AONE Election Details

The AONE Board of Directors Election starts on September 4 and ends on September 28. Below is detailed information on the candidates including their qualifications, position statements and campaign videos.


Stuart Downs DNP, RN, CENP

Vice President, Chief Operating Nursing Officer WellStar Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta


Mary Ann Fuchs DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Vice President of Patient Care and System Chief Nurse Executive Duke University Health System, Durham, N.C.




Mary Browning DNP, RN

Executive Director Indiana Organization of Nurse Executives, Indianapolis


David Marshall DNP, JD, RN, CENP

System Chief Nursing and Patient Care Services Officer University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston



Region 2

Paula Coe DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Vice President, Nursing Education and Professional Practice Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh


Geralyn Randazzo MS, RN, NEA-BC

Vice President, Care Coordination Northwell Health, Manhasset, N.Y.



Region 4

Rebecca Baute MBA, BSN, RN

Campus Nurse Executive Palmetto Health, Columbia, S.C.


Jacqueline Herd DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer Grady Health System, Atlanta



Region 6

Kelley Blackburn DNP, RN, CPHQ

Director, Clinical Professional Development UnityPoint Health Des Moines, Iowa


Christina Dempsey MSN, RN, CENP, FAAN

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer Press Ganey Associates, Inc., Springfield, Mo.



Region 8

Teri Wicker PhD, RN, NE-BC

Senior Manager Claro Healthcare, Gilbert, Ariz.


Kevin McEwan MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Chief Nursing Officer Madison Memorial Hospital, Rexburg, Idaho



Candidates may begin campaigning August 28. The AONE election runs from Sept. 4-29. Please contact Jo Ann Webb at 202-626-2321 with questions about the nomination process.