AONE Election Candidates

Starting on August 28, AONE will share detailed information on the candidates including their qualifications, position statements and campaign videos. Voting opens September 4.

President-Elect

  • Elizabeth Hale
    RN, MSN

    haleChief Clinical Officer
    Lowell Community Health Center

  • Mary Beth Kingston
    RN, MSN

    kingstonExecutive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
    Aurora Health Care

Region 1

  • Jacqueline G. Somerville
    RN, PhD, FAAN

    Faculty Associate
    Watson Caring Science Institute

  • Susanne Yeakel
    RN, MSN

    Nurse Director
    Hartford Hospital

Region 3

  • Victoria Orto
    RN, DNP


    Chief Nursing and Patient Services Officer
    Duke Regional Hospital

  • Deborah Zimmermannl
    RN, DNP, FAAN

    kingston
    Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President, Patient Care Services
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

For questions about the nominations process, please contact Jo Ann Webb at 202-626-2321.