California Association for Nurse Practitioners


NP Advocate of the Year

Honored Advocates

Instituted in 2002, the Nurse Practitioner Advocate of the Year award recognizes contributions to the NP profession by those in the legislative, policy and regulatory realms.  Past recipients include:

2018  Senator Jeff Stone
2017  Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman
2016  Micah Weinberg, President, Bay Area Council Economic Institute
2015  Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins
2011  Senator Gloria Negrete-McLeod
2008  Assemblymember Ed Hernandez
2006  Michael Loughran, Executive Vice President for Healthcare Division, NSO
2004  Assemblymember Cindy Montanez
2003  Senator Liz Figueroa
2002  Jake Mater, Senior Manager of Government Affairs, Aventis Pharmaceuticals