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On behalf of the ANA Committee on Appointments (COA), it is my pleasure to announce that a special call for nominations for two public consumer positions on the SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program National Advisory Committee is now open until Friday, November 18.


The two open positions are designated for behavioral health care consumers who will provide enlightened depth to the committee’s dialogue. All ANA members are invited to share this call with individuals they believe would make a valuable contribution to the work of the Minority Fellowship Program. Additional information about the program is available at http://www.emfp.org/


Please see below for more information about submitting a nomination. Please share the Call below with your fellow members and others in your respective networks!



On behalf of the ANA Board of Directors, the Committee on Appointments issues this call for qualified nominees for appointment to seats on the:


Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) National Advisory Committee

  • Two (2) seats open to members of the public who are behavioral health care consumers.  
  • Terms of service: January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2019.


Please refer to the Guide to the Appointments Process and the required nomination materials:


Candidates for these positions are asked to review the Roles & Responsibilities of the SAMHSA MFP National Advisory Committee and agree to abide by the expectations of service as outlined therein.


Complete nomination materials must be submitted by e-mail to leader@ana.org by Friday, November 18 in order to be considered.


If you have any questions regarding the appointments process, please contact Rachel Miller-Bleich, Board Administrator and Governance Advisor, at 301-628-5064 or via email at leader@ana.org.


Thank you.


Linda Gural, MS, RN, CCRN

Chair, Committee on Appointments