Voting Matters

AORN leaders determine the direction of AORN in support of the role of perioperative nurses.

View the AORN National Ballot for the upcoming term of office.

View the nomination by petition policy for candidate voting.

AORN Governance

AORN is governed by an elected 12-member Board of Directors whose qualifications for office are determined by the Nominating Committee of 5 members. Elections are annual and results are announced at AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo.

The AORN Board of Directors supports our mission to define and advocate for patient and staff safety by maintaining good financial stewardship, setting the strategic direction of the Association, and providing and establishing policies and goals for the profession.

The AORN Nominating Committee evaluates potential candidates for all elected positions and supports members throughout their candidacy and election process.

2023-24 Voting Matters

The AORN Nominating Committee has determined the election ballot for the 2023-2024 term of office.

The candidates’ bios and election statements will be online in October and voting for the 2023-2024 AORN Board of Directors and the 2023-2024 AORN Nominating Committee will open on March 4, 2023, and close at midnight (MT) on April 3, 2023.

View Our Candidates

2022-2023 Leadership

Meet the Board of Directors and Nominating Committee serving the 2022-2023 term.

Board of Directors

Nominating Committee