Press Releases and Statements
AONE Announces 2013 President-Elect
Susan Gergely, AONE - (312) 422-2815
Chicago, IL (Friday, October 12, 2012) —Linda Knodel, MHA, MSN, NE-BC, CPHQ, FACHE, has been elected 2013 AONE president-elect of the AONE Board of Directors. Knodel currently serves as vice president/chief nursing officer at Mercy Health Springfield Communities in Springfield, MO. Selected through a nationwide voting process of AONE's 8,500 members, Knodel will serve as president-elect for a one-year term beginning January 1, 2013. She will become AONE president and serve a one-year term beginning January 1, 2014.
Also elected to the AONE Board of Directors by the AONE membership are the following: Treasurer—KT Waxman, DNP, MBA, RN, CNL, CENP, assistant professor, University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions, chair DNP department, executive leader DNP coordinator, director, California Simulation Alliance, San Francisco, CA; Region 2—Gail E. Latimer, MSN, RN, FACHE, FAAN, vice president, chief nursing officer, Siemens Healthcare Malvern, PA; Region 4—Christopher Martorella, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, manager, Clinical Operations Consulting, Quorum Health Resources, LLC, Brentwood, TN; Region 6—Karen Wray, MSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC; nursing director–acute care services, The University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS; Region 8—Sharon Pappas, RN, PhD, NEA-BC, chief nursing officer and system chief nurse executive, Porter Adventist Hospital and Centura Health Denver, CO.
About the American Organization of Nurse Executives
The American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) is the national professional organization for nurses who design, facilitate and manage care. With more than 8,500 members, AONE is the leading voice of nursing leadership in health care. Since 1967, the organization has provided leadership, professional development, advocacy and research to advance nursing practice and patient care, promote nursing leadership excellence and shape public policy for health care. AONE is a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association (AHA). For additional information, visit the AONE website at www.aone.org.