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ANCC 2022 Call for Commission Members

On behalf of the ANCC Board of Directors, the Nominations Committee issues this call for qualified nominees for appointment to seats on the Commission on Accreditation in Nursing Continuing Professional Development (COA-NCPD), Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs (COA-PTP), Commission on Magnet® (COM), and Commission on Pathway to Excellence® (COPE), which serve as the governing bodies for their respective ANCC programs.

  • All open commission seats require applicants to be an ANA Member (C/SNA-ANA or IMD) unless otherwise noted.
  • All open commission seats are for four-year terms beginning, January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2026, unless otherwise noted.

The annual call is open until 11:59pm, Sunday, July 31, 2022. You may submit a nomination for more than one commission; however, appointees may only serve on one commission at a time.

 Commission on Accreditation in Nursing Continuing Professional Development (COA-NCPD)

  • One (1) seat open for an individual who is an Emerging Leader
    • An Emerging Leader on the COA-NCPD is a registered nurse who has two years or less of experience in nursing continuing professional development from an ANCC accredited provider.
    • Term of Service: January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2023; not eligible for re-appointment to the Emerging Leader seat

Commission on Magnet® (COM)

  • One (1) seat open for a registered nurse representing academia

Commission on Pathway to Excellence® (COPE)

  • One (1) seat open for an individual in a leadership role currently serving in the long-term care (LTC) setting

Application Process – To be considered, all nominees must review/submit the following:

Nominees may submit electronically up to two (2) letters of endorsement with the required nomination materials.  All nomination materials must be submitted by 11:59pm ET on Sunday, July 31, 2022.  If you have any questions regarding the appointments process, please contact Governance & Planning staff at

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