Brenda Lyon Leadership Award

The Brenda Lyon Leadership Award recognizes extraordinary leadership in service to NACNS. It is named for Brenda Lyon, a founding member and the second president of NACNS, and was presented at NACNS’ Annual Conference.

This award is selected by the NACNS Board of Directors.

2019

Lisa Hopp, PhD, RN, FAAN
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2018

Brenda Lyon Leadership Award Winner Melissa Craft, PhD, APRN-CNS, AOCN, Assistant Professor, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Administration and Graduate Education and PhD Program Director, at the Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, for extraordinary leadership in service to NACNS.

2017

Cynthia Bautista, PhD, RN, CNRN, SCRN, CCNS, ACNS-BC, FNCS
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2016

Rachel Moody, MS, CNS, RN

Rachel Moody, MS, CNS, RN
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2015

Carol Manchester, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDE
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2014

Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN
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2013

Ann Mayo, DNSc., RN, FAAN
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2012

Sue Sendlebach