The HPNA Awards Selection Committee reviews applications submitted by HPNA members for the HPNA Awards Program and makes recommendations to the HPNA Board for award recipients. Members of this committee complete a two-year term.
The Membership Engagement Committee meets to discuss items relating to HPNA membership, HPNA chapters, and opportunities to grow engagement with HPNA. Members of this committee complete a two-year term.
The Research Advisory Committee reviews requests for research initiatives. This work includes reviewing research-based awards and scholarships. In addition, the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) engages in research educational programs for HPNA members, contributes to the tri-annual HPNA Research Agenda process, and completes/approves all QI/Program Evaluation/Research Study requests.
The HPNA Fellows Engagement and Selection Committee reviews applications for the HPNA Fellows Program and makes recommendations to the HPNA Board for recipients of this designation. The HPNA Fellows Selection Committee makes suggestions for application updates.
The HPNA Annual Assembly Planning Committee is charged with the development of nursing education for the Annual Assembly of Hospice & Palliative Care.
The HPNA Team Conference Planning Committee is charged with the development of nursing education for the HPNA Team Conference for Hospice and Palliative Care.
The HPNA Self-Assessment Exam Review Committee is charged with reviewing questions for certification practice exams.
The HPNA Advocacy Advisory Committee is responsible for the evaluation of legislative issues pertinent to the membership and coordination of HPNA’s advocacy efforts. Members of this committee monitor, identify, and address professional issues significant to members of the association for potential policy improvement and strategic collaboration.
Each HPNA State Ambassador is responsible for the evaluation of legislative issues pertinent to the membership and coordination of HPNA’s advocacy efforts. This committee acts independently and collaborates with organizations to address hospice and palliative care issues at the national, state, local, and regional levels.
The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Committee is responsible for assisting and advising the HPNA Board in developing an organizational culture that values the diversity of thought and perspective delivered by an inclusive organization.