ACNL is the professional organization for nurse leaders in California!

ACNL develops nurse leaders, advances professional practice, influences health policy and promotes quality health care and patient safety throughout our state.
Learn More About Membership in ACNL

ACNL Presents:

Foundation for Leadership Excellence

New Expanded 5-Day Curriculum Designed to Build Effective Leadership Skills

November 10-14, 2014
Embassy Suites - Garden Grove, CA

More information about the Foundations Program

Using Your Voice to Influence Change

ACNL Voice Committee Develops Talking Points for Propositions 45 & 46

ACNL Joins Broad  Coalition to Oppose both Proposition

Learn more about Props 45 & 46 and access ACNL Talking Points

2014 ACNL Membership Drive


 By Ryan Fuller, BSN, RN



Ryan Fuller, RN, BSN (until recently, better known as Ryan Rickley) has been an ACNL member for 2 years. A champion for emerging nurse leaders, Ryan encourages all nurse leaders from novice to expert to engage in the process of lifelong learning through active membership in ACNL.

Read Ryan's Story





Scholarship Opportunities


ACNL offers several scholarships to support lifelong learning.

ACNL Scholarship Application Packet

Nurses' Float Scholarship Application


ACNL's 2015 Recognition Awards

Recognizing excellence in nurse leadership.

Recognition & Awards Nominations Packet
Scholarship and Award Deadlines have been extended to Nov. 14, 2014