1. Must have been a C/SNA-ANA or IMD member for at least 10 years.
2. Must have been a member of the nursing profession for at least 10 years.
3. Must have held elective national office; served as an appointed chairperson or member of a standing or special committee, former cabinet, congress, or council; or served on a former national selection committee.
4. Must have demonstrated leadership and contributed to the purposes of ANA.