October 2014-Commissioners of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) are responsible for the administration and development of the National Certification Program. This year, candidates representing certified Family Nurse Practitioners and Adult Nurse Practitioners will be running for either election or re-election. Nurse Practitioners, currently certified by AANPCP, are responsible for the election of the Commissioners of the Certification Board. Candidates must receive a majority vote to be elected as Commissioner, and once elected will assume duties on the Certification Board beginning January 1st, 2015 for a three-year term. Elections are held annually in October via secure electronic voting format, and all Certificants are encouraged to vote for this very important position. Please look for the ballot in your email soon from aanpcert.org.