Who Can Nominate
The following groups are eligible to nominate for the ANA National Awards as indicated below:
- All awards — C/SNA/ANA/IMD chair, presidents or designees
- Mary Ellen Patton Staff Nurse Leadership Award — Labor and workforce advocacy affiliates’ chairs or designees
- Staff Nurse Advocacy Award — CNPE, labor and workforce advocacy affiliates’ presidents or designees
The ANA Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for approving the selection of recipients for all national awards. The board-appointed Committee on Honorary Awards and its nine subcommittees are charged to review all nominations for specific awards and make recommendations to the board.
Individuals selected to receive an award are honored each biennium during a ceremony held in conjunction with ANA’s House of Delegates.