The American Nurses Association (ANA) Board of Directors announced that Faith M. Jones, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been appointed vice president of the board effective January 1, 2019. She will assume the role when current Vice President Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, becomes ANA President. Dr. Grant was elected in June and will be the first man to serve as president of the association.
Consistent with ANA’s Bylaws and ANA Board policies, the board solicited nominations to fill the vacancy for the remaining one-year term of the vice president. Jones currently serves as director-at-large on the ANA Board until December 31, 2018 and will then serve as vice president for one year, with her term ending December 31, 2019.