Commission on Pathway to Excellence

ANCC’s Commission on Pathway to Excellence is a voluntary governing body that oversees the Pathway to Excellence Program. Commission members are appointed by the ANCC’s board of directors and are representatives from various sectors of the nursing community, which includes nursing executive leaders, nurse managers, staff nurses, long-term care nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses. One commission member represents public consumers. The Commission on Pathway to Excellence makes the final determination of award designation.





Commission on Pathway to Excellence

  • Chair: Magaret Ann (Peg) Reiter, PhD, RN, NEA-BC (CNO)
  • Vice Chair: Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN (Academic/Education)
  • Francine Douce, FACM, MACN (international, Chief Nurse and Midwife)
  • Linda Bowersox, RN, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC (Long-term care/Advanced Practice Nurse)
  • Simrat Shergill, MSN, RN, BSN, BS (Staff Nurse)
  • Nora E. Warshawsky, PhD, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, FAAN (Researcher)
  • John Roque, MSN, RN, CCRN-K (Nurse Manager)
  • Catherine Hill, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC (Long-term Care)
  • Charles Perkins, MBA (Community/Public Member)