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AONL Announces New Board Directors

Press Release
Chicago (Sept. 29, 2022)

The American Organization for Nursing Leadership membership elected to its board of directors, serving two-year and three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2023, are the following:

  • Joy Parchment, PhD, RN, nursing faculty, University of Central Florida, Orlando
  • Rachel Culpepper, DNP, RN, general medicine service line director, Indiana University (Avon) Health West Hospital
  • Christi Nguyen, DNP, RN, associate chief nursing officer of nurse excellence, UT Southwestern, Dallas
  • Sylvain “Syl” Trepanier, DNP, RN, system chief nursing officer, Providence, Renton, Wash.

About the American Organization for Nursing Leadership

As the national professional organization of more than 11,000 nurse leaders, the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) is the voice of nursing leadership. Our membership encompasses nurse leaders working in hospitals, health systems, academia and other care settings across the care continuum. Since 1967, the organization has led the field of nursing leadership through professional development, advocacy and research that advances nursing leadership practice and patient care. AONL is a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association. For more information, visit