FNPN 2012 Elections
It is time once again to cast your vote in the election process for the Florida Nurse Practitioner Network. This year, the positions of Vice President for Legislative Affairs, Secretary, Membership Director are ready to be voted on. Voting is restricted to one vote per member. Members must be current in their 2011 membership dues which will be reviewed by the election committee to ensure validity of all votes received.
Our current election committee, chaired by Gail Fox from West Palm Beach is currently available to answer any questions about the candidates nominated this year. Despite our current nominees being uncontested, write in candidates are always welcome. Please visit the following link to cast your vote (http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/C7XGNST). We hope you will take a moment to cast your vote in the 2011 cycle. Elections will commence beginning December 7, 2011 and run through midnight January 7th, 2012
Candidates For FNPN Board of Directors
Vice President for Legislative Affairs
Debra A. Friedrich, DNP, ARNP- BC, CLS
Debra has been a practicing Family Nurse Practitioner for over 10 years. She is also a board certified clinical lipid specialist who developed and manages West Florida Lipidology in Bradenton. Debra is Assistant Professor and Director of the FNP concentration at the University of South Florida. She teaches health policy to graduate students at USF and has been an invited participant as a fellow in the AANP leadership fellowship program. Debra has continued to be active in Legislative and leadership issues related to Nurse Practitioners and would welcome and value the opportunity to serve our profession in the role.
Cindy Parsons, DNP, ARNP-BC, FAANP
FNPN is a vital organization to advanced practice nursing in the state of Florida. If elected I will devote my time and energy to the continued growth of FNPN. I will also work with the Board of Directors to strategically plan so that the resources of the organization are focused on activities that will improve the practice environment for NP's, enhance the quality of health of Floridians and increase public awareness of the value of NP's in health care.
Armando Riera, MSN, ARNP, BC