The AONL Affiliate Achievement Award recognizes an AONL Affiliate that promotes nursing leadership and its influence in the areas of the advancement of nursing practice, patient safety, quality, recruitment and retention, or another priority initiative for that particular state/region, and can serve as a model for other states or regions with similar interests.
The nominee must be an AONL Affiliate. Members of the AONL Board of Directors, staff and awards committee are not eligible to nominate an affiliate.
Any AONL member or nonmember may nominate an affiliate for the award by submitting a form with supporting documentation for the submission criteria.
Peer Review and Selection Process
The AONL Awards committee selects the winner by scoring applications using the submission criteria: