Co-Chair: Jolene Traum | Contact via Email

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee makes recommendations, offers education, and informs the Academy on best practices and innovative methods to cultivate a safe, equitable, and inclusive environment. The Committee articulates the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice within AAENP's goals and priorities and embraces an organizational culture that is strengthened by multiple opinions and perspectives.  

Chair: Valerie Sinaday | Contact via Email

Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for evaluating activities and programs related to training, continuing education, and academic education, both graduate and undergraduate. These responsibilities include recommendations on programs, education policy, and curricula in areas relevant to advanced practice nursing.

Chair: Corey Sizelove | Contact via Email

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee provides financial oversight, audit oversight, and policy advisory for the Academy. As audit overseers, the committee performs a detailed analysis of the AAENP budget and other financial reports ensuring due diligence and proper accounting principles are followed.

Chair: Lisa Leonard | Contact via Email

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for monitoring all aspects of membership, including prospective member outreach and retention—bringing in new members, teaching them about the Academy and its benefits and then ensuring that the member experience meets everyone’s expectations. Additionally, the committee plays a vital role in marketing the Academy’s value proposition to our members.

Chair: Jessica Stadler | Contact via Email

NP Validation

The NP Validation Committee 1) oversees, coordinates, and maintains guideline development, 2.) supports the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) with ongoing ENP exam development and maintenance, and 3) disseminates the Scope of Practice and Standards, Practice Standards (Competencies) and the ENP Core Curriculum. The committee continually collaborates with other organizations in order to disseminate findings to AAENP membership and external organizations to support and advance ENP practice.

Chair: Wesley Davis | Contact via Email