Voting Matters

2018 AORN National Ballot

2018 Election: February 26, 2018 – March 27, 2018.

OFFICE

CANDIDATE

STATE/COUNTRY

President-Elect
(1 to be elected)
Missi Merlino, MHA, RN-BC, CNOR, CSSM
Dawn Yost, MSN, RN, BSDH, RDH, CNOR, CSSM
TX
WV
Vice President
(1 to be elected)
Holly S. Ervine, MSN, RN, CNOR
Carrie Simpson, BSN, RN-BC, CNOR
GA
LA
Secretary
(1 to be elected)
Elizabeth S. Pincus, MBA, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CNS-CP, CNOR
Mary C. Russell, MN, RN, FNP-BC, CNOR
NY

OR
Board of Directors
(3 to be elected)
Elizabeth A. Austin, DNP, RN, CNOR
Lisa A. Bailey, BS, RN, CNOR
J. Stephen Balog, MSN, RN, CNOR
Laura Gayton, MHA, BSN, RN, CNOR, CSSM
Merideth Lewis-Cooney, BSN, RN, CNOR
Darlene B. Murdock, BSN, RN, CNOR
Kristy Simmons, MSN, RN, CNOR
FL
TX
SC
MO
CA
TX
LA
Nominating Committee
(3 to be elected)
Nanette (Nan) Hanauer, BS, RN, CNOR
Nicole M. Meredith, BS, RN, CNOR
Ramie Miller, MSN, RN, CNOR
Heidi Nanavati, MSN, FNP-BC, CNOR
Shirley Pollard Ramsey, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Jamie Ridout, MBA, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CNOR
Leilani A. Salimone, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CNOR
FL
VA
LA
MD
KY
NC
CA

Candidate Selection

The Nominating Committee (NC) solicits and receives nominations for potential candidates for all elected positions and prepares and presents a slate of candidates to serve for all elected positions. AORN members may nominate themselves or others for consideration.

Learn More about the Nominating Committee

Nominations for the 2018 election were accepted March 15 – May 15, 2017 and are now closed.