The results of SUNA's 2016-2017 election have been finalized. Margaret (Amy) Hull, MSN, RNC, WHNP-BC, was elected to serve as SUNA President-Elect, and Frances P. Foley, MHA, RN, CURN, was re-elected to a second term as National Treasurer. Joseph Lukan, BSN, RN-BC, CWOCN, and Irene Stazzone, RN, CURN, were named Directors-at-Large. These individuals will serve on SUNA's 2016-2017 National Board of Directors.
Given the population demographics in the United States and around the world, SUNA agrees with the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) in their support of an advanced practice nursing workforce with specialized expertise in the care of the older adult. GAPNA has developed a Consensus Statement on the Proficiencies for the APRN Gerontological Specialist.