2022-2023 Election Center

General Information

Welcome to the ANNA Election Center! This year, ANNA members will elect leaders to the following positions on the 2022-2023 Board of Directors: President-Elect, Secretary, and two Directors. The slate of candidates for this year's election appears below. Each candidate has provided a profile outlining their current professional responsibilities, qualifications for the ANNA role they are seeking, and activities that support ANNA; as well as a campaign poster. Click on the links below to learn more about the candidates for the ANNA Board of Directors.

Meet the Candidates (Webinar) ~ 8:00 pm ET, November 10, 2021

To further inform your vote, the Nominations Committee will host a webinar with the candidates on November 10. You will have the opportunity to meet each candidate and learn more about their vision for ANNA.

Register for Webinar

Candidates for National Board of Directors


Jennifer Payton, MHCA, BSN, RN, CNN


Gayle Hall, BSN, RN, CNN

Kristin Larson, MSN, RN, AGNP-BC, CNN

Paula Richards, DNP, RN, CNN

Director (vote for 2)

Michelle Gilliland, MSN, RN, CNN

Faith Lynch, MSN, RN, CNN

Teresa Villaran, MS, MSN, CNN, CCRN (Alumnus)

Electronic (One-Click) Voting Information

ANNA elections feature one-click voting. Every member with an email on file will receive a message on November 30, 2021, with a link to the ballot. Just click on your personalized link in the email to start voting.

Please make sure that ANNA has your current email address. By doing this, you will be able to reap the benefits of one-click voting. If you would prefer to not provide your email, you will receive a letter in the mail with instructions for electronic voting.

Members must complete the voting process by December 14, 2021.

Electronic Voting FAQs