The mission of the Diversity Specialty Committee is to specifically address the issue of cultural and ethnic diversity in HIV/AIDS disease, treatment, and care; assisting the organization to effectively meet the goals and address the needs of its racial/ethnic minority membership; and implements ANAC's Core Values of advocacy, collaboration, diversity, knowledge and support while embracing cultural diversity and cultural competency.
To assure the inclusion of the multiple facets of diversity throughout ANAC in the areas of research, education, and clinical practice.
Assist the BOD in identifying concerns and issues of ANAC’S racial/ethnic minority membership.
Strategize ways to recruit more racial/ethnic minority nurses into the association with the goals of working toward increasing overall diversity of the association’s membership and leadership.
To solicit nominations for the Diversity Mentoring Scholarship of racial/ethnic minority nursing students who desire to work in this area after graduation
Serve as consultants on the development and implementation of a Minority mentoring initiative for the association.
There is a monthly time committment of at least one to two hours each month. This committee meets by conference call quarterly and gathers in committee at the Annual Conference.
2013 Diversity Specialty Committee Chair: Diane Clements Walton
2013 Diversity Specialty Committee Members: Michelle Caffey, Dana Daniel, Barbara deRose, Eric Fenkl, Isabella Hughes, Frances Jackson, Cassandra Miller-Hardwick, Eula Pines, Sharon Wilson, Janes Whyte, Judith Bacchus Cornelius, Mario Ortiz
2013 Board of Directors Liaison to the Diversity Specialty Committee: Willie Roberts
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