1. Must be a current C/SNA-ANA or IMD member.
2. Through demonstrated political activity (i.e., campaign work, fund raising, or lobbying), promotes the nursing profession in political and health care arenas.
3. Through education, advances the knowledge of nurses, politicians, and policy makers concerning the contributions of nursing in the health care field.
4. Through political or legislative leadership at the state and/or national levels, develops mechanisms to promote the effectiveness of nursing's role in the provision of health care services through political and/or legislative activities.