The Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama (NPAA) awarded the NPAA Power of One Award to Representative April Weaver at the 11th Annual NPAA Conference. The award honors Weaver for having distinguished herself as an outstanding healthcare professional serving in the Alabama State Legislature.
Weaver was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. She is the first female ever appointed as Chair of the House Health Committee. In addition to chairing the Health Committee, she is currently a member of the State Government and Internal Affairs Committees. She also serves as Vice Chair of the National Conference of State Legislatures' Health and Human Services Committee and is an Executive Committee member of the Energy Council. Governor Kay Ivey recently appointed Weaver to the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council and to her fifth term as a member of the Statewide Healthcare Coordinating Council, where she serves as Chair of the Hospital Committee.