Annually, NHNPA recognizes outstanding NP's and supporters who have gone above and beyond to support our profession. Recipients are honored at the Northern New England Nurse Practitioner Conference.  Nominations are accepted year-round.

Past Award Recipients
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NP of The Year - To qualify, the recipient must be: an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner and a full member in good standing of NHNPA. They should have made a significant contribution to the role of the Nurse Practitioner at the state and/or national level, in the areas of clinical, legislative, education and/or research. 

The NHNPA NP of the Year is chosen each year by a selection committee, which is composed of the past seven recipients of the award. Nominations are collected throughout the year and submitted to the Executive Director via the NHNPA website.  A formal announcement requesting nominations will be posted before January 15th of each year.  All nominations will be collected by February 15th and the committee will meet by March 1st.

Each year, the recipient of this award is nominated by NHNPA for the annual AANP State Award for Excellence. In the event the NP cannot attend the National meeting the board may nominate another recipient.  

Advocate of the Year - The  Advocate of The Year Award  is given to an individual who has made a significant contribution toward increasing awareness and recognition of NPs. Examples of past recipients have been physicians, legislators and educators. NPs are also eligible for the advocate award for non-clinical practice initiatives related to leadership, serving as a preceptor, policy, politics, research, education or community affairs. 

Nominations will be accepted year-round on the NHNPA website and a formal announcement is posted before January 15th of each year.  All nominations will be collected by February 15th and sent to the Executive Director.    The selection committee consists of the current NHNPA Board of Directors who will make a decision by the March 1st. 

Each year, the recipient of this award is nominated by NHNPA for the annual AANP Advocate State Award for Excellence. In the event the NP cannot attend the National meeting the board may nominate another recipient. 

Lifetime of Service - The Lifetime of Service Award is presented each year to a NP who, during their professional career has made significant contributions to the role, scope and development of NH Nurse Practitioners.

Nominations will be accepted year-round on the NHNPA website and a formal announcement posted before January 15th of each year.  All nominations will be collected by February 15th and sent to the Executive Director.    The selection committee consists of the current NHNPA Board of Directors who will make a decision by the March 1st.  

 

Past Recipients

Advocate of the Year

Head shot of Kitty Kidder, APRN

Kitty Kidder, APRN, 2019 Recipient - "We are happy to announce that Kitty Kidder, APRN, was awarded the Advocate of the Year 2019 at the Northern New England Annual Conference. Kitty’s professional life has been the embodiment of advocacy. She has worked tirelessly for the advancement of her patients’ wellbeing and for nursing practice on a local, regional, and national level...." Read More

New Hampshire NP of the Year 

Head shot of Christine Ferreri

 

 

Christine Ferreri, 2019 Recipient - "We are pleased to announce that Christina Ferreri, DPN, APRN, FNP-BC, and current NHNPA President, was the recipient of the 2019 NHNPA Nurse Practitioner of The Year Award at the First Annual Northern New England Nurse Practitioner Conference. She has demonstrated her deep commitment to NP practice through her work for all NPs in..." Read More

 

Lifetime of Service

Head Shot of Evelyn Stacy

Evelyn Stacy, MS, APRN, 2019 Recipient - "We are pleased to announce that Evelyn Stacy, MS, APRN, and the current NHNPA Education Committee Chair, was the recipient of the 2019 NHNPA Lifetime of Service Award at the First Annual Northern New England Nurse Practitioner Conference. Evelyn has been a dedicated member of the NHNPA and a dedicated Nurse Practitioner. Some of...." Read More