Fellow status is an honor conferred by the National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA) on individuals who apply and are selected for this recognition. Fellow status recognizes outstanding leadership in gerontological nursing and distinguished contributions to the field. Contributions to the field might include participation/leadership in NGNA (required) or those made through practice, teaching, research, , administration, consultation, and/or other public service.
The NGNA Board of Directors confers recognition as a Fellow upon recommendation of the NGNA Fellows Selection Committee. The total number of NGNA Fellows shall not exceed 10 percent of the total number of NGNA members.
NGNA Fellows 2012-2013 Governing Body
Barbara Raudonis, Chair
Elizabeth “Ibby” Tanner, Board Liaison
2012 Fellow Inductees
Jeanne St. Pierre, MN, RN, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
Linda Hassler, RN, MS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
Melodee Harris, PhD, APN, GNP-BC, FNGNA
Sarah Jean Fisher, MSN, RN-BC, BA, FNGNA
Sharon Wexler, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
Sheila Delp, RN, MSN, GCNS-BC, FNGNA