ACNL Committees


General Documents

Travel Expense Policy
Committee Expense Form
Minutes Instructions

Click on the committee name to learn more about the work of the committee.

Annual Program Committee

The purpose of this committee is to plan and orchestrate the coming year's annual conference.

Bylaws Committee

The Bylaws Committee performs an annual review and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for adding, amending, deleting or making any other changes in the bylaws. 

Communication/Voice of Nursing Committee 

The goal of this committee is to strengthen ACNL’s voice and influence by utilizing effective communication strategies and consistent messaging.    

Health Policy Committee

The purpose of the Health Policy Committee is education and advocacy. The committee is charged with analyzing and monitoring current regulatory and legislative issues. 

Healthy Work Environment Committee

The Healthy Work Environment Committee is charged with linking resources and best practices, identifying and creating resources and tools for nurse leaders that support and foster excellence in patient care. 

Member Experience Committee

The Member Experience Committee develops strategies to recruit and retain ACNL members. The committee is also charged with the oversight of ACNL’s marketing plan.   

Nominations Committee

The purpose of this committee is to prepare a slate of enthusiastic and committed members to run for the ACNL Board of Directors. Members of this committee are appointed by the ACNL Board of Directors.   

Nurse Leadership Development Committee

The purpose of the Nurse Leadership Development Committee is to help evaluate, plan and recommend programs and events that meet the educational needs of ACNL’s diverse membership. This dynamic team also develops outcome measurements for nursing leadership development.

Philanthropic, Recognition & Scholarship Committee  

This committee oversees ACNL’s scholarship and fundraising programs, as well as our organization’s annual recognition awards.

Quality, Safety, Engagement Committee

This team promotes quality and patients safety initiatives by gathering and sharing information, resources and best practices with ACNL members.

Research Committee

This committee promotes the value of research to improve nursing  practice and recommends, implements and evaluates ACNL research projects and priorities.