Federal Political Director

My duties as your Federal Political Director for North Carolina are as follows:

  • Make appointments for NC CRNA's and SRNA's attending the Midyear Assembly to visit with their legislators. Communicate with NC registrants activities during the Midyear Assembly.
  • Help AANA PAC with Fundraising.
  • Develop a Key Contact System. These Key contacts will communicate with their respective legislators on key CRNA issues.
  • Get CRNA's and SRNA's involved and informed with the political process and the latest issues affecting CRNA practice as needed at meetings, e-mails or by the ANETIC.
  • Communicate and update the NCANA board on Federal legislative issues as they arise.

Student Political Liaisons

Students interested in politics are encouraged to become Student Political Liaisons.
E-mail Kimberly Gordon with questions.

Tips for the Student Liaison:

  • They will help communicate with their fellow classmates legislative issues that may affect CRNAs or SRNAs.
  • Know who your local and federal legislators are.
  • Plan to attend the Midyear Assembly in Washington, DC in April. Ask your program director to be submitted for sponsorship.
  • Communicate with the FPD (Shirley) who is going from their school to help me plan the legislator appointments.
  • Encourage your classmates to attend the Midyear and be submitted for sponsorship.
  • Enjoy the experience and bring people with you.
  • Submit experiences to the ANETIC Newsletter.
  • Receive and read the Hotline from the AANA in Washington, DC.
  • Participate in the Annual Legislative Day (Spring) in Raleigh.
  • Visit the member side of the AANA Advocacy and PAC.
  • Talk with other NC school's student liaisons to brainstorm, share ideas and thoughts.
  • Get familiar with the North Carolina Government Relations Committee Members.