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.
Location of NGNA Fellows
NGNA Fellows 2013-2014 Governing Body
Barbara Raudonis, PhD, RN, FNGNA (Chair)
Jane Herin, PHN, MSHS, BSN, RN, BC, CDE, FNGNA
Martha Sparks, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
Jackie Close, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC, FNGNA (Board Liaison)
Ibby Tanner, PHD, MS, RN, FNGNA (Board Liaison)
2013 Fellow Inductees
Carol Enderlin, PhD, RN, FNGNA
Mary Rita Hurley, RN, MPA, FNGNA
Peg Gray-Vickrey, DNS, RN, FNGNA