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AHNA 2016 Elections Results:

President-Elect (1 elected)
Barry Gallison DNP, MS, APRN-BC, NEA-BC, CPHQ, AHN-BC (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)-- 512 votes
Elected: Barry Gallison

Treasurer (1 elected)
Christine Argenbright PhD, RN (Crozet, VA)-- 154 votes

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Colleen Delaney PhD, RN, AHN-BC (Woodbury, CT)--365 votes
Elected: Colleen Delaney

Board of Director-at-Large (2 elected)
Meryle Gurmankin PhD, RN, CSN, AHN-BC (Philadelphia, PA)-- 160 votes
Stasi Lubansky DNP, ANP-BC, HN-BC, CDE (New York, NY)-- 172 votes
Jalma Marcus RN, HNB-BC, BS, MS, CBP, AT, CLSE (Perkiomenville, PA)-- 181 votes
Candice Moore RN, MSN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC (Saint Charles, IL)-- 153 votes
Betsy Murphy MS, RN, HNB-BC, ERYT (Northfield, IL)-- 145 votes
Elizabeth Scala MSN/MBA, RN (Jarrettsville, MD)-- 203 votes
Elected: Jalma Marcus & Elizabeth Scala

Nominating Committee (2 elected)
Karen Fink RN, BSN, HNB-BC, LMT (Cleveland, OH)-- 136 votes
Cynthia Hutchison RN, DNSc, MSN, HTCP/I (Boulder, CO)-- 207 votes
Danielle Johnston RN, BSN, HNB-BC (Falls Church, VA)-- 124 votes
Diane McClure DNP, CPNP, CCRN, APHN-BC, CCAP (Hasbrouck Heights, NJ)-- 156 votes
William "Billy" Rosa MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC, LMT, AGPCNP-BC (New York, NY)-- 240 votes
Linda Thomas PhD, RN-BC, CCRN, CHTP/I, HTAP (Sylva, NC)-- 162 votes
Elected: Cynthia Hutchison & Billy Rosa


Thank you to all members who voted in the 2016 AHNA Elections. There were over 500 votes by the November 30th deadline! Winners will take office in June during the 2017 Annual Conference next June in Rancho Mirage, California.

The AHNA Board of Directors (BOD), the governing board for AHNA is the guiding hand of our association. For more than two decades, the BOD has convened to build a purposeful and committed organization dedicated to holistic nursing. Each candidate will add a special flare to the BOD, bringing their unique talents, experiences and passion for holistic nursing to the table. Click on their name to see in-depth biographical information and pictures of these candidates.


AHNA 2017 Elections 

AHNA's 2017 Elections will take place in November. Nomination forms will be available on the AHNA website starting April 1, 2017. The following offices will be available for self-nomination of qualified individuals for the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee of AHNA:

  • 2 Board of Director Members-at-large
  • 2 Nominating Committee Members

If you are interested in placing your name in nomination for one of the elected positions, please visit this page after April 1 for office descriptions and self-nomination forms. The deadline for returning applications and related material is September 15, 2017.