March 2021 Newsletter
Two Alabama Nurse Practitioners selected as AANP Fellows
It is with great pleasure that we honor Dr. Kala Blakely (Assistant Professor and Specialty Track Coordinator for the Adult/Gerontology program at the UAB School of Nursing) and Dr. Stephnie Wynn (Professor and Assistant Dean for Scholarly Activity at Samford University) for their recent acceptance as Fellows in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. The Fellows of the AANP (FAANP) is dedicated to the global advancement of NPs and the high-quality health care they deliver. By engaging recognized NP leaders who have made outstanding contributions to NP education, policy, clinical practice, or research, and developing NP leaders of the future, we are furthering the NP profession while enhancing AANP's mission.
Announcing 15th NPAA Annual Conference
"A Whole New World: Refresh. Renew. Refocus."
Announcing the NPAA 15th Annual Conference. This year's theme is "A Whole New World: Refresh. Renew. Refocus.". The conference will be at the Wynfrey Hyatt Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama on November 12-13, 2021.

If you are interested in submitting an abstract, please complete the submission.

NPAA Job Opportunities Board
The Job Opportunities Board on the NPAA website allows members to post job opportunities for NPs. Check it out to see a new job opportunity in the Mobile area!

Only NPAA members are allowed to post and view opportunities so be sure to join NPAA!
Get involved with NPAA
The following NPAA offices will be up for election this fall. Nominations will start in May. Each office is held for 2 years except for the Student-At-Large position. Please contact Denise Williams, NPAA Administrative Director,

  • President-elect: shall serve for one (1) two (2) year term. Shall remain informed of all issues, statutes, and concerns facing NPs in Alabama. The President-elect, in absence of the President, shall serve as spokesperson for NPs, call meetings, set the calendar and agenda for the meetings, and chair meetings. The President-elect shall be a co-signer of all bank accounts, chair the Bylaws committee, and take on special tasks as designated by the President.

  • VP for Membership: Shall support efforts related to membership recruitment and retention. The VP of Membership chairs the Membership Committee and may take on special tasks as designated by the President.

  • Secretary: Shall keep minutes and records, including meeting attendance, committee and officer reports, and roll of members. The Secretary shall conduct official correspondence, serve as the coordinator of calendars (in coordination with the President), and publish notice of meetings.

  • Member-at-Large: Shall be elected from the membership. The Member-at-Large is a member of the Executive Committee, attends all meetings of the Steering Committee, and may take on special tasks as designated by the President.

  • Two (2) Student Members-at-Large shall serve on the Steering Committee for a one (1) year term. Student Members-at-Large will be elected annually.
Check out NPAA's New Website
NPAA's website has a new look! We are asking all of our existing members to log-in and create their new password and update their profiles. Be sure to check out the new member-only pages! We also have a new preceptor and provider database. You can list your participation in these databases through your member profile.

If you would like to join NPAA, please use our streamlined membership form. It is fast and easy!

For Current NPAA Members, Steps to create a new password and update your profile:

  1. Go to
  2. In the upper right-hand corner click View Profile
  3. Enter your email address and click Forgot Password. This will allow you to create a new password.
  4. Log in with your new password and update your profile!

If you have any questions, please contact Denise Williams,